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ProcureCon '18: The 14th Annual Industry Day & Match Maker Conference

Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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For Current VACC paid member- # allowed of "Member Category" Ticket purchase per firm varies upon the VACC Membership category firm was enlisted. Ticket covers: Full Day Conference (B'FAST- BUYER EXPO- ALL AM BUSINESS - PURCHASING BRIEFING BY BUYERS - LUNCH WITH INVITED VIRGINIA GOVERNOR - MATCH MAKING)- Please bring paper ticket to event.
Apr 27, 2018 $75.00 $6.24
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Apr 27, 2018 $90.00 $7.07
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EVERYONE IS INVITED TO JOIN US AND BENEFIT FROM OUR SMALL BUSINESS PROCUREMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM!

 

REGISTRATION OPENS NOW! 

 

MAY IS ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH

 

Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce

Proudly Presents

 

ProcureCon ASIA 2018

 

The 14th National Procurement Conference &

Match Making, & Buyer Expo


 

The 14th Annual Industry Day &  Power MatchMaker Conference

Thursday May 24, 2018 - From 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Jefferson Hotel - Ball Room

101 West Main Street,  Richmond, Virginia 23219

Registration site:  http://procurecon2018.eventbrite.com

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ENDS 11:30 PM APRIL 24, 2018

No cancellation after 5:00 pm May 1, 2018

 ABOUT PROCURECON 2018 

ProcureCon 2018 is back at the Grand Ball Room of the legendary Five Star Jefferson Hotel with 6 Power MatchMaker tracts featuring 12 corporate leaders presenting their upcoming projects and up to 180 one-on-one appointments with the buyers throughout the one powerful day conference event.

For more than a century, The Jefferson Hotel has become synonymous with extraordinary dining and breathtaking architecture. 

Your Full Conference Pass includes:

Full Conference Program including Buyer EXPO Pass, Procurement Lectures, Purchasing Opportunities Briefings, Jefferson Breakfast, Le Maire Restaurant Premium Banquet Lunch with Governor Ralph Northam (invited), meeting with members of the legsilature, U.S Congress, U.S Senate, Networking Reception, Contracting Panel, One on One Match Making Program, and Courtesy Jefferson Hotel Parking.

Small Business Procurement Sessions:

Morning Procurement Discussions & Contracting Forum & Briefings ( 9 am- 11 am)

1. Hear it from the Top: New Contracting Resources -  Leading top execs from commercial sector will present business tools and opportunities briefings 

 2. Hear it from the Top: Contract Management and Business Relationship Management - Head of sourcing procurement division will discuss best practices in contract management versus business relationship management and addressing small business issues in several business sectors.  

Join us for the Opening Remarks Session:

"Breakfast with Procurement Leaders" 

Featuring keynote addresses from prominent leaders in the private sector procurement system. 

Join us at Noon

"Lunch with the Governor"  -  Featuring  Keynote Address from the 73rd Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam (invited) 

Join us at 12:30 pm:

"Small Business Procurement Luncheon"  -  Featuring specail address from prominent leader in the Private Sector procurement system.

 

MEET FLAWLESSLY AT THE JEFFERSON HOTEL "S GRAND BALL ROOM AND DINE WITH FLAIR BY THE WORLDLY LE MAIRE RESTAURANT

  

 Agenda: Subject to change

 MORNING

8:00 am - 9:00 am: Exhibitor set up

9:00 am – 9:30 am:  Registration

9:30 am – 9:45 am:  Small Business Contracting Initative Breakfast with Procurement Leaders with Welcome, Remarks, &  Recognition

9:45 am – 11:45 am: 

  • 9:45 am to 10:45 am:   4 Briefings Sessions. Topic: Contracting Resources and Procurement Opportunities for Small Businesses
  • 10:45 am to 11:45 am:   Small Business Procurement Panel:  Topic: Contract and Business Relationship Management For Small Businesses 
  • 11:45  am – 12:00 pm:  Networking For Contracting Opportunities 

  NOON

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm:  Annual Small Business Procurement Luncheon Banquet

 

Speaker 1: Remarks by The 73rd Virginia Governor Ralph Governor Northam (Invited)

 

Speaker 2:   Special Procurement Leader: TBD 

 

AFTERNOON

1:15 pm – 3:30 pm:  1 on 1 B2b & B2G Business Match Making (160-180 Appointments are expected)

3:00 pm:  HIGH PRIZED Drawing - BRING YOUR BUSINESS CARDS - Winners must be present to collect their prizes

3:30 pm:  Adjournments

 

Meet your Next Potential Partner at Our One on One Match Making Venue at ProcureCon ASIA 2018 EXPO

  

OUR BUYER REVERSE TRADE SHOW EXPO

BUYERS PORTFOLIO 

Understanding our buyers diverse portfolio starting with small projects and growing to very large projects, we we work with several corporations- state and federal government agencies, Higher educational systems as well as many other developers to showcase them at our Industry Day and connect with them to help them fulfill their projects.

