• TN-China Network Blog


    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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    China News Highlights from TNCN Social Media

    To get faster news updates, follow TNCN on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.   Pet Food Manufacturer to Open News-Herald – Feb. 15, 2017 – “Cat food producer Innovative Pets will locate to the city of Loudon after informing Loudon County officials of plans last month. Loudon County Mayor Rollen ‘Buddy’ Bradshaw said the company will […]

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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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    Business People from Across Mid and East TN Attend Selling to China Seminar Oct 20

      On October 20, 2016, business people from across middle and east Tennessee traveled to Chattanooga for a Selling to China Seminar hosted by TN-China Network and the East Tennessee Export Assistance Center. The event was hosted at the Small Business Development Center and sponsored by V. Alexander, First Tennessee Bank, and Baker Donelson. This […]

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    Selling to China Seminar in Chattanooga Oct 20

        Is your company best positioned to take full advantage of Tennessee’s third largest export market? China is a strong buyer of many goods and services from the United States. In 2015, the US exported over $116 billion to China, making China the No. 3 market for US products in the world. China’s economy […]

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    China Business Intercultural Communication Event Now on YouTube

          In October 2015, the Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, the Knoxville-US Export Assistance Center, and the TN-China Network jointly hosted a training and panel discussion event in Knoxville on China Business Intercultural Communication. In case you missed the event, the audio recording and slides from that training are now accessible in […]

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    EVENT: China Business Intercultural Communication – Knoxville, Wed Oct 21

          The Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, the Knoxville-US Export Assistance Center, and the TN-China Network will jointly host a training and panel discussion event on China Business Intercultural Communication, on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 2:00 – 5:00 pm at the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, 17 Market Square, #201, Knoxville, TN 37902. The […]

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    Upcoming International Trade and China Events – October

    Several events related to exporting, importing, international jobs, and China are coming up in the next few weeks. See below for descriptions of the events: East Tennessee Knoxville   China Business Intercultural Communication   Time: Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 2:00 – 5:00 pm Location: Knoxville Chamber, 17 Market Square, #201, Knoxville, TN 37902 Price: $25 […]

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    Seminar on Preparing Your Website for Global Sales, June 4

    If you plan to export, a key step is to make sure your company website is ready for international marketing and global sales. Are you not sure where to start? Are you worried about cultural pitfalls? Do you lack website design resources? Are you not sure how to use the internet to sell your products […]

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