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ProcureCon MatchMaker Conference 2019

Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

ProcureCon MatchMaker Conference 2019

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
VACC Member - EARLY BIRD Ticket- Before 11:30 PM April 26,'19
Open to public- Ticket covers: Full Day Conference (All meals - EXPO- Opportunity Fair- Networking with the Buyers - Preset One on One Match Making - Deluxe Private Hotel parking covered by VACC- Please bring paper ticket to event.
2d 4h 45m $79.00 $0.00
Non Member - EARLY BIRD Ticket - Before 11:30 PM April 26, '19
Open to public- Ticket covers: Full Day Conference (All meals - EXPO- Opportunity Fair- Networking with the Buyers - Preset One on One Match Making - Deluxe Private Hotel parking covered by VACC- Please bring paper ticket to event.
2d 4h 45m $89.00 $0.00
VACC Paid Member - Regular Price Ticket Beginning April 27,'19
Open to public- Ticket covers: Full Day Conference (All meals - EXPO- Opportunity Fair- Networking with the Buyers - Preset One on One Match Making - Deluxe Private Hotel parking covered by VACC- Please bring paper ticket to event.
Not Started $89.00 $0.00
Non Member -Regular Price Ticket Beginning April 27, '19
Open to public- Ticket covers: Full Day Conference (All meals - EXPO- Opportunity Fair- Networking with the Buyers - Preset One on One Match Making - Deluxe Private Hotel parking covered by VACC- Please bring paper ticket to event.
Not Started $99.00 $0.00

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Event Details

New Early Bird Ticket rate: COB Friday April 26 2019





Ticket includes: All meals:   Let's Do BusinessProcurement Breakfast - Breaks with Refreshments - Luxurious Procurement Luncheon Banquet -  Buyers EXPO  -  4 Hour Group Mentoring sessions  -  4 Hour One on One Business Certification counseling sessions -  Networking with Agency Directors, their Primes, and Corporate Buyers -  2.5 hours Preset One on One Match Making Appointments - All event fees

 Plus:  Courtesy Parking at the Jefferson 

Worldwide Travel Airline tickets draw prizes sponsored by Richmond International Airport

Tech & Electronic equipment and tools door prizes from global electronic brands. 

Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce

 Proudly Presents: 

 The 15th Annual ProcureCon

Power MatchMaker Conference 

Thursday May 16, 2019 

8:30 am to 3:30 pm

At Historic Jefferson Hotel - Ball Room 

101 West Franklin Street,  Richmond, Virginia 23219


Welcome to the 15th Annual

ProcureCon Registration Website 

ProcureCon Power MatchMaker is a national conference  and Reverse Trade Show fostering business partnerships between the commercial sectors and local, state, federal government, its prime contractors, and small businesses.

Participating firms will have the unique opportunity to market their capabilities to purchasing officials , state and federal small business specialists.

Vendors may also wish to exhibit at a table to showcase their capabilities or simply come as an attendee to build relationship with contract specialists seeking technology managment, professional, based and construction industries. 

The conference includes procurement briefings, Group mentoring session, state-federal business certification, pre-set one on one match making, and a dynamic Buyer Showcase 

 Register now

  No cancellation after 5:00 pm  Friday April 26 2019



Your Full Conference Pass includes:

Procurement Lectures, Purchasing Opportunities Briefings, Jefferson Breakfast, Le Maire Restaurant Premium Banquet Lunch with senior state, national officials, and regional government elected officials;  invited representative from U.S Senate and Congress,  Conntracting Panel, One on One Match Making Program, free Jefferson Hotel Parking, and thousands of dollar values airfares tickets  in door prizes sponsored by Richmond International Airport, Sprint, Apple, Google, others


Invited and Confirmed Buyers and Sponsors: 

Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center – Norfolk                                                          

Virginia Dept. of General Services (eVA Division) - Business Database help suppliers find next buyers

QTS - Expansion with new supplier chain


AARP Virginia  -   New Supplier Diversity leadership and Division announced


University of Virginia - New Purchasing Leadership - Massive purchasing needs


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -  Large scale purchasing needs for U.S ARmy nationwide


CAPA Purchasing Association - Association of all Virginia state agencies


Virginia Department of Police - Large scale purchasing needs


VCU Procurement Office  -   Large scale purchasing needs and new Purchasing Director


