Search To Involve Pilipino Americans Co-sponsors 13th Annual Asian Small Business Expo
Expo to Focus on Learning from Successes and Failures Of Small Business
California State Assemblyman Mike Eng to Keynote
Kick-Off Reception on September 12, 2012
Alhambra-September 22nd, 2012- Search To Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA) will co-sponsor the 13th Annual Asian Small Business Expo, “Successes and Failures of Small Business,” which is open to the public free of charge. Uniquely targeting the Asian business community, the Expo is the only of its kind working to bring the growing Asian economic community into the spotlight and connecting over 500 entrepreneurs, corporate and government contractors, financial institutions, small business service providers, chambers of commerce and other parties interested in maximizing the power of Asian-owned small businesses throughout the southland. This year’s Expo will take place at the Almansor Court Conference Center, 700 S. Almansor St., Alhambra, CA 91801, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Featured speakers at the event include the Principal Consultant of the Wallstreet Business Consulting Company and retired Vice President/General Manager of Coca Cola China Company, George Chu. The popular business search engine website, Yelp, will also host a Social Media Marketing Workshop highlighting current trends and innovative strategies. More information on the Expo is available www.apisbp.org/expo.
The Expo is a tremendous opportunity to gain insight into best business practices and to network with fellow entrepreneurs, franchisers, service providers and governmental and legal agencies. Free admission, free workshops, and free parking are provided.
“Since 1999, SIPA has served hundreds of entrepreneurs as a member of the Asian and Pacific Islander Small Business Program (API SBP). The annual Asian Small Business Expo is our chance to connect clients with fellow small business owners and the partners, resources and networks that can help them grow and succeed.” says Joel Jacinto, SIPA Executive Director.
On September 12, 2012, the API SBP will host an Expo kick-off and reception from 5:00 -6:30 pm, also at Almansor Court in Alhambra. The featured keynote speaker will be CA State Assemblyman Mike Eng, who represents much of the San Gabriel Valley.