First Asia Business Summit in the U.S is scheduled on May 11, 2018 at Overland Park Convention Center

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MAACA is hosting the First Asia Business Summit in the U.S. on May 11, 2018 at Overland Park Convention Center, Kansas. A press conference will be held at 10am on May 11, 2018 at Kauffman Conference Center prior to the summit.

Asia Business Summit 2018

The Mid-America Asian Culture Association (MAACA) will host their first 2018 Asia Business Summit on Friday, May 11, 2018, at the Overland Park Convention Center at 6000 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS, 66211, according to Carol Wei, Chairperson, MAACA. The business summit will be held at 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased on http://www.maacaweb.org. The 2018 Asia Business Summit is the first of its kind in the U.S. This summit is hosted by Mid-America Asian Cultural Association (MAACA) and World Trade of Kansas City. A few Asian countries ambassadors from Washington, DC and area consulate generals will be present at the summit. Kansas City business representatives will have the opportunity to meet with ambassadors and discuss potential business opportunity in the Asian countries.

A press conference will be held at 10am on May 11 prior to the summit. All media representatives are invited to attend the press conference to cover the details of the Asia Business Summit and for a Q&A session. Please contact Carol Wei, Chairman of MAACA for any questions about the event. Wei_carol(at)hotmail.com

Asia Business Summit May 11, 2018 at 2pm-5p Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, KS
Press Conference coverage May 11, 2018 at 10am-11am Location: Kauffman Conference Center, Kansas City, MO

Event Description:
Join us on Friday, May 11th for the 2018 Asia Business Summit with 12 Asian country ambassadors and consul generals to discuss bilateral business and trade. Hear the latest on Asian market prospects, learn the Asian country policies and regulations on international trade and business while minimize the risks of doing business in these countries, find out the legal services and special programs available either at home or overseas. Join the discussion with top foreign consulate officials, local academic scholars, and prominent law firm regarding crucial information for doing business in Asian markets. More details about the event can be found at http://www.maacaweb.org

Speaking at Press Conference will be:
White House AAPI & MBDA Representative…………George CHunkau Mui
Ashok Kumar Mirpuri……………… ……….            Singapore Ambassador
Arjun Kumar Karki…………………. ……        Nepal Ambassador
Hong Lei……………………………………Chinese Consul General
Gina A. Jamoralin………………………….Philippines Consul General
Rosmalawaty Chalid……………………     Indonesia Consul General
Q/A panel speakers at both event:
Hong Lei………………………………Chinese Consul General
Mr. Rizwan Saeed Sheikh………………… Pakistan Deputy Chief of Mission
Rosmalawaty Chalid……………………Indonesia Consul General
Neeta Bhushan……………………….. India Consul General
Umut Acar…………………………… Turkish Consul General
Gina A. Jamoralin………………………..Philippines Consul General
Shahabuddin Patwary…………………………. Bangladesh Economic Minister
Arjun Kumar Karki…………………. ……Nepal Ambassador

About MAACA:
MAACA, the Mid–America Asian Culture Association, is a non-political, non-religious, and a non-profit 501(c) (3) tax exempt organization whose mission is to promote cultural awareness, socialization, to develop common interests, and to bring famous Asian attractions to the Kansas City area metropolitan area.

About World Trade of Kansas City:
The WTC-KC mission is to facilitate international trade in Greater Kansas City by connecting, educating, and providing services to the regional business community necessary to compete in the global marketplace

Media Contact: Carol Wei, (913) 850-4189 board @maacaweb.org

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