Talent Connect is a program of the Washington County Economic Development Council. The mission of the program is to familiarize college students from around the Southeast United States with the Johnson City Tennessee area, its top employers, and the limitless career paths available here. High-tech employers in the Johnson City area depend on high-quality talent to meet current needs and facilitate future growth. Talent Connect is the matchmaker, giving students an opportunity to explore life as a young professional in the Johnson City Tennessee area and employers a chance to engage them before they enter this ultra-competitive market.
Talent Connect 2016 is a 3-day event that includes walking tours, outdoor activities, receptions, company meetings, live music and culminates with the Battle at Bristol – where Bristol Motor Speedway will transform its iconic short track into a world-class football stadium for the inaugural Battle at Bristol, college football’s biggest ever, featuring a border battle between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Tennessee Volunteers.