U.S Defense Logistics Agency- Aviation - Federal level procurement for all Army agencies


US NAVY Federal level procurement for Navy agencies


Virginia Dept. of CorrectionsLarge scale purchasing needs and reorganization of Purchasing Pattern

VACC Tech Partners: Google - Apple - Samsung - Sprint - Conference Sponsors - To be announced 


Altria - Strong Supplier Diversity program - Relationship building a must

Chesterfield County - Multiple investors seeking investments and suppliers

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

Cox Communications - New Supplier Diversity leadership 

Dominion Energy - Coninuous expandion and company growth

Ferguson Industries - Expanded Small- Minority- Business Diversity and Inclusion Program

Genworth - NEW - Exciting global growth

Lockheed Martin - Recently won multi billion contract business

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 contruction prime with new projects 

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


Procurement Needs (Highlights)

  1. Application Development
  2. Commercial Real estate services
  3. Education- Higher Education services
  4. Financing services - Insurance
  5. Cyber Security
  6. Federal-State-Local Government
  7. Industrial - Machinery -Automation
  8. Health IT
  9. Engineering Services
  10. Infrastructure Support
  11. Program Management
  12. Transportation services (All types) 
  13. Energy - Water-Air-Solid
  14. Research and analytics
  15. Communications - Public Relations- Marketing    
  16. Information  Technology 
  17. Staffing needs
  18. Plumbing- HVAC 
  19. Lab work- scientific-research
  20. Construction- Building- A/E -      
  21. Uniforms
  22. Copying services
  23. Catering services -Food
  24. Security
  25. Pest control
  26. Data Center operations

 Procurement Sessions: 

Morning Procurement Discussions & Contracting Forum ( 9 am to 10:45 am) 

Breakfast with Procurement Leaders - Featuring keynote addresses from prominent leaders in the public  and private sectors.  

Join us at Noon:   

Small Business Procurement Luncheon (12 pm to 1:00 pm) -  Featuring special address from a senior private sector executive.  




7:00 am - 8:30 am: Exhibitor set up


8:30 am – 9:00 am:  Registration


9:00 am to 9:15 am


Greetings / Recognition – By Tinh Phan,

Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Chairman.

  Welcome to the Capital - By the Honorable BETSY CARR, House of Delegates






9:15 am to 9: 45 am: Breakfast with Procurement Leaders from Major Organizations

  9:15 am to 9:30 am - Speaker 1:  VCU Purchasing Director Mark Roberts


ü      9:30 am to 9:45 am - Speaker 2:  C. Bryant Wilson, AIA, CSI, LEED Green Associate, Vice President, JLL 


ü  9:45 am to 10:00 am - Speaker 3:  Sean Baillie, Chief of Staff, QTS






10:00 am to 10:30 am: Administration Reporting


ü  10:00 am to 10:15 am: Speaker 1:  Peter Stamps, Director of Virginia Department of General Services, Purchasing and Supply Division


            10:15 am to 10: 30 am: Speaker 2:  Sandra Norman, Administrator,  Civil Rights, Virginia Department of Transportation –VDOT




10:30 am to 12:00 pm: EXPO and SESSIONS


  Buyer Expo


  Business Certification


 Mentoring sessions- on going






12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Procurement Luncheon


12:25 pm to 12:45 pm: Keynote Speaker: Jason El Koubi, Executive Vice President, Virginia Economic Development Partnership


12:45 pm to 1:00 pm: Special speaker: Mr. Anthony J. Romanello, Executive Director, Henrico, Virginia, Economic Development Director



1:00 pm to 1:15 pm: Networking Break




1:15 pm – 3:30 pm:  One on One Business Match Making



1:15 pm to 3:30 pm:

  Buyer EXPO

Group Mentoring Sessions

One on One Business Certification Counseling Sessions



3:15 pm:  Door prizes


3:30 pm:  Adjournments




The historic Jefferson Hotel is one of only 27 American hotels with a Five- Star / AAA Five Diamond ratings with its famed restaurant LeMaire. 



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. 500 parking slots are available to all guests at no cost.    



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

List of nearby hotels  (2 - 3 blocks ) from the Jefferson.




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



































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Jefferson Hotel
101 West FRANKLIN Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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