Asian American Business Summit & Expo

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Name: Asian American Business Summit & Expo
Date: October 16, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 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 9th Annual Asian American Business Summit & Expo on October 16th! 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, business enterprise certifications and international business opportunities.  Our goal is to provide a dynamic networking venue that promotes opportunity, education, strategic alliances, and small business growth. 

The program will feature:
- Speakers
- Power Networking opp
ortunities 
- Business Expo
- Panel Discussion
- Asian American Law Enforcement Job Fair
- Meet the Candidates



Program Schedule:

9:00am Vendor Set Up
10:00am Registration / Networking
10:30am Welcoming remarks
               Emcee: Vance Zavela, Event Co-chair
               Laura Beldin, Event Co-chair
               Isiah "Ike" Leggett, County Executive, Montomery County
               Speaker Introduction: Cindy Shao, President, AACC
               Speaker: Jimmy Rhee,  Special Secretary, Maryland Governor's Office of Small, Minority and Women Business Affairs
               Speaker Introduction: Stephanie Shei, Vice-Chair, AACC
               Speaker: David Petr, President & CEO, Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
11:00am-11:45am Panel I - Creating Opportunities with Government Contracting & Corporate Supplier Diversity
11:45am-12:30pm Panel II - Business Planning
12:30am-3:00pm Business Expo/networking
10:00am-3:00pm Asian American Law Enforcement Job Fair 
12:30pm-2:00pm Special Workshop: Travel Planning (sponsored by Nexus Holiday)
2:00pm-3:00pm Meet the Candidates

Panel I: Creating opportunities with Government Contracting & Corporate Supplier Diversity
Moderator:  Ken Fang, President, Mobomo
Panelists:  Jimmy Rhee,  Special Secretary, Maryland Governor's Office of Small, Minority and Women Business Affairs
                Suzette Moore, Chief Procurement Officer, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
                DeVance Walker, Senior Manager, Business Procurement Development, Department of Procurement

Panel II: Business Planning
Moderator:  Laura Beldin, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, US Trust
Panelists :  Lawrence J. Macklin, AEP® Managing Director, Wealth Strategist, US Trust
                 Gerald A. LeMelle, Partner, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig
                 Roy Morris, Partner, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig
                 Kevin Matthew, Beta Solutions CPA, LLC

Business Expo Exhibitor List
U.S. Trust
Miles & Stockbridge
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig
Nexus Holiday
Capstar Commercial Realty
Maryland Insurance Administration
U.S. Export-Import Bank of the United States
Howard County Office of Purchasing
WSSC
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Capital Bank
Maryland Office of Procurement
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
The Epoch Times
WQER 96.7
Views & News
A&C Business News
The American Bazaar
AARP
Small Business Administration
Score
BASIS independence School at Mclean
Center for Vein Restoration
Ashbury Methodist Village
Chinese Culture Institute
Women Presidents Educational Organization
USHealth Advisors
Monterey Institute of Natural Medicine

Asian American Law Enforcement Job Fair Employer List
F.B.I.
U.S. Secret Service
Pentagon Force Protection
Montgomery County Policy Department
and more...

Free admission to Job Seekers, please email event@asian-americanchamber.org to reserve a ticket to job fair.

Meet the Candidates- Confirmed Candidates (as of Oct 15th, 2018)
Robin Ficker, Candidate, Montgomery county executive
Bill Day, Candidate, Maryland House of Delegates District 16
Aimee Hoeber, Candidate, U.S. Congress, Maryland District 6
Delegate Kathleen Dumais, Maryland House of Delegates District 15
Harvey Jacobs, Candidate, Harvey Jacobs For Maryland House of Delegates District 15



Asian American Business Summit & Expo Steering Committee

Honorary Chair: Jimmy Rhee,  Special Secretary, Maryland Governor's Office of Small, Minority and Women Business Affairs

Event Co-Chairs:
Laura Beldin, U.S. Trust
Vance Zavela, Fairfax County Office of Public And Private Partnership

Committee Members:
Stephanie Shei, M&T Bank
Ken Fang, Mobomo
Rosalyn Tang, Miles & Stockbridge
John Lin, Capstar Commercial Realty
Sean Lin, WQER 96.7
Ari Mijid, Connect Mongolia


 
Location:
Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans PI, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
10am - 3pm
Contact Information:
event@asian-americanchamber.org
Fees/Admission:
Members: $25, Future Members: $35
(Before July 31st)
($10 more after July 31st, $10 more after September 15th)

Vender Table: Members: $395, Future Members: $495(Before July 31st)
($50 more after July 31st, $50 more after September 15th)

Free admission to Job Seekers for Law enforcement job fair, please email event@asian-americanchamber.org to reserve a ticket to job fair.
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