Upcoming Events

Join us in celebrating Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2024 in Houston.

Let us celebrate our AANHPI Community together and mingle at our exclusive May Networking Night on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at Land Rover Southwest Houston (10002 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77074)

TICKETS ARE LIMITED SO SIGN UP SOON! (Note: 2 complimentary tickets are available per Corporate and Business Gold Members with special code/instructions provided through a special email)



Month of May - Free

In celebration of AAPI Heritage month, join the Asian Chamber of Commerce Houston in supporting Asian restaurants in the Greater Houston area. Sign up for the free Asian Restaurant Month digital pass. The pass is a directory of participating restaurants and allows guests to explore restaurants by categories, cuisines and locations. The more restaurants passholders visit during May, AAPI Heritage Month, the more prizes they can unlock.

Visit the portal at:

Download a Poster to Display at your Establishment or Office


Join us for our ERG Leadership Roundtable which is designed to provide a new opportunity to Connect, Network, Share Best Practices, & Learn with other Houston-area ERGs. We will be discussing, “How to Leverage ERGs for Professional Growth and Development.” 

When: Friday, June 7, 2024 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Where: Location will be shared with those leading ERG Groups around Houston

Have Questions? Please email

NOTE: This is an Invite-Only Event for our Corporate and Community Partners

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 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 Foundation Scholarship Awards Luncheon

June 7th - Ticketed Event

Join us in honoring our Scholarship Awards 2024 Recipients on June 7, 2024. This is our annual awards will provide financial scholarships deserving and academically oriented graduating High School Seniors in the Greater Houston area to aid in furthering their education.

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ACC 2024 Membership Info Session

June 14th - 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 and Community Events

FEMA Assistance is Available for Impacted Houstonians

Week of May 21 - Free

Texans who need help applying for FEMA assistance can meet with Disaster Survivor Assistance crews at multiple locations in Houston beginning today, May 21. These crews can assist anyone affected by the recent severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding to kickstart their recovery.

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SBA Disaster Assistance

Current Resources

SBA Office of Disaster Recovery & Resilience (ODRR) is currently: Coordinating with FEMA on potential for opening several Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs). Coordinating with State, local, and resource partners on potential of opening Business Recovery Centers (BRCs). DRCs and BRCs are great resources to get help with Federal assistance applications for Businesses of all sizes, Homeowners, Renters, & Private nonprofit organizations.

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SBA Lender Matchmaking Event - Pursue Funding to Start/Grow YOUR Business

May 21st - Free

Lending institutions that lend in the Houston District including traditional lenders, credit unions, microlenders, and certified minority development institutions will be on hand to meet with existing and start-up business owners to discuss funding for small businesses.

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GHBPF's Breakfast - "Doing Business With Harris County"

May 28th - Free

Please Join Us on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, for the Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum (GHBPF) Breakfast Meeting scheduled from 8:00 am to 11:00 am

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Fort Bend ISD Small Business Virtual Focus Group

May 29th - Free

Fort Bend ISD's Small Business Enterprise Program hosts trade specific focus groups to enhance general contractors and subcontractor relationships and architect/engineer subconsultant relationships to ensure quality performance on FBISD projects. Contractors, sub-contractors, architect/engineers, sub-consultant and other interested businesses are invited to RSVP via

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CelebrASIAN Business + Procurement Conference

May 29-31 - Ticketed Event

CelebrASIAN is the country's largest B2B procurement conference convened by pan Asian American businesses to connect with small, medium and large enterprises. Every year, this event gathers together a veritable "who's who" in the business community across the country - representing diverse industries, top-notch speakers, industry leaders and visionaries, and high-performance business owners.

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Alabama Coushatta Powwow

May 31 / Jun 1- 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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Port Houston - Inclusive Procurement Day

June 20th - Free

Are you a Small, Minority and/or Woman-Owned Business? Port Houston is hosting this event to learn more about your business and provide you with valuable information on how you can apply for procurement opportunities.

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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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Governor's Small Business Summit - Galveston/Gulf Coast

July 18th - Free

The Governor's Small Business Summit - Galveston/Gulf Coast aims to help Texas small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs reach new heights by connecting them with the resources and information needed to start, strengthen and grow a business. This event offers a variety of sessions bringing together local, state and federal resource partners to provide key insights on critical business topics.

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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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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


Amazon Business Small Business Grants - awarding over $250,000 in grants and prizes

Amazon Business will be awarding over $250,000 in grants and prizes, including $25,000 in grants to the grand prize winner, $20,000 to four finalists and $15,000 to 10 semifinalists. Applications close May 24.

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The 2024 AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund - $5,000 to $25,000

The AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund, made possible by the Grubhub Community Fund, is designed to benefit Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander-owned restaurants across the country. With the industry facing ongoing economic challenges, the AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund is available to help under-resourced restaurants respond to supply chain disruptions, increased inventory costs, workforce development, and safety for their employees.

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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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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 with the direct link of your organization's bid portal.

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