You're Invited to Chattanooga Engineers Week
2019 Awards Banquet

Please come help us celebrate Engineering, Chattanooga, and the outstanding accomplishments of Engineering Professionals in our area. The Awards Banquet is the culmination of Chattanooga's 2019 Engineers Week and includes a dinner, a notable session with our Keynote Speaker and our Award Presentations.

Where: The DoubleTree Hotel 407 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN, 37402

When: Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Speaker: Peter Chia, Plant Manager and Operations Director at Nokian Tyres' new production factory in Dayton, Tennessee.

Topic: Engineering Success: Inventing Amazing by Investing in People.
    Description: Ask any engineer: Without a clear process, it's hard to achieve success. But it's the people behind those processes that really matter. As an operations leader, Peter Chia knows that even the most talented engineers thrive when they're mentored, not just managed.

Banquet Cost: $45 Single Ticket, or $450 Corporate Table for Eight

Reservations: Please RSVP by Friday, February 15

Reservation Link for Single Ticket: Registration
Reserve a Table of Eight by emailing Lulu Copeland at

Peter Chia, Plant Manager and Operations Director
Nokian Tyres' new production facility in Dayton, TN

Peter Chia is Plant Manager and Operations Director at Nokian Tyres' new production factory in Dayton, Tennessee. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tire production process while upholding the company's strict environmental and safety standards. Chia has more than three decades of experience as a manager and director in the global automotive industry. Under his leadership, seven former employees have become plant managers.
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PDH Certificates: Certificates for Professional Development Hours (pdh) will be offered at the end of the banquet. An announcement will be made then as to where to pick them up.

For additional information or help, please email Lulu Copeland, Executive Director, Economic & Workforce Development, Chattanooga State Community College.