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TNCN Commemorates 40th Anniversary of US-China Relations – Nashville

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT

 

 

Join TN-China Network for our inaugural annual meeting

Commemorating 40 Years of US-China Relations

and

Exploring the Past and Future of Tennessee-China Business Ties

with an executive business panel featuring

 

Mike Day

Vice President of  Supply Chain at Radio Systems Corporation

 

Charles Huang

Chief Financial Officer at Wonder Porcelain Group

 

Ken Strait

Vice President of Product Development & Strategic Sourcing at Tractor Supply Company

 

Li Weaver

Director of  Business Development – China at the State of Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development

 

John Scannapieco (Moderator)

Shareholder & Co-Lead of the Global Business Team at Baker Donelson

 

Thursday, March 28, 2019

11 am – 2 pm CT

at Vanderbilt University in Nashville

Board of Trust Room in the Student Life Center

310 25th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37240

 

The TN-China Network (TNCN) annual meeting brings together TNCN members, sponsors, and companies from across Tennessee to network, hear from high-profile speakers, share best practices, and get updated on the TN-China business relationship.

This year the event will commemorate the 40th anniversary of US-China relations (1979-2019) and will examine the past and future of Tennessee-China business relations, with an emphasis on the future, through a panel discussion of Tennessee and Chinese business and government executives. Audience Q&A will be followed by a facilitated “Table Topics” networking lunch, enabling attendees to connect with others who have similar China business interests.

 

Table Topics and Facilitators will include:

Exporting to China

  • Jim Lambert
    • TNCN Board Chair
    • Director of Craft Sales – Asia at Yakima Chief Hops

 

Evolving China Investment Trends

  • Steven Gu
    • TNCN Board Member
    • Founder of Hamanit International

 

Customs & Shipping Strategies for Navigating Tariffs

  • Derek McKenny, LCB
    • Regional Director, Customs House Brokerage Services at Kuehne + Nagel

 

Managing Currency Risk in Uncertain Times

  • Geoff Brown
    • Director – Foreign Exchange at Fifth Third Bank

 

Belt & Road Initiative

  • Henry Yu
    • President of Hong Kong Association of Atlanta

 

Chinese Economic & Political Reforms

  • Jeremy Goldkorn
    • TNCN Board Member
    • Editor-in-Chief at SupChina.com

 

General Networking

  • No facilitator

 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of this event, please email erowland@tnchinanetwork.org.

 

Register Now

 

Thank you to our event sponsors for helping make this event possible!

 

Gold Sponsor

 

 

Silver Sponsor

Fifth Third Bank Logo
 

 

Bronze Sponsors

Annual Meeting Bronze Sponsor Logos
 

 

University Sponsors

Vanderbilt Owen School Logo
University of TN logo

Details

Date:
March 28
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

TN-China Network
Phone:
(865) 387-7012
Email:
ERowland@TNChinaNetwork.org
Website:
https://tnchinanetwork.org/

Venue

Vanderbilt University, Board of Trust Room
Student Life Center, 310 25th Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37240 United States
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Website:
https://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentcenters/navigate/directions-to-student-life-center/