Event: International Business and the Nashville Economy

The Tennessee World Affairs Council is pleased to be among the organizations co-sponsoring a symposium examining international trade and investment in Nashville. The event is Belmont University’s 3rd Annual Center for International Business (CIB) Symposium and is set for this Thursday, March 29, 2012. Details follow.


International Business and the Nashville Economy

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Gordon E. Inman Center, 4th Floor
Frist Lecture Hall
Belmont University

Co-sponsored by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, the Society of International Business Fellows, the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, the US Department of Commerce Nashville Export Assistance Center, the Tennessee World Affairs Council, Sister Cities of Nashville, and the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.

Tentative Schedule:

7:30 – 8:00 am
Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 am
Panel Discussion: Internationalization and Nashville
What are Nashville organizations doing to promote international trade and investment?

9:00 – 10:00 am
A Dialogue between James and Gray Sasser
The expected impact of China’s leadership succession on Sino-US diplomatic, economic and business relationships.

James Sasser
Former U.S. Senator & US Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China
Gray Sasser
Lawyer & Belmont University Adjunct Professor

There is no charge to attend but, due to limited seating, registration is required. Guests are welcome to attend.

Please click here to register.