The Work

Keep Nashville’s Business Districts Independent!

Maintaining the unique character of our neighborhoods and the appeal of their commercial districts is essential to our economic vitality and well-being as a city. Yet it is becoming more and more difficult for a quickly growing Nashville. But it doesn’t have to be this way, this is a direct…

Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Community Bank or Credit Union

      Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Community Bank Or Credit Union
Banking locally is a simple yet powerful way to support our community. When you deposit money or buy a CD at a small and mid-size bank or credit union typically a much larger percent of…

Save the Dates – 2017 Member Mixer Dates

  Hi NIBA Members, please save these dates for our 2017 Member Mixers! To better accommodate schedules we are rotating between mornings and evenings each month. We will send out locations and program details prior to each mixer. However we hope this will allow you to pencil in our monthly…

IndieNASHGiving – This Saturday, join the movement.

5 Ways for an #IndieNash All Hallows Eve

  Halloween isn’t just fun for kids. Nashville has plenty of adults-only activities too. But no matter how you plan to celebrate this year, remember to shift your spending to locally-owned, independent businesses! Shifting just 10% of your Halloween spending to locally-owned, independent businesses allows you to live in a…

Indie Nash: Making our city healthy, wealthy & wise

We love our local,  independent businesses in Nashville and their unique impact on our communities.  But now there is research to show that our Indie Nash businesses are more beneficial to our community than we ever thought before!   In an article by Stacy Mitchell of the Institute for Local

Jefferson St. Jazz & Blues Festival supports small business in North Nashville

The Jefferson St. Jazz & Blues Festival is a 2-day event that brings together the community of North Nashville to pay homage to the elders of the Jefferson St., many who were and are a part of the musical fabric of the community. Event organizers strive to create cultural awareness,…

Crane chaos cripples affordable Nashville retail space

Are you ready to hear this?  A new report released by the Institute for Local Self Reliance shows that rent for commercial space in Nashville has increased by 19% in the past year, surpassing a 10% increase in Austin and NYC. Nashville was among the top 3 cities for skyrocketing…

Spring Break in Nashville: Local options top the list

2016 is the most exciting Spring Break Nashville has ever seen. With so many local businesses peppered across Nashville’s coolest neighborhoods the diversity of options for things to do is at an all time high. Indie Nash knows these businesses (they’re our family) and we’re here to identify the most…

Top 5 Tweet Takeaways from Nashville UNCHAINED

A word from our leader

“To be in a room full of innovators and problem solvers who are invested in the long term health of our city was beyond inspiring. We left with working committees who will begin to tackle a variety of initiatives! A collective voice is a louder