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Fast 100 Asian American Businesses Post Over $10 Billion Revenue, Up to 261% Growth
Winners of the Fast 100 Asian American Business Awards will be unveiled at CelebrAsian Procurement Conference on May 31 - June 2, 2017, Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California.
USPAACC’s Fast 100 winners posted collective annual revenue of over $10 Billion last year, with companies recording up to 261% growth rate.
“Our Fast 100 Asian American Businesses have shown yet again that through hard work, innovation and perseverance, they can rise from any challenge and achieve excellence in business practices, innovation, industry leadership, and job creation,” said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO. “They truly exemplify the best and brightest in our community, a source of pride and the backbone of our national economy. They all deserve to be in the spotlight in recognition of their remarkable accomplishments and enormous business growth despite the tepid economic landscape.”
The Fast 100 represent a wide array of industries, from IT (software and hardware), to staffing and professional services, advertising and marketing, construction, food and beverage, hospitality, telecommunications, energy, manufacturing, e-commerce, etc.
They are of Asian Indian, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Vietnamese, Japanese, Laotian, Myanmar, Pakistani, and Taiwanese 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 black tie/national costume affair Excellence Awards Reception Dinner on May 31 and the networking reception celebrating the Fast 100 Asian American Businesses on June 1.
This event is part of the 3-day CelebrAsian Procurement Conference —the country’s largest B2B event convened by Pan Asian American enterprises.
Conference Co-Chairs are Ampcus, JPMorgan Chase, Nissan, PepsiCo, Southern California Edison, Technology Integration Group, 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 new and innovative programs, CelebrAsian provides Pan Asian American suppliers and other minority businesses a roadmap to effectively navigate the supplier diversity arena, access procurement opportunities, and successfully compete in the mainstream.
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