Global Mall wins USPAACC Award
Global Mall, an award winning South Asian themed retail and community center in Atlanta, GA, has been named by the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) to the “Fast 100 Asian American Businesses List”—joining the country’s fastest-growing Asian American-owned companies.
Independently reviewed and verified by Ernst & Young, USPAACC’s Fast 100 posted collective annual revenue of $2.7 Billion, with some companies recording up to 350% growth rate. The Fast 100 represent a wide array of industries, including Aerospace, Construction, Engineering, Food & Beverage, Import-Export, IT, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Solar Energy and Wholesales—and of origins including Asian Indian, Bangladesh, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Pakistani, Thai, Taiwanese, Vietnamese heritage.
Global Mall joined other Fast 100 Asian American Business winners from across the country to be publicly recognized on June 3 at the Excellence Awards Reception & Gala Dinner, during the 30th Anniversary & CelebrAsian Procurement Conference, June 3 to 5, 2015 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland. In full force more than 700 conference participants joined CelebrAsian over the three days. Asian American-owned businesses were joined by 80 Fortune corporations, 20 Federal government agencies, and 15 media partners.
“I applaud the impressive achievements of our Fast 100 Asian American Businesses who continue to post robust growth, demonstrate resilience, and buck the trend amid economic challenges in the global marketplace,” said Susan Au Allen, USPAACC National President & CEO. “The Pan Asian American community is proud of you; the country appreciates your contributions to the economic vitality of American life—with you, the wind is on our back, we could soar.”
“We are humbled to be honored by USPAACC as a fast growing Asian American Business,” said Shiv Aggarwal, President and Owner of Global Mall. “We strive to become a beacon that spreads our rich South Asian culture to our community and beyond and continue to make Asian Americans proud through our business and community efforts.”
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, CelebrAsian is the country’s oldest and largest B2B conference convened by Asian Americans to connect with large, medium, and small enterprises. The Conference theme, “Gathering of the Eagles,” symbolizes the far-reaching vision and enduring qualities of Asian American business owners and their corporate and industry partners who believe the sky is the limit.
[The article above appeared only on the website for August 2015, and now appears in the September print/digital/website issues.]
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