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APAICS Annual Awards Galas
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27th Annual Awards Gala

2021

Keynote Address

  • Joseph Biden, 46th President of the United States

Norman Y. Mineta Lifetime Achievement Award 

  • Dale Minami

Community Leadership Achievement Award

  • Philippine Nurses Association of America

Civic Engagement Award

  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Atlanta

26th Annual Awards CELEBRATION

2020

Keynote Address

  • Joseph Biden, 47th Vice President of the United States

Lifetime Achievement Award 

  • George Takei

Civic Engagement Award

  • Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote)

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25th Annual Awards Gala

2019

Keynote Address

  • Tammy Duckworth, U.S. Senator

Lifetime Achievement Award 

  • Ruby Moy

Community Leadership Achievement Award

  • Dr. Karen Korematsu

Corporate Achievement Award

  • PepsiCo

24th Annual Awards Gala

2018

Keynote Address

  • Gurbir Grewal, NJ State Attorney General

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Mazie K. Hirono, U.S. Senator

Community Leadership Achievement Award

  • Livingston "Jack" Wong and Kamehameha Schools

Corporate Achievement Award

  • Coca Cola

Vision Award

  • Daniel Dae Kim

Stewardship Award

  • Preeta Bansal, Fmr. NY State Solicitor General

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23rd Annual Awards Gala

2017

Keynote Address

  • Corey Booker, U.S. Senator

Community Leadership Achievement Award

  • Chanchanit Martorell

Corporate Achievement Award

  • Verizon

Vision Award

  • Randall Park

22nd Annual Awards Gala

2016

Keynote Address

  • Barack Obama, 45th President of the United States

Lifetime Achievement Award 

  • Xavier Beccera, U.S. Representative

Corporate Achievement Award

  • Toyota

Vision Award

  • Aziz Ansari & Alan Yang

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21st Annual Awards Gala

2015

Keynote Address

  • Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General

Lifetime Achievement Award 

  • George H. W. Bush

Community Leadership Achievement Award

  • Jasjit Singh

Corporate Achievement Award

  • Walmart

Civic Engagement Award

  • Richard Lui, MSNBC

20th Annual Awards Gala

2014

Keynote Address

  • George Takei

Lifetime Achievement Award 

  • Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr., U.S. Navy

Community Leadership Award

  • Asian Real Estate Association of America

Corporate Achievement Award

  • Southwest Airlines

Pioneer Award

  • Judy Chu, U.S. Representative

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19th Annual Awards Gala

2013

Keynote Address

  • Joseph Biden, 47th Vice President of the United States

Community Leadership Achievement Award

  • Jose Antonio Vargas and Ho Luong Tran

Corporate Achievement Award

  • State Farm

Pioneer Award

  • Mazie K. Hirono, U.S. Senator

18th Annual Awards Gala

2012

Keynote Address

  • Barack Obama, 45th President of the United States

Community Leadership Award

  • S. Floyd Mori, Karen K. Narasaki and the Naitonal Council of Asian Pacific Americans

Corporate Achievement Award

  • C.C. Yin, McDonalds

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17th Annual Awards Gala

2011

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Michael M. Honda, U.S. Representative

Community Leadership Achievement Award

  • Deepa Iyer

Corporate Achievement Award

  • Comcast

16th Annual Awards Gala

2010

Community Leadership Award

  • M. Farook Sait

Corporate Achievement Award

  • Reggie Aggarwal, Cvent

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15th Annual Awards Gala

2009

Keynote Address

  • Gary F. Locke, U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • William H. Marumoto

Community Leadership Achievement Award

  • Martha Choe