Our Purpose is to

Help you to Grow and Expand your business!

The Asian Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Small Business Development Council is now offering one-on-one business advising free to help answer some of your pressing questions. We want to offer mentorship and provide guidance to answer the tough question you may be facing. Some of the topics include: Business Accounting, Budging, Business Plan, Buy-Sell a Business, Cash Flow Management, COVID-19 Disaster Loan, Customer Relations, Commerce, Financing/Capital, Franchising, Government Contracting, Human Resources/Employees, International Trade, Legal Issues, Managing Business, Marketing/Sales, Start-up Assistance, Tax Planning, Technology.

FREE business advising is hosted at the Asian Chamber office every Monday from 9am to 12pm. Set up an appointment today!

Here are resources for your business we have curated

Doing Business in Houston

The City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity Solutions Center is a resource center for established and aspiring entrepreneurs that provides information on city, county, state and federal regulations affecting the operation of Houston-area businesses.

Visit  https://www.houstontx.gov/obo/solutionscenter/

Starting a Business in Texas

Texas offers the best business ecosystem in the nation and has frequently been named the best state to start a business. Start a business with seven basic steps. It is advisable to seek the guidance of a professional tax consultant, accountant and/or attorney to help verify that all legal requirements are met before opening up a business. Download the  OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR’S SMALL BUSINESS HANDBOOK

Visit https://gov.texas.gov/business/page/start-a-business

Business Permits – State of Texas

The Business Permit Office assists businesses in navigating Texas’ permitting, licensing and regulatory environment. The Office does not issue or administer any licenses or permits. You can download the Texas Business Licenses & Permits Guide.

Visit:  https://gov.texas.gov/business/page/business-permits-office

SBA’s Guide in Doing Business in Houston

Learn how to register your business, access local, state and federal resources, and find SBA approved lenders in around the Houston area.

Visit:  https://www.sba.gov/district/houston/doing-business-houston-district

Houston Port and Shipping Guide

Port Publishing has provided a Port and Shipping guide to help with your import/export needs in Houston

Visit:  https://houstonportsguide.com/2024/

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