We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.

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We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong fiscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.

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We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.

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We connect leaders and organizations for the benefit of local and regional business growth.

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We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulfill the workforce opportunities of Roane County’s future.

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We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.

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Roane State Expo Center


From barrel races to rodeos and dog shows to tractor shows - the Expo Center plays hosts to an event nearly every weekend.  And many of them are free admission.

The Henry/Stafford East Tennessee Agricultural Exposition Center is located on the Roane State Community College campus in Harriman.  The facilities include a 72,000 sq ft indoor arena, a covered outdoor arena, warmup arena, barn with stalls, campground with full hookups, conference room and office available for rent.   

In addition to a variety of agriculture events through the year, open ride nights are scheduled during the winter in  the indoor arena.  Horse stalls can also be rented nightly through the week for travelers.  Email or call Diane Cox at 865-882-4590 to reserve.

Visit the calendar to find dates and times for all their events on the Visitors Bureau calender or on their website.

Roane State Expo Center

Address 276 Patton Lane Harriman, TN 37748 Phone (865) 354-3000 ext. 4726 Email [email protected] Website

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