Regional Shirt
Design Contest

nothing can stop a region whose time has come

Calling all of our region's entrepreneurs, artists, and visionaries!

We need YOU to design a shirt that represents our ecosystem’s energy and unity that we’ve created together over the last few years. 

Our theme is Nothing Can Stop A Region Whose Time Has Come and we’re excited to see what original designs this phrase will inspire!

The winner will receive a free shirt with their design, free tickets to the 3686 event in Nashville this September, and a few other Sync Space goodies. All entries will be highlighted on the Sync Space website to showcase everyone’s work!

We are accepting entries from August 8th-31st. 

Please visit this link to submit your designs, or email them directly to

We can’t wait to see the designs you all create!

About 3686

Tennessee is one of the few states with a statewide network of organizations collaborating directly with investors, entrepreneurs, and each other to enhance startup growth in 7 regions across the state. As part of Launch Tennessee’s mission to build Tennessee into the most startup friendly state in the nation, we host 3686 to serve as a meeting ground for best-in-class representatives of innovation, investment, and institutional businesses from Tennessee and across the country to create this community with us.

Named for the geographic coordinates of Nashville, 3686 is a unique conference experience filled with opportunities to connect with your next collaborator, catch live shows in Music City, and prepare your business for scale and growth with a suite of tactical speaker content, investor connections, networking and interactive sessions.

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Kingsport Entrepreneur Center

227 E Sullivan St, Kingsport, TN 37660

Inventor Center

118 Shelby St, Kingsport, TN 37660

Create Appalachia Digital Media Centers

225 W. Center St., Suite 115, Kingsport, TN 37660

714 W Walnut Street
Johnson City, TN 37604

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