This collection of videos includes original works produced as part of the PlanET project, videos produced by our partners, as well as media coverage of key project milestones.
This short documentary, produced by Academy and Emmy Award winners Milkhaus, explores the unique assets of the East Tennessee area and the challenges faced by area communities and residents.
PlanET's greatest legacies lie in the relationships that been formed and growing regional connections that have been established over the life of the thirty-month process.
Stronger Together is presented by Plan East Tennessee and produced by Academy and Emmy Award winning production company Milkhaus.
"Committing to a stronger East Tennessee" is the theme of the 2013 ETcompetes! Summit. At this event, a simple question is posed: who's in? How can you grow the region's competitiveness and quality of life and what are some of the different strategies that can be employed to accomplish this? In this short video, sixteen East Tennessee voices answer that call with their commitment and a simple pledge...
I'm in is presented by Plan East Tennessee and produced by the Center for Rural Strategies/Dale MacKey
Attendees at the ETcompetes Symposium on Regional Competitiveness forum on January 9 saw the debut of two videos highlighting how an East Tennessee resident and a long time, family-owned business have, in very different ways, adapted their skills and business to remain viable and competitive in evolving markets.
Mark Boody discusses Roane State's Advanced Materials Training and Education Center (AMTEC) program which enabled him transition to a new career at Oak Ridge National Lab and fill the need for high tech workers in the region.
Stewart and Ken Oakes discuss the growth of their daylily business in rural Union County. Although traditional agriculture has historically struggled in this region, through the use of the Internet and agritourism, this family run company, with strong East Tennessee roots, has grown into a national distributor of daylilies.
This series of videos were developed by the Knoxville-based office of the Center for Rural Strategies, headquartered in
Whitesburg, KY. To learn more about them, visit their website at http://www.ruralstrategies.org/.
Oak Ridge Mayor Tom Beehan speaks at Nashville's Power of Ten Regional Summit about PlanET, East Tennessee's emerging regional identity and growing regional relationships as a result of the project.