We help entrepreneurs grow their businesses with connections

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


VACC Launches Its International Trade Activities via Inward Trade Mission from India to the USA

VACC Participates in Inward Trade Mission from India in Multi- Industry Trade Mission to the USA from India on April 25, 2019.

Our co hosted Inward Trade Mission event from India to Washington DC by the Embassy of India ‘s Ministry of Commerce requesting assistance from VACC to refer interest industry members.

The event  will kick-off with a luncheon and one on one meetings with VACC Members. VACC prepares our US and Asian company members on trade event meeting assessment, readiness, and industry match making to participate in this multi-sectoral inward trade event to promote energy, food, and electronics in collaboration with local and state government from Agriculture and Non Agriculture sectors.

Contact Ms My Lan Tran, Executive Director of the VACC at: aabac@aabac.org for details and participation.


VACC Co-Hosts Trade Mission from USA to Namibia 

VACC co-Hosts a Multi-Industry Trade Mission to Namibia May 20-24, 2019.

Our co hosted Trade Mission 2019 to Namibia is hosted by H.E. Ambassador Monica Nashandi in partnership with VACC. 

The Trade Mission will kick-off with a business forum to be followed by engagements with the US Ambassador in Windhoek, economic Ministers, H.E Geingob at one on one meetings, and  touristy excursions around the capital city. 

VACC prepares our members on export readiness, market research and assessment to participate in this multi-sectoral event to promote Agribusiness; Infrastructure; Mining, Oil and Gas Exploration; Renewable Energy; Manufacturing; Hospitality; Telecommunications; Health & Medical Services, Fishing, Construction.

Contact Ms My Lan Tran, Executive Director of the VACC at: aabac@aabac.org for details and participation.

Launches Its Iconic ProcureCon Hampton Roads 2019

The US South East Region’s highly popular VACC signature 3rd Annual ProcureCon Hampton Roads Buyer EXPO on March 7, 2019  (at the Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads Headquarters in Suffolk) was a great success with 200+ attendees and 25 primes and local, state. and federal buyers. It was one full day filled with networking, relationship building, IMPACT Panel program, group match making, and education opportunities.

VACC seeks next Buyers-Exhibitors for ProcureCon Hampton Roads 2020 to be held in Norfolk in March 2020!  We have outstanding  programming partnership, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities to accommodate our growing followers trusting on our brand ‘s unique small business development and capacity development accomplishments in the Hampton Roads region and throughout the South East U.S.  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 B2B-B2G summit 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.

Through direct counseling by top national multi-award winning counseling staff, we provide a range of powerful management and technical assistance services.


Do you want to bring your business to the NEXT level? 


Ready to grow your business?  Staffed by  three times award winning counselors from the SBA for Region 3 and the Commonwealth of Virginia , we are the organization you can turn to for:

  • Business  Development Plan redesign – Domestic and International
  • Marketing – Domestic and International
  • Entering world markets
  • Selling to the government
  • Creating relationships with large commercial companies


Interested in selling to the Government and large primes?

VACC Members are offered direct assistance in selling to local, state and federal government organizations.  These services are provided at no charge.

VACC Procurement assistance includes identifying markets, providing group training, and offering access to local, state, and federal business connections.

When you are ready to sell to the government and larger corporations, we assist you in working toward the goal of preparing to submit your first bid or proposal.  We refer you to: Procurement training –  Procurement agencies and larger corporations-Business certification process and contact.



Join VACC Business Ambassador Program! 

Interested in growing your own brand? Passionate about the VACC brand of service and focused small business assistance and mission?  Join our Ambassador program!

VACC  Brand Ambassadors are selected because they have a large following.  Our Ambassadors champion the 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  today at aabac@aabac.org and be ready to lead, shine, and grow your bottom line.

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 Multi 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






The 15th Annual ProcureCon MatchMaker EXPO 2019 in Richmond

Thursday May 16, 2019 – Jefferson Hotel, in Richmond * Virginia

Register now!  https://procureconmay2019.eventbrite.com

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 .  The highly focused Reverse Trade Show engage top 30 powerful buyers from both the corporate and government sectors seeking subcontractors in all industries.

Coming soon! 




The 6th Annual ProcureCon NOVA Buyer EXPO 2019

Thursday October 24, 2019 in Fairfax  * Virginia

We will again bring together 250+ 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 coming soon in June 2019

Check back often for updates. Drop us a line to get event updates at: aabac@aabac.org 







The 11th Annual Asian Chamber Gala 2019

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.

International arts and culture 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

  • Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Hosts: June BASH Mixer Hampton Roads Thursday June 20, 2019 * From 5:30 pm to 7:30...

    June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at
  • VACC  Hosts JUNE BASH NOVA Mixer   Thursday June 27, 2019 * From 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Location: More details coming soon...

    June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at
  • Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Hosts: August BASH Mixer Hampton Roads Thursday August 15 , 2019 * From 5:30 pm to...

    August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at
  • VACC  Hosts The 2019 Philippine-Virginia Forum   Thursday August 22, 2019 * From 11 am to 1:30 pm Location: More details coming soon...

    August 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at
  • 82019-ia Asian Chamber of Commerce Hosts: August BASH Mixer NOVA Wednesday 28, 2019 * From 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Location: More...

    August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at
  • Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Mid Atlantic Office Hosts: SEPTEMBER 2019 BASH MIXER                 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Thursday September 12, 2019 Location: More...

    September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at
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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.

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