TN-China Network Blog


TNCN’s Executive Director Discusses Evan Osnos’ New Book on China in Knoxville Wed May 20

Join Elizabeth Rowland, Executive Director of TN-China Network, for a discussion of Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos on Wednesday, May 20, at 12 noon in the East Tennessee History Center auditorium, 601 South Gay Street, in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. The discussion will be part of the Knox […]

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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis Announces Affiliation with Hospital in China

On May 1, 2015, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare announced a long-distance affiliation with Lu’an Municipal Hospital, a 900-bed hospital in Lu’an city, Anhui province, China, about 400 miles west of Shanghai. According to the Commercial Appeal, “Methodist’s services [for Lu’an Municipal Hospital] will include training programs in Memphis as well as long-distance consulting for administrators, […]

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Photos from TN-China Network Happy Hour in Chattanooga April 29, 2015

Thank you to everyone who came out to the TN-China Network Happy Hour in Chattanooga April 29 at St. John’s Meeting Place! And thank you to our event sponsor, InXpress, for presenting on 5 Tips Companies Should Know About Shipping To and From China!  

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More Upcoming Export/Import Training Events in May

Several training events across Tennessee related to exporting and importing are coming up in May. See below for descriptions of the events.   Global Trade in Chattanooga – Chattanooga, TN – May 13, 2015 Event Organizer: Tennessee Small Business Development Center – Chattanooga and Regions Bank Time: Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 8:00 am to 10:30 […]

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Provision Healthcare to Build US $100M Proton Therapy Center in China

In early April, Provision Healthcare, based in Knoxville, TN, announced the signing of a joint agreement with the Tianjin Taishan Cancer Hospital (International Personalized Cancer Center, “IPCC”) in northern China to build the first and only proton therapy center in the free trade zone and develop a training facility for medical providers as part of […]

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Upcoming Export/Import Trainings, China E-Commerce, and China Networking Events in May

  Several events related to exporting, importing, China e-commerce, and China business networking are coming up in May. See below for descriptions of the events.     TN-China Network Happy Hour – Chattanooga, TN – April 29, 2015 Event Organizer: TN-China Network Time: Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 5:30pm to 8:00pm Location: St. John’s Meeting Place, […]

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Delegation of Chinese Film Professionals Visiting During Nashville Film Festival April 22-26

  The Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Commission (TFEMC) is hosting a delegation of Chinese film professionals April 22-26 during the Nashville Film Festival. According to the Commission’s website: “While in Nashville, the 10-member delegation will attend a panel presentation providing an introduction and overview of Tennessee’s entertainment industry and feature TFEMC Executive Director Bob […]

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Chattanooga International Job Fair April 30

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce International Business Council will be hosting an international job fair on April 30 from 5:30-7:30pm at the INCubator Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Boulevard, in Chattanooga. According to the Chattanoogan.com, participating companies include: BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Volkswagen Chattanooga Sovee Wacker Polysilicon North America Regions Bank AIM Careerlink ViaTek Consumer […]

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TN-China Network Happy Hour in Chattanooga April 29

Please join us for a TN-China Network Happy Hour An event bringing together Chattanoogans that do business with China With a Short Event Sponsor Presentation By   On 5 Tips Companies Should Know When Shipping To and From China Come to network, see friends, and share China experiences. All are welcome! Wednesday, April 29, 2015 […]

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Tennessee ranked 15th in the number of export-related jobs in 2014

On Tuesday the Chattanooga Times Free Press published an article on Tennessee exports and the resulting jobs created. Below are some key highlights from the article. For the full article, click here: “The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates in 2014 that 209,071 jobs in Georgia and 158,913 jobs in Tennessee were driven by exports. Among […]

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