List of Commodities to be Purchased by the Federal Government & Corporations Revealed by USPAACC

The Federal Government and Fortune 1000 Corporations have listed over 90 products & services they will purchase from suppliers during USPAACC's CelebrAsian 2012 Business Opportunity Conference, June 4-6, 2012, in Bethesda, MD.
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April 26, 2012 - PRLog -- WASHINGTON, DC – The Federal Government and Fortune 1000 Corporations have listed over 90 products and services they will purchase from Asian American suppliers during CelebrAsian 2012 Business Opportunity Conference – the flagship annual national event of the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC).

The Business Opportunity Conference, with the theme "The Future is Now: Seize It & Win It," will be held on June 4 ~ 6, 2012 at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

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

CelebrAsian connects hundreds of top-caliber Asian American suppliers and business owners with buyers from Fortune 1000 Corporations, the Federal, State and Local government, and the small and minority business community, through pre-scheduled one-on-one business matchmaking meetings, informative summits, workshops, and networking events.

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 list of needed commodities include: Advertising; Agencies (Creative/Professional); Architectural & Engineering; Audiovisual; Auditing & Accounting; Building Materials; Cable Supplies; Capital Equipment; Catering & Packaged Food; Computer Hardware, Software & Supplies Construction; Chemical Processing Equipment; Chemical Raw Materials; Direct Mail Fulfillment; Electrical Supplies; Electronic Equipment; Engineering; Environmental; Exhibits; Food Manufacturing; Fuels/Utilities; Graphic Design/Creative Services; Hand-held Computers; Lab Casework, Equipment, Furnishing & Supplies; Landscaping; Legal Services; Financial & Accounting Services; Light Fixtures; Kitchen Appliances; Maintenance & Repair; Market & Media Research; Multicultural Marketing; Medical Supplies & Equipment; Office Supplies; Packing & Consumables; Public Relations & Marketing; Premiums & Promotions; Paper, Printing & Publishing; Real Property Leasing & Management; Security; Shipping; Telecommunication & Technology; Transportation & Freight; Travel; Uniform Rental; Logistic, Warehouse & Distribution; and many more!

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

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; and the Business Leaders and College Scholarship Luncheon (*Guanxi is a business term meaning "connections" or "relationship") and much more.

Conference attendance is open to all. Early bird rates end April 27, 2012. For more information or sponsorship opportunities, visit or or call USPAACC at (202) 296-5221.

Media Inquiries: JP Torres
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