"Lights! Camera! Business! The Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurs in Philippine-American Trade and Investments"

Ambassador Cusia to Keynote the 2013 FPACC Bi-National Conference

The Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC) presents a three-day 2013 Bi-National Conference entitled "Lights! Camera! Business!  The Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurs in Philippine-American Trade and Investments"  to be hosted by the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles at the Sheraton Gateway LAX Hotel at 6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90045 onNovember 8, 9, and 10, 2013.  FPACC represents a national network of 42 chapters and over 5,000 companies.  Preparations are well underway to welcome conference delegates from both the United States and the Philippines.

Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia will grace the event as the keynote speaker together with other featured leaders: Former U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas; Lilia de Lima, Director-General of the P.E.Z.A. and Undersecretary of Philippine Trade and Industry; Randal Long, Chairman of Partnership and Outreach Committee of Dec-SoCal; Antonio Aquino, President and CEO of Ayala Land; Carlos Valderrama, Senior Vice President for Global Initiatives at LACC; and Gina Alexander, Fashion Entrepreneur.

The conference promotes the cooperation and growth between Filipino-American and Philippine business communities by providing the opportunity for interaction, networking, and business expansion and the ability to gather and disseminate the learned information back to their industries which include Arts and Entertainment, Food and Agriculture, Healthcare, Services in Real Estate and Tourism, Technology, and others.  Presenting companies will present their products and services through a workshop session and/or panelist discussion and will provide information relevant to business expansion and collaboration and its impact to the Filipino and Filipino-American community.  Exhibitors' promotional materials will be on display on exhibit booths to increase the visibility of their companies to hundreds of proven Filipino-American and Philippine business leaders, as well as, the general public.

Among the presenting companies are Ayala Land, Mindbread.com, Megaworld Corporation, Philippine Department of Tourism, Small Business Majority, Double Y Entertainment, LifeVantage, Law Offices of Roman P. Mosqueda, Jacson Lewis, Valley Economic Development Center, Capital Cove, Clinica Manila USA, Eastwood of Eastwood City, and Southern California Gas Co.

The first night of the conference on Friday, November 8th celebrates a free admission Hollywood-style Music and Magic Mega Mixer, free hors d'oeuvres, no host bar, featuring fabulous entertainments with Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe impersonators on the red carpet and all guests will have the chance to win Nexus 7 tablet and other door prizes.
The gala on the second night of the conference on Saturday, November 9th is the social highlight of the FPACC Bi-National Conference when delegates, keynote speakers, special guests, and the general public in attendance will enjoy Filipiniana festivities, awards, and ballroom dance all night.

The conference culminates on Sunday after lunch with optional guided Tour of Los Angeles for interested delegates and guests.

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