14th Annual virtual Business Awards Celebration 

"Transforming Authentic Roots"

We are excited to announce that HWCC’s 14th Annual Virtual Business Awards Celebration, presented by U.S. Bank, will continue this year! The event will be a virtual celebration due to COVID-19 and will take place on

6 PM on Friday, November 20th, 2020

Livestream on Nyob Zoo Milwaukee TV's Facebook!


This event is free and open to the public so please join us! At this year’s celebration, we will be recognizing 3 businesses (Business of the Year, Emerging Small Business of the Year and New Business Startup of the Year) and one Professional of the Year and one Young Professional of the Year Awardee.

This year's event will also feature: keynote speaker is Chef Yia Vang, special live performances; and more! 

HWCC will also be raffling off a prize! To enter the raffle, all you have to do is register below! The winner will be announced during the event. Get more raffle entries and a $30 Gift Card to an Asian-owned restaurant by purchasing a $75 Gold Ticket! Thank you for supporting Asian-owned small businesses!


6 PM



Opening Remarks - Patrick Martin - Board President

HWCC New Logo Reveal, Presentation & Winner - Jim Lee, Marketing Coordinator

Special Dance Performance - Zaj Huam Seev

Special Remarks

Governor Evers

Lt. Gov Barnes

Title Sponsor, Steve SaLoutos & Courtney Xiong U.S. Bank

Senator Ron Johnson

Judge Kashoua Kristy yang

Francesca Hong, 76th Assembly District


Community Impact Report - Dr. Maysee Herr, Executive Director

Special Guest Singer - Lily Vang

Keynote Speaker & Cooking Demo - Chef Yia Vang

Business Awards Ceremony

  • Young Professional of the Year Award

  • Professional of the Year Award

  • Business Startup of the Year Award

  • Emerging Small Business of the Year Award

  • Business of the Year Award

Announcements of Silent Auction Winners

Closing Remarks - Dr. Maysee Herr, Executive Director


Event Agenda


To become a 2020 sponsor or a Legacy Donor,

please contact HWCC's Executive Director, Maysee Herr,

at maysee@hmongchamber.org.


Let's continue to transform and elevate our legacy and impact our future together!

The Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce


Milwaukee Office

5421 N 118th Ct, Milwaukee, WI 53225 | 414.645.8828

Wausau Satellite Office

1109 N. 6th Street, Wausau, WI 54403 | 715.298.6071

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM