Events and Information from our Partners

Read the latest newsletter related to the Asian Chamber of Commerce with events and resources for our business community around the City of Houston.
Please Join Us Tuesday, April 23, 2024 For the Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum (GHBPF) Breakfast Meeting scheduled from 8:00 am to 11:00 am @ The Ion (First 3 hours free parking in the Red Lot) We are pleased to Announce our upcoming Forum as we host: "Doing Business Within Our Healthcare Industry" Hear from Representatives of some of Houston's major Hospitals and Healthcare Networks as they discuss upcoming Projects, Community Initiatives and related Business Opportunities.
Wells Fargo has published a Small Business Resource Guide that highlights their efforts to expand access to capital, invest in our communities, support women business owners, and our commitment to work with diverse suppliers. The resources include QR codes where you will be directed to additional details on each program and support for in-person and digital events.
Read the latest newsletter related to the Asian Chamber of Commerce with events and resources for our business community around the City of Houston.
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.
Read the latest newsletter related to the Asian Chamber of Commerce with events and resources for our business community around the City of Houston.
Come join us at the Harris County Department of Education for an exciting breakfast event focused on empowering MWBEs in Harris County! This in-person event will bring together local businesses, government officials, and community leaders to discuss strategies for progress and growth as well as Business Continuity. Don’t miss this opportunity to network, learn, and collaborate with fellow entrepreneurs and advocates. Let’s work together to build a stronger, more inclusive community for all!
In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, this event is a collaboration between SBA’s Office of Government Contracting & Business Development (GCBD), the SBA Houston District Office, NASA JSC, Apex Accelerator, Asian Chamber of Commerce, and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce!
Attend the 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.
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.
The Asian Chamber Foundation will award 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 encourage those qualify to apply.
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!
Join us at the Lone Star College's Business Opportunity Vendor Expo! This highly anticipated event presents a unique opportunity for local businesses like yours to network with stakeholders from our campuses and beyond.
Come enjoy a hearty & hot breakfast and get to know Southwest District board members, public officials, and community, and business leaders.
Join the SBA Houston District Office an upcoming event to learn more about access to capital, SBA Lending Programs and meet SBA-approved lenders!
We would like to invite you for this community engagement meeting that Ernst & Young is hosting on April 9th at the West Gray Multi Service Center, from 3-7pm. It's a casual meeting and not for the full 4 hours, but it's an event where you can stop by to give your feedback and go!
The Houston Airport System Office of Business Opportunity is delighted to extend an invitation to you for an exclusive webinar titled "How to Estimate Projects?" In today's fast-paced business environment, effective project estimation is paramount for ensuring successful project delivery. Whether you're a seasoned project manager or new to project estimation, this webinar will provide invaluable insights and practical strategies to enhance your skills and drive project success.
Join us at Lone Star College's business opportunity vendor expo! This event offers local businesses the opportunity to network with stakeholders from our campuses. Gain insights into key topics such as the LSC Procurement Disparity Study, upcoming construction projects, and the LSC Procurement Pipeline. Let's forge valuable connections together!
PeopleFund’s BIPOC Small Business Accelerator provides underserved entrepreneurs in Texas with the capital, education, and resources needed to support healthy business growth. As a Community Development Financial Institution, our work focuses on creating economic opportunity for low to moderate-income individuals and communities. Staying true to our vision and values, this program is open to all regardless of race, gender or creed.
Read the latest newsletter related to the Asian Chamber of Commerce with events and resources for our business community around the City of Houston.
National ACE is excited to work with American Express and Main Street America to support the Backing Small Businesses grant program. Through the Backing Small Businesses grant program, we are helping to support economically vulnerable and under-resourced small businesses with community reach. This year, Backing Small Businesses will provide 500 small business grants of $10,000 to eligible small businesses in the U.S. and U.S. territories
Presented by Kroger and BMW West, indulge in an unforgettable experience with an all-inclusive ticket that includes engaging displays, live music, over 300 beverages to sample, and dishes from 30+ top-notch restaurants.
Read the latest newsletter related to the Asian Chamber of Commerce with events and resources for our business community around the City of Houston.
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.
Join us for the Gulfton Small Business Resource Fair, where we bring together a diverse array of organizations dedicated to supporting local businesses like yours.
Read the latest newsletter related to the Asian Chamber of Commerce with events and resources for our business community around the City of Houston.
#IRS will hold special Saturday hours at many Taxpayer Assistance Centers to help people during this filing season. Learn more at https://ow.ly/ISnL50QNJiq
Join our Monthly Meetup to learn about ACC Membership. This is a step-by-step guide to maximize your chamber membership and help use it to grow your business. Learn about the Chamber's mission, values, structure and our programs and events in 2024. This is free and open to members and non-members.
