Posts with the category “around-the-chamber”

Project Enginuity
by San San Fan on July 24th, 2021
Project Enginuity, a new initiative in North America supported by Chase, is designed to accelerate and empower business founders nationally to secure non-dilutive capital through SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) government awards.  Read More
Ready, set, go for Tokyo!
by Asian Chamber on July 19th, 2021
Comcast Brings The Olympic Games Home in delivering a winning viewing experience from start to finish that’s even better than being there, with even more ways to view and more hours of coverage than ever.Among the firsts for Tokyo Olympics viewing:Live morning broadcast of an opening ceremony. The ceremony will be rerun in evening prime time, and NBC’s primetime coverage of both the opening and cl...  Read More
Port Houston Business Equity Kick-Off
by Asian Chamber on July 17th, 2021
You are invited to attend the Port Houston Business Equity Kick-Off for the newly established Business Equity Division and the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program on Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT.For safety reasons, the event will be held in a hybrid format. You will have the opportunity to view the Business Equity Kick-Off Event on Facebook Live.Remarks...  Read More
SBDC Webinars
by San San Fan on July 16th, 2021
The SBDC hosts free, LIVE webinars every week, and has an extensive library of recorded webinars on small business tips and strategies - all presented by industry experts. See our list of webinars and register today!Register here:  Read More
USRCC's 11th Annual Welcome OTC Reception 2021
by San San Fan on July 13th, 2021
The USRCC’s OTC Reception provides energy professionals the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters.  Read More
Port Houston Business Equity
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
Port Houston is committed to supplier diversity and inclusion. Our new Business Equity Division provides resources to small, minority- and woman-owned businesses (MWBE) seeking to grow and participate in Port Houston procurements.  Read More
Waste Management Supplier Diversity Initiative
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
Waste Management is launching Share the Green, an event designed to engage hundreds of women-owned businesses to advance female supplier diversity in the corporate supply chain. Selected women-owned businesses will be invited to participate in an educational incubator program with a potential opportunity to pitch their business ideas to corporations....  Read More
SBA Surplus Personal Property for Veteran-Owned Small Business Programs
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
Surplus Personal Property for Veteran-Owned Small Business programsProgram backgroundVeteran-owned small businesses (VOSB) can access federally owned personal property no longer in use through the General Services Administration's (GSA) Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program.GSA oversees the reuse and donation of federal personal property. It also:Manages GSAXcess.govAllocates property...  Read More
Turner School of Construction Management Training Program
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
For 30 years the City of Houston has partnered with Turner Construction Company to offer "Turner School of Construction Management". Participants accepted into the program who complete at least six of the first seven classes will receive a certificate of completion. This training program is FREE of charge.Program Background:The Turner School of Construction Management (TSCM), for certified Small, ...  Read More
SBA Virtual Webinar Series
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Grant ProgramsThe SBA oversees two exciting grant programs - the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. These programs award grant money to small businesses that range from $100K to $1.5M (and sometimes more) to encourage innovation and the commercialization of innovations....  Read More
Virtual Conversation with Jose A. Medrano, Director of Budget, Finance and Technology
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
A Virtual Conversation with Jose A. Medrano, Director of Budget, Finance and Technology on Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 10 AM -11 AM CDT.  Read More
MBDA InVision Tour 2021 Virtual Event
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
Join the MBDA InVision Tour on Wednesday, July 21 to discover opportunities to advance your business through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.  Read More
Vietnam International Online Business Matching Conference On Longan Products 2021
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
2021 OCA's National Virtual Summit
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
OCA — Asian Pacific American Advocates is excited to invite you to our free virtual summit on July 15-17, 2021.  Read More
MBDA Forum - Caring For Yourself And Your Business
