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  • 10/15/2019 12:03 AM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Orlando, FL – October 04, 2019 The Indian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando (IACC) will help feed children in need, by providing more than 100,000 meals this year, as part of its 2019 Gandhi Day of Service event.  IACC leadership and its partners have already secured the funding to pay for 100,000 meals to feed hungry children in India.   During 2018, the IACC and its partners packaged 40,000 meals to feed hungry children during the Gandhi Day of Service. 

    “Making sure that children have food to eat is providing charity and service at the most basic levels,” said Yog Melwani, IACC President.  “The IACC leadership team thanks Central Florida’s business leaders and individuals who have already committed to providing 100,000 meals to feed hungry children.”

    “We’re excited to be hosting our 5th Annual Gandhi Day of Service.  It’s exhilarating to see this event grow from packaging 10,000 meals to 100,000 meals for kids in India,” said Neal Patel, Chairman of the IACC Gandhi Day of Service.

    More than 100 volunteers are expected to make a difference during the 2019 Gandhi Day of Service.  It will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Exploria Stadium (Orlando City Soccer), in Parking Lot D.  Registration is at 9 AM, and orientation starts at 9:30 AM.  Lunch will be provided for the volunteers by Pita Hut.  Volunteers and donations are still being accepted.  Individuals or team volunteers are asked to register at http://iaccorlando.com/event-3130245/Registration, and those who wish to donate, please do so at http://iaccorlando.com/gandhidaydonation/

    The IACC is co-hosting the event with the Central Florida Association of Physicians from the Indian Subcontinent (CAPI.) Title Sponsor is Park Square Homes.

    The IACC is taking a prominent role to connect people and to foster business opportunities, as well as community awareness and involvement. Highlight events include the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, the Gala, Golf Tournament, Gandhi’s Day of Service and innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities, to informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses.

    The IACC is focused on “Connecting People and Fostering Business”, and is recognized as the business organization for the Indian American community, as well as those who would like to do business with Indian Americans in Central Florida, or in India.  The IACC and its members are committed to community service, assisting charitable groups, and increasing trade between the United States and India.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information. 

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  • 09/18/2019 12:24 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Orlando, FL – September 18, 2019 The Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando (IACC) will recognize business and community leaders who are making positive impacts in Central Florida, during its upcoming 10th Annual Awards Gala.

    The gala will be held on Saturday, September 21st at 6:30 PM at Fields Bentley, Lamborghini, Rolls Royce, located at 2202 33rd Street, Orlando, FL 32839.  The 10th Annual Awards Gala is a “Must Attend” opportunity to connect with some of the most influential business leaders in Central Florida.

    The IACC will show its support for two local charities.  Shepherd’s Hope- a medical social services organization, and Florida Abolitionist- working to end human trafficking.  Due to its continued financial strength, the IACC will donate Three Thousand dollars to both non-profit groups, at the gala.

    “At this year’s 10th Annual Awards Gala, the IACC will take time to recognize the important work both of these charity groups are doing to alleviate suffering here in our community,” said Yog Melwani, IACC President.  “From the two featured charities to our award winners, we recognize that this year’s event is putting the spotlight on people making a major difference in Central Florida.”

    The IACC will honor Central Florida award winners at this year's gala in the following categories: 

    Gandhi Community Service Award

    Male Business Professional of the Year

    Female Business Professional of the Year

    Entrepreneur of the Year 

    The 10th Annual Awards Gala will offer attendees a “Red Carpet” experience, from complimentary Valet Parking, Cocktail Reception with Hors d'oeuvres, a Silent Auction, and Live Entertainment, followed by the Awards Presentations and Dinner.  Photo opportunities will be available throughout the evening.

    BB&T is the Presenting Sponsor for this year's gala.  The Entertainment Sponsor is Marchena and Graham, P.A., and the Banquet Event Sponsor is Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport.

    From the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, and innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities Collaboratives, to informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses, the IACC is taking a leading role to connect people and foster business opportunities and community awareness in Central Florida. 

    The IACC is focused on “Connecting People and Fostering Business”, and is recognized as the business organization for the Indian American community, as well as those who would like to do business with Indian Americans in Central Florida, or in India.  The IACC and its members are committed to community service, assisting charitable groups, and increasing trade between the United States and India.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information. 


