SOURCE: US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce

US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce

May 16, 2011 12:24 ET

Largest National Asian American Business Opportunity Conference to Be Held in Los Angeles, May 23-25, 2011

CelebrAsian 2011 Business Opportunity Conference Will Provide Small and Minority Businesses Valuable Access to Contracts and Effective Tools to Succeed

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - May 16, 2011) - The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) will hold its annual flagship event CelebrAsian Business Opportunity Conference 2011 from May 23 to 25 at the iconic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. The theme of the conference is "Together We're Better."

CelebrAsian connects top-caliber Asian American suppliers with buyers from Fortune Corporations, the Federal, State and Local government, and the small and minority business community. Pre-scheduled one-on-one business matchmaking meetings, forums, town hall meeting, workshops and summits will be held in networking friendly environments. Specially-designed sessions such as "How to Do Business with the Federal Government" and "Green and Renewable Energy: Where and How to Access the Contracts" will provide roadmaps to contracts in growth areas.

"USPAACC takes great pride in honoring the continued robust growth in Asian American-owned businesses across industries -- despite the difficult economy," said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO. "Thanks to the steadfast and generous support of our members and sponsors, USPAACC -- the metaphorical acorn -- has grown into a sturdy oak tree. It reaches over 15,000 business-to-business Asian American-owned enterprises nationwide and helps them to succeed and prosper in the mainstream."

CelebrAsian is the oldest and largest annual national Pan Asian American business conference in the United States. Each year, CelebrAsian gives Asian American and other small and minority businesses wide access to contract opportunities in growth industries, best practices and leading-edge solutions to succeed and prosper.

CelebrAsian 2011 currently has 72 Corporate and Asian American Business sponsors; 55 Fortune Corporations, 27 Government Agencies and a list of over 45 commodities across industries for which they would like to find suppliers; and four Media partners. Corporate Co-Chairs are Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, PepsiCo, Verizon and Wells Fargo. Asian American Business Co-Chairs are Collabera, Fortinet, Inc., and VIZIO.

ABOUT USPAACC: Founded in 1984 as a non-profit and non-partisan organization, USPAACC is the single unified voice for equal opportunity for Asian American businesses. We promote and propel economic growth by opening doors to business, educational and professional opportunities for Asian Americans and their business partners in corporate America, government at the federal, state and local levels, and the small and minority business community. For 25 years, USPAACC has served and will continue to serve as the gateway to large corporate and government contracts, top-caliber Asian American and small and minority suppliers, key information about Asian Americans and business opportunities in the dynamic Asia-Pacific market.

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