Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce’s 4th Annual Asian Gala


  Cultural Entertainment

Introducing the culture of Vietnam

 Master & Mistress of Ceremony

Mr. Wayne Waldrop, Director, Business Information Services, Virginia Department of Business Assistance, Winner of the VACC Champion of Asian Pacific American Business Award of 2010.

Ms. Dona Pablo Storey, President, Govtips Biz, SBA Champion of Women Business of 2007

in VACC and Governor Bob McDonnell’s Secretary of Commerce and Trade Senior Executive staff, elected officials, business leaders, academia, and industry leaders.

Congratulations to our 2012 Award Winners:

Category One:  Business Excellence Award (3)

  1. Business of the Year – Zia Islam – Zantech IT Services
  2. Vanguard Award – Dolly Oberoi – C2 Technologies
  3. Emerging Business of the Year – Jyot Singh – RTS Labs

Category Two: Honorary Awards  FIVE (5)

  1. Economic Visionary Award – Governor Bob McDonnell – Commonwealth of Virginia
  2. Champion of Business Diversity Award –  Vicky Rivers – City of Richmond
  3. Champion of Community Stewardship Award – Virginia Board – Dominion
  4. Champion of Business Journalism Award – Peter Bacque – Richmond Times Dispatch
  5. Asian Leadership Inspirational Award –Kim Chi Nguyen – Federal Reserve Bank

Student Scholarship winners:

1.      Miss Judy Tat, attending University of Richmond (From Central Virginia area0

2.      Miss Joanna Marie Santorum, attending Virginia Commonwealth University (From the Hampton Roads area)

3.      Miss Hai Chen, attending Emory College  (From South West Virginia)