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CelebrAsian Business Opportunity Conference 2012 to be held June 4 - 6 in Bethesda, Maryland

USPAACC will hold its annual flagship event, CelebrAsian Business Opportunity Conference 2012, on June 4-6 at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland. This year's theme is "The Future is Now: Seize It & Win It."

 
PRLog - May 4, 2012 - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, D.C. -- WASHINGTON, DC – The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) will hold its annual flagship event, CelebrAsian Business Opportunity Conference 2012, on June 4-6 at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland. This year's theme is "The Future is Now: Seize It & Win It."

Ravi Saligram, CEO of OfficeMax and Kyle McSlarrow, President of Comcast/NBCUniversal, Washington, DC are the Conference Co-Chairs. Marriott International, OfficeMax, PepsiCo and Wells Fargo are the Corporate Co-Chairs.

To date, more than 50 Corporations, 15 Government Agencies, 90 Asian American-owned businesses, and 7 Media Partners are participating in the Conference.

CelebrAsian is the only annual national Pan Asian American business conference in the United States. It provides Asian American-owned businesses wide access to contract opportunities, growth industries, strategic solutions and best practices to thrive in the global marketplace.

"Our mission is to provide parity and a roadmap to opportunities for business-to-business Asian American-owned enterprises nationwide so that they can compete effectively in the mainstream," said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO.

Every year, CelebrAsian connects hundreds of top-caliber Asian American suppliers and business owners with buyers from Fortune 1000 Corporations and the Federal, State and Local government, through informative summits, workshops, networking events, and its signature pre-scheduled one-on-one business matchmaking meetings. This year, USPAACC lists over 90 different types of commodities needed to be purchased across industries.

Last year, CelebrAsian was held in Los Angeles, California where over 600 conference participants came from all over the country and over 500 pre-scheduled one-on-one business matchmaking meetings were held. "What a fantastic event! I met several suppliers with whom we are now working to further assess their capabilities and opportunities," said Marianne Strobel, Executive Director, Supplier Diversity, AT&T Services.

The specially-designed sessions will include: Under 40 Millionaire Entrepreneurs – Success Stories; Procurement Officers Forum; Asia Trade Mission Roundtable; Welcome Reception and Asian American Directors' Awards; Industry Focus Groups (A&M, Construction, IT, Telecom); Supplier Diversity & Small Business Program Caucus; Access to Capital: Financing Through Investors & Banks; Business Express: Ready Set Grow - What Are the Many Roles of a CEO in a Growing Small Business?; Crack the Code of Marketing to Corporations & Government 101; Taking Your Relationship with Corporations & Government to the Next Level: Advanced Contracting; Asian American CEOs: Living the American Dream; Excellence Awards Gala Reception and Dinner; Presentation of the Fast 50 Asian American Businesses; Guanxi* Supplier Opportunity Fair; One-on-One Prescheduled Business Matchmaking Meetings; Business Leaders and College Scholarship Luncheon (*Guanxi is a business term meaning "connections" or "relationship") and much more.

For more information or to register, visit www.celebrasianconference.com or www.uspaacc.com or call USPAACC at (202) 296-5221.

Media Inquiries:
JP Torres
Tel (617) 933-9629
jptorres@uspaacc.com

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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