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  • 02/12/2018 10:32 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Khaasbaat: February Issue:

    The New Year brings new opportunities for business professionals across Florida. For the Indian American Chamber of Commerce in Orlando, 2018 brings a new president with a new vision for the future. Yog Melwani will serve as president for 2018 and 2019.

    “The Indian American Chamber is committed to helping business professionals build strong relationships and to help grow their businesses in 2018 and beyond,” says Melwani. “The IACC includes some of the most successful professionals in Central Florida. Our leadership team constantly works to expand opportunities for entrepreneurs who want to do business with Orlando’s growing Asian Indian American community.”

    Demographics tell an intriguing story for business owners, who are considering getting more involved with the IACC. There are 28,281 Asian Indians living and doing business in the Orlando MSA. (data provided by Orlando Economic Partnership)

    “These business professionals have a 23 percent higher median household income than families who are not Asian Indians,” says Melwani, creating a powerful boost to Central Florida’s economy.

    The IACC is taking on a new initiative for 2018. The chamber will take a proactive role in Orlando’s Smart Cities initiative by facilitating meaningful dialogue with community leaders to see how this initiative can benefit the community, whether it is via healthcare, transportation or tourism.

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  • 02/12/2018 10:21 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Windermere Observer:  Tim Freed;

    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando has a new president. 

    Yog Melwani of Align Commercial Real Estate in Windermere recently started his tenure as president of the Indian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando, looking to involve the chamber in new initiatives and events over the coming months.

    Melwani will serve as president through 2018 and 2019, and has been in the chamber’s board of directors since 2014.

    “With respect to the role and the time involved, we’re not a compensated board of directors – we’re doing it because of the support of the community and the support of the chamber and members involved in our chamber,” Melwani said. “It gives me great pleasure in serving in that capacity, basically being able to give back to our community and our organization that has given us so much in life.”

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  • 01/17/2018 12:27 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    Orlando, FL – January 17, 2018   Members of the Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando will join business leaders from twenty other Central Florida Chambers of Commerce to share ideas for success in 2018.  This unique opportunity to gain insights on business trends in the Orlando area will take place on January 24, 2018 at a powerhouse Business After Hours event.  Some of Orlando’s leading entrepreneurs and professionals will network, strengthen existing relationships and strategize for success in 2018.

    Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh and his staff are hosting this Business After Hours.  Chamber members will have a chance to learn more about the services offered at the Property Appraiser’s Office.

    Wednesday evening’s event will be held inside the SunTrust Center lobby located at 200 South Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando. The event will take place from 6 PM to 8:30 PM.

     “The Business After Hours event on January 24th will give business professionals some great insights on business trends in Central Florida for 2018,” said Mr. Yog Melwani, IACC President.  “With twenty plus Chambers of Commerce exchanging ideas, many opportunities will be generated at this meeting.”

     The IACC is a strong Chamber of Commerce with a growing membership.  The IACC is dedicated to expanding 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 servicing the people of Asian Indian origin, and represents over a billion dollars in economic activity. It is widely recognized as the business organization for the 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.  The IACC is a not for profit 501 (c)(6) organization.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information.

    Editor: Keith Landry

     


  • 01/15/2018 6:03 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    India Day 2018 will Attract Elected Officials and Thousands to Celebrate Cultural Diversity at the Amway Center on February 3rd

    Orlando, FL – January 09, 2018  The Indian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando (IACC) will lead Orlando’s official India Day 2018 Celebration in Downtown Orlando on February 3rd, 2018. The event will attract elected officials from across Florida, and it will bring together thousands of people to celebrate cultural diversity at the Amway Center.  In previous years, up to five thousand Indians from across Florida and the United States have enjoyed this day-long event, which will showcase the Indian culture and community. 

    IACC President Yog Melwani is available for news media interviews ahead of the February 3rd event.  Mr. Melwani said, “The Indian American Chamber is proud to sponsor India Day 2018.  We believe the event is a great way to celebrate cultural diversity in Orlando and to recognize the heritage of Indian Americans living in Central Florida.” Dr. Amish Parikh is the India Day Co-Chair.

     The event is a commemoration of India's Republic Day, honoring the date when India’s Constitution went into effect.  Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has issued proclamations recognizing this event for the last three years.

