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ProcureCon 2015 Success!

ProcureCon 2015 – The Asian Chamber’s 11th Annual EXPO and Coonference was a huge success greeting 400 attendants and buyers. The May 6 th Pre-Conference VIP Networking Reception warmly greeted US Congressman Dave Brat of the 7th Congressional District and Thomas Palmer, Vice President of Wells Fargo. This event was a standing room only Reception with guests feasting on a delectable international feast of Asian fair.   ON May 7th , 2015, 400 VACC members and other EXPO visiting small businesses visited theRead More…

Chairman Mr. Tinh Phan speaks at Fort Lee and Fort Eustis in Virginia

Mr. Tinh Phan, Chairman of the Board of the VACC was honorary keynote speaker in front of 500+ soldiers on May 18 and May 27, 2015 at Fort Lee and Fort Eustis, both in Virginia, home of thousands of American military personnel from all over the nation. Mr Phan spoke about the history of Asian American economic development in Virginia, a movement created and initiated by the VACC in 2004 as the first Asian Chamber of Commerce representing more than 47,5000 AsianRead More…

My Lan Tran, VACC Executive Director, a keynote speaker in Chesterfield County

My Lan Tran, VACC Executive Director, was featured as Keynote Speaker in Chesterfield County, Virginia on the topic of Asian Business Culture and Etiquette, stressing on the importance of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) activities from major Asian markets and the history of these FDI activities in the Commonwealth. On May  19, 2015, Director My Lan spoke to a crowed audience of 60 + employees coming from a dozen of diverse departments of the County ( IT-Economic Development, Planning, and  a dozenRead More…

VACC’s Chairman was a Keynote Speaker at Conference

Tinh Phan, VACC Chairman, was keynote speaker of a regional Minority Entrepreneurship Business Conference “Innovate 2 Elevate on April 16, 2015 in Lynchburg, Virginia. His key note address was on minority business progress in the 21st century . 200 attended the conference which was co sponsored by various regional chamber of commerce including Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce.  

VACC’s My Lan Tran Connected with World Leaders

My Lan Tran, VACC Executive Director, connected with Malaysian chamber of Commerce,  the Japan External Trade Office (JETRO) New York Office, and the Shanghai American Chamber of Commerce at  SelectUSA organized by the White House with focus on promoting the US as athe premier investment location  for the world investors. 2,700 businesses from 80 countries and embassies took part in the conference. President Obama was keynote speaker during the we massive conference. This event took place on March 23rd andRead More…

HOT FROM THE PRESS: Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Seeks Candidates for its 2015 Annual Business Excellence Awards

Here is your next opportunity to shine! Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Excellence Awards 2015 program recognizes the nation’s best Asian American & Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) from all over the nation.  The application deadline is Friday April 10, 2015. Apply today! Award winners are recognized at a lavished Awards Luncheon banquet during the Procurecon 2015 (May 7, 2015) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Richmond, VA.   View Awards Photo Gallery at: http://www.aabac.org/eventlist/vacc-gala-event/photo-gallery/ This award program is open toRead More…

Register for “Let’s Help CFPB Achieve Its Mission” Seminar

“Let’s Help CFPB Achieve Its Mission” Seminar will be on March 17th. This upcoming event is a business development seminar addressing CFPB agency activities, marketing tips for small businesses, available agency resources, and much more. Networking, breakfast, & presentation by Ms. Theresa Elliot- Brown. Register NOW.

Asian Chamber’s February Business Development : “Breakfast with General Dynamics”

Asian Chamber’s February Business Development : “Breakfast with General Dynamics” on February  4th in Fairfax was a huge success! With 35 business owners , many were from Maryland and Georgia. Ms. Ludmilla Parnell, Director of Business Development – Small Business Partnerships of General Dynamics Information Technology ave an outstanding presentation and the group asked many important question. View the gallery

VACC’s 6th Annual Asian Legislative Summit “Building Our Momentum”

“VACC’s 6th Annual Asian Legislative Summit “ Building Our Momentum” was a huge success with 125 VACC Members and businesses-communities; VA Governor Terry McAuliffe,  VA Secretary of Commerce Maurice Jones, VA Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran, VA Attorney General Mark Herring,  VA Del. Tim Hugo, VA Del. Betsy Carr & a dozen of VA Legislative leaders attended this ground breaking event and most spoke at the standing-room only summit. View the Gallery:  http://felixbuenophotography.zenfolio.com/p109177716#h4d9c8a1

Economic Development Visionary Award

Todd Haymore Received the Economic Development Visionary Award from the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce. Read more:   http://www.chathamstartribune.com/news/article_f94326a2-9678-11e4-a9a7-3778c25051aa.html