X

♦ Events ♦

Asian American Business Summit & Expo – October 16, 2018, Silver Spring, MD

Monte Jade and 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 half-day program will feature:
- Speakers
- Power Networking opportunities
- Business Expo
- Panel Discussion

 

Program Schedule:

9:00am Vendor Set Up
10:00am Registration / Networking
10:30am Welcoming remarks
Speaker: Jimmy Rhee, Special Secretary, Maryland Governor's Office of Small, Minority and Women Business Affairs
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 Expo/networking
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
Sharon Pinder, President & CEO, Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council
Robb Wong, Associate Administrator, Small Business Administration (invited)
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)

Panel II: Business Planning
Moderator: Laura Beldin, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, US Trust
Panelist : 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

Register here: http://business.asian-americanchamber.org/events/details/asian-american-business-summit-expo-3073

This event will be held at:
Silver Spring Civic Building 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD, 20190
Date: October 16 2018
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Silver Spring Civic Building
Address: 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD, 20190