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Fast 100 Asian American Business Awards to be Presented at CelebrAsian Conference on May 31
Winners of the Fast 100 Asian American Business Awards, who earned collective revenue of $2.2 billion last year, will be recognized during the CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference, “Smart World: Business – Talents – Technology,” which runs May 29 to June 1, 2018, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. It is the national flagship event of the USPAACC. A networking reception will be held in honor of the winners on May 31, 2018, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
The Fast 100 winners come from a broad list of industries, including IT (hardware and software), hospitality, manufacturing, professional services, staffing, accounting, advertising and marketing, automotive, engineering, facility services, finance and insurance, food and beverage, healthcare, import and export, legal services, logistics, management consulting, real estate, telecommunications, and transportation.
“I commend the winners of our Fast 100 Asian American Business Awards for their impressive collective revenue and enormous growth amidst the challenging economic landscape,” said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO. “This validates the significance of the power of innovation, perseverance, and hard work – key ingredients to succeed in the mainstream – which also ensure that diverse businesses remain the backbone of the national economy.”
PepsiCo Chairman & CEO Indra K. Nooyi is Conference Chair and will hold a fireside chat to share her journey from India to Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo, #44 on the Fortune 500 list. She is also the #2 “Most Powerful Woman in Business,” according to Fortune magazine. PepsiCo has a 19-year uninterrupted commitment to and support of USPAACC’s work, which has spurred economic growth and professional advancement of Pan Asian Americans and businesses nationwide.
Strong support from the financial industry – Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo – as well as automotive giant Nissan – shows the value placed on USPAACC and the ROI they realize from their partnership.
Co-chairing the Conference are established Pan Asian American businesses Ampcus, Indotronix Avani, and Pyramid Consulting, who appreciate what USPAACC does in speaking for and connecting Pan Asian American businesses to the right people, at the right place, at the right time.
As the country’s largest and most established B2B conference convened by Pan Asian Americans, CelebrAsian is the nation’s premier venue for procurement and other business opportunities, innovation, and job creation for the more than 2 million Pan Asian American-owned businesses nationwide. Their annual revenue surpasses $700 billion and continues to grow.
Founded in 1984 as a national non-profit non-partisan organization, USPAACC promotes and propels economic growth by opening doors to business, educational and professional opportunities for Asian Americans and the small and minority community. USPAACC IRS Tax Exemption # 52-164-1440
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