Upcoming Social Media Workshop


Did you know that over 3.4 billion people are internet users and about 2.3 billion of them use social media? According to Vinay Koshy, a social media savvy blogger for sproutworth, “There is no doubt that social media is changing our world and has turned traditional business models on its...

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First Friday: Oak Park


The Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce (SACC) is very excited about our move and will be joining our new community this evening for the grand opening of the inaugural First Friday in Oak Park, Sacramento. “First Friday is an exciting community-oriented event that celebrates all that Oak Park has to offer...

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Event Recap: From Cutting Board to Board Room


 From left to right:   -Nicole Rogers (Director, Farm-to-Fork at Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau) -Mark Derby (Director of Procurement of General Produce) -Shahriar Nejad (Director of Real Estate Development for Pizza Guys) -Patrick Mulvaney (Proprietor/Chef at Mulvaney’s Building and Loan)   Event Overview: The Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of...

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Jan Ken Po Gakko Craft Fair

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              Throughout the years, the JKP Gakko Arts & Crafts Fair’s promising success has been driven by the community’s response in maintaining and cultivating the youth of tomorrow. JKP Gakko believes the continuation of Japanese cultural heritage and traditions will bridge the youth of...

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Recap: Charity Poker Tournament

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Event Overview Wednesday, July 20th, 2016, the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce presented a Charity Poker Tournament at Stones Gambling Hall to help support St. John’s Program for Real Change. Participants enjoyed a pre-event mixer followed by an entertaining Poker Tournament. Players packed the tables of Stones Gambling Hall with the intent...

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Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Midtown


We are beyond excited to have Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Midtown as a member of the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce!  Discover the comforts of Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Midtown for your next getaway! Offering well-appointed guest rooms and suites, all of which are newly renovated. The hotel’s location...

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A Taste of California

Sacramento Farm-To-Fork

Sacramento’s Farm-To-Fork did not start off as a fad or a trend, but it has been a way of life in the Sacramento region, before the concept had a name. In the past, the only obstacle in the way of achieving today’s goal was the initiation. However, it wasn’t until...

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Event Recap: Financial Planning Workshop

Corporate Finance

Speakers and representatives of Principal Financial Group, Jeff McNaney and Charlie Harrison held a FREE financial planning workshop for business owners around Northern California who were interested in learning about: Business succession planning (Exit Strategy) Recruiting, retaining, rewarding and retiring key employees Converting profits to wealth Businesses from different agencies eager to...

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Recap: Dodgeball Tournament

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The Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce held its first dodgeball tournament at Sleep Train Arena. The event offered a great opportunity for team building and connecting with local organizations and businesses. We at SACC would love to thank everyone who was able to attend, and we hope that you will all...

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API Leadership Celebration

Governor Photo

  API elected officials and appointees, as well as business and community leaders throughout the State had the opportunity to network with high-ranking officials throughout the State.  The SACC Team would love to congratulate our sister organization at CalAsian Chamber of Commerce for such a wonderful and successful event! In addition, we...

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Dodgeball 101


  Fact #1 – Dodgeball was discovered as early as the 1800s in both Africa and Asia.    Fact #2 – The original use of dodge ball was used for the purpose of strengthening the endurance of soldiers. However, unlike modern day soft balls, the soldiers in the past used rocks...

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Fraud, Bidding, and Estimation Workshop

Building connections, friendship, and partnership.

The SACC team held its first fraud, bidding, and estimation workshop at California Bank and Trust in Sacramento, CA. Local small businesses from all over Northern California came through to be educated about the importance of security in the business world. In addition, small business owners had the opportunity to...

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Spotlight on Networking Nexus VIP Speakers

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The SACC is pleased to announce six VIP speakers at Networking Nexus on Tuesday May 10th. Networking Nexus is an annual event focused on connecting professionals and introducing them to the diverse communities Sacramento has to offer. Participants of Networking Nexus will range from budding young professionals to entrepreneurs wishing to...

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The Sacramento Asian Chamber Unveils Sacramento International Airport Display Lounge, to Celebrate Regional APIs Contributions to our Community.


SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce (SACC) is announcing the Grand Opening of our dedicated lounge area at the Sacramento International Airport. This area will celebrate the impact the Asian Pacific Islander (API) businesses and professionals have had in the Greater Sacramento Region. The ribbon-cutting event will...

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API Celebration Lounge Cleared for Take-Off


Each year over 5 million people travel through the Sacramento International Airport. We are proud to announce that visitors now have opportunity to enjoy a collection of interactive displays highlighting the API community and their contributions in the region. Sit back in the lounge area to enjoy video documentaries, and...

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Vote Now for Your API Hall of Fame Nominees

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Each year, the Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce proudly recognizes outstanding individuals in the Sacramento Region. These individuals are nominated by our members, the public, and our board for their outstanding service to the community, their accomplishments, and their commitment to making the Sacramento Region a great place to live...

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Share the Magic of Global Winter Wonderland

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Greetings! Please help us share the magic of Global Winter Wonderland, which opened this past Saturday at Cal Expo. This nationally-renowned multicultural lantern festival celebrates the holiday season with magical lights, global entertainment, international cuisine, multicultural theme days, carnival rides and more! Returning to Sacramento for a second season, Global...

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Megami Bento-Ya Restaurant


The first time I stepped into Megami, it felt like home. I was able to have a conversation and appreciate the little things inside the restaurant. Little things such as the mounted samurai sword, lucky charm cat statue, and the warm greetings from the employee’s faces. Not only was this a...

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99 Ranch Market

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  We are beyond excited to have Ranch 99 as a member of the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce! Check out their new location in Folsom at 25000 Blue Ravine Road! “We are 99 Ranch Market was established in 1984, with its first store in Westminster (Little Saigon), California. With the...

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I am a Catalyst for…


I am a Catalyst for…mitigating risk and leading with others to establish direction and alignment.   Name: Amie Ichiho Catalyst Class: III (2009-2010) Current Position: Senior Human Resources Consultant for Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs. I regularly consult and work with regional and local Human Resources Leaders and Federal...

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Meet The Team: Maria K.


Name: Maria Kettle Title: Business Development Manager  What do you do at the chamber? I was hired to outreach to the community as an outsource person, to know our community and follow up on our membership and events. What has been your most memorable experience at the chamber? The success of Networking Nexus has...

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I am a Catalyst for…


I am a catalyst for…my team at PRIDE and the organizations I serve. I am a SACC Catalyst for life!   Name: Jeff Dern Catalyst Class: III (2009-2010) Current Position: VP Finance & Accounting, PRIDE Industries. I oversee corporate finance and accounting operations, including treasury, lending relationships, planning & forecasting,...

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SACC 101: A Sneak Peek of the Swag


Why do we attend Chamber events? The networking opportunities? Yes! The invaluable insight to the best strategies in your industry? Absolutely! To meet good-natured, intelligent people that care about you and your long-term success? No doubt! But there’s another reason that we all go to Chamber events that’s often left...

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Meet The Team: Krystal


Name: Krystal Inman Title: Events and Programs Coordinator What do you do at the chamber? I make sure the events run smoothly and since we have so many different events, it’s a lot of logistics! What has been your most memorable experience at the chamber? The 21st Annual SACC Dinner (2014) was the...

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I am a Catalyst for…


I am a Catalyst for… Exceptional patient care. Name: Darin Tankersley Catalyst Class: III ( 2009-2010) Current Position and Responsibilities: Assistant Medical Group Administrator, Kaiser Permanente-South Sacramento. Responsible for multiple departments, initiatives and organizational strategies for the medical group.

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Capital Dime

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Centrally located in the Handle District of the Sacramento, which is the Farm to Fork Capital of America, Capital Dime is quickly becoming a favorite of the culinary scene. The restaurant specializes in New American style cuisine and wants to make farm to fork food accessible and affordable. Capital Dime...

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Sponsor Q&A with Jim Alves of SMUD


Q&A with Jim Alves, Program Manager of Economic Development and Partnerships at SMUD   As part of the SACC’s sponsor highlight series, the Chamber tours the Sacramento region and gives sponsors the opportunity to share how exactly SACC benefits their business. This journey first begins at the headquarters campus of the...

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