The MainStreet Dayton Business Resource Center
in cooperation with the

Dayton Chamber of Commerce

Rhea Economic & Tourism Council

Bryan College

Chattanooga State


MainStreet Dayton
Business Resource Center

Essential Assistance for
New and Existing Businesses

The MainStreet Dayton BRC
in cooperation with the


The leading resource in Rhea County for
starting a new business
building and expanding an existing business.


Your Success is Our Goal!

We want to help assist you with the resources needed to aid in your success.

MainStreet Dayton members have access to advisors who will assist with financial management, business development, and community resources. We work with you so the challenges that face your start-up or existing business can be met head-on. The MainStreet BRC can help you realize your potential and create the best opportunity for business success.


Through the BRC you have access to:

  • A network of advisors with expertise and experience at no cost to you
  • Additional services to help grow your business
  • Business courses and seminars on a variety of informative topics
  • Work force development, training, and placement
  • Assistance with marketing, website development, event planning, and internship placement at no cost to you
  • Affordable lease space in the commercial district in the heart of downtown Dayton


to START or GROW a Business?

If you are starting a business, looking to relocate, or grow your business in the Dayton or Rhea County area you need to contact the MainStreet BRC. We help you move from concept and start-up to full business mode and beyond, giving you the opportunity to realize your dream. Take advantage of our Free Resources by making them your own.

The MainStreet Dayton BRC can assist you in building and growing your business to open a
world of Endless Opportunity!


Contact MainStreet Dayton today!
for information on available properties,
business counseling, marketing, professional
services, and other business services.

Rachel Marshall - Executive Director
Welcome Center
107 Main Street
Dayton, TN 37321
(423) 775-9847



Marlin Waldorff – Small Business Counselor
Tennessee Small Business Development Center
Business counseling and educational services, including business plan development and implementation.
100 Cherokee Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 756-8668 ext. 103

BrightBridge Women’s Business Center
Mary Sedrick - Director
Business counseling & workshops for entrepreneurs to start, maintain or grow business, targeted at, but not limited to women
545 Chestnut Street, Suite 161
Chattanooga, TN 37402 | 423-648-9253

BrightBridge Inc.
Capital, Transaction, and Advisory Services
545 Chestnut Street, Suite 161
Chattanooga, TN 37402 | 423-424-4220

Dayton Chamber of Commerce
Business networking and marketing, educational seminars.
(423) 775-0361

Rhea Economic & Tourism Council
Economic & Industrial Development
107 Main Street, Dayton
(423) 775-6171

Chattanooga State - Dayton
Jerry Hendricks – Director
Conference room with computer, internet access, printer, and fax machine.
Employee and workforce education training.
200 4th Avenue, Dayton
(423) 365-5010

Bryan College
Marica Merck – Director of Career Services
Placing students with businesses for assistance with website development, business accounting, marketing, computer training, summer internships, etc.
Mercer Hall, 721 Bryan Drive, Dayton
(423) 775-7312

Tennessee Career Center
SE Tennessee Development District
Career Services Coordinator – Adult 18 yrs +
Rebecca Baldwin
Career Services Coordinator – Youth 17-21 yrs
Dana Shaver
200 4th Avenue, Dayton
(423) 570-1107

City of Dayton
Business licenses, City taxes, Zoning, Utilities
399 1st Avenue, Dayton
(423) 775-1817

Rhea County
County Clerk, Registrar of Deeds, Property Assessor,
County Executive Office, Economic Development
375 Church Street, Suite 215
Dayton, TN 37321 | 423-775-7801


We have room for you!

We have worked hard to promote and improve our downtown and there is a PLACE for YOU here!

Whether you would like to live, start or relocate a business, or purchase property here in Dayton, there is space available.

Check out the Virtual Tour link to see available downtown properties.













MainStreet Dayton
107 Main St.
Dayton, TN 37321

(423) 775-9847

Rachel Marshall
Executive Director