  • 08/28/2019 8:56 AM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Orlando, FL – August 27, 2019 Orlando area business leaders joined the Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando (IACC) to focus on business trends for the last quarter of 2019, at a powerhouse networking event.  The 4th Annual IACC/CAPI August Business After Hours (BAH), at Orlando Health, was held Wednesday, August 21st, with nearly100 people in attendance. 

    The IACC teamed up with the Central Florida Association of Physicians from the Indian Subcontinent, (CAPI), to co-host the 4th Annual IACC/CAPI August BAH.  Attendees built new relationships, strengthened existing ones, and discussed business trends for the 4th Quarter of 2019. 

    Orlando Health sponsored the event, which was held at the Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital.  

    “The 4th Annual IACC/CAPI August BAH was truly a dynamic networking event.  Some of the most successful medical and business professionals in Central Florida attended,” said Mr. Yog Melwani, IACC President.  “We appreciate Orlando Health and their continued partnership on this event, and their support of the IACC and our members throughout the year.” 

    The IACC has taken a leading role to foster business opportunities in Central Florida, from the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, to innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities Collaborative I & II, and informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses.

    These endeavors help to expand the “reach” of IACC’s members and sponsors.

    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is focused on “Connecting People and Fostering Business”, and is widely recognized as the business organization for the Indian American community, as well as other individuals and corporations who currently, or in the future, would like to do business with Indian Americans in Central Florida and/or India.  Together, the IACC and its members are committed to community service, to assisting charitable groups, and to increasing trade between the United States and India.

    Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information. The IACC is a not for profit 501 (c-6) organization.


  • 08/18/2019 9:08 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Orlando, FL – August 19, 2019 Orlando area business leaders will join the Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando (IACC) to focus on business trends for the last quarter of 2019, at a powerhouse networking event.  The 4th Annual IACC/CAPI August Business After Hours (BAH), at Orlando Health, will take place on Wednesday, August 21st, at 6 PM.  

    The IACC is teaming up with the Central Florida Association of Physicians from the Indian Subcontinent, (CAPI), to co-host the 4th Annual IACC/CAPI August BAH, which will again be held at the Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital.  Attendees will have the opportunity to build new relationships and strengthen existing ones, as well as discuss business trends for the 4th Quarter of 2019.

    Orlando Health is sponsoring the event.

    Hors d’oeuvres and Beverages will be served in the Dr. P. Phillips Hospital Atrium Lobby, on Wednesday, August 21st, from 6 PM to 8 PM, at Orlando Health, located at 9401 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32819.

    “The 4th Annual IACC/CAPI August BAH is truly a powerhouse networking event.  Some of the most successful medical and business professionals in Central Florida will attend,” said Mr. Yog Melwani, IACC President.  “Our thanks go to Orlando Health and other chamber supporters for their continued partnership on this event, and their help to build members’ momentum through the rest of 2019.”

    The IACC has taken a leading role to foster business opportunities in Central Florida, from the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, to innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities Collaborative I & II, to informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses.

    A strong Chamber of Commerce, the IACC endeavors to expand the “reach” of its members’ and sponsors’ businesses.  Together, the IACC and its members are committed to community service, to assisting charitable groups, and to increasing trade between the United States and India.

    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is focused on “Connecting People and Fostering Business”.  The IACC is widely recognized as the business organization for the Indian American community, as well as other individuals and corporations who currently, or in the future, would like to do business with Indian Americans in Central Florida or in India.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information. The IACC is a not for profit 501 (c-6) organization.


  • 08/06/2019 10:35 AM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Orlando, FL – August 02, 2019 The Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando (IACC) thanked its chamber members and sponsors, and acknowledged their entrepreneurial actions at the July Business After Hours (BAH) event, on Wednesday, July 24th.  Almost one hundred people connected with other business and community leaders, at the powerhouse event.

     The IACC teamed up with the Central Florida Association of Physicians from the Indian Subcontinent (CAPI), to co-host this networking event.  Attendees discussed business trends and new opportunities for the second half of 2019, as they built new relationships and strengthened existing ones.  Fairwinds Credit Union sponsored the event, which was held at The Vineyard, near Windermere.

     “At the Membership Appreciation BAH, we thanked our members, sponsors and community leaders, who assist growth in Central Florida’s economy, and for being part of and supporting the IACC.  We want our members to know that the IACC is here to support them throughout the year,” said Mr. Yog Melwani, IACC President.

