Small businesses can’t thrive without community support, so we curate monthly and annual events to connect local entrepreneurs and creatives with Upper Cumberland community. 

We host monthly workshops on different topics of importance to business owners. From marketing and social media to accounting and business basics, our cost effective workshops are here to help you build your business skillset. 

Our networking events bring together local businesses, professionals, and local community leaders to build professional and community connections. 

Our community outreach programs like MyBigIdea! and Made Here Market celebrate entrepreneurship and creativity in our community. 

Networking Events

Connect with professionals, local business owners, and the local community during one of our free networking events. Events are hosted monthly in Cookeville, Sparta, McMinnville, and online!

Check out upcoming events!


Gain new professional skills to help your business or financial endeavor thrive. Workshops on marketing, design, social media, finance, and more! 

Workshops change monthly, so check out what’s coming up! 

Made Here HOLIDAY Market

Shop for the whole family this holiday season with our Made Here HOLIDAY Market. This online market showcases art, jewelry, and other goodies that are made right here in Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland.

Shop the Holiday Market


This in-school program teaches students grades 5-12 how to turn problems into creative solutions through business ideation and innovative thinking. Students can compete for cash prizes during our MyBigIdea! Finale Event!

Made Here Market

Made Here Market showcases artists, makers, and creators from around Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland Region. This annual street fair includes live music, food trucks, kids activities, and locally made goods.

Coworking Community

Join a community of like minded folks when you subscribe to our coworking space. Our month-to-month, low cost subscriptions connect you with all the office amenities AND a creative community of startups, creatives, and business owners.