Chattanooga Engineers Club

Newsletter for June 26, 2017



Monday, June 26: Tour of the Edney Innovation Center


The Edney Innovation Center is the front door to Chattanooga's Innovation District. It's a connection point, support base, and catalyst for the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Edney is where startups come to accelerate, grow, and thrive. Ideas are born here every day at community events and workshops hosted on the Fifth Floor. 


The Edney has three anchor tenants: The Company Lab (CO.LAB) The Enterprise Center, and Society of Work. Throughout the 10-story space you'll also find startups in innovative office spaces, community events, shared accelerator spaces, and rooftop access with amazing views of the scenic city.


We have arranged for tours and presentations:

Ann Coulter, principal, Coulter Consulting, will give an overview of the Edney Innovation Center.

Alexander Leffew of the Enterprise Center, will lead a tour of floor 5.

Mary Stargel of the Edney Innovation Center will lead a tour of the Society of Work on floor 6.

Kevin Love, project manager, TechTown, will lead a tour of Tech Town on floor 2.

Allison Reedy, COO, The Company Lab, will lead a tour of The Company Lab on floor 1.


Meeting Logistics:

Time: 12:00 noon

Address: Fifth floor of the Edney Building, 1100 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402

Parking: On the street or in the Warehouse Row parking building two blocks away.

Food: Pizza and drinks will be provided for $5.00. Please RSVP to Lulu Copeland ( no later than Sunday, June 25.



Monday, June 12: Excitement around Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire, Tim Youngblood,

Business Driven Technical Architect & Entrepreneur


The fourth annual Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire will be held on September 9 at the First Tennessee Pavilion (see  Maker Faires originated on the west coast about ten years ago as a product of the Make: magazine (see

or the parent organization and consist of an array of engineers and artisans, scientists, and crafters, each showing their projects, hobbies, or experiments.  A popular feature usually includes battling robots ( 


Note: PDH certificates were available for attendance at this meeting. If someone would like an electronic copy of PDH certificates for this or previous meetings, please contact Fred Sumrall at



Monday, July 3: No meeting in observance of Independence Day


Monday, July 10: Science Fair, Valerie Rutledge