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CMAA's IL SBDC Webinar: How to Start A Business

Join the SBA New York District Office and our Illinois Small Business Development Center at Chinese Mutual Aid Association for a webinar on "How to Start a Business."
Business

A Dialogue with General Services Administration

This webinar will feature The General Services Administration (GSA – www.gsa.org). GSA will share its programs and services supporting AAPI Business in the pursuit of federal contracts.
Business

Cybersecurity Best Practices and How to Protect Your Small Business in COVID-19

Join us for this important and informative best practice discussion on how to keep your small business safe from cybersecurity attacks with Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Michael Sohn who is currently leading a squad at the FBI Los Angeles Field Division that is responsible for investigating computer and high-technology crimes.
Community

Fil-Am Professionals Mixer

Working better together! FALA Chicago, come join a Fil-Am Professionals Mixer on Thursday, September 17 at 5:30 p.m. and meet members of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Chicago (PACCGC) and the International Society of Filipinos in Finance and Accounting (ISFFA) - Chicago Chapter.
Community

The Asian American Summit

Join Adweek for an engaging discussion with Asian American business leaders who will shed light on how they are personally navigating today’s heightened discussions on race and stereotypes, how they are leading their teams, and ways we can all drive meaningful and lasting change.
Community

Part II: Development and Fundraising: Opportunities and Challenges for the AAPI Community

As corporations, foundations, and individual donors allocate funds to support communities that have been underserved and underrepresented, what should the AAPI not-for-profit community do to be a part of this process? Join us for Part II of our conversation with AAPI leaders on the topic of Development and Fundraising as our country addresses systematic racism and social injustice.
Business

OCA AND CAPAW AAPI WOMXN'S CONFERENCE: ELEVATE THE sHERO IN YOU

Ready to join a strong and uplifting network of AAPI womxn leaders? Join OCA and CAPAW at our annual AAPI Womxn’s Conference: “Elevate the sHERO in You!”
Community

Part I: Development and Fundraising: Opportunities and Challenges for the AAPI Community

The pandemic has changed the way we communicate with one another. Nonprofit organizations are struggling to shift plans as traditional fundraising and development activities are canceled or postponed.
Community

Asian American Marketing and Advertising Townhall

Join us for a town hall webinar to take action on anti-Asian bias and be allies outside of our own community! 3AF's objective is to share key initiatives the Asian American marketing and advertising industry is driving to tackle the anti-Asian bias impacting the community and highlight how you can get involved.
Community

AAPI Young Leaders Summit 2020

Join us for a series of virtual events as we engage with young AAPIs on professional development, community outreach, civic engagement and entrepreneurship.
Business

2020 ILF Virtual Leadership & Business Conference

Join us to pay tribute to the unsung heroes on the front line as our community unites to rebuild America!
Business

APAICS in Conversation: Maeley Tom

APAICS in Conversation is an exciting weekly series of virtual fireside chats to learn and hear from leading AAPIs in their field. Each teleconference is approximately 30 minutes and includes a Q&A session with the participants.
Business

International Financing with Export Import Bank

Join us to learn more about advocacy programs and projects from National ACE and FPACC along with Presentation from The U.S. Export and Import Bank.
Business

The Effects of Covid-19 on Commercial Real Estate

A webinar about 1031 Exchange, Commercial Property Tax, Distressed Properties, and trends in commercial real estate.
Business

Development & Fundraising 3.0 - A Conversation with AAPI Leaders

Join these webinars on development, fundraising, and networking: Development & Fundraising 3.0 – A Conversation with AAPI Leaders – Part I and Development & Fundraising – Part II. You are welcome to attend one session or both!
Community

B3: Build, Breakthrough & Believe

OCA Greater Chicago is hosting a B3 October 8, 6-7:30 pm CDT via Zoom specifically for college students studying psychology and recent graduates entering the field of psychology and mental health
Community

Asian American Marketing and Advertising Townhall

Join us for a town hall webinar to take action on anti-Asian bias and be allies outside of our own community! 3AF's objective is to share key initiatives the Asian American marketing and advertising industry is driving to tackle the anti-Asian bias impacting the community and highlight how you can get involved.
Community

