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2021 AAPI Heritage Month Events
May 31st, 2021
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AAPI Amplified with Houston Fashion Designers
May 6th, 2021
AAPI AmplifiedJoin Houston First as we celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Houston fashion designers: Danny Nguyen Couture, Kimono Zulu, Mysterious by NPN, and Poshak Fashion & Style. Enjoy cultural performances, shop Asian-owned businesses at our pop-up market and discover a variety of Asian flavors with local food trucks.Event DetailsDate: Saturday, May 22ndTime: 5pm - ...
Governor’s Small Business Webinar: Starting a Business in Texas
May 6th, 2021
When:May 13, 2021 1:00 pm – 2:00 pmWhere:OnlineAbout the Event:Texas remains the best state in the U.S. to start a business. Join the Governor's Small Business Team and a panel of subject-matter experts as they discuss the initial steps for starting and operating a business in the state. The webinar will highlight key sources of information for entrepreneurs and resources to help small businesses ...
A Tale of Two Leading Global Economic Cities: Hong Kong and Houston
May 3rd, 2021
As world economies start to emerge out of the pandemic, new marketing strategies and "thinking global" are part of the conversation.  Choosing countries and cities beyond local borders can open doors to innovative possibilities, but making informed decisions before you make the "leap" is a must.    Join the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Greater Houston Partnership and the Port of Houston fo...
5th National MBE Manufacturers Summit
May 3rd, 2021
May 11-13, 2021About this Event Join leading MBE manufacturers together with the most promising contemporary technology innovators at the 5th National MBE Manufacturers Summit. Acquire knowledge, analyze the global market trends, and identify breakthrough innovation and its impact on the manufacturing industry. Put your innovation front and center during the Poster “Walk,” and connect with potenti...
Newsletter - Events for May
May 3rd, 2021
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Live Webinar - Getting Ready For International Trade
May 3rd, 2021
DATESMay 6 | May 11 | May 13 | May 20 | May 27SERIES SESSIONS  Session 1: Readiness to ExportWhat does it take for a company to be ready to export? This session will look at what needs to be in place before exporting. Learn the most important actions you need to take to ensure you are successful.Session 2: Where To ExportA critical decision a company must make when planning to export is the select...
Applications Open - Southern Opportunity and Resilience (SOAR) Fund
May 3rd, 2021
Applications are now open for the Southern Opportunity and Resilience (SOAR) Fund - a new program created by a diverse group of community lenders aimed at helping small businesses and nonprofits navigate and rebuild from the Covid-19 health and economic crisis. Small business owners and nonprofits, with fewer than 50 employees, across the South can apply for very low interest loans of up to $100,0...
Learn about Taiwan’s economic status from a global perspective
May 3rd, 2021
Learn about Taiwan’s economic status from a global perspective in addition to potential opportunities for trade and investment. As the United States' 9th-largest trading partner and the 8th-largest market for American agricultural products in the world, Taiwan has strong trade and economic ties with the United States. With the ongoing relocation of global supply chains, more Taiwanese companies ar...
A Discussion of Federal Resources on Addressing Anti-Asian Racism
May 3rd, 2021
WHIAAPI Regional Network - Region 6 Asian Pacific American Heritage EventAbout this EventThe federal agencies of the WHIAAPI South Central Regional Network invite you to join us during Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month for a panel discussion on anti-Asian racism and xenophobia. Representatives from the US Department of Justice, US Department of Labor/Wage and Hour ...
#AAPIStrong Heritage Month Business Summit
May 1st, 2021
The Asian/Pacific Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship (National ACE) is proud to convene their annual #AAPIStrong Heritage Month Business Summit, bringing together allies, friends, and business leaders from throughout the nation. Please join us as we celebrate the resiliency of the Asian American and Pacific Islander business community!National ACE will convene two panels. The first panel will ...
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 - 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...