From February 26, 2024, through April 8, 2024, small businesses in the Greater Houston area will have the opportunity to unlock the application for this round of the grant funding. mall businesses that complete the application, and are registered in a local zip code, will be eligible for consideration to receive a $10,000 grant! 
Fort Bend ISD's Small Business Enterprise Program hosts workshops for interested contractors, subcontractors and other business partners that are interested in learning more about doing business with Fort Bend ISD. Attendees also get the opportunity to network and learn about other business opportunites.
Seminar Highlights: Unique Loan Products: Discover a diverse range of flexible and affordable loans tailored to meet your specific needs. Whether you’re expanding your operations, acquiring new equipment, or renovating your workspace, we’ve got you covered.
All participants will have the opportunity to participate and engage with the University of Houston to learn more about opportunities.
The 3rd Annual Bankers’ Fair, a collaborative effort by METRO & PORT HOUSTON, is set to take place on Wednesday, March 27, 2024. This event, held at the Power Center in Houston, Texas, is dedicated to helping small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises (SMWBE) access capital. The fair will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., providing ample time for attendees to network, learn, and explore opportunities. This initiative, partnered with the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA), is a testament to the community’s commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in business.
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
OBO has developed several resources to assist business owners who are seeking funding. They are designed to connect you with appropriate financing resources for your small business or startup. The content provided is for educational purposes only. You must conduct your own research and seek the advice of a licensed financial professional, if necessary for your individual situation.
H-E-B is the nation’s 5th largest privately owned company with more than 425 stores (Texas and Mexico) and over 145,000 Partners (employees). They buy millions of dollars of goods and services every year. Many of their vendors are local, small and minority owned and from the great state of Texas. If you have thought about doing business with a company like H-E-B, then don’t miss this event. In addition to discovering what it takes to become a vendor, you will learn recent updates around their Quest for Texas Best contest, now entering it’s 11th year.
The Houston Center SBDC is a business advising and training center of the University of Houston Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network serving 32 counties in Southeast Texas. The SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
This is a unique networking opportunity for local businesses to build positive relationships with our members and the Asian community. Businesses are encouraged to participate and support the educational programs offered through the Asian Chamber Foundation.
Since 2021, the CHEF program has provided over $630K in savings incentives on new commercial kitchen equipment. We’ve helped to reduce energy bills and promote a sustainable, clean energy future for the foodservice industry.
From February 26, 2024, through April 8, 2024, small businesses in the Greater Houston area will have the opportunity to unlock the application for this round of the grant funding. Please see below the grant application steps:
America's Seed Fund Road Tour is a national outreach effort to connect innovators and entrepreneurs to non-dilutive, technology funding opportunities provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, known as "America's Seed Fund".
Join us for an exclusive Small Business Success Meetup, presented in collaboration with the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity. This event is designed to provide vital information about a special program aimed at supporting small businesses that were affected by COVID-19. Don't miss out on this chance to access valuable resources and information that can help your business thrive in challenging times.
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. This Gala Celebration will take place on Friday, June 21, 2024 and will honor minority owned Construction firms and the Corporations and Community Partners who support them.
The Us Space is hosting a virtual event for Women's History Month, featuring a fireside chat with representatives from SBA Houston and City of Houston. The discussion will focus on the benefits of woman-owned business certifications and provide tips, resources, and a Q&A session to empower business growth.
MBU - Prime Contractors: “Understanding Small Business Compliance Requirements" MBU - Prime Contractors: “Understanding Small Business Compliance Requirements" Wednesday - February 28, 2024 10:00am - 11:30am
Join our Monthly Meetup to learn about ACC Membership. This is a step-by-step guide to maximize your chamber membership and help use it to grow your business. Learn about the Chamber's mission, values, structure and our programs and events in 2024. This is free and open to members and non-members.
With Asia being the number one trade region to and from the City of Houston, the Asian Chamber will be hosting our annual Trade Forum where companies and individuals can learn about import/export trade and the opportunities/risks involved in moving to a global market, especially in Asia.
IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: Apply for SBA PPP Loan Direct Forgiveness for Loans Under $150,000 Before March 3, 2024 PLEASE NOTE: If your lender is not participating in direct forgiveness through SBA, you must contact your lender directly and follow the lender's forgiveness process
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! The Sam's Club - Texas Open Call for a chance to pitch your products and potentially have them sold in Sam's Club stores. We encourage Texas-based small business owners and entrepreneurs to apply for the Sam’s Club Texas Open Call event. This is the perfect platform to showcase products that are made, grown, or assembled in Texas, with the possibility of being featured on Sam’s Club shelves.
Score at ACC we offer free and low-cost business workshops to help small business owners and entrepreneurs gain the skills they need to help their businesses thrive. The workshops are offered online and in person.

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