TN-China Network Blog


TNCN Visited Taiyuan and Chengdu with Sister Cities Delegation from Nashville and Franklin in May

  May 10 – 16, 2017, TN-China Network Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland traveled to Chengdu and Taiyuan, China, with a delegation from Nashville Sister Cities and the City of Franklin. 2017 marks Nashville’s 10th anniversary as a Sister City with Taiyuan in Shanxi Province. Franklin has a Friendly City relationship with a district named Chenghua, […]

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Thank You to TN-China Network Members!

Thank you to all of the TN-China Network (TNCN) members that have joined since we launched our new membership platform in the fall of 2016! The support of our members helps TNCN continue to provide quality educational events, networking opportunities, China business exchanges, online resources, consulting, training, and introductions across Tennessee. If you aren’t a […]

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TNCN Luncheon with Director of Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office June 12

A Luncheon Discussion with Steve Barclay Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York   Hong Kong Under Chinese Sovereignty – Success or Failure?   Monday, June 12 11:30 am – 1:00 pm CT Frost Brown Todd Law Firm The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, 150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900 Nashville, […]

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TN-China Network in Action Across Tennessee

This Spring TN-China Network (TNCN) has been active connecting business people and reaching out to students. See below for photos from TNCN at the Jefferson County Economic Development Alliance Investors Dinner April 20 and at the University of Tennessee Knoxville Haslam School of Business March 23.      

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Registration Open for Chinese and English Classes in Nashville

  Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI) now has registration open for their upcoming summer-term Chinese classes, English classes for non-native speakers, their Language Instructor Fellowship Program, custom language classes for businesses, and more. Check out the links above for more details.

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Nearly 30 Attend TNCN Nashville Happy Hour April 25

  Nearly 30 people from Chinese and Tennessee manufacturers, non-profit organizations, universities, local government, and service providers attended TN-China Network’s happy hour in Nashville Tuesday, April 25 at The Sutler Saloon. Thank you to our event sponsor Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI) for helping make the event possible! See below for photos from the event. […]

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Job Openings at Chinese Companies in Tennessee

Several Chinese companies in Tennessee are now hiring. Please read below for details of the positions.   East Tennessee Cirrus Aircraft – Knoxville/Alcoa The Cirrus Aircraft Corporation is an aircraft manufacturer that was founded in 1984. The company is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, United States, and is now owned by China Aviation Industry General Aircraft […]

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TN-China Network Nashville Happy Hour Sponsored by TFLI April 25

  Join TN-China Network (TNCN) for a Networking Happy Hour in Nashville Tuesday, April 25, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm CT at The Sutler Saloon in the Cellar downstairs, 2600 8th Ave S, Nashville. Meet old friends and make new ones who have an interest in doing business with China. Thank you to our Happy […]

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TNCN Discusses Impact on Tennessee of Potential Trade Restrictions

On April 7, 2017, TN-China Network’s Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland was quoted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press discussing the impact of potential trade restrictions: “But if there were increased restriction on imports, Tennessee consumers and all U.S. consumers would see a dramatic increase in prices that would impact everyone’s wallet,” she said. “I don’t […]

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Confucius Institute Hosting Innovation and Entrepreneurship Study Program in China

If you are under 35 and a non-Chinese resident in the U.S. who has a start-up business or a mature business plan, you are invited to apply for one of 40 positions to the first-ever “China Study Tour for Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, organized by the Confucius Institute Headquarters. Through this unique opportunity you will have […]

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