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26 Years Of Experience

The Asian American Business Development Center was established by John Wang in New York City in 1994 to promote greater recognition of Asian American businesses’ contributions to the general economy. AABDC encourages Asian Americans in business to be more actively involved in issues and policies that directly affect them at the federal, state and city levels.

  • A significant presence not only within the Asian American business community, but also among the U.S. corporate and public sector as well.

  • Advocate for minority groups, communities, and organizations.

  • Generate more opportunities and greater recognition for the Asian American community through diversity and inclusion initiatives.

  • An effective channel through which corporations are able to demonstrate their commitment to a diverse workforce and leadership.

Relationships,
Connections, and
Acknowledging Success
 

Our History

History of AABDC
1994
1994 -Startup

Asian American Business Development Center was established.

1996
1996 - Growth

Together with the African American and Hispanic business associations in New York.

2001
2001 - Outstanding 50 Asian American in Businesses Award Gala

Established the annual Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award Gala dinner

in New York City.

2003
2003 - Invest in New York

Lead first delegation of New York State legislators and businesses to China. Now known as "Invest in New York".

2010
2010 - China Center in Shanghai

Opened New York in China Center in Shanghai.

2015
2015 - AABR

Established Asian American Business Roundtable (AABR).

2016
2016 - AABR Summit

Organized inaugural AABR Summit in Las Vegas.

2019
2019 - Asian Women Conference

Hold the first Asian Women Conference.

Meet Our Team

Management