AAPI Young Leaders Summit 2020

Join us for a series of virtual events as we engage with young AAPIs on professional development, community outreach, civic engagement and entrepreneurship.
Community

2020 ILF Virtual Leadership & Business Conference

Join us to pay tribute to the unsung heroes on the front line as our community unites to rebuild America!
Business

Women in NAAAP Virtual Brunch

For the month of August, Women in NAAAP decided to have a City brunch AND host another virtual brunch as well! Will you join us? ‍
Business

Shift: Navigating the New Normal - Leadership Convention by NAAAP

NAAAP is proud to announce their first virtual conference! In lieu of the traditional in-person convention, this year’s growth and networking opportunities will happen live at your fingertips on August 21, 2020.
Business

International Financing with Export Import Bank

Join us to learn more about advocacy programs and projects from National ACE and FPACC along with Presentation from The U.S. Export and Import Bank.
Business

The Effects of Covid-19 on Commercial Real Estate

A webinar about 1031 Exchange, Commercial Property Tax, Distressed Properties, and trends in commercial real estate.
Business

UniPro Chicago-Midwest Networking & Professionalism Workshop Panel

UniPro Chicago-Midwest is pleased to invite you the first of its professional development workshop series.
Business

Asian American Business Leader & Entrepreneur Panel sponsored by McDonald's

On August 15th join TAP-Chicago, A4P, AABA, AACN, AAPC, CASL, CMAA, FALA, Harvard Club, JASC, KABA, KACC, Lunar Ball, MK Jaycees, NU-A5, SABA, TiE, TJCCC, UIAAAN, and UChicago Business Diversity in the 1871 Auditorium at Merchandise Mart as we hear from a group of incredible Asian American business leaders and entrepreneurs.
Business

The Art of the Deal: for real…

Real Life Lessons from a local Fil-AM Entrepreneur | What to Look for in Key Contracts? | Negotiation Pointers
Business

13th Annual Silk Road Conference

Representatives from Northwest Indiana’s business and academic communities are teaming to gather for the success of bringing new business, trade, investment, and tourism opportunities to the area.
Business

2017 National Convention NAAAP Chicago

NAAAP-Chicago is proud to host the 2017 NAAAP Leadership Convention and are seeking volunteers to help.
Business

Legacy of Asian-American Owned Companies

CASL is honored to be sponsoring Wintrust Community Banks' panel event to celebrate the success of Asian-American companies throughout Chicago and abroad. Join Wintrust for a FREE panel discussion featuring CASL Board member Ernie Wong (founder and principal of Site).
Business

2017 AAPI Employee/Business Resource Group Regional Roundtable

In collaboration with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) and U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency, National ACE conducted three Employee Resource Group/ Business Resource Groups (ERG/BRG) National Roundtables the past three years.
Business

TAP-Chicago & KACC Present: An Inside Look at the CIA

An exclusive program by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for business professionals of all backgrounds.
Business

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Community Leadership Awards

In recognition of Asian American Heritage Month Cook County State's Attorney will be honoring leaders in our community
Interviews

Follow Her Lead: a Conversation with Representative Theresa Mah

Please join Everthrive IL, CASL Associate Board, and Mujeres' Young Professionals Advisory Council in conversation with Illinois State Representative Theresa Mah. She will speak to her path to leadership and how she has become a change agent
Business

Women in NAAAP

Join us at the Women in NAAAP June Brunch!
Business

Empowering Youth to be Global Leaders

The Korean American Association of Chicago (KAAC) and the Korean American Women's Association of Chicago (KAWAC) are jointly hosting the 2018 Young Leadership Conference.
Business

Women in NAAAP August Brunch

Please join us for the next Women in NAAAP Brunch of 2018
Community

Young Men's Mentoring Program Golfing + Luncheon

Come out and play! Join CMAA for 9 holes at Broken Arrow Golf Club this Saturday.
Interviews

‘Journey to Success’ Series What is Success? Filipinas Who Found It

You're invited to What is Success? Filipinas Who Found It (Aug 23, 2018)
Business

