THE NATION’S ICONIC ASIAN CHAMBER & A NEW POWERFUL VOICE OF MINORITY BUSINESSES IN VIRGINIA
VACC To Host the 11th Annual Asian Business Gala- December 4th at the Jefferson Hotel
Global Business Connections & VIP Reception – At The Rotunda – 5:00 pm to 645 pm
VACC ’s signature “Global Business Connections” is a Diplomatic Match Making is at the Dominion Room. Program Description: Virginia government and industry delegates will meet one on one or at one full group with Indian diplomats – commerce officers from 5:00 to 6 15 pm. All will join the VIP Reception from 6:15 pm to 6 45 pm and all will be joining the Banquet on the Hotel 2nd Floor at 6:45 pm.
Virginia Asian Foundation’s signature Annual “Night Walk in the Garden of Culture” by the Volunteers of the CCI (Cultural Center of India) in Chesterfield will follow.
PROGRAM 2: Gala Banquet – At the Grand Ball Room, 2nd Floor – 6:45 pm to 8:00 pm
- Dr. Michael Rao, President, Virginia Commonwealth University (Confirmed Keynote Speaker) – 7:05 pm to 7:15 pm
- Embassy of India (Confirmed, Dignitary Name TBD – Honorary Remarks) – 7:15 pm to 7:25 pm
- Cultural Expressions #1 (Traditional Dance) – 7:25 pm- 7:30 pm
- Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce’s Excellence in Service Award ( 4 Awards) – 7:30 pm to 7:45 pm
VACC’s New Branded Accolade: We are now THE Official Voice of Minority Businesses in the Hampton Roads Region!
On September 25, at the Hampton City Hall, VACC was formally recognized by the small, minority business community government and service providers as THE Voice of All Ethnic- Minority business in the Hampton Roads Region.
We connect this diverse group with the Hampton Roads region’s service partners to help them start, operate, and expand their businesses whether they are in the start – up phase or as small businesses in a growth mode. As the only minority business advocacy trade association in the Hampton Roads with 100 + years combined in economic development and workforce development policies and hands-on international trade experience record, we promote equality and equity for under-served small businesses in this emerging region.
6th Annual ProcureCon NOVA Industry Day – November 7, 2019 in Fairfax Was a Great Success
This iconic annual VACC’s Northern Virginia B2B Industry Day event was a great success thanks to an outstanding programming partnership, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities to accommodate our growing followers trusting on our brand. During our dynamic Morning Plenary Session panel, speakers addressed on how to build sustainable business relationship with the 16 participating event buyers. Several members made the trip from as far as Alabama and New Jersey to join us. We are all grateful for all our buyers and speakers dedicated service. Governor Office Liaison Official came by to read the Governor’s Letter of Support. View our exciting Photo Gallery.
VACC Continues to Help Virginia with its Census 2020 Count
Under the leadership of Mr Tinh Phan, VACC Chairman and Founder in following our tradition and record in helping the United States with its Census 2010 Count project by working with the Obama administration back in 2008 and 2009, VACC continues to help Virginia regions and Commonwealth of Virginia with its Census 2020 Count. We champion the Complete count Commission created by Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia and Northern Virginia Complete Count Commission (Business Committee).
Virginia Asian Foundation Offers Student Scholarships
The Program Application is now on line at http://www.aabac.org . The mission of the Virginia Asian Foundation’s Asian Student Scholarship Program is to promote the entrepreneurial spirit in Asian American students within the context of global business opportunities and challenges.
VACC Celebrates the Growth of E Commerce and Mid Atlantic Capital Region Throughout 2019
Among them were Stephen Harrington of the Greater Washington Partnership, VP Joseph Anderson of Alibaba, and Brian Moore sharing technology, e-commerce success, and economic / workforce development growth brought by Amazon HQ2 to our events great crowds.
VACC and The Embassy of India Ministry of Commerce : The New Indo-Pacific/USA Connections
During the Spring and Summer, VACC Executive Director My Lan Tran, representing 65,000 Asian American businesses, assisted the Embassy of India with several of its investment and trade projects/trade missions.
The Embassy of India and VACC now have been connecting regularly via several meetings at the Embassy. On December 4, the Embassy will be visiting Richmond at our 11th Annual Chamber Gala: Gateway to Asia. The Ministry of India will be well represented by several Economic Counselors and invited Minister of Economics Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra.
VACC Now Has a Global Trade Representative
Due to market potentials, VACC is planning for a trade event on Doing Business in Africa targeted for Spring 2020. Meanwhile, VACC Trade Counselor prepares our members on export readiness to participate in this multi-sectoral events.
In November 2019, VACC Trade Representative Johnson Thankachan is returning to Winhoek to follow up with African trade leads and conduct market research for the Chamber.
As a result, Virginia companies are now winning million of dollars in direct global contract work.
The 15th Annual ProcureCon EXPO 2019 in Richmond: Many have signed multi-million $ contracts!
The highly focused Reverse Trade Show engaged 30 powerful buyers from both the corporate and government sectors seeking subcontractors in all industries.
ProcureCon Richmond in May 2020 will be a Match Making Event in Richmond
This year it will be highly focused on Match Making and Business Certifications.
We expect this show to be another great success.
In 2019, more than 200 attendees and 25 primes and local, state. and federal buyer took part in ProcureCon EXPO 2019 in May at the Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, VA.
Website coming soon in January 2020.
Buyers-Exhibitors Are Lining Up for 4th Annual ProcureCon Hampton Roads -August 26, 2020
We have outstanding programming partnership, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities to accommodate our growing followers trusting on our brand.
We are honored to have already established a Waiting List for participating exhibiting Buyers. If interested in being an Exhibitor and / or a Sponsor, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you checked out our 2019-2020 Event Calendars?
Our signature 2019-2020 Bi Monthly -state wide Industry Partnership Mixers, Procurement BASH Networking events, Economic and Industry Summits, and B2B-B2G Forums bring together hundreds of small and large businesses for win-win partnerships.
Our signature Regional Business Match making events , Networking Mixers, Forums, and Conferences have helped hundreds of VACC members to become Top Asian Companies in the Nation.
Through direct counseling by top national multi-award winning business counselors, we provide a range of powerful technical assistance services.
Bring your enterprises to the NEXT level!
- Business Development Plan redesign – Domestic and International
- Marketing – Domestic and International
- Selling to the government and large commercial companies
Interested in selling to the Government and large primes? Year round VACC powerful network of procurement experts from both the public and private sectors advisors are ready to meet you at our three major regional conferences, ProcureCon Expos in all major Virginia regions.
Join VACC Business Ambassador Program!
VACC Champions promote the Asian Chamber mission with their own customers in the marketplace based on the business goals for their own brand. Consider joining us as an Ambassador? Contact us at email@example.com and be ready to lead and grow your bottom line.