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Brand New Intermodal Terminal Facility at OIA will Host 9th Annual Awards Gala for IACC- Orlando

08/20/2018 4:27 PM | Indian American Chamber of Commerce (Administrator)

Orlando, FL – August 20, 2018 The Indian American Chamber of Commerce- Orlando (IACC) announces its 9th Annual Awards Gala will be held Saturday, September 22nd at the brand new Intermodal Terminal Facility at Orlando International Airport.  The 9th Annual Awards Gala is a “cannot miss it” opportunity to make connections with some of the most influential business leaders in Central Florida.  

This year's Keynote Speaker is Dr. Dale Whittaker, the new President for the University of Central Florida. The IACC- Orlando will show its support at the 2018 gala for the local chapter of the Alzheimer's Assocation.

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


Entrepreneur of the Year

Community Service of the Year

Female Business Professional of the Year

Male Business Professional of the Year


This year’s event will be held at a new location, the brand new Intermodal Terminal Facility at Orlando International Airport, located at 1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando, FL 32827.  The celebration on Saturday, September 22, 2018 will begin at 6:30 PM. The evening will feature a Cocktail Reception with Hors d'oeuvres, Dinner, Entertainment and the Awards Presentations.  

BB&T is the Title Sponsor for this year's gala.  The Presenting Sponsors are City National Bank and Orlando Health. The Cocktail Reception Sponsor is Sharma Eminent Domain Lawyers.  The Entertainment Sponsor is Marchena and Graham P.A.

The 9th Annual Awards Gala will remind attendees that the IACC is taking a leading role in fostering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in Central Florida, from the IACC annual India Day at the Orlando Magic, to innovative events like the    Smart   and    Sustainable Cities Collaborative.


“Our 9th Annual Awards Gala will recognize the accomplishments of outstanding business leaders.  We want everyone in our community to know who is making a difference in Central Florida,” said Yog Melwani, IACC President.  “Entrepreneurs, who deliver superior services and results, drive innovation.  That in turn creates jobs and more prosperity in our community.”


The IACC is a strong Chamber of Commerce with a growing membership, dedicated to expanding the “reach” of its members’ businesses.  The IACC is listed as one of Central Florida’s top 25 Chambers of Commerce in the 2018 Book of Lists, published by the Orlando Business Journal.    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 represents over a billion dollars in economic activity, and it 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. The IACC is a not for profit 501 (c)(6) organization.  Visit for more information.


Mailing Address:
Indian American Chamber of Commerce
670 N. Orlando Ave, Ste 1003
Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: 407.391.5151


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