TN-China Network Blog


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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Teknovation Profiles TN-China Network and Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland

Local Tennessee technology and innovation blog Teknovation.biz profiled TN-China Network and Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland in a two-part series this month. Part one outlines Rowland’s career path, from Tennessee to China and back, up to her founding of TN-China Network in the fall of 2014. Part two describes opportunities for China-Tennessee business and trade, and […]

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Chinese Logistics Business Delegation Visits West Memphis

Check out this article from the Memphis Business Journal about a Chinese logistics business delegation that visited West Memphis, just across the river from Memphis, TN, in mid-March. Below is a short excerpt: “A group of nine Chinese businessmen traveled from Shenzhen and Shanghai to tour the rail, freight and trucking access in West Memphis […]

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Implications of China’s Draft Anti-Terrorism Law for Global Technology

Scott Livingston writes about an important China policy development for technology companies to keep a close eye on. Check out his article entitled “The Implications of China’s Draft Anti-Terrorism Law for Global Technology” on the Privacy Tracker blog of the International Association of Privacy Professionals website. See below for a short excerpt: “Under the draft […]

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China E-Commerce Seminar in Atlanta April 30

Is your business looking to enter the China market, but not quite ready to open brick-and-mortar stores? Does your company want to tap into the huge and growing e-commerce market in China, but isn’t sure how to get started or is worried about supporting Chinese-language sales? If so, you might consider taking a drive down […]

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