Opp Mayor John Bartholomew and Covington County industrial development officials are looking to benefit from the symposium, as well..
Before he was elected, Mayor Bartholomew owned an aerospace company that had business ties to china.
Mayor Bartholomew believes Chinese industry will look at what wiregrass cities have to offer.
In turn ... He urges the wiregrass to determine if the industry is a good fir for their community.
Mayor Bartholomew says the city is working on an incentive package to possibly lure a Chinese company.