    The IACC is partnering with the Orlando Magic again in 2018 for this cultural event.  The Orlando Magic will host the Washington Wizards at 7 PM.  The NBA has recognized the India Day Celebration in Orlando as the Best Heritage Night in the NBA.

    The IACC and Orlando Magic will host the First Annual India Day 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. Teams will compete on the Magic Court to win prizes.  The three age categories for the tournament include ages 8-12, 13-17 and over age 18. 

    Indian-American children from Central Florida will sing the National Anthem at the Magic game.  There will also be a half time Indian dance show. Attendees can also stick around to enjoy a post-game concert featuring celebrity guest singer Raghav Mathur.

    India Day 2018 will feature a large street festival in front of the Amway Center. It will showcase various dance groups, Turban/ Sari tying and Henna (Mehndi) artists.  The IACC invites everyone in Central Florida to attend the February 3rd event to learn more about the heritage of Indian-Americans living and working in Florida.

    The IACC is a strong Chamber of Commerce with growing membership.  Its leaders are working to create opportunities for anyone who wants to do business with the Asian Indian American community.  IACC members stand committed to community service, to assisting charitable groups and to increase trade between the United States and India.  

     

    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is aimed at servicing the people of Asian Indian origin, and it represents over a billion dollars in economic activity. It is widely recognized as the business organization for the Asian Indian community as well as other individuals and corporations who do or want to do business with Indians in Central Florida or in India. IACC is not for profit 501 (c)6 organization.  Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information.

    Publisher: Keith Landry


  • 01/15/2018 6:01 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

    I4 business Article Dated 1-11-2018

    The new year brings new opportunities for business professionals across Florida. For the Indian American Chamber of Commerce in Orlando, 2018 brings a new President with a new vision for the future. Mr. Yog Melwani will serve as President for 2018 and 2019.

    Mr. Melwani says, “The Indian American Chamber is committed to helping business professionals build strong relationships and to help grow their businesses in 2018 and beyond.” He adds, “The IACC includes some of the most successful professionals in Central Florida. Our leadership team constantly works to expand opportunities for entrepreneurs who want to do business with Orlando’s growing Asian Indian American community.”

    Full Article please visit: I4 Business Article


  • 11/22/2017 8:12 PM | Anjali Sivakumaran (Administrator)

  • 11/16/2017 10:33 PM | Anjali Sivakumaran (Administrator)

    POSITION YOUR BUSINESS FOR SUCCESS IN 2018

    Indian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando will Host Powerhouse Business After Hours Event on November 15th

    Orlando, FL – November 13, 2017   The Indian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando will help business owners across Central Florida position themselves now for strong success in 2018.  The Chamber will host a powerhouse Business After Hours event on Wednesday, November 15th.  Some of Orlando’s leading entrepreneurs and professionals will gather to network, strengthen existing relationships and to strategize on plans to grow their businesses in 2018.

    IACC President Elect Yog Melwani is available for interviews ahead of Wednesday evening’s event, which will be held at Mathers Social Gathering from 6 PM to 8 PM.  The venue is located at 30 South Magnolia Avenue in Orlando, FL 32801. The news media is invited to cover this leading business event.  

    “The Indian American Chamber’s Business After Hours this Wednesday is a great way for professionals to put relationships in place now to grow their businesses in 2018,” said Dr. Varesh Patel, IACC President.  “IACC will work to expand opportunities in the new year for Indian American leaders and for entrepreneurs who want to do business with Orlando’s growing Indian American community.”

    The IACC is a strong Chamber of Commerce with growing membership.  Its leaders are working to create opportunities for anyone who wants to do business with the Indian American community.  IACC members stand committed to community service, to assisting charitable groups and to increase trade between the United States and India.  

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  • 11/10/2017 4:56 PM | Anjali Sivakumaran (Administrator)

    Oct. 7, 2017 (Orlando, Fla.) – The Indian American Chamber of Commerce of Orlando (IACC) announced the winners of at the 8th annual gala, Sept. 16, 2017, held at Gaylord Palms. Additionally, the IACC contributed $2,000 to the Coalition for the Homeless.

    This year’s winners are:

    Entrepreneur of the Year – Vipin Mehta
    Male Business Professional of the Year – Saurin Patel
    Female Business Professional of the Year – Avani Desai
    Community Service Award – Jogi Pattisuapu   

    About the Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC)

    Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is aimed at servicing the people of Indian origin and represents over a billion dollars in economic activity. It is widely recognized as the business organization for the Indian community as well as other individuals and corporations who do or want to do business with Indians in Central Florida or in India. IACC is non-profit 501 (c)6 with EIN# 59-3697193.

