The annual APAICS Awards Gala Dinner is the premier event in Washington, D.C. to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The evening honors Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders, both current and pioneers, and recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that continue to politically empower the AAPI community. Support the APAICS mission in building the political pipeline for AAPIs and join us for an evening of networking with over 1000 attendees from across the country, including community leaders, business leaders and the largest gathering of AAPI local, state, and federal elected officials and appointees.
Past keynotes and honorees have included luminaries President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton, VADM Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, former Secretary Gary Locke, President Bill Clinton, late Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Senator Daniel K. Akaka, Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr., Congressman Mike Honda, CAPAC Chair Congresswoman Judy Chu, and George Takei.
May 16, 2017
Reception – 6 PM
VIP Reception (invite-only) – 6 PM
Dinner – 7 PM
Grand Ball Room
1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009
$300 ($250 non-profit)
Black-tie or cultural attire
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