'Jewels of Asia' Chamber Awards Gala

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The “Jewels of Asia” Chamber Awards Gala will recognize individuals, small businesses, and corporations that have made a significant impact and contribution to the Virginia, Maryland or District of Columbia local region and within global communities. The “Jewels of Asia” Awards Gala specifically highlights the contributions made by the Asian American business community at large and those area businesses committed to promoting diversity and inclusion that results in notable success, partnerships, and positive collaboration. Make your reservation to attend the “Jewels of Asia” Awards Gala that supports the mission of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate the achievement within our business community.

Gala Awardees 2021

Award Category Honorees
Member of the Year Robert Jensen, Strat3 LLC
Business of the Year (50 or less employees) Win Commercial Group
Business of the Year (51 and more employees) Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC
Business of the Year (51 and more employees) Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig
Asian Business Leader Robb Wong, FedSolve LLC
Champions of Diversity Award PNC Bank
Chamber Partner of the Year BGE
Corporate Social Responsibility Award Riva Solutions Inc.
Corporate Social Responsibility Award M&T Bank
Young Entrepreneur of the Year Jade Dai, GL Capital LLC
Chairman/President Award Kishan Alexander, World Insurance Associates, LLC
Reena Bhatia, ProposalHelper

We are excited to announce our 2021 Jewels of Asia Gala award recipients. The listed awardees were chosen based on the significant impact and contribution that they have made to the region. After a thoughtful selection process and much anticipation.

Register now to join us in congratulating our Top 10 Awardees who excelled in leadership and accomplishment that were recognized by the Chamber at this year’s premier event as true “jewels.”

Our Speakers

These Experts will Inspire you to Create Future

Katherine Tai

Katherine Tai

Trade Ambassador, Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR)

Tim Kaine

U.S. Senator, Commonwealth of Virginia

Mark Warner

U.S. Senator, Commonwealth of Virginia

Chris Van Hollen

U.S. Senator, Maryland

Gerry Connolly

U.S. Congressman, Commonwealth of Virginia

Victor Hoskin

President & CEO, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

Buddy Rizer

Executive Director, Loudoun County Economic Development, Virginia

Emcees

Annie Yu

News Anchor, WUSA9

Tony Perkins

News Anchor, WUSA9

Gala Award Categories

Submit your nomination before January 31, 2022

1. Super 40 Awards

(Member or Non-Member)

Up to $1 Million

Award to an outstanding business with annual revenue Up to 1 Million. Achieved business and financial success. Demonstrated continuous growth and measurable success as a business and/or as an employer. Made exceptional contributions by promoting community betterment.

$1 to $10 Million

Award to an outstanding business with annual revenue from $1 to $10 Million. Achieved business and financial success. Demonstrated continuous growth and measurable success as a business and/or as an employer. Made exceptional contributions by promoting community betterment.

$10 to $50 Million

Award to an outstanding business with annual revenue $10 to $50 Million. Achieved business and financial success. Demonstrated continuous growth and measurable success as a business and/or as an employer. Made exceptional contributions by promoting community betterment.

$50 Million +

Award to an outstanding business with annual revenue $50 Million +. Achieved business and financial success. Demonstrated continuous growth and measurable success as a business and/or as an employer. Made exceptional contributions by promoting community betterment.

2. Member of the Year

(Member Only)

The Member of the Year Award is the highest honor bestowed upon members of the Chamber.  Nominee must be a member in good standing and affiliated with an active committee in good standing Nominee must have demonstrated continuing interest in and support of the Chamber
Nominee must have a record of involvement for AACC’s activities and advocate for AACC.

3. Chamber Partner of the Year

(Member or Non-Member)

This Award is selected based on their initiative, leadership and involvement in AACC and communities that embody the spirit of genuine partnership and benefit the overall community.
Leadership/Innovation in engagement. Benefits of the collaboration, the nature and extent of the positive outcomes resulting for the partnership. Commitment to providing sustainable and enduring outcomes, long-term and ongoing benefits to AACC.
Nominee must have a record of involvement for AACC’s activities and advocate for AACC.

4. Champions of Diversity Award

(Member or Non-Member)

Award to corporations who demonstrated trailblazing efforts in one or more of the following areas:
• Creates and promotes diverse and inclusive workplaces
• Promotes Supplier Diversity

5. Corporate Social Responsibility Award

(Member or Non-Member)

Award to organizations who demonstrated leadership and commitment to support the community and dedicated to making the society a healthier and more sustainable place.

1. Super 40 Awards

(member or non-member) Up to $1 Million Award to an outstanding business with annual revenue Up to 1 Million. Achieved business and financial success. Demonstrated continuous growth and measurable success as a business and/or as an employer. Made exceptional contributions by promoting community betterment.

2. Business of the Year

(50 or less employees) (member only)
Award to an outstanding business with 50 or less employees. Achieved business and financial success and for its involvement in the Chamber and community activities. Demonstrated measurable success as a business and/or as an employer. Made exceptional contributions by promoting community betterment.

3. Business of the Year

(51 and more employees) (member only)
Award to an outstanding business with over 51 employees. Achieved business and financial success and for its involvement in the Chamber and community activities. Demonstrated measurable success as a business and/or as an employer. Made exceptional contributions by promoting community betterment.

4. Champions of Diversity Award

(member or non-member)
Award to corporations who demonstrated trailblazing efforts in one or more of the following areas:
• Creates and promotes diverse and inclusive workplaces
• Promotes Supplier Diversity

Our Gold Sponsors

Our Sponsors

Title Sponsor
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
Table Sponsors

Alpha Omega Integration

WorldShine Adult Day Care

Weris

Pakistan American Business Association

Capstar Commercial Realty

Capital Bank

DSFederal Inc

Westgate Realty Group

University of North America

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Reserve your ticket and sponsorship at www.asian-americanchamber.org
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2020 Awards

The 2020 Asian American Chamber of Commerce Virtual “Jewels of Asia” Awards Gala is done on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Chamber recognizes individuals, small businesses, corporations, and Asian & Pacific American (APA) business leaders who have made a significant contribution to the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. business community and economy. Read More
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