Upcoming Events

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

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.



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

Understanding Selling Products and Services to the Government and Federal Agencies

May 1st - Free

Meet, Greet, Network & Learn about: Who can sell to the Federal Agencies, How do vendors sell to the Government, What Products and Services are Sold, What is the Process

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Procurement Services Day - Doing Business with TSU

May 7th - Free

Are you looking to expand your business horizons and explore new growth opportunities? Join us on May 7, 2024, for an exclusive informational session on how to successfully do business with TSU and navigate the procurement services landscape.

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Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach Day

May 7th - Free

Houston Airport System OBO will be hosting a national and local Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach Event on May 07 beginning at 08:30am CDT. The outreach event is to identify and engage companies "ready willing and able" to fulfill goods/services needs of airport car rental concessionaires.

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Lasting Legacies: A White House Celebration of AA & NHPI Heritage & History

May 13 - Free

Please join the White House and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI) on Monday, May 13, 2024, for a historic, community-wide celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium.

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2024 National AANHPI Business Summit

May 15th - Free

The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month by hosting the 2024 National AANHPI Business Summit on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm ET in Washington D.C. This business summit will commemorate the contributions and achievements of the AANHPI business community.

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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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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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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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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

(713) 782-7222