• TN-China Network Blog


    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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    CHINA Town Hall Events Held in Knoxville & Nashville in October 2017

    On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, TN-China Network (TNCN) joined 80+ communities across the United States in a national conversation on China, featuring an interactive webcast with Ambassador Susan Rice, moderated by Stephen A. Orlins, President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR), and on-site discussions in both Nashville and Knoxville, Tennessee. Approximately 100 people […]

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    TN-China Network’s First Event in Memphis a Success

      Over 30 people attended the first TN-China Network event held in Memphis, Wednesday, December 13th at Wang’s Mandarin House. The Greater Memphis Chamber co-sponsored the happy hour event, which featured special guest and sponsor from China, West Airport Group Air Logistics Co., Ltd. Those in attendance were from various industries, including manufacturing, finance and […]

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    Taiyuan Sister Cities Delegation Visited Nashville

      A delegation from Taiyuan, China – Nashville’s Sister City – visited Nashville October 29 through November 1, 2017. The delegation included: Mr. Liu Shulin, Vice Director – Taiyuan Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology Ms. Xu Fang, Vice Director – Administrative Committee of Shanxi Transformation and Comprehensive Reform Demonstration Area Ms. Shi Hairong, […]

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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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    Over 40 Attend TNCN-Nashville IBC Event on China’s 19th Party Congress Nov 28

      On November 28, 2017, the Nashville-Area Chamber of Commerce International Business Council (IBC), Baker Donelson, and TN-China Network held an event on China’s 19th National Party Congress, including a presentation and an open discussion on the business outcomes and implications. Speakers included: Jake Laband, Deputy Director, US-China Business Council-Beijing Office (USCBC) John Scannapieco, Shareholder & C0-Leader, […]

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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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    Companies Network at Knoxville Asian Festival

      On August 27, 2017, TN-China Network (TNCN) friends and members met and networked at the Knoxville Asian Festival in Market Square of downtown Knoxville. We enjoyed the festival’s delicious food, great music and performances, and the opportunity to see friends and make new ones. The TNCN booth sat next to the Innovate Manufacturing / […]

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