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Challenges of Racism in America Today

As I write to you, I am worried for our country and with a very heavy heart. People are scared and angry. George Floyd’s death has sparked wide protests but these peaceful demonstrations have been mixed with violence, riots and clashes with the police.

Innovations Meet the Market: Smriti Zaneveld of Lazarus 3D

Smriti Zaneveld founded Houston-based Lazarus 3D to transform the way surgeons are trained. She was one of the winners of USPAACC’s 2019 What’s Your Pitch competition. We checked in with her to see how her company has grown and get her advice for future contestants.  This year’s pitch competition will be held online. Applications are open until June 15th.

MERCK: Virtual Business Opportunity Fair

USPAACC member Merck will be hosting a virtual business opportunity fair starting June 17, 2020, from 8 am - 4 pm EST. This fair will allow suppliers to meet with Merck's professional team. Check more details in our blog post!

USPAACC WebCAST Library

Watch USPAACC's series of WebCasts with experts from wide-ranging fields talk about topics that are critical to business owners.

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Together, Apart

A message from our National President and CEO in Asian Pacific American Heritage Month to celebrate that Asian Americans continue to make an indelible mark in nearly every corner of American life.

Stacy’s Rise Project

Stacey's Rise Project is expanding in the 2020 year to support 15 female business founders. Each finalist will receive mentoring and funding resources. Application due on June 1, 2020.

MERCK Economic Inclusion & Supplier Diversity Virtual Educational Series 2020

USPAACC member Merck will be hosting a virtual educational series starting May 21, 2020 2pm EST. This series will focus on how to do business with Merck. Check more details in our blog post!

5th Annual HUBZone Small Business Conference

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization and Office of the Chief Procurement Officer are co-sponsoring a Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business Conference on Thursday, May 14.

6th Week Home, Nowhere to Go but Work

Our National President & CEO shares USPAACC COVID-19 LiveTALK Series and WebCAST during our 6-week work from home experience.

CVS Health Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers

Expand your business capacity, professional skill level, and growth potential in critical areas by attending the next CVSHealth & Roger Williams Executive Learning Series.

Coping with Covid-19

It’s quiet. It’s quite nice, but I still miss my office.

Letter to President Trump, Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Schumer

USPAACC calls for collaboration from legislators to reach an agreement on the stimulus package to provide financial relief for small business: America’s Backbone.