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    TNCN Members Discuss China During Members-Only Dinner April 4

      On April 4, 2018, TN-China Network held a members-only dinner at Chinatown Restaurant in Nashville. Thank you to TNCN Board Chair Jeremy Goldkorn for buying us all drinks! Good times!   Photo left to right: Chris Powers of BTC Labs, Jeremy Goldkorn of SupChina.com, Mike Vaughn of Hyalynx, Elizabeth Rowland of TNCN, Tom Clouse […]

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    Monogram Refrigeration Plans to Expand and Create New Jobs in Selmer, TN

      In case you missed it, in August 14, 2017, Monogram Refrigeration, a subsidiary of GE Appliances and a Haier company, announced they plan to expand their manufacturing facility in Selmer, TN. The company plans to invest $9.3 million into the expansion, which will create 210 new jobs. The company will also introduce a new […]

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    Two Knoxville Companies Win Preliminary InnoSTARS Pitch Competition in Atlanta

        On May 16, 2018, DigiTrax Entertainment and EDP Biotech of Knoxville, TN, and Xcellent Life of Lexington, TN, attended the Atlanta Preliminary of the InnoSTARS pitch competition. DigiTrax and EDP Biotech were selected to move on to the next phase of the InnoSTARS competition, which will include a China roadshow with opportunities to […]

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    Thank You to TNCN Volunteers Helping Spread the Word About TNCN!

    Sandy Duan Newton and Dodd Newton tabling for TNCN at the University of Memphis Confucius Institute Spring Festival Celebration Concert February 17, 2018.   Hantao Cui and Chen Xu of University of Tennessee Knoxville tabled for TNCN at the Tennessee Inventors Association Inventors Conference in Maryville March 3. Here Hantao (right) is pictured with Lucy Esch […]

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    TNCN and Lipscomb University Hosted China Business Experts Roundtable April 4

      On April 4, 2018, over 35 business people, academics, and China experts attended the China Business Experts Roundtable in Nashville, hosted by TN-China Network and Lipscomb University College of Business. The panel of below experts traveled from Tennessee, Chicago, Charlotte, and California to answer attendee questions and share their insights: Andy Borchers, Professor of […]

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    Promote Your Company by Having a Booth at Knoxville Asian Festival Aug 26, 2018

      The Fifth Annual Knoxville Asian Festival is now searching for sponsors and business participants to purchase booths and sponsorship packages for the day-long festival. The festival will take place Sunday, August 26, 2018, from 11 am to 6 pm at Market Square in downtown Knoxville. Last year’s festival attracted nearly 30,000 people. In addition […]

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    TNCN Trains Lipscomb Academy Foreign Students on Intercultural Communication with Teachers, Tutoring, and More

      On March 1, 2018, TNCN Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland held an interactive training with foreign students at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville. During the training, the students discussed what tutoring was like in their home countries (China, South Korea, Vietnam, and Bangladesh) and how it differed from tutoring in the US. The group also discussed […]

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    Thank You to the TN-China Network Board of Directors and Interns!

      On this first day of the Year of the Dog, TN-China Network would like to thank our wonderful Board of Directors for their dedication and commitment to helping grow TN-China trade and investment. With their varied backgrounds and deep, broad China expertise, TN-China Network is truly honored to enjoy their support and participation. THANK […]

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    TNCN and Belmont University Hosted Nearly 40 at China Supply Chain Management Seminar January 25

      On January 25, 2018, TN-China Network and Belmont University hosted a China Supply Chain Management Seminar in Nashville. Nearly 40 people attended to learn from the excellent panel of speakers that shared a variety of perspectives on China supply chain management. The speakers/moderator included: Belmont University Jack C. Massey College of Business Dennis Chen, […]

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    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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