Why AMP is a Great Partner for Your Nashville Events

Here at AMP, we partner with a lot of great local and non-local businesses. We help businesses promote their brand in unique ways through our print and design services. Whether your business is coming to Nashville for an event or if you are a local business, we can help. If you’re coming to Nashville, the hassle of packing up your signage or flyers and keeping them intact can be a difficult task. This is where we can step in. Location Since we are just four blocks from Music City Center in the heart of downtown, we are a great partner for your events. Whether local or national, we can help you brand your entire event, big or small. Since we are not far from MCC or downtown where several events take place year after year, it is nice that we are easy to find! Bandwidth Our team is able to handle any project that comes through our doors. Whether you need business cards printed, outdoor signage, banners printed, or even chalkboard prints, we have you covered. We even create beautiful designs if you’re not sure where to start with your printing needs. Our designers are in-house and are ready to create something great for you.  Expertise The AMP team has years of experience with not only printing and design, but with taking care of clients’ needs. Customer service is very important to us. Our top priority is to offer great customer service and to make sure each client is happy with their product(s). Whether you’re visiting Nashville for an event or are a local business, we are here to help! Let us know if we can assist with your next design or printing need.  

Small Business: 15 Interesting Facts

We love small businesses. We are a small business. As most of you know, fifteen years ago, amp consisted of Matt Simms, his laptop, a plastic chair and the local Kinko’s. Today, amp is home to ten individuals and several large printing and finishing machines. Due to Matt’s hard work, amp is now known around Nashville for its local roots, its entrepreneurial spirit and its friendly atmosphere.

We’re proud of our company’s history and all small business employees who enrich their community. In honor of National Small Business Week, we wanted to share a few interesting facts and advantages of small businesses.

Small Business Facts

1. There are 28 million small businesses in the U.S.

2. 70 percent of small businesses are owned and operated by a single person.

3. Nashville was chosen as one of six locations by the U.S. Small Business Administration to open a Women’s Business Center across the country in 2015.

4. 29 percent of Tennessee’s economic activity is due to small businesses.

5. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business.

6. It takes just 6 days to start a business in the US, compared to 38 days in China.

7. It costs 6x as much to start a business in India than in the US.

8. Small businesses create about two out of every three new jobs in the United States each year.

9. Immigrants make up 12.5 percent of small business owners nationwide.

10. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it was our small businesses that powered our recovery after the Great Recession.

11. America is one of the few countries that give entrepreneurs a seat at the President’s cabinet table.

12. Small businesses pay 44 percent of the country’s payrolls.

13. Local business generates 70 percent more local economic activity per square foot than big box retail.

14. The U.S. transports and ships $2.2 trillion worth of products from over 150 countries each year. International shipping and transport result in 1.1 billion gallons of fuel used and1 billion metric tons of CO2 per year. Shopping locally helps cut down on processing, packaging and transportation waste, leading to less pollution.

15. If every family in the U.S. spent an extra $10 month at a locally owned, independent business instead of a national chain, over $9.3 billion would be directly returned to our economy.

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amp’s current location

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amp at Cummins Station, its previous location.