USPAACC is now accepting applications/nominations for its "Fast 50 Asian American Businesses" Awards. Deadline for applications/nominations is March 29, 2013.
USPAACC is now accepting applications/nominations for its “Fast 50 Asian American Businesses” Awards. The “Fast 50 Asian American Businesses” Awardees will be presented at the black-tie Excellence Awards Reception and Dinner on June 4 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove, California. Founders, CEOs, COOs and Presidents will fly in from all over the country to receive the Award. This event is part of USPAACC’s annual flagship CelebrAsian Business Opportunity Conference 2013 on June 3-5. This year’s theme is “We are the Future: Immigrants. Citizens. Innovators.”
AT&T, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, PepsiCo and Wells Fargo are the Corporate Co-Chairs. Alorica is the Asian American Business Co-Chair.
To qualify, companies must be owned (at least 51%) and managed by one or more Asian Americans (U.S. citizens or permanent residents) and with at least $1 million in annual revenue in the immediate past 3 fiscal years of operation. Selection will be determined by percent¬age revenue growth over the past three years.
The growth rates will be independently verified, ranked and revealed at the Gala by the global professional services firm of Ernst and Young, the Awards sponsor.
Deadline for applications/nominations is March 29, 2013.
Over $4 billion in revenue were generated by USPAACC’s Fast 50 Asian American businesses last year, with companies reporting up to 400% growth rate. The winners came from a wide range of industries nationwide — supply chain management, healthcare, professional staffing, food wholesale, IT, environmental, green energy, media, etc. — owned and managed by Americans of Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Taiwanese and Vietnamese descent.
Every year, 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 informative summits, workshops, networking events, and it signature pre-scheduled one-on-one business matchmaking meetings. This year, USPAACC lists over 50 different types of commodities needed to be purchased across industries.