• TN-China Network Blog


    Learn Chinese at the UTK Confucius Institute This Fall

    Beginning October 16th, the Confucius Institute at University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) will offer four levels of non-credit Chinese language courses as part of their second Fall session: Basic Chinese I and II, Intermediate Chinese, and Business Chinese. All courses require a $120 fee and take place once a week in the UT International House […]

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    TNCN Holds Intercultural Communication Training with Foreign Students at Lipscomb Academy

    On August 28, 2017, to kick off the beginning of the fall semester of school, TN-China Network’s Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland held a training for incoming foreign students studying at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville. Coming from China, Korea, Vietnam, and other countries, the students face a variety of intercultural communication opportunities and challenges when integrating […]

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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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    Join TN-China Network at the Knoxville Asian Festival August 27!

      Join TN-China Network at our booth at the Knoxville Asian Festival Sunday, August 27, 11 am to 6 pm ET near Market Square in downtown Knoxville. Come hang out with us, network, and meet other companies and individuals that do business with China! We will have lemonade available, while supplies last. You can also […]

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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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    Promote Your Company by Having a Booth at Knoxville Asian Festival Aug 27, 2017

      The Fourth Annual Knoxville Asian Festival is now seeking sponsors and business participants to purchase booths and sponsorship packages for the day-long festival. The festival will take place Sunday, August 27, 2017, from 11 am to 6 pm at Market Square in downtown Knoxville. Last year’s festival attracted at least 15,000 people. In addition […]

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    China Lights Lantern Festival in Nashville Seeking Sponsors

      May 12 through June 11, 2017, The Fairgrounds Nashville will experience China Lights Lantern Festival, a display of lights, lanterns sculptures, traditional performances, art, and Chinese cuisine. China Lights Nashville is currently seeking sponsors to help support the project. The unique celebration brings a team of Chinese artisans and technical staff from Sichuan Tianyu, located […]

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    China News Highlights from TNCN Social Media

    Below are links and highlights from recent articles on China trade and business. To get faster news updates, follow TNCN on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.   Free Trade Helps Tennessee Manufacturers Knoxville News Sentinel (KNS) – Jan. 25, 2017 – “According to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, Tennessee business exported $18.4 billion […]

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    Photos of TN-China Network Celebrating Chinese New Year Across Tennessee

      TN-China Network (TNCN) members, staff, volunteers, and sponsors celebrated Chinese New Year across Tennessee in February. On February 20, TNCN held an invitation-only East Tennessee Chinese New Year Dinner with TNCN members, sponsors, and the Chinese-invested companies in East Tennessee. Over 30 people from 15 companies and organizations attended the event. At the beginning […]

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    2017 Chinese New Year Celebrations Across Tennessee

    Chinese New Year will be on January 28 this year. From late January to mid-February, Chinese-American communities across Tennessee will be celebrating the Year of the Rooster. Read below to find a celebration in your community.   Middle Tennessee   Nashville   Host: Vanderbilt University Chinese Students and Scholars Association (VUCSSA) Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017 Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM CT […]

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