 ProcureCon 2018 Sectors Highlights:   

  1. Commercial
  2. Higher Education
  3. Banking - Finances
  4. Health Care - Pharmaceuticals
  5. Federal-State-Local Government
  6. Industrial - Machinery -Automation
  7. Transportation
  8. Data Center needs
  9. Energy
  10. Research and analytics
  11. Communications    
  12. Information  Technology 
  13. Staffing needs
  14. Language interpretation needs                                                                                                                    

Buyer Reverse Trade Show and EXPO 

  1. Featuring 25 buyers actively seeking to replenish their supply chain.  This year focus is on commercial accounts, the Fortune 100 and 500 as well as local and sttae government and federal primes.
  2. Find out who are these companies and what they are looking for in their future supplier chain.  Meet Buyers with billion dollar purchasing power from the largest participating organizations. 

 

 

PROCURECON - PARTIAL EXHIBITOR LIST - As of 4/2 only- Check back often for updated Buyer List 

Altria - Strong Supplier Diversity program - Relationship building a must

Capital One NEW  - Building new Incubator

Chesterfield County - Multiple investors seeking investments and suppliers

City of Richmond  Minority Business Development - Continuous search for minority suppliers

Dominion Energy - Coninuous expandion and company growth

Federal Reserve Bank - Continued growth due to good economy

Genworth - NEW - Exciting global growth

Henrico County   - Face Book Data Center under construction! 

Hourigan Construction - Expanding building footsteps

Lockheed Martin - WOn multi billion contract business

BAE Systems  - Expanding buying power

MCV Health Systems    - Active buying patterns

Owens & Minor  - Sizable geographic and corporate expandion

Richmond International Airport Authority -  Purchasing growth due to higher traffic

Taylor Parrish - Active new projects 

Virginia Dept opf General Services (DGS) - Construction unit

Siemens - New Buyer seeking quality performing suppliers

University of Richmond    - Continuous expansion and building

Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Contracting Unit

Virginia Information Technology Agency (VITA)

Wells Fargo  - Contnuous expansion

WH Jordan  

 

Many other private and government buying agencies to be confirmed.


MEET PRIVATELY WITH PROSPECT VENDORS AND CLIENTS

  

Afternoon 1 on 1 Business Match Making (1:15 pm - 3:30 pm) 

15 minute connections with prospective commercial  and government decsion makers. 

See below Match Making Room set up at the Jefferson.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits to Suppliers-Attendees: 

  1. Largest Private sector purchaisng Industry Day in Greater Central Virginia
  2. Focus on Commercial with some government agency procurement needs for SWaM - DBE- 8 A - Hub Zone Vendors
  3. Procurement Business Briefings  
  4. Presentation by Fortune 500 Corporation
  5. Buyers Reception
  6. Lunch with the Governor Ralph Northam (Invited)
  7. One on One B2b and B2G Match Making Program 
  8. Numerous networking opportunities with decision makers  

 

Who have already registered:   

  • Fortune 500 - Forbes 1000 Project managers
  • Contract management officials
  • Supplier Diversity professionals
  • Small Businesses, SWaM, 8A, Hub Zones, DBE, Women-Veteran businesses  


   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT OUR OUR CONFERENCE VENUE 

The historic Jefferson Hotel is one of only 27 American hotels with a Five- Star and AAA Five Diamond ratings. It features an ideal location for business conference,  providing you first-class amenities yet in a luxurious setting. In addition, it showcases traditional Southern style cuisine by the famed restaurant LeMaire, a AAA "Five Diamond" restaurant, named after Etienne Lemaire, who served as maitre d'hotel to Thomas Jefferson from 1794 through the end of his presidency. 

 

CONFERENCE HOTEL PARKING

Complentary  and limited Jefferson Hotel outdoor fenced event parking on 101 West Main street facing this building on West Main Street side of the Jefferson- Available on a first come, first serve basis until filled.   

 

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS 

Book early.  Contact the hotel at:  (804) 649-4750

 

EXHIBITION    SPONSORSHIP   *   ADVERTIZING  

Contact us today:  Ms. My Lan Tran *  aabac@aabac.org  * 804 502 8081

 

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Jefferson Hotel - A Five Star Hotel
101 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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