Upcoming ACC Events

2024 "CONNECT IN" 2024 Networking Event

Jan 25th - Ticketed Event

Celebrate the start of 2024 with our annual "CONNECT IN" 2024 networking event and meet our Board Members and Business community. This is our first event of the year with exciting announcements for 2024.

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Partner Events

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National ACE's Capital Readiness Program

Various Dates - FREE (Virtual)

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. The course will also have on-demand recordings.

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New Year, New Business: SBA Resources Every Small Business Should Know

Various Dates

Starting a new business? Join us to learn about how the SBA can help! This session will include an overview of the 4 main areas of service that the SBA provides to small businesses, SBA Houston resource partner contact information, and a brief overview of the SBA Houston website. Session will include Q&A.

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East End Small Business Resource Fair

Jan 24th

Join to learn about the resources available that can help YOUR small business start, grow, and succeed!

Come prepared to increase your knowledge and get your questions answered by small business organizations, government agencies, financial institutions, and many more.

The fair will feature interactive booths and networking opportunities.

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SBA Mentor Series - Insights from Mentors in Trucking, Food, and Online Ventures

Jan 29th - Virtual

Are you looking to start a business in the Trucking/Transportation, Food/Restaurant or Online/E-Commerce Industries?

Join us to celebrate National Mentoring Month with this exclusive Mentor Monday panel discussion. The panel will be moderated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Houston District Office and will include SCORE Houston mentors that have expertise in these industries.

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GHBPF's 2024 Inaugural Breakfast Forum

Jan 30th

Please Join Us on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 gor the Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum (GHBPF) 2024 Inaugural Breakfast Meeting scheduled from 8:00 am to 11:00 am at THE ION (4201 Main Street at Wheeler Ave., Houston, TX 77002)

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HAS - Unlocking the Request for Proposal Process at Houston Airport System

Jan 31th - Virtual

We are excited to announce a special virtual event that aims to shed light on the details of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process at the Houston Airport System. Whether you have been actively involved in the procurement field or are simply curious about the steps involved in the RFP process, this event is tailored for you.

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FBISD Small Business Enterprise Program Workshop

Jan 31th

On behalf of Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD), Small Business Enterprise Program (SBEP), you are invited to FBISD Small Business Enterprise Program Workshop at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at James Reese Career & Technical Center

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Port Houston - Opportunity U


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. Cohort V is unique in that we are focusing on the upcoming Construction Projects scheduled for Port Houston, and your firm was identified as a potential respondent.

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H-E-B Table Talks

Mar 20th - Virtual

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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Grants/Funding Resources and Notices

Texas State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) (Opening in January)

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 export 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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