The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City to host annual award dinner gala on Thursday, May 9th, 2013

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

Date: March 28th, 2013

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City is hosting 10th Annual CelebrASIAN Award Dinner Gala. This year’s event will be held at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel located at 6100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS 66211 on Thursday, May 9th, 2013 beginning at 5:30 PM.

The AACC will be honoring the accomplishments of local Asian Americans in business, community service, philanthropy and professional leadership. Awards to be presented at the Gala include: Entrepreneur of the Year, Professional Leader of the Year, Life-time achievement award, Corporation of the Year and Top Foreign Direct Investor of the Year. In addition, a comedy show and cultural performance will take place and dinner will be served.

This year’s guest entertainer is Daniel Nainan. He is a nationally recognized stand-up comedian, and has toured with Russell Peters and performed with notable comedians like Jerry Seinfeld, Bob Saget, Brad Garrett and many more. His audiences have included President Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Donald Trump, Tony Blair’s wife Cherie, and many other celebrities.

Terry Bassham, President and CEO of Great Plains Energy, KCP&L, 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-2013.

The Asian 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. You can also visit us at our website at www.asianchamberkc.com or e-mail Sook Park, AACC Executive Director, at sook_park@asianchamberkc.com

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