The APAICS Annual Awards Gala Dinner is the culmination of our nation’s recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May, a celebration of the culture, traditions, history, and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. We expect more than 1,000 attendees from across the country, including community, business, and political leaders.
The gala is the largest gathering of Asian American and Pacific Islander elected officials and government appointees at the federal, state, and local levels. Past speakers and awardees at the dinner include President Barack Obama, President Bill Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary Hillary Clinton, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Senator Mazie Hirono, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, Martha Choe, Deepa Iyer, George Takei, Daniel Dae Kim, and Randall Park, among others.
Ticket Levels and Prices
|Community / Non-Profit / Military||$350|
|Community Early Bird (available until March 14, 2019)||$300|
Gala Program Book Ads
Are you interested in purchasing an ad in the program book that will be distributed to all attendees at the gala? If so, please click below.
|Community / Non-Profit||$1,500|
2019 Speakers & Awardees
New speakers and awardees will be announced regularly over the next few months.
Please contact Helen Ruggiero