APAICS | Annual Awards Gala Dinner
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Annual Awards Gala Dinner

OVERVIEW

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.

23RD ANNUAL AWARDS GALA DINNER

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DATE

May 16, 2017

Reception – 6 PM

VIP Reception (invite-only) – 6 PM

Dinner – 7 PM

LOCATION

Washington Hilton
Grand Ball Room
1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009

TICKETS

$300 ($250 non-profit)

DRESS CODE

Black-tie or cultural attire

Keynote Speaker

Cory Booker, US Senator

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2017 Honorees

Chancee Martorrell
Community Leadership Award

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Randall Park
Vision Award

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Verizon
Corporate Achievement Award

Mistress of Ceremonies

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Elaine Quijano, CBSN News Correspondent

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National Anthem Singer

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Larissa Lam

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Opportunity Drawing

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship opportunities for the 23rd Annual Gala Awards Dinner include:

 

Exclusive Awards Gala Host – $200,000

Gold Sponsorship – $100,000

Silver Sponsorship – $50,000

Bronze Sponsorship – $25,000

Supporters – $10,000

Non-Profit – $3,000

 

For details on sponsorship levels, please contact Helen Ruggiero at helen@apaics.org or 202-296-9200.

SPONSORS

PLATINUM

GOLD

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Southwest is the official airline of the APAICS Annual Awards Dinner Gala

SILVER

State Farm

Wells Fargo Logo

BRONZE

Amgen

Dell Blue RGB Logo

 

GM Company Logo

SUPPORTER

Apple
Bel Leong Hong & Shekar Narasimhan

California Teachers Association
CBS Corporation

Diageo/Breakthrough Beverage

MGM Resorts

Mnet

National Education Association

Nielson

PG&E

PhRMA

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