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Virginia Business Minority Commission Forum

Virginia Business Minority Commission Forum
When: September 17, 2020 02:00 PM until 03:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Join us at this ground breaking Forum to understand what can the Minority Business Commission do to help Minority Businesses in Virginia.
Event Details:

Registration ends at: 1 pm (extended time) on Sept. 17.  REGISTER EARLY TO GUARANTEE YOUR SEAT!

Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Proudly Hosts:

Introducing The Virginia Minority Business Commission (A Virtual Zoom Business Forum)

Meet the Speakers:

  • The Hon. Delegate J. Miyares, Virginia General Assembly, Commonwealth of Virginia

  • Tiffany Boyle, City of Newport News Commissioner of Revenue

  • Chairman Tinh D. Phan, Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce

  • The Hon. Benming Zhang, Ex Councilman, City of Williamsburg, Virginia

Meet the Moderator:

My Lan Tran, Executive Director, Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce


Join VACC Forum introducing Virginia and the United States' first ever Minority Business Commission!

Our Panel of experts on public policy and business advocacy leaders will inform the public and business community about what is the goals and objectives of the Commission in regard to minority businesses doing business with the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Our Forum panelists are leaders in their field, including state policy maker, entrepreneurs, and organization advocacy leader offering continuous solutions for assuring diversity and equity of the small, minority, under-utilized, and under - represented businesses in the Commonwealth

We will discuss:

  • What is the origin of the Minority Business Commission?

  • What leads to its creation? This is an introductory question attempting to explore the reason why the law was created from concept, to development, to realization of public policy.

  • What is the current State of Small Minority Businesses in Virginia that prompted the support of the legislature for the Commission?

  • What is the process engaging the legislature, minority business community leadership, and the small, minority business community across the Commonwealth?

  • What is the expected sustainability of such Commission?

  • What will it take for a Minority Business Commission to be recognized and effective to achieve its objectives?

Q/A Session Round Table Discussion

We seek perspectives from both policy makers, minority business organization leaders, and entrepreneurs.

The Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce leadership is recognized at the national level as the U. S Small Business Administration's Champion of Small & Minority Business since 2011.

 We want to hear from businesses in all industry sectors:

  • Retail-All brick and mortar business sector

  • Building- construction - A/E sectors

  • All financial service sector

  • Professional services

  • All services sectors

  • Housing-real estate- medical

  • Manufacturing sector

  • Technology sector



You will receive a Zoom Link to join the Forum.


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