LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: Economy Drives Change – NAAC Ninth Annual Conference this Monday in South San Francisco

Dear friends,

I would like to invite you to attend the National Asian American Coalition’s (NAAC) Ninth Annual Economic Development Conference, Empowerment Drives Change. This year’s featured conference will focus on homeownership, small business opportunities and job creation.

October 15th, 2012

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

South San Francisco Conference Center

255 South Airport Blvd.

South San Francisco, CA 94080
10:00 am Registration opens
10:45 am Homeownership Now Panel
12:30 pm Luncheon
2:30 pm Small Business Panel
4:15 pm Networking ReceptionWhy You Should Attend the NAAC’s Ninth Annual Economic Development Conference:

Opportunity to meet with key federal and state regulato rs on homeownership, small business opportunities and consumer protection, including the Federal Reserve, FDIC, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the California Attorney General’s office.

Meet with more than twenty financial institutions who offer small business loans and contracts;

Meet with many key corporations that are increasing their contracts and technical assistance to small businesses.

Learn about NAAC’s programs and consumer resources available to you and your business.

Learn about NAAC’s advocacy initiatives on a statewide and national level.

Network with corporate, government and community leaders as well as and small business owners from the Bay Area.


Confirmed Speakers & Panelists
Luncheon Speakers
Chairman Marty Gruenberg, FDIC
Marie Johns, Deputy Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
Don Graves, Executive Director, President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, White House

Homeownership Panel
Moderator: Zixta Martinez, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Jason Yancey, Operation HOPE Director for Consumer Financial Protection
Leah Franzier, Federal Trade Commission
Michael Troncoso, Senior Counsel to California Attorney General Kamala Harris

Small Business Panel
Moderator: Claudia Viek, CEO for the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO)
Luke Reynolds, Associate Director for Community Affairs, FDIC
Elizabeth Echols, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
More to be announced…



Luncheon seating is limited, so be sure to REGISTER NOW* at our conference website.

*Discount codes are available for individual homeowners and student tickets as well as for small businesses that wish to sponsor a table.
*Discount code: EDC2012FREE


For more information and for discount codes, call our office (650) 952-0522. Please feel free to extend this invitation to your networks and clients.

Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you at our conference!

Warm regards,

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