NAAAP-CHICAGO MEMBER OPEN HOUSE

Every month NAAAP hosts an Open House for members to network and learn more about NAAAP. And since it's also during WeWork's networking night, it's a great opportunity to meet members of the WeWork community.
Business

2018 MAAP Chicago

Mentoring Asian American Professionals
Business

Women in NAAAP October Brunch

Please join National Association of Asian American Professionals for the next Women in NAAAP Brunch on October 20.
Business

Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce: 36th Annual Gala

The Annual Gala is the Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce's major fundraising event. Celebrating and uniting the largest gathering of Chinese and American business leaders in the Chicago metropolitan area
Business

2018 AAEN Holiday Reception & More

Join Asian American Executive Network for an afternoon of power network, holiday celebration and entertainment, and learn about what is new at the Asian American Executive Network.
Interviews

Helen Zia - "Last boat Out of Shanghai"

Helen Zia discusses "Last Boat Out of Shanghai." A Q&A and signing will follow the discussion.
Business

2019 Installation Gala

Don't miss the fun with AREAA-Greater Chicago for a wonderful evening.
Business

AAEN Business Networking Roundtable

The Asian American Executive Network Business Networking Special Interest Group invites you to join us for our First Business Networking Business round-table Luncheon.
Business

(re) CONNECT and Beyond

Please join Ascend Midwest Chapter for their first event of the year as they reconnect, strategize, and discuss upcoming 2019 events.
Business

Joint Networking Happy Hour

On Thursday, March 14, FALA Chicago, will be throwing a joint happy hour at Bar Louie in River North to welcome our esteemed visitor National Asian Pacific American Bar Association president-elect Bonnie Wolf!
Business

Creative business - your way to success

Every business wants to keep up with its industry's latest trends and stay ahead of its competitors. Creative thinking — that is, dreaming up new and unique ways of doing things — is obviously a part of that process.
Community

The New Reality Facing Chinese Americans During the U.S.-China Conflict

Join us on the The New Reality Facing Chinese Americans During the U.S. - China Conflict on March 9.
Community

2019 Installation Ceremony

Please join the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago in celebrating the installation of its 2019 officers and board of directors!
Community

Nativism, White Power, and Anti-Immigrant Violence in the United States

Please join UChicago History for a conference in the International House's Assembly Hall.
Business

TJCCC Speed Networking

Hello TJCCC friends, we are excited to share with you that Speed Networking, one of TJCCC signature events, is back this spring! It will be held on Sun, 4/14.
Community

In-House Counsel and Attorney Mixer

AABA and AABA Law Foundation invite you to its celebration of APA in house counsel and outside counsel networking event on May 15.
Community

Last Saturday! Free UniteChicago Social!

UniteChicago is the best opportunity to come together with leaders and communities from around the city to make new connections and get what you need!
Community

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

We’re proud to host our annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration. This year, our esteemed guests include Ji Suk Yi and Sid Bala who will join Wintrust CEO Ed Wehmer for a candid conversation about their experiences, challenges, and accomplishments.
Arts/Entertainment

2019 TJCCC 5th Annual Bowling Tournament

The tournament will consist 2 hours of bowling with optional warm-up and 2 games. The individual winners and the winning teams will be awarded with exciting prizes such as gift cards or cash.
Business

If we negotiate ransoms, should we negotiate ransomware? - Panel Discussion...

A wide range of topics are discussed from how to prevent breaches to what to do once they have been found in a system.
Business

TECH TRENDS IN PROP TRADING AND ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

On May 7th, 2019 the Electronic Trading & Algorithmic group brings a lively discussion on tech trends in trading including talks on connectivity for APIs, front ends and new innovations. We’ve partnered with Trading Technologies to lead the panel discussion on dynamic ecosystems of the financial markets.
Business

Speaker Series: Xiaoming Zhang

For the May Speaker Series, the MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program welcomes Xiaoming Zhang, international art market expert and founder of W. Ming International Ltd.
Business

University of Chicago Graduate China Forum

The University of Chicago Graduate China Forum is an annual event that aims to incubate and facilitate intellectual exchanges related to contemporary U.S.-China issues.
Business

