Thu, Oct 01|
APAICS Celebration 2020
APAICS Celebration in lieu of annual APAICS Gala Awards.
Time & Location
Oct 01, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
About the Event
On October 1st, 2020 APAICS hosted a free and widely attended virtual CELEBRATION to honor individuals and organizations for their contributions to the AAPI community. CELEBRATION was held in place of APAICS’ 26th Annual Awards Gala which included remarks from members of Congress, community leaders, sponsors, and celebrity performances. Check below to see who our previous co-chairs, speakers, and guests were! About Our Annual APAICS Awards Gala 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.