     From the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, to innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities Collaborative, to informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses, the IACC is taking a leading role to foster business opportunities and community awareness in Central Florida. 

     A strong Chamber of Commerce, the IACC endeavors to expand the “reach” of its members’ businesses.  Together, the IACC and its members are committed to community service, to assisting charitable groups, and to increasing trade between the United States and India.

     The (IACC) is focused on “Connecting People and Fostering Business”, and is widely recognized as the business organization for the Asian Indian community, as well as other individuals and corporations who currently, or in the future, would like to do business with Asian Indians in Central Florida, or in India.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information. The IACC is a not for profit 501 (c-6) organization.


  • 07/17/2019 11:43 AM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    The IACC says “Thanks for Growing with Us” at the Business After Hours Membership Appreciation Event

    Orlando, FL – July 17, 2019 The Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando (IACC) will thank its chamber members and sponsors, at the July Business After Hours (BAH) event, on Wednesday, July 24th at 6 PM. 

    The IACC is teaming up with the Central Florida Association of Physicians from the Indian Subcontinent (CAPI), to co-host this networking event.  Attendees will discuss business trends and new opportunities for the second half of 2019.  They will have the opportunity to build new relationships and strengthen existing ones.

    Fairwinds Credit Union is sponsoring this event.  Hors d’oeuvres and Beverages will be served at the Membership Appreciation BAH, which will be held Wednesday, July 24th at The Vineyard, located at 4848 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32819.

    “At the Membership Appreciation BAH, we take time to thank our members, sponsors and community leaders, who create jobs and assist growth in Central Florida’s economy.  We want them to know the IACC is here to support them throughout the year,” said Mr. Yog Melwani, IACC President.

    The IACC is taking a leading role to foster business opportunities in Central Florida, from the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, to innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities Collaborative, to informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses.

    A strong Chamber of Commerce, the IACC endeavors to expand the “reach” of its members’ businesses.  Together, the IACC and its members are committed to community service, to assisting charitable groups, and to increasing trade between the United States and India.


    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is focused on “Connecting People and Fostering Business”.  The IACC is widely recognized as the business organization for the Asian Indian community, as well as other individuals and corporations who currently, or in the future, would like to do business with Asian Indians in Central Florida or in India.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information. The IACC is a not for profit 501 (c-6) organization.  


  • 06/29/2019 10:09 AM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Orlando, FL June 25, 2019- The Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando (IACC) hosted its June Business After Hours (BAH) event on Wednesday, June 19th.  The event focused on investing in Qualified Opportunity Zones to take advantage of the tax incentives the zones offer. 

    Entrepreneurs and real estate investors learned about the Qualified Opportunity Zone tax incentive.  It was created by the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.   Qualified Opportunity Zone investing and Qualified Opportunity Funds offer compelling options for real estate investment and realization of attractive tax benefits.  There are several Qualified Opportunity Zones for investors to consider in Central Florida. 

    James Lang, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, was Guest Speaker at the event, which was hosted by Greenberg Traurig, P.A. in downtown Orlando.  Mr. Lang focused on several Qualified Opportunity Zones in and near downtown Orlando. Individuals and companies are investing in these zones, benefiting from tax incentives, and improving neighborhoods.  Mr. Lang explained about other Qualified Opportunity Zones across Central Florida. 

    “Real Estate investors are focusing on Qualified Opportunity Zones here in Central Florida.  There are more than 400 zones in Florida, and 12 of these communities are located in the City of Orlando.  The program provides tax incentives, including temporary deferrals on capital gains taxes when investors reinvest those gains in qualified Opportunity Funds.  These funds are then invested in designated low-income communities to improve neighborhoods.  The chamber thanks Greenberg Traurig, P.A. for raising awareness about these important investing opportunities,” said Yog Melwani, IACC President. 

    The IACC is taking a leading role to foster business opportunities in Central Florida, from the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, to innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities Collaborative, to informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses, like Qualified Opportunity Zones. 

    A strong Chamber of Commerce, the IACC endeavors to expand the “reach” of its members’ businesses.  Together, the IACC and its members are committed to community service, to assisting charitable groups, and to increasing trade between the United States and India.

     

    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is focused on “Connecting People and Fostering Business”.  The IACC is widely recognized as the business organization for the Asian Indian community, as well as other individuals and corporations who currently, or in the future, would like to do business with Asian Indians in Central Florida or in India.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information. The IACC is a not for profit 501 (c-6) organization.  