AACC AAPI Business Summit & Career Fair

The event will also feature resource experts from a variety of topics such from business and entrepreneurship, healthcare, law, immigration, financial literacy and more.
Business

Joint Asian American Leaders Caucus Launch Party

Join us for the Chicago Launch Party of the Joint Asian American Leaders Caucus!
Business

2019 Mentoring Asian American Professionals Program

2019 MAAP Chicago Registration is now open
Community

FYLPRO Chicago Info Session

Join us on August 15 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in Kalayaan Hall at the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago.
Business

Commercial Real Estate Sip, Schmooze, and Study

Join us for another Sip, Schmooze, and Study Event at one of our favorite venues easily accessible by our city and suburban members!
Community

32nd Annual AABA Installation Ceremony

Join FALA Chicago in celebrating the incoming officers and board members of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area during the 32nd Annual AABA Installation Ceremony and Awards Reception on Tuesday, September 17.
Business

2019 FPACC Bi-National Business Conference

Join us on the 2019 FPACC Bi-National Business Conference on NOV 8-10, 2019.
Arts/Entertainment

TAP-Chicago Axe Throwing Social Event!

Join us on Thursday, September 19th at 6:30 pm for a private 90 minute session where instructors will first proper safety, form, and technique and then guide us through rounds of competitive games.
Business

Building Intervening Connecting: Recent work of Gong Dong

The School of Architecture, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Alphawood Foundation Chicago present a rare public presentation by award-winning architect and Plym Distinguished Professor Gong Dong
Community

OCA-Greater Chicago B3 Leadership Summit

Join OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates for a conversation with a panel of accomplished AAPI professional leaders from all over Chicago & from a range of industries
Community

LGBT Asian American/South Asian Attorney Networking Reception

You are invited to the LGBT Asian American/South Asian Attorney Networking Reception to be held in Chicago, IL.
Business

Global Cyber Security Initiative (GCSI) Conference 2019

The GCSI expanded its focus to assist all highly regulated industries, including healthcare, insurance, finance, etc. Each month, we host events that bring together executives to discuss topics such as cybersecurity insurance, human engineering and more.
Community

Walk in US, Talk on Japan

The Japanese government’s “Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan” program started in 2014. A delegation, led by former Japanese ambassadors or other public figures, visits various regions throughout the United States as a form of grassroots exchange.
Politics

AABAR 2019 Judicial Reception

Please join AABAR for our 2019 Judicial Reception on November 20 at 5 pm at Al Hambra Palace.
Interviews

Book Discussion on Know My Name by Chanel Miller

Dr. Ada Cheng will be facilitating a book discussion on Know My Name by Chanel Miller on Monday 11/4 at 7pm at Uncharted Books.
Business

The 2020 Bull-Bear US Market Forecast

This systematic framework focuses on market cycles, equity and credit valuations, and market sentiment in a consistent way.
Business

Proposed Chicago Casino: How Can We Do This Right? (Chinatown)

This event will focus on the impact on Chinatown.We will have two events, one focused on Chinatown and the other on Southside neighborhoods.
Business

2019 AAEN Holiday Networking Reception

This event is self-sponsored - tickets will go toward this party only - room rental, tea and soft drinks, Sunda hors d’oeuvres,...CASH BAR available.
Business

Activating Heritage 2020

Activating Heritage will be a space for cultural heritage board members, directors, staff, and volunteers to come together to explore how to strategically position their organizations to be responsive community advocates to address the challenges that face growing cities across the United States.
Business

AREAA 2020 Annual Gala

Come join AREAA for their annual installation of the new board of directors and incoming president Amy Duong Kim.
Business

Successful Capital Raise: What You Should Know Before Speaking to Investors

This informative and entertaining seminar aims to help companies understand and implement the critical activities and strategies needed to successfully complete a capital event.
Business

All Bar Networking Social & Fair

This event will enable hundreds of lawyers, law students, and judges to network and socialize with one another at the same event.
Business

Why Bruce Lee Would've Been a Great Investor in 2020

Professor Joel Litman, Chief Investment Strategist of Valens Research, will discuss how more than 200 of the top 300 money managers use Uniform Accounting metrics for better signals versus as-reported financial numbers.
Business

