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Empowering Entrepreneurs At The National Black Market

The National Black Market at First Horizon Pavilion in Chattanooga in 2023.
National Black Market
The National Black Market at First Horizon Pavilion in Chattanooga in 2023.

For Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs, the place to be here in Chattanooga is the National Black Market.

Based in Nashville, the Market returns to this city for the second year in a row - starting with a mixer on Friday from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, and then its main event on Saturday from Noon to 6 PM at First Horizon Pavilion.

Carlos Partee is co-founder of the National Black Market.

Sarah Mattson is director of entrepreneurship for the City of Chattanooga.

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