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Joined by a powerful network of 5,000+ decision makers and diverse suppliers across the Mid-Atlantic and South East U.S, we are committed to being the brand of choice for Small Business to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses with dynamic connections and capacity development
THE NATION’S ICONIC ASIAN CHAMBER 
VACC Launches Our TV Variety Show 

 

In February 2019, VACC launched ASIA SPEAKS, its own Variety TV Show Programming via Cox Communications’ Yurview Virginia, available to Cox customers in all markets online and on its cable network.

ASIA SPEAKS as a VACC TV Show focuses on Living, Business, Issues, and Community on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, Thursdays at 6 pm, and Saturday at 9:30 am.  This schedule will repeat each months on channels 74 in Fairfax County, 77 in Fredericksburg, 9 in Roanoke, and 11 in the Hampton Roads.

Our TV Show focus on telling local stories that help people connect to the things they love with focus on the Asian cultures and communities from across Virginia ”  said Tinh Phan, VACC Chairman.

“Watch and learn more about the Asian cultures on VACC’s ASIA SPEAKS to make your life and business more globally connected, to reach more peoples, or to empower, said My Lan Tran, VACC Executive Director.

ASIA SPEAKS pursued additional partnerships and story-telling.  For  programming partnership, sponsorship, or story-telling opportunities . So far we have gained large size sponsors trusting on our brand ‘s unique global appeal. If interested in being a sponsor, please contact us at: aabac@aabac.org

Have you checked out our Event Calendars?

Our Industry Partnership Mixers,  Procurement BASH Networking events, Economic and Industry Summits, and Procurement Conferences bring together hundreds of small and large businesses for one on one for win-win partnerships. Our signature conferences have helped dozens of of VACC members to become Top Asian Companies in the Nation.  Join us and benefit from endless business referrals through our Business Ambassador Program.

WE ARE CONNECTED  
We are committed to our Members! 

With thousands of powerful national, state, regional, and local decision makers connections, we are dedicated to be your source for everything Growth, Expansion, Development, and Connections!

A National Award Winning Asian Chamber 

VACC Leaders together with over 500  years of business experience cordially invite you to join us today and enjoy high level of business development activities, one on one Buyer Referrals services, and coaching, plus:

  • Receive exclusive leads and opportunities 
  • Receive invitation to special In-Network free events by-invitation only
  • Tap into our CareerConnect network of young talents
  • Participate in our Industry Council meetings
  • Enjoy capacity building events, social networking events, match making, referrals, and brand promotion.
  • Gain direct access to career and job opportunities
  • Receive nomination for our annual Student Scholarships
  • Opportunities to be a Special Event Sponsors
MARK THE DATES! 
The 3rd Annual ProcureCon Hampton Roads Buyer EXPO 

Theme: Innovation for Growth  

Wednesday March 7, 2019 at Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads Headquarters in Suffolk

We will bring together 300 contractors and dozens of local, state, federal agencies, and prime contractors for one full day filled with networking, relationship building, IMPACT Panel program, group match making, and education opportunities.  This high level Reverse Trade Show engage top 30 decision makers in all spectrum of Hampton Roads industries.

Register now

The 15th Annual ProcureCon MatchMaking Conference 2019 in Richmond

Thursday May 16, 2019 at the Five Star Jefferson Hotel, in Richmond * Virginia

Meet hundreds of small business contractors and dozens of local, state, federal agencies, and prime contractor representatives at one full productive day filled with relationship building, match making, resources, and education opportunities .

This specialized, high level Reverse Trade Show engage top 30 powerful buyers from both the corporate and government sectors seeking subcontractors in the managerial/professional/business services, legal, finance, manufacturing, construction/building, medical, info-tech, education sectors. There are also a growing interest in the exports/imports sectors.

Registration opens on March 1, 2019
The 9th Annual ProcureCon NOVA Buyer EXPO 

Thursday October 24, 2019 at I-Global University Conference Center, in Tysons, Vienna * Virginia

We will again bring together 200+ suppliers to meet with dozens of local, state, federal agencies, and prime contractor representatives for one full day filled with prospecting, match making, and business  development activities. 

This focused event has so far served more 2000 diverse suppliers and more than 250 decision makers seeking qualified vendors in the medical, technology, professional, architectural/ engineering, and construction trade sectors have participated in ProcureCon NOVA EXPO.

Registration opens in July 2019

OUR ICONIC CELEBRATION 

The 11th Annual Asian Chamber Gala

December 4, 2019 at The Jefferson Hotel

This is a platform intended to foster conversation among our corporate sponsors and philanthropists on how service influence social change.

Annual Asian Student Scholarship 2019

Scholarships will be awarded to the  three (3) most deserved students.  The online Application form will be made public beginning June 2019.  The Application deadline is: October 31, 2019.

Cultural Exhibits 

Exhibits from exotic Asian nations are displayed by Asian Embassies. Participating country delegates so far include China, Thailand,  Indonesia, Vietnam, The Philippines, Mongolia, and Korea. The Annual Night Walk In the Garden of Cultures, our new signature artistic program features traditional performances from regional and national artists.

Our Signature Global Connections Program

This focused program is customized specifically for the government and global diplomats and by invitation only.

Sponsorship opportunities are available now.

Please contact us at Email: aabac@aabac.org for details.

Registration opens in Summer 2019

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About Us

We are the Asian American Business Assistance Center (AABAC), doing business as the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce (VACC), serving the domestic and international business development needs of the Mid Atlantic and Southern States business community in Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.

Fueled by the Virginia Asian Foundation (VAF), our C3 Charitable Sister Agency, and with more than 1,500 Network members in the U.S AAPI community, we are the public voice of Asian American Pacific Islanders businesses in the U.S. Mid Atlantic.

Our Mission

To promote and facilitate the success of our members through networking, outreach, business development, capacity building, advocacy, and connections.

Enter a Whole New World of Connectivity

AABAC/VACC membership is an investment in the Mid Atlantic region’s business community today and for the future.

Our membership offers you valuable access to a network of government and corporate decision makers and other  businesses through our regional conferences, Buyer Days, and matchmaking activities.

Each membership level offers an array of benefits and opportunities to help your company get connected.

Join us today!

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