Upcoming Events

Asian Chamber Foundation Golf Tournament

Apr 8th - Ticketed Event

This is a unique networking opportunity for local businesses to build positive relationships with our members and the Asian community. Businesses are encouraged to participate and support the educational programs offered through the Asian Chamber Foundation.

Monday, April 8 (Shotgun Start - 8:00am)

Blackhorse Golf Club

12205 Fry Road, Cypress, TX 77433

Awards Luncheon Following Play

Our purpose is to bring together like-minded business owners and leaders in order to network with each other through a round of golf. We will be raising awareness of the Asian Chamber Foundation which supports educational programing towards our future business leaders in Houston. Take time to compete and support what we are doing to educate our community and future leaders.



ACC Membership Info Session

Mar 8th - Free

Join our Monthly Meetup to learn about ACC Membership. This is a step-by-step guide to maximize your chamber membership and help use it to grow your business. Learn about the Chamber's mission, values, structure and our programs and events in 2024. This is free and open to members and non-members.

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Partner Events

Doing Business With H-E-B | Houston Center SBDC

Mar 5th- Free

H-E-B is the nation’s 5th largest privately owned company with more than 425 stores (Texas and Mexico) and over 145,000 Partners (employees). They buy millions of dollars of goods and services every year. Many of their vendors are local, small and minority owned and from the great state of Texas. If you have thought about doing business with a company like H-E-B, then don’t miss this event.

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CenterPoint Energy 2024 Commercial High Efficiency Foodservice (CHEF) Program Launch Event

Mar 5th - Free

2024 Commercial High Efficiency Foodservice (CHEF) Program Save up to $1900 per piece of energy-efficient equipment! Whether your business is a restaurant, hotel, commercial kitchen, or small restaurant full of southern hospitality, you are the heart of the Houston community known for its unique and diverse food selection.

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National ACE's Capital Readiness Program

(Various Days) - Free

The Capital Readiness Program is an 8-week course that will help entrepreneurs and small business owners get connected to funding opportunities through our network of capital advocates. It starts Jan 23 and runs for 60 minutes from 2-3pm ET every Tuesday for 8 weeks.

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Score@HCC Workshop

Various Dates

Score at ACC we offer free and low-cost business workshops to help small business owners and entrepreneurs gain the skills they need to help their businesses thrive. The workshops are offered online and in person.

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Close the Deal with a Woman-Owned Small Business Certification

Mar 13th - Free

The Us Space is hosting a virtual event for Women's History Month, featuring a fireside chat with representatives from SBA Houston and City of Houston. The discussion will focus on the benefits of woman-owned business certifications and provide tips, resources, and a Q&A session to empower business growth.

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Gulfton SmallBiz Success Meetup

Mar 14th- Free

Eventbrite - BakerRipley presents Gulfton SmallBiz Success Meetup - Thursday, March 14, 2024 at BakerRipley Gulfton Sharpstown- Annex A, Houston, TX. Find event and ticket information.

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H-E-B Table Talks

Mar 20th - Free

On March 20, 2024, H-E-B Supplier Diversity Team proudly presents our FREE virtual Table Talks focused on haircare and business expansion. With a theme centered on The Moguls of Haircare: Community, Impact, and Business Expansion, this webinar will highlight business marketing and growth strategies, as well as the experience of being a supplier with H-E-B.

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METRO and Port Houston's Annual Bankers' Fair

March 27th - Free

The 3rd Annual Bankers’ Fair, a collaborative effort by METRO & PORT HOUSTON, is set to take place on Wednesday, March 27, 2024. This event, held at the Power Center in Houston, Texas, is dedicated to helping small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises (SMWBE) access capital.

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MBDA Inaugural Gala Celebration

Jun 21st - Ticketed Event

Director Turner and the entire Houston MBDA Team thank you for your support of our 2024 Salute Inaugural Gala Celebration. Although this will be our 9th Annual Salute event, it will also be our first-ever Salute Gala Celebration and we couldn't be more honored to have you with us.

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SBA - Interested in Government Contracting

Various Dates

Interested in Government Contracting? There are various resources and events to attend to learn about how to do business with the Government. Register for one of these SBA events.

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Port Houston - Opportunity U

Various Dates

The Business Equity team here at Port Houston is excited to introduce you to our OpPORTunity U Cohort V. In the spirit of growth and collaboration, we invite you to apply. This unique opportunity is designed to empower small businesses like yours, fostering success in the coming year.

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Financing Tools

The Office of Business Opportunity is committed to cultivating an inclusive and competitive economic environment in the City of Houston by promoting the success of small businesses and developing Houston's workforce, with a special emphasis on historically underutilized businesses and disenfranchised individuals.

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Harris Hub – Small Business Technical Assistance Program

BakerRipley has partnered with Harris County to provide ARPA-funded technical assistance to Harris County small businesses impacted by COVID19! Our coaches can help you with:

• Marketing for your small business

• Accounting for your small business

• Payroll management for your small business

• Hiring for your small business

• Business Plan Creation

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H-E-B Quest for Texas Best

For the last ten years, H-E-B has set out on a quest to find the best in Texas - the best local products made by Texans! From the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley, from West Texas to Beaumont, the H-E-B "Quest for Texas Best" is an open call for locally owned, small food, beverage, and general merchandise suppliers to have their items considered for placement on H-E-B shelves and $25,000 in their pocket!

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City of Houston Disparity Study

The City of Houston (City) is conducting a comprehensive Disparity Study (Study), led by MGT Consulting Group (MGT). The overall purpose of the Disparity Study is to understand the effects of race, ethnicity, and gender on businesses' ability to do business in the city's marketplace - both public and private sectors, acquire capital, and win contracts or subcontracts in the markets in which the City of Houston does business.

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Grants/Funding Resources and Notices

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Grant Opportunity for Greater Houston

From February 26, 2024, through April 8, 2024, small businesses in the Greater Houston area will have the opportunity to unlock the application for this round of the grant funding.

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U.S. Department of Education Grants (Various)

The U.S. DOE has various grants available to small businesses in the education sector. Each grant has unique eligibility criteria, with some opportunities set aside for public schools, state agencies, or nonprofit organizations; however, others allow applications from for-profit private sector companies. Deadlines for currently available DOE grants run through March 26, 2024.

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Bid Opportunities and Resources

The Following Links are Bid Opportunities from our Partners

If you have bid opportunities and want to be included in our newsletter, please contact info@asianchamber-hou.org with the direct link of your organization's bid portal.

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