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The 5th Asian Professional Networking Forum was held on March 11, 2016 From 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Genworth, Conference Center, in Richmond. This is a signature professional network designed by Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce and Virginia Asian Foundation to connect and mentor Asian professionals in the RVA region. CareeerConnect is active since 2013.

Professionals from Asian 12 countries (from Korea-Vietnam-China- Taiwan-Cambodia-India-Nepal-Pakistan-Sri Lanka -Myanmar-The Philippines-Lebanon) took active part in several Focus Groups conducted throughout RVA to survey the needs of this population.

CareerConnect directly helps RVA as a region to enhance our region’s quality of life and attractiveness as a vibrant economic, cultural, and social magnet to investors or individuals wishing to come to work, open a business, or establish a family in RVA area.

The event was attended by 45 guests.  The Guest Speaker was Dr John Accordino, Director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Urban Planning. Topic: Richmond in a Globalized World.