• TN-China Network Blog


    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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    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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    Build Your China Network Through Nashville’s Sister City Delegation Trip

      If you have ever considered opportunities in China, Sister City delegations offer an economical way to explore opportunities for partnership. May 8 – 16, Sister Cities of Nashville (SCN) will be hosting a trip to Taiyuan and Chengdu, China for an estimated $3,340.00, including flights, visa, hotel, meals and a native Chinese speaker who […]

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    Upcoming Economic Development and China-Related Events

    Several events related to economic development and China are coming up in the next few weeks. See below for descriptions of the events:   Middle Tennessee   Nashville   TAC3 Monthly Meeting: The Pearls and Perils of Doing Business with China Time: Thurs, July 21, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT Location: Keller Williams Realty […]

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    EVENTS UPDATE: USDA Acting Deputy Secretary Discusses TPP in Memphis June 27, and Other Upcoming Trade/China Events

    See below for a list of trade- and China-related events taking place across Tennessee in the coming months.   West Tennessee  Memphis   White House Business Council Briefing on Trans-Pacific Partnership Time:  Monday, June 27, 2016, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CT Location: Baker Donelson, 165 Madison Ave #2000, Memphis, TN 38103 Price: Free Organizer: Baker Donelson […]

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    Governor Haslam Returns from an Economic Development Trip to China

      Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam returned last week from a  10-day trip in Asia that focused on increasing foreign investment in Tennessee. Along with the Economic and Community Development (ECD) Commissioner Randy Boyd, Haslam visited China, South Korea, and Japan during the trip that lasted from May 2 through May 11. In China, Haslam  and […]

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    AmCham China Business Climate Survey Expresses Optimism and Frustration

    The American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) released its 2016 Business Climate Survey on January 20, 2016. This annual survey is a must-read for anyone who wants to feel the pulse of American businesses in China. Below are some highlights from the survey press release linked above. Download the full survey report here […]

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    Chattanooga Chamber Informational Meeting on Trip to China Nov 5

    The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce will hold an orientation and interest meeting Thursday, November 5 for a trip they are planning to China in October 2016. Both Chamber and non-Chamber members are welcome to attend. The 10-day trip, which is designed to build cultural understanding, will include visits to Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Hangzhou, as […]

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