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
Join us for the Enterprising Women of Color (EWOC) Summer Forum featuring discussions on creating a financially fit business model and making self-care a priority for business success.  Read More
Building AAPI Inclusion in Federal Policy
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) have long faced challenges to achieving belonging, safety, and equity in the US, but the intensification of anti-Asian sentiment in the US in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic calls for greater attention to this issue.  Read More
Advanced Manufacturing "Coffee with Asia" Series
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
A virtual coffee exploring trends and opportunities on the horizon for U.S. Advanced Manufacturing exporters in India. Speakers include India experts from the U.S. Commercial Service and from the Association for Manufacturing Technology - Technology Center in India.  Read More
Houston ISD Supplier Diversity Workshop
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
The Business Solutions, Supplier Diversity Department is hosting their monthly Workshop Wednesday entitled: "Get Your House In Order...To Grow Your Business with HISD". ...  Read More
TexBid - Texas Business Inclusion & Diversity Expo
by San San Fan on July 12th, 2021
Learn more about the TexBID Expo...  Read More
9th Annual Liftoff Houston
by Asian Chamber on July 12th, 2021
Liftoff Houston is the City of Houston's annual business plan competition. It is an entrepreneurial initiative that aims to empower Houstonians with business literacy education and mentorship to start their own businesses while contributing to the local growth and sustainability of the Houston economy. It is sponsored by Capital One Bank, which provides cash prizes totaling $30,000. There are two ...  Read More
HBDi Covid-19 Micro Loans Application
by San San Fan on July 10th, 2021
Learn more about HBDi's micro loans...  Read More
SBDC Texas Gulf Coast Network
by San San Fan on July 10th, 2021
Start or Grow your business today with SBDC...  Read More
Sign up for the Business Conference and Expo 2021
by Asian Chamber on June 11th, 2021
Click here to sign up for the Conference and Expo this coming Thursday, June 10th at 9am CST!...  Read More
Newsletter - A 30 Sec Teaser for Your Week - Watch to find out what is happening on Thursday
by Asian Chamber on June 7th, 2021
Click to read the newsletter...  Read More
ACC Brown Bag Series - Estate Planning
by Asian Chamber on June 3rd, 2021
An informational workshop designed specifically to discuss basic fundamentals of estate planning, how to minimize your estate taxes while maximizing the assets you pass to your heirs.Common estate planning terms and definitionsEssential estate planning documentsHow to help uncover your wealth transfer mistakesWays to avoid probateTo identify solutions to the most common mistakes in estate planning...  Read More
2021 AAPI Heritage Month Events
by Asian Chamber on May 31st, 2021
View the various events happening in celebrating 2021 Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month...  Read More
by Asian Chamber on May 26th, 2021
View the Newsletter...  Read More
Newsletter - Register for the ACC 2021 Business Conference/Expo and other events this May and June!
by Asian Chamber on May 21st, 2021
View Newsletter...  Read More
AAPI Amplified with Houston Fashion Designers
by Asian Chamber on 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, June 5th  Read More
Governor’s Small Business Webinar: Starting a Business in Texas
by Asian Chamber on 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 ...  Read More
A Tale of Two Leading Global Economic Cities: Hong Kong and Houston
by Asian Chamber on 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...  Read More
5th National MBE Manufacturers Summit
by Asian Chamber on 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...  Read More
Newsletter - Events for May
by Asian Chamber on May 3rd, 2021
View Newsletter...  Read More
Live Webinar - Getting Ready For International Trade
by Asian Chamber on 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...  Read More
Applications Open - Southern Opportunity and Resilience (SOAR) Fund
by Asian Chamber on 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...  Read More
Learn about Taiwan’s economic status from a global perspective
by Asian Chamber on 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...  Read More
A Discussion of Federal Resources on Addressing Anti-Asian Racism
by Asian Chamber on 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 ...  Read More
#AAPIStrong Heritage Month Business Summit
by Asian Chamber on 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 ...  Read More
2021 Virtual Day at the Capitol - Meet
by Asian Chamber on 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 Development State and local issues  Read More
SBA New Pandemic Relief Package Resources
by Asian Chamber on 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.  Read More