2020 National AAPI Business Summit

As co-Chair of WHIAAPI, Secretary Wilbur L. Ross caps off the series of webinars with his remarks for the 2020 National AAPI Business Summit, an annual event hosted by the Department of Commerce and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).
Business

Doing Business with the Federal Government

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza will provide special remarks and updates for the AAPI community in light of AAPI Heritage Month. The Administrator‚ remarks will be followed by a panel discussion on ‚ÄúDoing Business with the Federal Government‚Äù. Learn how to find and win contracts with the federal government. Hear from AAPI entrepreneurs and business owners on how they have successfully navigated the federal government procurement process.
Interviews

A Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership

As Co-Chair of WHIAAPI, Secretary Elaine L. Chao kicks off this series of webinars in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. Following her keynote remarks and a question and answer period, we will then turn the program over to “A Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership” with a panel of distinguished AAPI business leaders.
Business

Workforce Development

Hear updates and remarks from the U.S. Department of Labor. Special remarks will be followed by a panel discussion on Advancing AAPIs in the Federal Government. The panel will discuss on the progress we have seen in AAPIs moving up leadership ranks in the federal government, talk about recruitment and building the pipeline, as well as career development. Hear from AAGEN and FAPAC as they discuss resources and opportunities through each of their programs.
Community

AAEN COVID-19: APA Business Advocacy Webinars

FREE Webinar - MUST register to participate...Zoom information will be provided to registered participants before the webinar via email provided.
Community

Museum of Public Relations: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Join us at the Museum of Public Relations’ first-ever “Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month” to explore the many issues impacting the fastest growing population in the U.S. today: the changing Asian American and Pacific Islander (APIs) demographic.
Business

Strategies for Resiliency: Supporting Asian American and Pacific Islander Small Business Owners

Please join the office of Senator Tammy Duckworth, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), Small Business Majority and National CAPACD for a free interactive webinar for both small business owners and entrepreneurship service organizations on financial resiliency tactics to address the needs of AAPI small businesses.
Business

RE:Launching Asian America's Small Businesses

Small businesses will be essential to job creation. Asian-American and Pacific Islander small businesses, representing 27% of small business revenue in the USA, will play a key role in rebuilding the economy.
Community

Shaping Tomorrow's Arts & Culture

Join Asian and AAPI champions Michelle Lee (Allure), Padma Lakshmi (Taste the Nation), Prabal Gurung (Prabal Gurung), and Simu Liu (Kim’s Convenience and Marvel’s Shang-Chi & The Legend of Ten Rings) for an in-depth conversation on how the AAPI community can shape the arts and culture coming out of COVID-19, moderated by Gold House Chairman Bing Chen.
Business

New Reality: Tools to Restart Your Business

A webinar for AREAA members looking to jump-start their real estate business.
Interviews

SOLIDARITY CONVOS: Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders for Black Lives

Join us in SOLIDARITY CONVOS, where we will discuss what AAPI youth, parents, educators, and community members can do to stand in solidarity with the Black community.
Business

DIVERSITY REBOOT 2020: The Future of the Inclusive Workplace

Diversity Reboot 2020 is the free virtual gathering for women, allies, policymakers and business leaders who understand that talk is cheap: jobs and commitments from leaders are what we need now.
Business

Workshop: There's No Business Like Slow Business

National ACE will provide a summary of the AAPI policy recommendations and share upcoming programs in support of AAPI small businesses. ‍
Business

There's No Business Like Slow Business: Business Resilience Solutions for Small Businesses

National ACE will provide a summary of the AAPI policy recommendations and share upcoming programs in support of AAPI Small Businesses.
Business

Schedule Your Free Career Coaching Session

Entrepreneur Source has been helping entrepreneurs explore career ownership possibilities that allow them to achieve their income, lifestyle, wealth & equity goals. 95% of our clients end up discovering an opportunity.
Business

Nevada Small Business Council & National ACE present "We've Got Your Back!"

A personal introduction to your A-Team to win the economic fight!