TN-China Network Blog


TNCN Memphis Working Group Members Attend International Business Mixer

  On Sunday, January 28, 2018, TN-China Network Memphis Working Group members Sandy Duan Newton and Dodd Newton attended the One Step Initiative International Business Mixer and set up a booth to introduce attendees to TN-China Network. Thank you Dodd and Sandy! If you have interest in networking and helping get the word out about […]

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Over 20 Chinese New Year Events Taking Place Across Tennessee

    This is our most extensive Chinese New Year listing yet! See below for 21 Chinese New Year events in seven cities across all three regions of the state. If we left a Chinese New Year event out, please let us know by emailing erowland@tnchinanetwork.org. Also make sure to check out the Murfreesboro Festival […]

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CHINA Town Hall Events Held in Knoxville & Nashville in October 2017

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, TN-China Network (TNCN) joined 80+ communities across the United States in a national conversation on China, featuring an interactive webcast with Ambassador Susan Rice, moderated by Stephen A. Orlins, President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR), and on-site discussions in both Nashville and Knoxville, Tennessee. Approximately 100 people […]

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TN-China Network’s First Event in Memphis a Success

  Over 30 people attended the first TN-China Network event held in Memphis, Wednesday, December 13th at Wang’s Mandarin House. The Greater Memphis Chamber co-sponsored the happy hour event, which featured special guest and sponsor from China, West Airport Group Air Logistics Co., Ltd. Those in attendance were from various industries, including manufacturing, finance and […]

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Registration for Non-Credit Chinese Classes for Spring 2018 Now Open

  Language schools across the state have opened registration for Spring 2018 non-credit Mandarin Chinese language and culture courses. The classes offered are listed below:   Middle Tennessee   Nashville   Beginner and Intermediate Level Adult Classes Time: Saturday, Jan. 13 – Saturday, May 5, 2018, 9:30am to 11:20am CT Location: Nashville Chinese School (NCS), H.G. Hill Middle […]

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TNCN China Supply Chain Management Seminar Jan 25 at Belmont in Nashville

                China Supply Chain Management Seminar Thursday, January 25, 2018 7:30 – 10:00 am CT at Belmont University in Nashville Frist Lecture Hall in the Inman Building Fourth Floor Conference Center   During this seminar, logistics and supply chain experts will give presentations and answer audience questions on key […]

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Thank You to All New and Renewing TNCN Members for Q4 2017!

Thank you to those that renewed or became new members of TN-China Network in the fourth quarter of 2017! We look forward to working together with you in the new year to boost trade and investment with China! To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member, visit our Become a Member webpage.   […]

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Taiyuan Sister Cities Delegation Visited Nashville

  A delegation from Taiyuan, China – Nashville’s Sister City – visited Nashville October 29 through November 1, 2017. The delegation included: Mr. Liu Shulin, Vice Director – Taiyuan Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology Ms. Xu Fang, Vice Director – Administrative Committee of Shanxi Transformation and Comprehensive Reform Demonstration Area Ms. Shi Hairong, […]

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Sister Cities Delegation from Wuxi Visited Chattanooga Oct 27, 2017

  A Sister Cities delegation from Wuxi, China, visited Chattanooga October 27, 2017. The delegation included: Ms. Zhang Lixia, Deputy Chairman of the Wuxi Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Mr. Zhou Yanyang, Director of the Commission of Study, Culture and History of the Wuxi Municipal Committee of CPPCC Mr. Zhao […]

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Over 40 Attend TNCN-Nashville IBC Event on China’s 19th Party Congress Nov 28

  On November 28, 2017, the Nashville-Area Chamber of Commerce International Business Council (IBC), Baker Donelson, and TN-China Network held an event on China’s 19th National Party Congress, including a presentation and an open discussion on the business outcomes and implications. Speakers included: Jake Laband, Deputy Director, US-China Business Council-Beijing Office (USCBC) John Scannapieco, Shareholder & C0-Leader, […]

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