  • 06/11/2019 4:26 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Orlando, FL June 11, 2019- The Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando (IACC) will host its June Business After Hours (BAH) event on Wednesday, June 19th at 6 PM.  The event will focus on Qualified Opportunity Zones.

    Participants will learn about the Qualified Opportunity Zone tax incentive.  It was created by the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.   Qualified Opportunity Zone investing and Qualified Opportunity Funds offer compelling options for real estate investment and realization of attractive tax benefits.  There are several Qualified Opportunity Zones for investors to consider in Central Florida. 

    James Lang, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, will be the Guest Speaker at the event. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served at the BAH, which will be held Wednesday, June 19thfrom 6 PM to 8 PM, at Greenberg Traurig, P.A., located at 450 South Orange Avenue, Suite 650, Orlando, FL 32801. 

    “Real Estate investors are focusing a great deal on Qualified Opportunity Zones here in Central Florida.  The zones offer compelling tax benefits.  Our June BAH will be one of the more informative events of the year,” said Yog Melwani, IACC President. 

    The IACC is taking a leading role to foster business opportunities in Central Florida, from the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, to innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities Collaborative, to informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses. 

    A strong Chamber of Commerce, the IACC endeavors to expand the “reach” of its members’ businesses.  Together, the IACC and its members are committed to community service, to assisting charitable groups, and to increasing trade between the United States and India.

    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is focused on “Connecting People and Fostering Business”.  The IACC is widely recognized as the business organization for the Asian Indian community, as well as other individuals and corporations who currently, or in the future, would like to do business with Asian Indians in Central Florida or in India.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information. The IACC is a not for profit 501 (c-6) organization.  


  • 06/04/2019 10:14 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Orlando, FL May 20, 2019- The Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando (IACC) 9th Annual Golf Tournament created a big win for Orlando business leaders this month.  Entrepreneurs and business professionals did some power networking on the greens at the tournament, in Orlando.  It was held Friday, May 17th at the MetroWest Golf Club.  The IACC thanks Walgreens for their continued support, and for being the Title Sponsor of the 2019 tournament.  The designated charity this year was the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). 

    “Our 9th Annual Golf Tournament attracted a record attendance of 119 business and community leaders, and offered players a great way to network in a relaxed setting.  Congratulations to Dr. Varesh Patel and Neal Patel for co-chairing our record setting tournament.  The IACC thanks all of this year’s sponsors and players for their strong support,” said Yog Melwani, IACC President.

    This year’s Hole in One Sponsor was Audi South Orlando.  Hole Sponsors included: Autobon Leasing, Blackstone Medical Services, Cora Physical Therapy, JA Edwards of America, Inc., StarChild Academy, and Night Lite Pediatrics.

    The IACC also thanks: City National Bank for providing breakfast, StarChild Academy for providing water, and Orlando Health for donating goodie bag items.  We also want to recognize the raffle donations which were provided by: Autobon Leasing, Global Promo, LLS, MetroWest, Orlando City Soccer, and Orlando Magic.  Thanks again to all of our sponsors for their support and engagement!

    The IACC is taking a leading role to foster business opportunities in Central Florida, from the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, and innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities Collaborative, to informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses.

    A strong Chamber of Commerce, the IACC endeavors to expand the “reach” of its members’ businesses.  Together, the IACC and its members are committed to community service, to assisting charitable groups, and to increasing trade between the United States and India.

     

    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is dedicated to “Connecting People and Fostering Business”.  The IACC is widely recognized as the business organization for the Asian Indian community, as well as other individuals and corporations who currently, or in the future, would like to do business with Asian Indians in Central Florida or in India.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information.  The IACC is a not for profit 501(c-6) organization. 



  • 05/07/2019 9:32 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando Smart and Sustainable Cities II Collaboration on March 7 was featured on page 34 of the Southwest Orlando Bulletin. https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/62619972/041819-swb-digital-edition

    Our panelists Chris Castro, Eric Hill, and Arthur Huang discussed the interdependence of social, economic, environmental and technological factors and how these improve the quality of urban life in City of Orlando - Government. Eric Levy, Spectrum News 13 anchor moderated.
    #iaccorlando #smartcity #orlando #environment #technology

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