2015 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner

SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 2015
9401 Knight Road, Houston, Texas 77045

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5:30PM - Reception
6:30PM - Program and Dinner

Samina Farid
Stephen Le, Sr
The Hon. Gordon Quan

Honorary Chairs:
The Hon. Theresa Chang
The Hon. Henk E. Saroinsong, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia

International: C.C. Lee, STOA Architects
Emerging:  Bien Tran, Hughes Hangar
Entrepreneur: Taseer Badar, ZT Wealth and Altus Health Group of Companies
Ambassador:  Mayor Annise D. Parker

Executive Silent Auction:
Janie Barrera, founder and president, LiftFund
Chloe Dao, DaoChloeDao, fashion designer
Mark Holley, chef Mark, Holley’s Seafood Restaurant
Gina Luna, president, JPMorgan Chase
Scott McClelland, president, H-E-B
Hong Ogle, president, Bank of America
Jamey Rootes, president, Houston Texans
Susan Sarofim, Owner and CEO, New Orleans Auction Galleries;
founder and owner, Brooke Staffing Companies;
Co-Founder, To Educate All Children (TEACH)


Strategic Partners


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Thank you to our corporate members

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Houston First

Mayer Brown



 UH Downtown


Wells Fargo


CenterPoint Energy


CyraCom International, Inc.

Houston Business Journal


Marsh & McLennan  Agency

Metropolitan Transit Authority

The College of Health Care Professions 

Utegration, Inc.

Thank you to our Lifetime Members

Leeshan Birney, Hon. Theresa Chang, Alice Chen, Donna Cole,

Lucy DeVilla, Trung Doan, Harry Gee, Glen Gondo, Shahid Javed,

Shirley Kwan, Stephen Le Jr., C.C. Lee, Kenneth Li, Dan Nip,

E. Allan Tiller, Don  Wang, Don  Woo, Y. Ping Sun, Jason Yoo

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Events Calendar

2013 Luncheon - April

Date: April 11, 2013 Time: 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description

Connecting with Asian-American Consumers through Marketing and Social Media

Bill Imada
 Chairman, Chief Collaboration Officer
IW Group Inc

Introduction by Robert Harvey, president and CEO, Greater Houston Partnership

Bill’s firm specializes in the growing multicultural markets in the U.S.  With more than 20 years of experience working in the areas of advertising, branding, marketing, communications and training, Bill and his company represent some of the most recognizable brands in the world, including American Airlines, Bank of the West/BNP Paribas, Farmers Insurance, MetLife, Nissan North America, Walmart Stores, Walt Disney Imagineering and Warner Bros. Pictures.  Bill has been involved in marketing to the fastest growing immigrant population in the U.S.--Asian Americans.


Event Sponsors


Branch Banking & Trust [BB&T]

Houston Community College

JDDA Concession Management/ HBS National Corp.


FosterQuan, LLP

IW Group, Inc.


Greater Houston Partnership

Event Location Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004

Off-street parking and complimentary parking in private surface lot across street from Asia Society Texas Center.
Date/Time Information Thursday, April 11, 2013
11:15 am Registration and Networking
11:45 Program
1:15 pm Adjourn
Contact Information
ACC & GHP Member Registration - $30
Guest Registration - $40
Late Registration - $45
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