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The 2022 Tennessee Policy Insiders Survey conducted by Capitol Resources, LLC in conjunction with Arc insights note that Chambers of Commerce are some of the most influential organizations in the State.

Almost 300 survey respondents consisting of elected leaders and policy insiders had to option to choose from over 30 Tennessee organizations to rank and Chambers of Commerce overall ranked extremely prominent for both how much we are seen and heard in public policy debates and also how much influence we have to impact public policy.

“This survey was driven by our own curiosity and desire to share a high-level glimpse of the organizations who are key to shaping public policy in Tennessee,” said Adam Nickas of Capitol Resources’ Tennessee office.
Capitol Resources, LLC offers the full spectrum of lobbying and public affairs services tailored to meet the needs of their diverse array of clients. With offices in nine states, their clients include Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, mission-driven nonprofits, and key trade associations. In 2013, Capitol Resources expanded into Tennessee with the hiring Adam Nickas, who previously served as Tennessee GOP executive director and political director. Capitol Resources is part of the Dentons 50 Network.

Arc Insights is a full-service research and consulting firm that provides opinion insights to shape public affairs campaigns, policy development, and corporate brand strategy. Arc is led by veteran pollster Nicholas Thompson, a researcher with 15 years of experience serving political, non-profit, and corporate clients. His experience in opinion research includes roles with The Tarrance Group, a political research firm, Stand Together, a major non-profit, and as a member of the White House staff of President George W. Bush.
An executive summary of findings is HERE.