Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City announces CelebrASIAN award winners

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Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City
8645 College Blvd, Suite 110, Overland Park, Kansas 66210
Telephone: 913.338.0774 www.asianchamberkc.com

Contact: Sook Park, AACC Executive Director, 913-338-0774

April 15, 2014

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City announces 2014 CelebrASIAN Award Winners. The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City (AACC) will be honoring the accomplishments of local Asian Americans in business and professional leadership at its 11th Annual CelebrASIAN Award Gala. This year’s Awardees are: Entrepreneur of the Year – Soon Bae, Bae’s Academy, Inc. and Bae Learning Center, LLC, Professional of the Year – Dr. Srinivas Nalamachu, International Clinical Research Institute, Inc., Top Foreign Direct Investor of the Year – Softbank (Sprint), and Corporation of the Year – Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L). Nominations were accepted from the community at large.

The AACC’s Gala will be held at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel located at 6100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS 66211 on Monday, May 12th, 2014 beginning at 5:30 PM.

This year’s guest entertainer for the event is Joe Wong, an internationally acclaimed comedian who has made multiple appearances on the David Letterman Show and the Ellen DeGeneres Show. In 2010, he became the first Asian American to headline the 66th Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner where he famously roasted vice president Joe Biden.

Robert D. Regnier, Chairman, President and CEO of Bank of Blue Valley, will serve as honorary chair. Sponsorships for this event are available. Table sponsorships begin at $1,500; individual tickets are $100 with advance purchase on www.asianchamberkc.com/celebrasian-2014.

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City was formed in 1998 and serves the Kansas City metropolitan area. The AACC is committed to promote Asian American business interests and recognize the significant contributions that Asian Americans have made in this area. The AACC is a non-profit organization located at 8645 College Blvd, Suite 110, Overland Park, Kansas 66210.

For more information or reservations, please call 913-338-0774. Or, please visit us at our website at www.asianchamberkc.com or e-mail us at sook_park@asianchamberkc.com

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