The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) has selected the winners of its Fast 100 Asian American Business Awards and will unveil them at CelebrAsian Procurement Conference on June 1-3, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
USPAACC’s Fast 100 posted collective annual revenue of $3 Billion, with companies recording up to 44% growth rate.
(Photo above: Winners of the 2015 Fast 100 Asian American Business Awards with Conference Chair Rakesh Sachdev, CEO of Sigma-Aldrich, and Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO)
The Fast 100 represent a wide array of industries, including Advertising & Marketing, Aviation, Aerospace, Architecture, Chemicals, Construction, E-Commerce, Engineering, Electronic products, Financial Services, Facility Management, Food & Beverage, Government Contracting, Healthcare, Hospitality, Information Technology, Industrial Water Purification, Janitorial Cleaning Services, Law Firm, Printing & Publishing, Staffing, Textile Importer, Renewable Energy, Telecommunications, Transportation, Pharmaceutical Distribution, Relocation, Uniforms, and Restaurant Supplies.
The Fast 100 winners were of Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Pakistani, Taiwanese, and Vietnamese heritage.
CEOs, Presidents and top-level executives of the Fast 100 will fly in from all over the country to participate in the Conference and attend the Excellence Awards Reception and Gala on June 1 and the networking reception celebrating the Fast 100 Asian American Businesses on June 2.
“Our Fast 100 Asian American Businesses truly exemplify the best and brightest in our community – as members of the small and minority business community, they are the innovators, job creators, visionaries, and industry leaders, as well as the backbone of our national economy,” said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO. “We take great pride in shining the spotlight on their achievements and enormous business growth despite the uncertain economic landscape.”
UPS Chairman and CEO, David Abney, is the Conference Chair. Asian American Business Co-Chairs are Ampcus and Softpath Systems. Host Co-Chairs are The Coca-Cola Company, Nissan, SunTrust, and UPS. Legacy Co-Chairs are PepsiCo and Wells Fargo.
CelebrAsian is the flagship event of USPAACC and the country’s largest business-to-business conference convened by Pan Asian Americans to connect with large, medium and small enterprises. It is the largest gathering of Pan Asian American suppliers and entrepreneurs representing a myriad of industries who will connect with buyers and key decision-makers from Fortune powerhouses, government agencies, large non-profits, and the small/minority business community.
Through innovative programs, CelebrAsian provides a roadmap to Asian American suppliers to effectively navigate the supplier diversity arena, access procurement opportunities, and successfully compete in the mainstream.