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We're Back — In Person and Virtual!

We are excited to host the 2021 KOSBE Awards for our 27th annual event! This black tie "Breakfast at KOSBEs" event will be held at Fusion@BANQ on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 8:30 am. This year we are looking forward to a hybrid event where applicants and sponsors will join us in person, while others watch via live-stream emceed by WCYB.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities for this year's KOSBE Awards, contact Marketing Coordinator, Madison Smith, at

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Upcoming Business Trainings

Veteran Business Leaders of the Appalachian Highlands — Veteran-Owned Business Luncheon

Tuesday, November 9 from 11am-2pm at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education.

Come join the Veteran Owned Business Round Table on Tuesday, November 9 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT. This event, sponsored by the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, TCMAC, KOSBE, TSBDC and the Tennessee PTAC, brings existing businesses, led by Veterans of the Armed Services together to network, share resources and to address problems their businesses are facing during the COVID recovery. Recommended dress code is business casual.

Register today in the "Business Training" tab.