• TN-China Network Blog


    TNCN Visited Taiyuan and Chengdu with Sister Cities Delegation from Nashville and Franklin in May

      May 10 – 16, 2017, TN-China Network Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland traveled to Chengdu and Taiyuan, China, with a delegation from Nashville Sister Cities and the City of Franklin. 2017 marks Nashville’s 10th anniversary as a Sister City with Taiyuan in Shanxi Province. Franklin has a Friendly City relationship with a district named Chenghua, […]

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    Build Your China Network Through Nashville’s Sister City Delegation Trip

      If you have ever considered opportunities in China, Sister City delegations offer an economical way to explore opportunities for partnership. May 8 – 16, Sister Cities of Nashville (SCN) will be hosting a trip to Taiyuan and Chengdu, China for an estimated $3,340.00, including flights, visa, hotel, meals and a native Chinese speaker who […]

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    Host Families Needed for Chinese Students Visiting Nashville

    Students and teachers from Nashville’s Sister City, Taiyuan, China, will be visiting Nashville from February 2 – 9, 2017.  The non-profit organization Sister Cities of Nashville is seeking host families for the week for both the students and teachers.  They prefer host families that have their own middle or high school students to host the […]

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    Sister City Delegation from Wuxi Visits Chattanooga

      A delegation of six government officials from the Chinese city of Wuxi visited Chattanooga May 26-28. The group met with companies, educators, local government officials, and members of the Chattanooga Sister Cities Association. Wuxi, located in Jiangsu Province about one hour west of Shanghai, is Chattanooga’s second longest-serving Sister City, with the relationship officially […]

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    2016 Chinese New Year Celebrations Across Tennessee

    Chinese New Year, the most important Chinese holiday, this year falls on February 8. Throughout the month of February, Chinese-American communities across Tennessee will be celebrating the Year of the Monkey. Read below to find a celebration in your community. West Tennessee   Memphis   Host: University of Memphis Confucius Institute and the Greater United Memphis […]

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    Chattanooga Chamber Informational Meeting on Trip to China Nov 5

    The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce will hold an orientation and interest meeting Thursday, November 5 for a trip they are planning to China in October 2016. Both Chamber and non-Chamber members are welcome to attend. The 10-day trip, which is designed to build cultural understanding, will include visits to Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Hangzhou, as […]

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    Upcoming Export/Import Trainings and China Events

    Several events related to exporting, importing, and China are coming up in the next couple weeks. See below for descriptions of the events:   Export Boot Camp – Oak Ridge, TN – July 24, 2015 Time: Friday, July 24, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00pm Location: Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce, 1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, […]

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    Sister Cities of Nashville seeks host families and students to participate in student exchange with Taiyuan, China

    From February 22 to March 3, 2015, Sister Cities of Nashville (SCN) will be hosting students and teachers visiting from Nashville’s sister city in China – Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province in northern China. The visiting delegation is part of the SCN 2015 Student Ambassador Program, which according to the SCN website, “typically bring(s) […]

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