On Friday, October 20, the East TN STEM Hub hosted its first regional meeting and open house since management passed to The Center for Enhancing Education in Mathematics and Sciences (CEEMS) at the University of Tennessee. The Hub is a regional partnership and collaborative effort designed to promote and support high quality STEM education in the East Tennessee region. The regional meeting and open house served as a networking and introductory meeting. Fourteen STEM-focused organizations were represented as exhibitors during the event. Teachers, administrators, and higher education faculty attended the event. Special exhibits included: STEM & Literacy and STEM Education Resources. Additionally, attendees had the opportunity to discuss STEM professional development and community needs, and the ways in which STEM intersects their organization.