Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce

We are the U.S Asian Chamber of Commerce with 7 offices some located at regional government offices across Virginia. Fueled by the Virginia Asian Foundation, our C3 Non Profit Sister Agency, and with more than 5,000 members in the community, we are the public voice of Asian Business.

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Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce – A Key Agency For Virginia Future

A Place at the Table Article on Richmond Magazine highlighted Asian Chamber accomplishments to serve Asian-American business communities – by Megan Wilson – February 7, 2017 The Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce helps connect business leaders across the state.  My Lan Tran, the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce’s executive director was interviewed by Richmond Magazine for its January 2017 edition.   She cited a few examples of the types of minor differences that can affect business relationships. The Virginia Asian ChamberRead More…

Feb 14 – HAMPTON ROADS Small Business Supplier Forum in Norfolk Was A Smashing Success

Feb 14 – HAMPTON ROADS Small Business Supplier Forum Drew Over 50 Small Businesses from All Over the Commonwealth. Article on INSIDE BUSINESS – PILOT ONLINE highlighted the event:   HOT NEWS! VACC Hampton Roads  Office’s : HAMPTON ROADS Small Business Supplier Forum which was held on February 14, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm at Slover Library, in Norfolk was a smashing success with more than 50 small businesses and organizations attending the dynamic forum.  The main focus behind the eventRead More…

Asian Chamber Day at the Capitol 2017

Asian Chamber Day at the Capitol: The 8th Annual Asian Legislative Summit and Reception 2017   View our 2017 Asian Chamber Day at The Capitol Gallery:   On February 1, 2017, VACC led about 25 Asian owned companies from various Asian countries to meet with Virginia state legislators to address issues in small business concerns on their behalf. VACC is the first and only state Asian Chamber with 7 regional offices across the Commonwealth with a growing participating membership inRead More…

Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet Wins Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Award 2016

VIRGINIA ASIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2016 Media Contact:           Tinh duc Phan, Chairman   Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet Wins Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Award   The Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce has presented Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet the “Champion of Economic Visionary Award” for 2016. The award ceremony was held in Richmond on the 7th anniversary of the date Mr. Hemstreet began his role as the head of Loudoun County government, which nowRead More…

VACC Northern Virginia Office’s ProcureCon NOVA (Nov 2, 2016) in Fairfax – A Huge Success

The VACC Northern Virginia Office’s 3rd Annual ProcureCon NOVA held on November 2, 2016 in Fairfax – Northern Virginia was a huge success with over 200 attendees. The audience of 200 small businesses as well as buying organizations clearly appreciated all presentations made by business leaders from major state and federal agencies , and the mega networking and match values at the premier small business development conference. View the conference gallery:

VACC Leadership Expertise Helps Local RVA Export Campaign A Success

              VACC Leader Helps a Local VCU-RVA Export Campaign  VACC Leader My Lan Tran’s first-hand knowledge and understanding about the  experience of Small and U.S newcomer entrepreneurs regarding selling internationally is a major reason for a recent local export initiative promotion campaign event where we re-connected with our long time supporter, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore, winner of VACC’s prestigious Visionary Award for Economic Development of 2014 . Our agency leadership’s knowledge in the business of exporting advances Virginia’sRead More…


Altria cordially invites all retail convenience store owners that own locations in the City of Richmond to be able to hear more on the City of Richmond proposal for a Cigarette Tax Increase. Join Altria at a  Richmond Advocacy Day, to be conducted October 11th at the Jefferson Hotel.  The objective of this meeting is to: Discuss the current landscape of taxation in Virginia Discuss the current political landscape for potential increased taxation in Richmond Discuss proactive strategies and tacticsRead More…

Foundation Offers Asian Student Scholarships

MARK THE DATE & APPLY EARLY Virginia Asian Foundation To Offer:  3 Asian Student Scholarship  Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce and Virginia Asian Foundation Hosts The 8th Annual Asian Gala 2016 JOURNEY TO THE TOP Wednesday December 7, 2016  5:30 pm The Five Star Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Virginia This is a Black tie event Scholarship and Business and Community Recognition Awards Banquet SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION EXTENDED DEADLINE 5 pm Friday November 4, 2016. Meet Last year 2015 Asian Scholarship Winners! Attention Asian Students:Read More…

VACC Members Got the Latest on IT Contract Opportunities

            VACC ‘s Central Virginia Office hosted another successful IT Business Contracting Forum- August 29 2016 in Richmond at the William Mullen Law Center downtown Richmond.  50 suppliers attended the standing room event. Our keynote speaker Mr. Greg Scearson of VITA together with Mr Bud Oakey, President of Advantus Strategies and Mr Chris Kenyon, Generation Supervisor of Dominion both added an invaluable importance to our meeting by addressing the importance of teaming, of establishing long term relationshipRead More…

Virginia Asian Foundation Offers Internship Opportunity

Updates: Internship Opportunity in Downtown Richmond and Norfolk Office Virginia Asian Foundation Offer Internship & Student Mentoring Opportunities FALL 2016 &  WINTER & SUMMER 2017 Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce , an international trade association seeks qualified students interested in obtaining a unique multi-cultural and business internship experience with the chamber in its community outreach, event management, marketing , business development, and  education programs for students majored in  business, marketing, or communications and related areas. We look for students interestedRead More…