Upcoming Events

ACC Restaurant Series 2024

Attend the Asian Chamber 2024 Restaurant Series! We are providing FREE resources to help restaurant owners/operators survive and thrive in overcoming challenges and remaining open for business. Listen to industry experts and learn best practices in making your business profitable.


Session 1 – Current Trends on Competitive Pricing / Vendors Relationships

April 22, 2024 (Mon) – 2pm – 4pm – Sysco Global Support Center

With the challenges most restaurant owners are facing, learn best practices of how to deal with rising cost of supplies along with pricing correctly to retain profits. Also learn how to build long lasting relationships with your vendors that create win/win opportunities.

Session 2 – Growing Your Food Business through Marketing and Branding

June 10, 2024 (Mon) – 2pm – 4pm – Sunday Press

Learn what it takes to build loyal customers and how to engage and communicate with them. Use customer’s feedback to development brand loyalty and how to improve their experience with your food establishment.



Asian Chamber AANHPI Luncheon

May 2nd - Ticketed Event

Join us in celebrating Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at our annual AANHPI Luncheon. This is a special luncheon featuring James Beard nominated chefs from Houston speak on their journey and Asian food. We also will kick off our Asian Restaurant Month which will happen throughout the month of May.

Thursday, May 2 | 11am-1pm

Ocean Palace

11215 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX 77072


  • Bao Ong, Houston Chronicle – Moderator
  • Kiran Verma – Kiran’s
  • Chef Tom Cunanan Soy Pinoy
  • Vanarian Kuch – Koffeteria

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE Luncheon Table Sponsorship - Table of 10 with Name/Logo

Part of the Asian Restaurant Month Campaign


Asian Chamber Foundation Scholarship Awards

Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2024

The Foundation last year has awarded ten $2,000 student scholarships to deserving and academically oriented graduating High School Seniors in the Greater Houston area to aid in furthering their education. The 10 scholarship recipients were evaluated on their academics, GPA, community service or employment, school activities, and a written essay.

We invite graduating High School Seniors to apply for the scholarship in providing financial assistance towards their education.

Encourage High School Seniors to Apply

Join our Monthly Orientation

May 10th - Free

Learn about the 2023-2024 Asian Chamber Membership Benefits. A Step-by-Step guide to maximize your chamber membership and help use it to grow your business. We have exciting events and program planned for the year!

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Partner and Community Events

GHBPF's Breakfast - Doing Business Within Our Healthcare Industry

Apr 22nd - Free

Please Join Us Tuesday, April 23, 2024 For the Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum (GHBPF) Breakfast Meeting scheduled from 8:00 am to 11:00 am @ The Ion. We are pleased to Announce our upcoming Forum as we host: "Doing Business Within Our Healthcare Industry" Hear from Representatives of some of Houston's major Hospitals and Healthcare Networks as they discuss upcoming Projects, Community Initiatives and related Business Opportunities.

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How to estimate projects: A class by the Houston Airports System

Apr 24th - Free

The Houston Airport System Office of Business Opportunity is delighted to extend an invitation to you for an exclusive webinar titled "How to Estimate Projects?"

In today's fast-paced business environment, effective project estimation is paramount for ensuring successful project delivery. Whether you're a seasoned project manager or new to project estimation, this webinar will provide invaluable insights and practical strategies to enhance your skills and drive project success.

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Fort Bend ISD Small Business Enterprise Program Workshop

Apr 25th - Free

The Fort Bend Independent School District, an Equal Opportunity Educational Provider and Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, disability and/or age, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law in educational programs or activities that it operates or in employment decisions.

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Alabama Coushatta Powwow

May 31st- Jun1st- Ticketed Event

The Alabama Coushatta Tribe of Texas to invite you and your chamber members to our 54th Annual Alabama-Coushatta PowWow. We ask that you help spread the word of this wonderful event, so please feel free to invite all of your friends and family. The PowWow is an amazing celebration of tradition and custom filled with Native American Arts & Crafts, delicious food, and dancing. You will see the men performing Straight, Fancy, Grass, Prairie Chicken and Traditional dances while the females perform Fancy, Jingle, and Traditional dances. It is an experience like non other and we hope that you will be able to join us this year with your friends and family.

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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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Need funding for your small business? By SBA

Various Dates

Join the SBA Houston District Office an upcoming event to learn more about access to capital, SBA Lending Programs and meet SBA-approved lenders!

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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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BIPOC Small Business Accelerator is Now Serving the South Texas Region

Various Dates

PeopleFund is launching access to capital-oriented cohorts for BIPOC-owned businesses in underserved areas around Texas. PeopleFund’s BIPOC Small Business Accelerator provides underserved entrepreneurs in Texas with the capital, education, and resources needed to support healthy business growth. As a Community Development Financial Institution, our work focuses on creating economic opportunity for low to moderate-income individuals and communities. Staying true to our vision and values, this program is open to all regardless of race, gender or creed.

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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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Grants/Funding Resources and Notices

Comcast RISE Grant for Houston

Comcast RISE is returning to Houston! 100 small businesses in the Greater Houston area will be awarded business support grants. The program will provide a total of $500,000 in grants plus technology make-overs, marketing support, coaching and education resources. May 1-31

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The Following Links are Grant Opportunities from other resources.

If you know if any grant opportunities and want to be included in our newsletter, please contact info@asianchamber-hou.org with the direct link.

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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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Houston, TX 77042

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