Innov865 Mayoral Events

At events and mayoral forums hosted by the Innov865 Alliance, Knoxville’s leaders share their ideas and perspectives on entrepreneurship and innovation for the region. 

The Innov865 Alliance does not endorse any political candidate.


2020 Webinar with Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon

The virtual event was held on June 24, 2020, via Lunchpool.

Mayor Kincannon presented her priorities and vision for supporting Knoxville’s entrepreneurial community and innovation economy, as well as her vision for creating an innovation district.



Innov865 Mayoral Forums 2019

The public was invited to attend the Innov865 Mayoral Forums on March 5, 2019 and September 24, 2019.

Exploring their positions on critical aspects of Knoxville’s economy, specifically entrepreneurship, innovation and access to capital, the candidates were joined by a panel of local entrepreneurs, supplying questions for lively discussion and debate.

The Innov865 Alliance would like to thank the mayoral candidates in agreeing to participate in our forums, as well as offer special thanks to WATE 6 On Your Side for being our official media partner!

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Primary Election Mayoral Forum




Tuesday, September 24, 2019 General Election Mayoral Forum