How We Help


Many communities, companies, students, and individuals participate in TN-China Network’s (TNCN) events and utilize TNCN services and online resources. Click below to find out how.


 

In addition to our events and online resources, TNCN provides a variety of services to help your company’s TN-China business grow, including our China Primer Consultation Service, China Business Intercultural Communication Training, Chinese Investor Welcome Services, and more.

To see how you and your company or organization can participate in TNCN events and utilize TNCN services and online resources, click on the drop-boxes below.

 

Tennessee’s workforce and local communities

  • Boost job creation and economic development by attracting Chinese investment to Tennessee and increasing TN exports to China
  • Avoid “brain drain” and retain talented young professionals with international and China business experience by expanding and promoting local China-related job opportunities
  • Become a community that “gets” China through TNCN Events, Resources, and Blog
  • Increase cultural awareness and celebrate diversity by connecting Chinese-invested companies, local Chinese communities, and the general population through the TNCN Blog, educational and networking events, LinkedIn group, Facebook page, Twitter, and WeChat

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Educational institutions and students

  • Expand internship opportunities for your students by establishing an internship program partnership with TNCN
  • Expand your students’ access to job opportunities by holding a China or international job fair and China career seminars in partnership with TNCN
  • Expand your school’s China-related educational offerings by becoming a TNCN Sponsor and collaborating with TNCN to develop educational seminars related to doing business with China, American-Chinese intercultural communication in the workplace, and other China-related topics
  • Promote your school’s China studies and international business programs and events on the TNCN Blog, Resources page, LinkedIn group, Facebook page, Twitter, and WeChat

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Tennessee companies that do business with China

  • Learn the basics of doing business with China at one of TNCN’s informative events
  • Keep updated with the changing business and regulatory environment in China by reading the TNCN Blog and other media publications listed on the TNCN Resources Page
  • Meet legal, tax, and consulting service providers at TNCN networking events who are expert on helping your company navigate the China market
  • Share best practices with other Tennessee companies doing business with China at TNCN events
  • Increase visibility of your company and attract Chinese business partners or investors by:
    • becoming a TNCN Sponsor and co-hosting an event
    • getting listed on the TNCN Resources page
    • being profiled on the TNCN Blog
  • Get priority access to periodic limited-attendance events and meetings, including with visiting delegations and investors from China, by becoming a TNCN Sponsor

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Chinese companies that do business with Tennessee

  • Learn about potential business partners in Tennessee by attending TNCN events and reading in the TNCN Blog about Tennessee companies that are seeking to do business with China
  • Learn about potential investment destinations in Tennessee by reading the TNCN Blog and referring to the community and business resources links on the TNCN Resources page
  • Find legal, tax, and consulting service providers in Tennessee that specialize in advising Chinese companies doing business in the state by reading the TNCN Blog, referring to the TNCN Resources page, and attending TNCN events
  • Increase visibility of your company and attract Tennessee business partners or investors by:
    • becoming a TNCN Sponsor and co-hosting an event
    • getting listed on the TNCN Resources page
    • being profiled on the TNCN Blog

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Federal, state, and local government entities

  • Promote your Tennessee state or local investment and export promotion initiatives and events on the TNCN Blog, Resources page, LinkedIn group, Facebook page, Twitter, and WeChat
  • Educate your local business community on doing business with China by partnering with TNCN to hold training events
  • Draw on expertise of TNCN leadership and sponsors when:
    • developing China-specific strategies for investment and export promotion
    • hosting Chinese business or government delegations
    • taking Tennessee delegations to China
  • Increase visibility of your local community as an investment destination and your local companies as a source of innovative exports by:
    • becoming a TNCN Sponsor
    • by listing your community or local company on the TNCN Resources page
    • suggesting your community or local company as a topic for a TNCN Blog post
  • Get priority access to periodic limited-attendance events and meetings, including with visiting delegations and investors from China, by becoming a TNCN Sponsor

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Chambers of commerce and economic development organizations

  • Promote your local investment and export promotion initiatives and China-related events on the TNCN Blog, Resources page, LinkedIn group, Facebook page, Twitter, and WeChat
  • Educate your local business community on doing business with China by partnering with TNCN to hold training events
  • Draw on expertise of TNCN leadership and sponsors when:
    • developing China-specific strategies for investment and export promotion
    • hosting Chinese business or government delegations
    • taking Tennessee delegations to China
  • Increase visibility of your local community as an investment destination and your local companies as a source of innovative exports by:
    • becoming a TNCN Sponsor
    • by listing your community or local company on the TNCN Resources page
    • suggesting your community or local company as a topic for a TNCN Blog post
  • Prep for hosting Chinese government and business delegations by learning about existing TN-China business ties on the TNCN Blog and Resources page
  • Get priority access to periodic limited-attendance events and meetings, including with visiting delegations and investors from China, by becoming a TNCN Sponsor

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