CelebrAsian Conference

“Smart World,” the conference theme of CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference 2018, speaks to the dynamic convergence of the real and digital worlds that we currently live in and the way it has transformed how we do business. Enhanced by rapidly evolving digital technology, our Smart World will continue to bring much greater efficiency, growth, and innovation – as well as myriad opportunities for businesses of any size across industries.

2018 CelebrAsian Conference

May 29 – June 1, 2018
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center


Indra Nooyi

Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo

Jackie Chan


Yao Ming

Basketball Player
Apolo Ohno

Apolo Ohno

Gold Medalist, Speed Skating
Victor Tsao

Victor Tsao

Co-Founder, Linksys
Jeannette Lee

Jeannette Lee

Billiard Player

Who Attends CelebrAsian?

Asian American
& Minority Businesses

Quickly develop mutually beneficial business relationships with Corporate America, Federal, State and Local Government agencies and other Asian American and minority suppliers.

Corporate Buyers
& Managers

Connect with innovative and cost-effective Asian American and minority suppliers while meeting other industry experts in their field. Share about the future of Corporate Supplier Diversity and how to make strategic buyer-supplier relationships work.

Government Buyers
& Decision Makers

Discuss the future of Federal Small Business Programs as well as connect with some of the country’s best and brightest Asian American and minority entrepreneurs and Corporate Buyers/Managers from Fortune corporations.


  • A BIG thank you for inviting me to join your fantastic event. It was really a great pleasure and honor to be with you, your team and all the great members of the USPAACC organization... Certainly one of the few times I really enjoyed the level of discussion and dialogues!

    Stephane C. MassonMarriott International, Inc.
  • It was my first USPAACC meeting and it really opened my eyes to new opportunities for my business and for networking with other Asian American business leaders

    Giles ShihBio Resource International, Inc.
  • Thank you for giving us the opportunity to participate in the USPAACC Annual Conference. I had a great time meeting new vendors as well as other Supplier Diversity companies that attended. This was such a great event and I'm looking forward to attending again next year.

    Mike AlexanderSr Business Development Lead, Supplier Diversity, Target
  • Thank you, again, for all of your help with the preparation and for scheduling so many productive one-on-one meetings. In closing, I want to reiterate how impressed our team was by the conference. Not only the business opportunities, but the sense of community and wonderful people we connected with. The stories from the scholarship recipients touched our hearts. We were delighted to have been a part of this important event.

    David KramerMaxx Shop