Upcoming ACC Events

ACC Trade Forum 2024 (Expo and Luncheon)

Feb 23rd - Ticketed Event

With Asia being the number one trade region to and from the City of Houston, the Asian Chamber will be hosting our annual Trade Forum where companies and individuals can learn about import/export trade and the opportunities/risks involved in moving to a global market, especially in Asia.

Come meet government representatives from the various trade regions across Asia and North America. Learn what the City of Houston is doing to expand support for international trade.

Asian Chamber Trade Forum (Expo and Luncheon) 2024

Date: Friday, Feb 23, 2024 | 10-1:30pm

Location: Houston Marriott Westchase, 2900 Briarpark Dr, Houston, TX 77042


Membership Info Session

Feb 16th - 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

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Partner Events

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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Houston Airport System's Industry Day

Feb 12nd - Free

We are excited to invite you to Houston Airport System's Industry Day, where we will be hosting two informative events on February 12, 2024.

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GHBPF's Breakfast - Opportunities Abound in the Houston Area in 2024

Feb 20th - Free

Please Join Us Tuesday, February 20, 2024 For the Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum (GHBPF) Breakfast Meeting scheduled from 8:00 am to 11:00 am The United Way is located at 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007. Parking is available in the Parking Lot attached to the Building.

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AAPI Climate Justice Town Hall

Feb 22nd - Free

Air Alliance Houston in collaboration with Rise AAPI invites you to attend their very first AAPI Climate Justice Town Hall. The event will take place on February 22nd from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Chinese Community Center.

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FBISD Small Business Enterprise Program Bonding & Insurance Focus Group

Feb 28th - Free

On behalf of Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD), Small Business Enterprise Program (SBEP), you are invited to FBISD Small Business Enterprise Program Bonding & Insurance Focus Group at 2:00 PM, February 28, 2024 Virtual Zoom Meeting. This event will concentrate on Bonding & Insurance criteria for all vendors interested in doing business with Fort Bend ISD.

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Houston Business Matchmaker

Mar 1st - Free

Join us for the 5th annual Houston Business Matchmaker event on Friday, March 1, 2024. This virtual event will provide small business owners from all industries a great opportunity to connect with prime contractors, large businesses, and local, state, and federal agencies.

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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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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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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 - Asian Chamber of Commerce

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

Texas State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) (Open Now Until Feb 29)

The program’s objectives are to increase the number of small businesses that are exporting, and to increase the value of exports for those small businesses that are currently exporting. The STEP program will provide financial assistance to small business to create or expand their expoart capacity.

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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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Houston, TX 77042

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