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The 3rd Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit 2015

Register to Join CAPRATE Events, LLC at: The Third Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit 2015 Sept 16 & 17, 2015 at the Hyatt in Reston Featuring speakers who will discuss the DC Metro-NOVA region’s most important trends, patterns, opportunities and challenges, including: * Site selection case study: “Connectivity, Power & Incentives: How and Why Loudoun County Became Host to the Largest Concentration of Data Centers in the U.S.” * How industry executives are approaching challenges including customizationRead More…

Virginia Receives an “A” for Small Business Friendliness

On August 18, 2015, Virginia received an A for overall friendliness on Thumbtack.com’s fourth annual Small Business Friendliness Survey. Virginia was the highest ranked state in the Mid-Atlantic and top 10 nationwide. Thumbtack.com surveyed 17,633 small businesses across the U.S. with 36 questions to evaluate the friendliness of state and local policies toward small businesses on more than a dozen metrics. Highlights for the Commonwealth include an A+ for ease of starting a business, licensing regulations and environmental factors. TheRead More…

ASEAN U.S. Trade Winds Forum Discussed the Future of ASEAN

VACC Executive Director My Lan Tran on August 12, 2015  networked with senior ASEAN and Malaysian Trade Ministers and high ranking business policy officials at ASEAN U.S. Trade Winds Forum, which is a quarterly event hosted on rotation at the ASEAN Embassies in Washington, DC. This is a policy and business forum focused on increasing the understanding between American and ASEAN Small and Medium Enterprise Communities hosted this quarter by the VACC’s partner, the Malaysian Chamber of Commerce. The ForumRead More…

Japan Society Economic Seminar

What Will Drive U.S. and Japanese Economic Growth in 2015? With Yukio Noguchi, Tak Miyata, Joseph Foudy, and John Bussey At VACC’S 11TH Annual ProcureCon Asia EXPO on May 6 &7, 2015, Mr. Shiro Akiyama, Executive Director, and Mr. Kenjiro Watanabe, Business Development Manager from the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) New York came to visit Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce where they met with Asian American SMES and American corporations and elected officials (see both officials at the EXPORead More…

Governor McAuliffe Announces Program for Coal & Energy Technology Companies

August 12 Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the Go Global with Coal & Energy Technology (GGCET) program, a collaboration of the Governor’s Office, the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority (VCEDA) and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) as a result of the Governor’s 2014 Energy Plan. GGCET program gives businesses in the Coalfield region an opportunity to export their expertise and products, helping them prosper and create jobs. The GGCET program assists coal and energy technology companies in the Virginia coalfieldRead More…

Notable contract wins for General Dynamics – IT- VACC Procurement Partner

      Notable contract wins for General Dynamics -IT- VACC Procurement Partner ( See above VACC members in NOVA Office with IT Procurement Leader Ludmilla Parnell in one among several Doing Business with General Dynamics Forums  in Fairfax) VACC Northern Virginia Office reported today that according to the Washington Post , our partner, General Dynamics Information Technology has won an $881 million contract to deliver IT in support of the U.S. Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation Systems Extended program. The contract-Read More…

Eight Virginia communities among Top 100 Most Educated Places in America

Great News! Financial fitness website NerdWallet named eight Virginia communities to its 100 Most Educated Places in America list. NerdWallet named eight Virginia communities to its 100 Most Educated Places in America list. The top ranking Virginia locality was McLean (No.5). According to NerdWallet’s analysis, nearly 81 percent of residents there have bachelor’s degrees. Other places in the Commonwealth that made the list were: Arlington (No. 21); Short Pump, (No. 26); Oakton (No. 31); Reston (No. 48); South Riding (No.Read More…

6,300 Federal Business Opportunities Totaling $505 Million – To Be Released by Year End 2015

Virginia Asian Chamber Of Commerce Bringing Business Opportunities and Resources to Small Businesses! HOT NEWS! VACC announces that a free webinar regarding 6,300 + federal opportunities to be likely to be released by year-end CY 2015, totaling approximately $505 million in business ready to be won will be held on August 27, 2015 at 2pm. VACC encourages all small businesses to discover which opportunities to target ! Webinar highlights will also include: • Analysis of fourth quarter calendar year 2015Read More…

Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Helps Virginia Government and Businesses Understand The Asia Pacific Region

Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce’s seasoned business counselors and leaders and business specialists have helped hundreds of Virginia businesses succeeding in the domestic market through our decade of business development and education activities. With more then forty years of experience in international trade and investment our staff has also helped numerous Virginia businesses understand global cultural nuances, create prospective markets, explore new opportunities, and establish productive operations in the Asia-Pacific region. The Asian Chamber serves as a bridge between theRead More…

ProcureCon NOVA 2015 EXPO is October 1 in Fairfax

VIRGINIA ASIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S NORTHERN VIRGINIA OFFICE Proudly presents: ProcureCon NOVA 2015 The 2nd Annual Regional Business To Business Procurement Conference, EXPO, and Match Making OPPORTUNITY + CONNECTIONS II Thursday October 1, 2015 – 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM The Three Flint Hill Professional Building Penthouse Conference Center – 3201 Jermantown Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030 Introducing Our First Keynote Speaker: Shekar Narasimhan – Managing Partner at Beekman Advisors About Shekar: The White House Adviser to President Obama Commission onRead More…