Celebrating Asian Heritage and Business: Visibility, Community and Strength

Asian Heritage Month – Event to showcase the stories of excellence and entrepreneurship that are largely underrepresented in Ottawa.

Overview

May is Asian Heritage Month – inclusive of all cultural groups of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage.

This virtual event will give visibility to Asian entrepreneurship, bringing together a diversity of Asian leaders and business people to exchange ideas for recovery and growth, and build support and allyship with the broader Ottawa community.

Event Goals

  • Drive traffic and customers to Chinatown and other Asian businesses
  • Amplify underrepresented Asian voices and their business needs
  • Create a safe space to build morale and mutual support for Asian business owners; including in the context of Asian businesses and entrepreneurs being hard hit during COVID and the rise in anti-Asian violence
  • Develop meaningful relationships with small-medium enterprises in the Asian community

Leaders

Moderated by:

  • Anna-Karina Tabuñar, Head of Strategy & Communications, Founder Talent Untapped Group

Panelists:

  • Judy Trinh, CBC Reporter
  • Yi Chang, Co-owner of Artflow Gallery
  • Gagandeep Virk, Owner of Mehfil Cuisine
  • Grace Xin, Executive Director of Chinatown BIA
  • Daniel Thiruganaratnapathy, Manager of Business Markets at RBC
2021-05-31 09:30:00 2021-05-31 10:30:00 America/Toronto Celebrating Asian Heritage and Business: Visibility, Community and Strength Details Date: mai 31 Time: 09:30 - 10:30 Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/celebrating-asian-heritage-and-business-visibility-community-and-strength-tickets-154014376145 Organizer Invest Ottawa Website: https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/invest-ottawa-1483760122 Asian Heritage Month – Event to showcase the stories of excellence and entrepreneurship that are largely underrepresented in Ottawa. Overview May is Asian Heritage Month – inclusive of all cultural groups of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage. This […]
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