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“Leveraging the Power of Employee/Business Resource Groups to Maximize Your Growth Potential” – Join us for our Regional ERG/BRG Summit at this year’s Dynamics of Leadership Conference Friday July 13

Designed to promote the growth and competitiveness of minorities in the private and public sector, the Summit is a joint enterprise, sponsored in part by Asian Corporate Entrepreneur Leaders (ACEL); the U.S Department of Commerce – Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA); the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI); and Asia/Pacific American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship (ACE).

ACEL’s ERG/BRG Summit seeks to provide companies who participate a chance to grow their leadership skills and develop a personal action plan to transform classroom learning into personal and professional success.

The ERG/BRG Summit consists of three sessions, on Friday, July 13th:

  • Breakfast & Networking
  • Promoting Growth and Expanding Networks with Leadership Development
  • Transitioning into Executive Leadership

Confirmed speakers include:

George Mui, Senior Business Development Specialist at the U.S. MBDA;
– Bill Imada, Founder of IW Group;
– Michael Lee, Operations Manager for Cancer Clinic Research at the Mayo Clinic;
– Darian Hong, Chief Financial Officer & Brian Alley, VP of Employee Success & Administration for WebPT;
– Harish K. Ankaraju, Senior Manager for Tax Services at Ernst & Young
– Jessica Hamel, VP and Commercial Associate at Bank of America

Summit sessions take place on July 13, 2018, as part of ACEL’s Dynamics of Leadership Conference, at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, 7700 E McCormick Pkwy, Scottsdale. For information, please visit




Early Bird Before 6/10/2018


General Registration After 6/10/2018

Community Reception: (Fri, 7/13, 5:30-7:30pm) | Keynote Speaker: Susan Jin Davis, Comcast)




LEADERSHIP AWARDS GALA: (Sat., 7/14, 5:30-8:30pm)




DAY PASS: Friday Conference (Fri., 7/13) | Access to 12 workshops/seminars, lunch & Reception




DAY PASS: Sat. Conference
(Sat., 7/14) | Access to 12 workshops/seminars & lunch & Awards Gala




ALL-INCLUSIVE PASS: Best Deal!** (Friday, July 13 – Saturday, July, 14) | Full Access to Reception, Conference and Gala Event




Group Discount is Available, please contact us for more information

All conference registrations must be purchased online with a credit or debit card. Once you RSVP through, an email with a PayPal link for payment will be sent to the address that you provide when you RSVP. Your registration will be confirmed by an email sent to the same address after we receive your payment. Please ensure that your email address is correct when registering.

Attire: Business professional/Semi-formal.
All tickets are non-refundable. All payments must receive by 4 p.m. on July 10, 2018 to guarantee your seat.


Attending our ‪#‎ACEL2018 Conference, but need a hotel?

We have you covered when you reserve a room with Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch.

Special pricing is available for our event, $89/night +tax for a Standard 2-bed room.

Reserve your room by June 13th 2018 to guarantee the special pricing.

We have locked in that special pricing at $89/night!! This link will be available until June 13th, 2018. Make sure to book your room today!!!

Use this direct link provided by Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch:

Room Reservations Link

Or call 1-480-596-7517 and mention ACEL special pricing.

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