TN-China Network Blog


Event in Atlanta on Investment in China: Considerations and Strategies, August 12

Have you considered establishing your business in China? Do you have questions about Chinese tax law? Interested in financing in China? Then you may want to check out the upcoming seminar on Wednesday, August 12 entitled Investment in China: Considerations and Strategies. The event is hosted by Georgia China Alliance (GCA) and will take place […]

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Book Talk: The Forbidden Game – Golf and the Chinese Dream, Nashville July 30

TN-China Network board member, Jeremy Goldkorn will moderate an author event and talk with Dan Washburn about Washburn’s new book, The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream. The event will take place at Parnassus Books on Thursday, July 30 at 6:30 pm. Dan Washburn is an award-winning journalist and Chief Content Officer at the […]

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Upcoming Export/Import Trainings and China Events

Several events related to exporting, importing, and China are coming up in the next couple weeks. See below for descriptions of the events:   Export Boot Camp – Oak Ridge, TN – July 24, 2015 Time: Friday, July 24, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00pm Location: Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce, 1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, […]

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China as a Source of Tennessee Jobs

China has long been blamed for stealing American manufacturing jobs. But in this globalized internet age, China can also help create American jobs – including jobs in Tennessee – through service exports and Chinese direct investment. The Wall Street Journal published an article in May detailing how the internet is connecting the growing Chinese middle […]

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Dragon Boat Festivals Across Tennessee June 20th and 21st

This weekend, people across Tennessee are celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival, one of the most important annual Chinese holidays. Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) is holding a dragon boat race fundraiser at the Cove at Concord Park on Saturday, June 20th starting at 8:00am. On the same day, Chattanooga Chinese Association is hosting a Chattanooga […]

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Tennessee R&D and Tech Commercialization Programs Provide Opportunities for TN-China Collaboration

As Tennessee has made progress toward developing its high-tech economy, China too is seeking to move up the economic value chain and develop its high-tech R&D capabilities. Though not yet tapped, significant potential exists for Chinese companies to collaborate with Tennessee companies and institutions on R&D and commercialization of new technology in both the US […]

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Seminar on Preparing Your Website for Global Sales, June 4

If you plan to export, a key step is to make sure your company website is ready for international marketing and global sales. Are you not sure where to start? Are you worried about cultural pitfalls? Do you lack website design resources? Are you not sure how to use the internet to sell your products […]

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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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