Past Conferences

4th Annual Leadership Conference & Exposition

Tomorrow's Leaders Today 


Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Grand Ballroom, Hyat Regency, Santa Clara, CA


The prestigious Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony will commence with an engaging networking reception followed by an elegant dinner featuring Leadership and Corporate Diversity Excellence Awards, Special Guest Speakers, and a fun array of Pan-Asian American entertainment, making for an extraordinary and unforgettable celebration.

 

Program

 

Friday, September 14, 2012, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm - Gala Registration 

6:00 pm - 6:50 pm - Pre-Gala Dinner Networking Reception

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm - Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony 

 

Master of Ceremonies


-> Panney Wei, C.Ht., CEO, Positive Changes Consulting; On-air Host, NBC News Radio

 

Remarks & Speeches

 

-> Remarks by Steven Pae, Gala Chair & Board Member

-> Remarks by Jino Ahn, Founder & President

-> Keynote Speech by Eugene Lee, Former CEO, Socialtext  - Updated 

 

Leadership Awards Presentation


-> Executive Excellence Award Presented to Eugene Lee, Former CEO, Socialtext 

-> Trailblazer Award Presented to Dr. Steve L. Robbins, Founder, S.L. Robbins & Associates  

-> Entrepreneurial Excellence Award Present to Bernie Hoecker, General Manager-Communications Sector,

    IBM Corporation 

 

Diversity Excellence Awards Presentation


-> Diversity Excellence Award Presented to Sodexo, Inc. 

      Acceptance Speech By: Florence Fong, District Manager, Sodexo Healthcare 


-> Best Asian Employee Resource Group (ERG) Award Presented to Medtronic Asian Employee Resource Group

     (MARG), Medtronic, Inc. 

     Acceptance Speech By: Ananta Pandey, Sr. Manufacturing Engineer & Medtronic Asian Resource Group (MARG) Steering          

    Committee Member, Medtronic, Inc. 

 

*Women's Initiative Excellence Award Presented by Women Leadership Council will be presented at the 2nd Annual Women Leadership Summit taking place during the Leadership Luncheon. Click here for details. 

 

 -> Global Emerging Leaders Under 40 Presentation. Click here for a complete list of winners. 

 

-> Encore Presentation by the Winner of Global Case Competition 2012:

 

-> Entertainment Performances by Comedian Bradley Lum

Announcements
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2017 event registration for employers is now open! Click here.


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We at AMBA thank all of you for making our 2016 event a wonderful success!

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