    IACC offers an opportunity to network with a large number of high-caliber individuals and guest speakers to grow your business. Additionally, IACC is forming strategic alliances with other Indian business organizations, such as Indo-US Chamber of Commerce of Tampa, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic and Asian Chambers of Commerce.

    Tino Patel, Vipin Mehta, Amish Parikh

    Jay Shah, Saurin Patel, Kashyap Sheth

    Anjali Vaya, Avani Desai, Beena Parikh

    Neal Patel, Jogi Pattisapu, Nirali Choksi

  • 03/09/2017 12:46 PM | Anjali Sivakumaran (Administrator)

    The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) led Orlando’s official India Day Celebration in Downtown Orlando on February 25th, 2017. The day-long line up of excitement showcased the Indian culture and community including a well-attended Street Festival in front of the Amway Center. Through the IACC’s ongoing partnership with the Orlando Magic. The in-game cultural dancing and several private events were featured. 


    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer officially proclaimed February 25th, 2017 as "India Day" in City of Orlando, recognizing the fifth annual India Day event as a celebration of Indian-American heritage, culture and music in Central Florida and in commemoration of India's Republic Day, which honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force. The proclamation was delivered by Orlando Mayor's Office at the Amway during the India Day celebrations. 


    The IACC hosted Shilpa Shetty Kundra, a Bollywood actress and A model, who was the guest speaker at the IACC Fireside Chat. Shilpa was interviewed by Dr. Tejal Patel & Dr. Kavita Pattani at 3pm. The event was televised LIVE from the Amway Center to one million US viewers on TV Asia, an information and entertainment channel for the South-Asian community in North America.

    Thank you for your participation at the 5th Annual India Day with the Orlando Magic. The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) led Orlando’s official Indian Republic Day celebration at the Amway Center with the bollywood star Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Orlando Magic.

    Thank You to all the sponsors for their support. Thank you to our Live media coverage partner TV ASIA for broadcasting Fireside Chat with Shilpa Shetty Kundra.

    Thank you to all the groups that performed at street fest, namely Layana Dance, Mrityun Dance Studio - Cool Cuties Group, Bollywood Fusion -  Chote Sitare, Bengal Breeze, Little Pingas by Sharadalaya, Bollywood Fusion- Little Angels, Made in India group by Sharadalaya, ORUMA Malyalee Organizsation for Arts & Culture, LTR Junior, Bollywood Fusion - Rhythm & LTR Adults. 

    Thank you Natyatharu Dance academy fatastic pregame show, 

    Bollywood Dance Mania from Jacksonville & C-Studios for the magic Dancers choreography.


    A special thank you Mr. Luis Martinez from who delivered Mayor Dyer’s India Day Proclamation; Comissioner Regina Hill & Orange County Property Appraiser Mr Rick Singh for your support and attendance to the India Day events.
     
    Thank you all for making this such a GREAT great event.  Indian American Chamber of Commerce would like to GREATLY appreciate all of the volunteers that helped make the INDIA DAY 2017 a great experience for everyone! 
      
    It was so great to see so many members being a part of this event and we hope to see them more involved at all future events. We appreciate everyone who came out and had a great time with us.  And thank you, once again to ALL of the volunteers and participants who made our event such a great success.  It could not have been done without them. 

    Jai Ho Magic, Jai Ho IACC, Jai Ho India Day.

    India Day 2017 Pictures

    http://iacc.mymobisite.us/indiadaymedia

    Fireside Chat Pictures

     

    Inside Arena Pictures

    3rd Quarter Reception Pictures

     

    Street Fest Pictures - Part 1 of 2

    Street Fest Pictures - Part 2 of 2

    Fan of the Game at India Day

    Bollywood Actress Shilpa Shetty at India Day 2017

    Half Time Performance at India Day 2017

    Pregame Performance at India Day - IACC - Indian American Chamber of Commerce

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Mailing Address:
Indian American Chamber of Commerce
670 N. Orlando Ave, Ste 1003
Maitland, FL 32751

info@iaccorlando.com
Phone: 407.391.5151


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