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2021 Virtual Day at the Capitol - Meet
April 14th, 2021
Please join us in a virtual meet and greet with Texas lawmakers who serve on issues that affect the Asian community and Asian businesses. We will hear from each lawmaker about their work on the following important and timely issues that affect our families, businesses, and community: Impact of the Biden Plan for infrastructure and economic recovery COVID Safety Racial Equity Economic Developme...
SBA New Pandemic Relief Package Resources
March 31st, 2021
PPP New Pandemic Relief Package - The Asian Chamber is providing resources for PPP and EIDL Loan opportunities for the Asian Business Community....
Newsletter - Join The CONVERSATION for Three of our Events! View the Webinars!
March 29th, 2021
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National AAPI COVID-19 Vaccine Learning and Listening Sessions - March 25
March 25th, 2021
Date: Thursday, March 25, 7pm ET | 6pm CT | 5pm MT | 4pm PT | 1pm HT(90-minute)Overview:A learning session with national and regional AAPI community leaders from various disciplines sharing ways COVID-19 and the vaccine are impacting our communities today.Objectives:Sharing experiences surrounding views, concerns, and acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccines within the Asian American and Pacific Island...
Newsletter - A Generous Offer - Watch The SHORT Video To Find Out
March 23rd, 2021
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Newsletter - Events for the rest of March - A lot of things happening
March 18th, 2021
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Getting Ready For International E-Commerce
March 17th, 2021
International e-commerce is here to stay and businesses that are fully engaged with this powerful sales medium are reaping the rewards.  In order to get in the game and stay competitive you have to make sure your website is ready for international business.  You’ll also find out how to determine if international e-commerce is for you and resources available to businesses entering the e-commerce ar...
The Governor's Small Business Resource Portal
March 17th, 2021
The Office of Small Business Assistance is excited to announce the official launch of the Governor's Small Business Resource Portal! Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business owner, the portal will provide you with the most relevant resources and contacts to help you find success. This important tool offers a customized list of useful business resources to assist in start...
Metro's Meet the Buyer
March 17th, 2021
METRO's Meet The Buyers is the ultimate opportunity for Primes & Subcontractors to introduce their businesses and interact directly with METRO's buyers. This year's event will be virtual. Firms will still have an opportunity to meet METRO's Buyers virtually and ask them questions. After the workshop, each person who RSVP on their specific industry day, will receive a list of each buyers contact in...
COMCAST RISE $10,000 Grant - NOW ACCEPTING
March 15th, 2021
Beginning on March 1 through March 14, eligible businesses in Houston, in addition to Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit and Philadelphia, can apply for a $10,000 grant at www.ComcastRISE.com. A total of 100 grants in Houston, or 500 grants overall, will be awarded in May 2021. The Investment Fund is the latest extension of Comcast RISE, the multi-year, multi-faceted initiative launched in October 2020 tha...
FEMA - Start your recovery process
March 9th, 2021
The Best Way to Send Disaster Documents to FEMAUploading your documents online is the fastest and easiest way to send them to us.After you apply for FEMA assistance, you can create an online account and upload documentation.Your online account will have a record of what documents were sent and when they were sent.Download the FEMA app or access the site directly by visiting DisasterAssistance.gov....
Newsletter - FREE Virtual Networking this Wednesday (3/10) at 6pm CST
March 8th, 2021
View Newsletter Join the Asian Chamber of Commerce Houston in partnership with the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce Texas in a fun, interactive opportunity to socially connect with like-minded business owners through our virtual speed networking event! They are 5-minute rounds to meet new people.Find out more about The Asian Chamber athttps://asianchamber-hou.orgFind out more about Philippi...
FedEx Small Business $50,000 Grant Contest
March 3rd, 2021
The story of your small business is one worth tellingYou’ve grown stronger and wiser over the last year. And the valuable new lessons you’ve learned have helped you become more focused than ever before. Now you have a chance to win $50,000 to help you continue growing your business. Enter the 9th annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest today.......
US Census - Houston ACS 2015-2019 Profile
March 3rd, 2021
The 2015-2019 American Community Survey (ACS) for the greater Houston Area Narrative Profile. Read the overview from the US Census....
Request for Bilingual Volunteers for COVID-19 Vaccination site at NRG Park
March 2nd, 2021
As you’ve read in the news, FEMA has set up a large COVID-19 Vaccination site at NRG Park, serving 6,000 people per day. Because of the large number of our community coming through, there’s a need for bilingual volunteers to help those whose first language may not be English.There’s an urgent need for Vietnamese and Mandarin-speaking volunteers. Below are some of the highlights of the request:The ...
FOCUS on Fleet Safety Webinar
March 2nd, 2021
Take our off-ramp to Fleet SafetySafety webinar: TUESDAY, March 16, 2021@ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmTSR, the City of Houston, and the Houston Vision Zero ProgramInvite you to become a participant in a FREE Fleet Safety workforce developmentprogram for small & mid-size companies. The program helps you improve safety byadjusting your safety lenses in three key areas:LeadershipWe’ll help you build a safety ...
SBA FACT SHEET - DISASTER LOANS - TEXAS Declaration
February 24th, 2021
The SBA has published a fact sheet with more information on loan eligibility, specifics regarding interest rates and other loan details. This historic winter storm, unlike anything experienced to date, has brought new challenges to our residents and small businesses. We would like to make you aware of new federal disaster assistance available through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). I...
SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program
February 24th, 2021
Building on a month of strong results, the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses.The latest round of Paycheck Protection Program funding opened one month ago and already the Biden Administration has succeeded in making major improvements to...
Targeted EIDL Advance and MAP
February 24th, 2021
COVID-19 Targeted EIDL Advance was signed into law on December 27, 2020, as part of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Non-Profits, and Venues Act. The Targeted EIDL Advance provides businesses located in low-income communities with additional funds to ensure small business continuity, adaptation, and resiliency. Advance funds of up to $10,000 will be available to applicants located i...
The Harvey Small Business Grant Program Is Now Accepting Applications
February 24th, 2021
Hurricane Harvey generated long-term impact and challenges for Houston’s small business sector. The Harvey Economic Development Program (HEDP) provides support to impacted small businesses and communities through small business loans and grants. The program prioritizes microenterprises, which are defined as small businesses consisting of 5 employees or fewer, including the owner. This program will...