Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders is proud to present the 2021 Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year award to Cindy Louie for her contributions to changing the cultural food landscape in Phoenix. Her accomplishments in launching several successful food businesses will be celebrated at the organization’s Leadership Awards Gala on January 29, 2022.

Cindy Louie is a community leader, entrepreneur, festival producer and multi-disciplinary designer. Born and raised on traditional Cantonese Cuisine, Cindy is obsessed with pairing great food with great design. She has founded several companies including, Go Studio Go (interior design firm for the hospitality industry), Hawker Street Market (a community-based, multi-cultural food festival), and PHX Night Market (Arizona’s first large-scale night market).

Utilizing her degrees in Interior Design and Architecture, Cindy’s approach to design is holistic and engages all five senses, sound, sight, touch, smell, and taste. Cindy has worked with award-winning design firms growing hospitality brands across the nation. She also worked as an in-house designer for James Beard recipient and acclaimed restaurateur Sam Fox, developing new concepts to expand their brands. In addition to being a serial entrepreneur, she has led several fundraising initiatives for the local community and helped launch many small food businesses.

Your ACEL Honorees:

Keynote Speaker: Rudy Pamintuan, Managing Director of Sherman Worldwide

2022 ACELebration Leadership Awards Gala

Saturday, January 29, 2022, 5:00 – 9:00pm

Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 5001 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Ticket Price:

  • Awards Gala & General Reception (5:30-9pm):
    • $125.00 for ACEL-Phoenix member (before 1/15/2022); $175.00 for Non-Member
  • VIP Reception and Awards Gala:
    • $160.00 for ACEL-Phoenix Member; $220.00 for Non-Member
  • Corporate Table of 8*
    • $1750.00* (include VIP reception, company recognition and logo in the program) * 5.0% fee will be applied if pay by Credit card

All registrations must be purchased online with a credit or debit card. Once you purchase your ticket you will receive a confirmation from 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 purchases are non-refundable. All payments must receive by 4 p.m. on October, 18 2021 to guarantee your seat.

Corporate Sponsorship is available, please inquire for more info

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Awards Gala and General Reception Non-member
Awards Gala & General Reception 5:30 - 9 pm
$ 175.00
VIP Reception and Awards Gala Non-member
VIP Reception and Awards Gala; 5 -9 pm
$ 220.00
Corporate Table of 8
Includes VIP reception, company recognition and logo in the program.
$ 1,838.00