The 2018 ACCE Business Forum was a huge success with about 200 guests in attendance.
The event was held on May 5 at the North York Civic Centre. Event participants included successful entrepreneurs, business and community leaders from various industries – including Engineering, Technology, HR, Manufacturing, Finance, Import/Export, Retail/Wholesale, and Tourism.
The Business Forum is a unique event that helps small business owners expand their network and learn critical skills and topics. Winners of ACCE Chinese Canadian Entrepreneur Awards share their experiences and insights in a panel discussion format.
The 2018 ACCE award winner and panel participants were Samson Ling of Clarion Medical Technologies (Winner of the 2018 ACCE Entrepreneur of the Year Award), Iain McColl of Hibar Systems Ltd. (Winner of the 2018 ACCE Best International Business Award), Henry Chui of Results Advertising (Winner of the 2018 ACCE Best Asia Pacific Business Award), June Zhang of Dawn InfoTek Inc. (Winner of the 2018 ACCE Most Progressive Award), Frank Feng of Frontop Engineering Limited (Winner of the 2018 ACCE Most Innovative Award), and Allan Sum of Mandarin Holidays (Winner of the 2018 ACCE Best Community Service Award).
Participants attended various presentations that covered a wide range of business topics such as marketing, trade opportunities, financing, government procurement, importing and exporting and tax compliance.
ACCE is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1994. Its mission is to encourage entrepreneurship and to strengthen the competitiveness of Chinese Canadian businesses in the global market. It also seeks to assist Chinese Canadians in developing new businesses by providing quality training in the form of seminars, workshops, conferences and special programs on relevant business topics, as well as a network where members can share resources and provide mutual support. ACCE also assists in facilitating communication between government officials and new businesses.
ACCE has its annual golf tournament set for June 27 at the Angus Glen Golf Club. Email [email protected] for details.
Photo: 2018 ACCE Business Forum was held on May 5 at the North York Civic Centre Council Chamber. ACCE Board of Directors, Advisors and keynote speakers. (Front row from left): Henry Chui, Allan Sum, Frank Feng, June Zhang, Iain McColl, and Samson Ling; (Back row from left): Tom Yu, Karen Ng, Nicholas To, Wilbert Lai, Fred Lai, Mandy Zhang, Kevin Au-Yeung, Dave Wong and Edmund Tin.