TN-China Network Blog


Upcoming Export/Import Trainings and China Events

Several events related to exporting, importing, and China are coming up in the next few weeks. See below for descriptions of the events:   East Tennessee International Trade: Where Is Your Export Market? – Chattanooga, TN – September 3, 2015 Time: Thursday, September 3, 2015, 8:30am to 10:30am Location: INCubator Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee […]

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New Cirrus Aircraft Customer Experience “Vision Center” to Locate in Knoxville

On May 6th, Cirrus Aircraft announced that a new customer experience “Vision Center” would be established in Knoxville, Tennessee, creating 170 jobs with an investment of US $15 million. This Cirrus Customer Experience Center will be the central location for all Cirrus Aircraft pilot, owner, and customer activities. This will include sales, delivery, training, maintenance, […]

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New eBook Edition: A Basic Guide to Exporting

Are you looking to export for the first time? Have you exported before, but things have changed recently? Do you know how to get answers for your exporting questions? For companies that are exporting now or are planning to export in the future, the U.S. Commercial Service recently published a new edition of its e-book […]

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Registration Open for Chinese Language and Culture Courses at Tennessee Confucius Institutes

The Confucius Institutes at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro have opened registration for several non-credit Chinese language and culture courses for the fall of 2015. The classes offered are listed below:   The University of Tennessee – Knoxville (UT Knoxville) Basic Chinese 1 (starting August 25th) Basic […]

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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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