This year, the Asian Business Association 38th Annual Awards Banquet will be held at the Globe Theatre in Universal Studios Hollywood on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Hetty Chang, Emmy-nominated new reporter at NBC4 Southern California will be the mistress of ceremonies. Hundreds will gather to pay tribute to the significant and often unheralded contributions that Asian Americans are making in business and the Southern California economy.
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: Huy Fong Foods (Sriracha)
CONSUMER BRAND OF THE YEAR: VIZIO
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR: Toni Ko, Founder and Former Chairwoman of NYX Cosmetics
CORPORATE OF THE YEAR: Southern California Gas Company
ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR: Monetta Stephens, Toyota
“The Asian Business Association has a strong commitment to helping diverse Asian-Americans. Not only are they making a difference in business locally but also impacting the community and our great economy," said awards banquet co-chairs Amanda Ma of Innovate Marketing Group and Jason S. Kim of Blank Rome LLP. “Proceeds from this Awards Banquet will help advance their cause.”
"We selected these individuals and organizations because of their business success and their contributions in our economy." said Dennis J. Huang, ABA Executive Director and CEO. "We're grateful also to our sponsors this year for supporting the important work we're doing in the community."
Sponsors include: Union Bank, Toyota, Southern California Edison, AEG, AT&T, Walmart, Vizio, US Bank, Dr. Eu-Meg Law, Misty Perfumes, Northrop Grumman, Southern California Gas Co., Verizon; Walt Disney Company, Wells Fargo, Kambrian, Huy Fong Foods to name a few.