Summer is a Cool Breeze with AACC’s Special Membership Offer” valid until August 31, 2021. As the summer heats up, so does the Cool Special Offers to join AACC as a new member. Let AACC be your partner to build bridges for success and increase your business potential. AACC can be your gateway to making professional connections within the AAPI business community and forming lucrative new partnerships in the Greater DC Metro area. Be as active as you need and take advantage of our premier services,
The Asian American Chamber of Commerce and our sponsor, The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, united to offer this informative webinar that covered the current state of affairs for foreign investment in the United States and in the Northern Virginia economic region on Tuesday, June 17th. The topic also included valuable legal insight into the L, O, and E Visa statuses that are primarily used by businesses for professionals coming from abroad. This webinar took into consideration current
The Asian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) promotes its first “Taste of Asia” Restaurant Month from June 1st until June 30th. AACC will feature the “Member’s Choice” on their website where members have recommended their favorite restaurants to be promoted during the Chamber’s month-long event. These featured restaurants will be on AACC’s website for diners to experience various cuisines that originate from the Asian-Pacific diaspora that graces our region. While Restaurant Month allows the public to
The Asian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) is pleased to announce the addition of a new member, Yvonne Mrha, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, of Live Casino & Hotel to our Board of Directors. "Our Board of Directors is committed to carry out the Chamber's mission to foster and facilitate economic growth and sustainability within the Greater Washington, D.C. area by building bridges and serving as a resource for the AAPI business community," said Dr. Cindy Shao, President of AACC. Dr.
We are excited to announce our 2021 Jewels of Asia Gala award recipients. The following awardees were chosen based on the significant impact and contribution that they have made to the region. After a thoughtful selection process and much anticipation, here are the awardees: Award CategoryHonoreesMember of the YearRobert Jensen, Strat3 LLCBusiness of the Year (50 or less employees)Win Commercial GroupBusiness of the Year (51 and more employees)Harmonia Holdings Group, LLCBusiness of the Year (51 and
The Asian American Chamber of Commerce is saddened and shocked by the recent crimes and violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and AAPI business owners that have been rising in our society during the pandemic. We advocate and demand an end to violence, along with respect and tolerance for everyone in our diverse nation who contributes to our great American society. We urge the government to provide a safe and inclusive environment for AAPI and people of all races and ethnicities and
The Asian American Chamber of Commerce was one of the presenting partners that supported the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia for this year's "Shape of the Region" virtual conference on Thursday, March 11th. The goal for the event was to inspire all sectors of our society – especially the private sector - to lean in on the biggest challenges and opportunities facing our region. And what better way to inspire action than through STORY. The 2021 Shape of the Region was crafted to be a series of
We are happy to announce that the nomination for 2021 'Jewels of Asia' Chamber Awards Gala is open. Please see below the award categories and click here to access the online nomination submission form. Submit your nomination before March 31, 2021. Gala Award Categories 1. Member of the Year (member only)The Member of the Year Award is the highest honor bestowed upon members of the Chamber. Nominee must be a member in good standing and affiliated with an active committee in good standing Nominee must
Webinar attendees were first introduced to PPP with the first round of updates provided by the Small Business Administration on December 17, 2020. On January 28th, the Asian American Chamber of Commerce proudly hosted with event sponsor, M&T Bank, the follow up webinar PPP 2.0 with additional insight provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration. This second version of the topic focused on SBA updates to help small businesses navigate PPP under the new administration's policies. It was a "Need to Know"
On Tuesday, January 26th, the Asian American Chamber of Commerce and webinar sponsor, Bank of America, partnered together to offer the Economic Outlook 2021. The 90-minute webinar focused on current economic trends; Stimulus money impact on the economy; job market conditions in the DC Metro Region; the effects of the Pandemic; how the proposed policies enacted by the Biden Administration will affect taxes and spending; interest rates predicted for loans; and the housing market demands. Dr. Cindy
The Asian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) recognizes and honors those who have served in our Armed Forces this Veteran's Day. We sincerely thank you for your service to our country.
The Asian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) strives to keep members and Small Business Owners aware of Grant opportunities provided by the Commonwealth of Virginia in response to current Pandemic conditions that have impacted the business community. On September 21, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the expansion of the $70 Million Rebuild Virginia Grant Fund for Small Businesses and Non-Profit institutions impacted by COVID-19. The Rebuild VA Grant Fund (Rebuild VA) now allows small
We are excited to announce our 2018 Jewels of Asia Gala award recipients. The following awardees were chosen based on the significant impact and contribution that they have made to the greater Northern Virginia, Maryland, or District of Columbia communities and global communities. After a thoughtful selection process and much anticipation, here are the awardees: Community Leader of the Year- Marianne Brackney, Korean American Women's Society Mentor of the year- Steven Chen , PFP Cyber Dr. Jamie
The 3rd annual Mosaic International Showcase was held at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City on November 4th in conjunction with the Asian American Chamber of Commerce. This event promoted cultural diversity and portrayed an array of cultures ranging from South America all the way to Asia. A total of nine cultures were showcased: Vietnam, China, India, Korea, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ethiopia, Mexico, and Brazil. While some performers opted to present their cultures dance, others chose to sing
2941 restaurant and the Asian American Chamber of commerce have collaborated together to present you all with Asian Restaurant Week. The AACC is always looking for exciting new ways to connect and collaborate with our community. In celebration of joining the Asian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC), Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel and team are offering a one-of-a-kind exotic Asian Restaurant Week Prix Fixe Menu showcasing dishes inspired by the East.
The AACC would like to take a moment to thank everyone who came out to show support during our Lunar New Year Celebrations the past three weekends at Potomac Mills Premium Outlet, Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets, Clarksburg Premium Outlets and Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. We had such a great time working with the representatives from all of the malls and building such a great relationship with them. We hope to be able to work with them all again in the near future! Again thank you everyone for your