8th Asian American Business Summit & Expo

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Name: 8th Asian American Business Summit & Expo
Date: October 10, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:



The Asian American Chamber of Commerce cordially invites all local area businesses, business owners, government agencies, and interested individuals to participate in the 8th Annual Asian American Business Summit & Expo on October 10th! The event will provide a unique opportunity for businesses to connect with the Asian Business Community, meet industry specific buyers and decision makers, and learn about opportunities in government procurement, diversified supplier programs, and business enterprise certifications.  Our goal is to provide a dynamic networking venue that promotes opportunity, education, strategic alliances, and small business growth. 

The half-day program will feature:
- Breakfast 
- Power Networking opportunities 
- Business Expo
- Panel Discussion

7:30am Set-up
8:00am Registration, Breakfast & Networking
8:30am
Emcee: Rosalyn Tang, Summit & Expo Co-Chair
   Opening Remarks: Haiwen Mackleer, Summit & Expo Co-Chair
                                  Vance Zavela, AACC Board Chair

Speakers
             Jimmy Rhee, Special Secretary, Governor’s Office of Small, Minority and Women Business Affairs, Maryland
             Ike Leggett, County Executive, Montgomery County
             Ben Wu, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce (Invited)
        
9:00am  Introduction of Panel I, Cindy Shao, President, AACC
    Panel I: Opportunities in Government & Corporate Supplier Diversity Contracts
             Moderator: Sharon Pinder, President & CEO, Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council
              Panelists: Grace DennoDivision Chief, Division of Business Relations and Compliance, Office of Procurement, Montgomery County
              Antonio Doss, Washington Metropolitan Area District Director, SBA
              Kimberly MarcusDirector of Supplier Diversity, AARP
            Roland Jones, Director, Prince George's County Government Office of Central Services

9:45am  Introduction of Panel II, Stephanie Shei, Vice President, M&T Bank
    Panel II: International Business / Doing Business in America
             Moderator: Rick C. Wade, President, The Wade Group 

             Panelists: Kevin Matthews, Founder, Beta Solutions CPA, LLC
                             Sue Zhang
Associate, Miles & Stockbridge
                             Greg Smith, Vice President, M&T Bank
                             David Wang, President & CEO, NewTac Global Solutions, Inc


10:30am Expo & Job Fair
12:30pm Meeting adjourns



*  EXHIBITOR LIST---last updated on 10/3/2017

  1. Beta Solutions CPA, LLC
  2. Miles & Stockbridge
  3. M&T Bank
  4. Nexus Holidays
  5. Maryland Insurance Administration
  6. Vprint
  7. Law office of Paul Samakow
  8. Clarewood University
  9. Howard County Office of Purchasing
  10. WSSC
  11. EEOC
  12. International Leadership Foundation
  13. the Epoch Times
  14. WQER
  15. Capital Bank
  16. Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
  17. Gimga Group
  18. EXIM Bank
  19. AARP
  20. Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
  21. Small Business Administration
  22. U.S. Census Bureau
  23. T-Mobile
  24. A & C Business News
  25. Washington Chinese Daily News
  26. Asian Pacific Islanders American Public Affairs, Greater DC Chapter
  27. Global Dragon TV
  28. City of Rockville
  29. AOPS Academy
  30. EPSG Merchant Services
  31. TapSnap1100
  32. Youth for Tomorrow
  33. Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
  34. Jewish Social Service Agency
  35. Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council
  36. Score DC




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Location:
Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans PL
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
8:00am - 12:30 pm
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:


Exhibitor Table(Includes 2 tickets)
$495 for Member, $595 for Non-Member

Admission/Breakfast Program
$25 for Member, $35 for Non-Member
 
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