• TN-China Network Blog


    Join Nashville Delegation to Chengdu June 8 – 13

    In February 2019, Nashville Metro Council voted unanimously and Nashville Mayor Briley signed a resolution supporting the establishment of a Sister City relationship between Nashville and Chengdu, China. A bustling area of economic development and innovation, and the gateway to central and western China, Chengdu is one of the six largest cities in China. The […]

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    Q1 2019 Shows Largest Growth in New and Renewing TNCN Members and Sponsors!

    Thank you to all of the new and renewing TN-China Network (TNCN) Members and Sponsors that joined TNCN in the first quarter of 2019! This was our biggest quarterly growth in new and renewing Members and Sponsors yet! We give a special thanks to those dedicated members that renewed their membership for the third year […]

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    Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Events Across Tennessee

    One of China’s most important annual holidays, Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as Moon Festival or 中秋节) this year takes place on Monday, September 24th (the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar). Across Tennessee in mid- to late-September, Chinese-American communities will be celebrating the festival. Below is a listing of several of […]

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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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    Attend Info Session Sept 8 on Chattanooga-Area Business Delegation to China

      Has your Chattanooga-area company considered entering the China market, but you aren’t sure where to begin? Or are you ready to take your existing China business to the next level? If so, please join us on Friday, September 8, at 8am, at the Hamilton County Business Development Center (INCubator) for an info session and […]

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    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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