USPAACC is your vital connection to Fortune companies and government buyers. We offer educational, professional, and contract opportunities to help you grow your business.
Direct recommendation and referral of your business to corporations and government buyers throughout the years.
Discount on USPAACC national and regional event registration fees.
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USPAACC certified members receive the added competitive advantage of being first to be contacted and matched with Fortune corporations or their prime contractors seeking to do business with Asian American/Minority-Owned Businesses.
Any businesses can apply for the USPAACC Non-Certified Membership and enjoy membership benefits.
The certified membership is open to a business that is at least 51% owned, controlled, and operated by Asian American(s) and/or other minorities.
Yes. USPAACC Certification is open to both U.S. Citizens and Asian Immigrants whose status is legal permanent residents (LPR). This inclusive process opens the doors to permanent residents who pay taxes, whose children have served in the U.S. military, and who contribute to the U.S. economy.
USPAACC Certified Membership costs for a fee range of $300 - $900 USD. The fee structure for Certified Membership is tiered based on businesses’ annual revenue. USPAAACC Non-Certified Membership costs $200 USD for the business of all sizes.
Yes. The USPAACC membership is on annual basis. USPAACC will notify you about the membership renewal one month prior to the expiration date.
For the Certified Membership, it will normally take two to three months. Non-Certified Membership is effective soon after you complete membership form and pay for annual membership fee.
The certification process normally takes two to three months. The process consists of two main parts: a document review and a site visit. USPAACC Certification Committee will thoroughly review and verify submitted documents according to criteria. Upon the completion of the document review, the site visit will be conducted. The process will be shortened if documents are well prepared since the delay is often due to incomplete documents.
USPAACC strongly encourages Asian American and other minority businesses to get USPAACC certification as an Asian American/Minority-Owned Business because this could increase business opportunity with Fortune companies and federal/state/local government agencies as a subcontractor. There are occasions when a contract and/or opportunity requires the skills that are readily and competently performed by Asian American/Minority-Owned Businesses. Having USPAACC certification enables you to be easily identified among thousands of minority suppliers.
USPAACC is proud to be a strong link to Fortune companies and US government buyers for Asian American and other minority businesses. With over two decades of relationship with Fortune companies and federal/local government agencies, USPAACC has a proven track record in making successful and viable matches among its members.
Yes. USPAACC also offers an expedited application process. This enables the case to be certified within three to four weeks for a fee range of $600 - $1,200 USD. The fee varies depending on the businesses’ annual revenue.