• TN-China Network Blog


    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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    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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    Attend Info Session Sept 8 on Chattanooga-Area Business Delegation to China

      Has your Chattanooga-area company considered entering the China market, but you aren’t sure where to begin? Or are you ready to take your existing China business to the next level? If so, please join us on Friday, September 8, at 8am, at the Hamilton County Business Development Center (INCubator) for an info session and […]

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    Time to Register for Non-Credit Chinese Classes This Fall

      Language schools across the state have opened registration for Fall 2017 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, Aug. 12 – Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, 9:30am to 11:20am CT Location: Nashville Chinese School (NCS), H.G. Hill Middle […]

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    Companies from Across Middle and East TN Attend China Business Experts Roundtable August 9

      Companies from across middle and east Tennessee attended the China Business Experts Roundtable on August 9, 2017. Hosted by TN-China Network and Georgia China Alliance, the event provided a great networking and learning opportunity for attendees and panelists alike. Over 40 people participated in the event, including senior executives from manufacturing, exporting, and importing […]

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    Chattanooga-Area China Business Survey Now Open

      Does your company do business globally? Do you do business with China or would you like to? Do you work for a Chinese company located in the Chattanooga-area? TN-China Network is partnering with the Chattanooga Chamber to survey area companies in order to determine current interest, existing activity, and potential for future business activity […]

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    China Business Experts Roundtable on August 9 in Chattanooga

              Please join TN-China Network and Georgia China Alliance for a   China Business Experts Roundtable Wednesday, August 9, 2017 11:30 am – 1:00 pm ET Small Business Development Center, INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd Chattanooga, TN   Does your company do business with China? Do you have questions about China intellectual […]

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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 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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    Yanfeng Opens New Plant in Chattanooga

    On Thursday, January 19, 2017, Volkswagen supplier Yanfeng Automotive Interiors officially opened their new plant in Chattanooga. According to a Chattanooga Times Free Press article about the opening: The new supplier plant located near Enterprise South industrial park represents an investment of $55 million and creates 325 new jobs when its fully ramped up. Currently, […]

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