LOS ANGELES, CA – November 9, 2023 – On Wednesday, October 25, the Asian Business League of Southern California (“ABL”) held its 37th Annual Awards Dinner at the Sheraton Los Angeles in San Gabriel, California. ABL’s annual awards dinner honors prominent Asian and Asian-American business leaders in the Southern California region. Leech Tishman Employment & Labor Partner Eric J. Wu had the honor of presenting the “Entertainer of the Year” award to Kieu Chinh, a Vietnamese-American actress with over six decades of international contributions to the motion picture industry.
“It was inspiring to meet all the hard-working and brilliant honorees,” said Wu. “And presenting this award was truly an honor and a privilege.”
Wu currently serves as a Board Member of the ABL, where he assists the ABL in facilitating relationships and connections that generate business opportunities for individuals and companies interested in both Pacific Rim and local Asian-American markets. Leech Tishman is also a Corporate Partner of the ABL.
During this event, four events were presented. The 2023 Award recipients included:
- Corporation of the Year (Recognizes excellence by an Asian or Asian-American-founded corporation in the areas of innovation, revenue growth, productivity and effective management practices, social responsibility/inclusion, and/or expansion): Spokeno, Inc.
- Entertainer of the Year (Recognizes excellence by an Asian or Asian-American artist in any entertainment genre for their skills and contributions to Asian or Asian-American representation in the media and the entertainment industry): Kieu Chinh.
- Startup of the Year (Recognizes excellence of an Asian or Asian-American-founded privately-owned business in the areas of innovation, profitability, branding, and/or succession/longevity): CRAVE Global, Inc.
- Restaurant of the Year (Recognizes excellence by an Asian or Asian-American-owned restaurant in the areas of culinary achievements and/or customer service): Cafe 86.
ABOUT THE ASIAN BUSINESS LEAGUE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
The Asian Business League of Southern California is a non-profit organization founded in 1984 with a mission to provide an effective platform for connecting businesses and professionals, and helping their members expand their center of influence and provide value to their customers, clients, and communities. Learn more about the ABL here: https://ablsocal.org/
ABOUT LEECH TISHMAN
Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, Inc. is a national, full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in business restructuring & insolvency, construction, corporate matters, employment & labor, estates & trusts, intellectual property, litigation & alternative dispute resolution, and real estate. In addition, the firm offers a wide range of legal services to clients in the aviation & aerospace, cannabis, emerging cyber technologies, energy & natural resources, entertainment & sports, healthcare, hospitality, and life sciences industries. With offices in Los Angeles, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sarasota, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington, DE.