Welcome to Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia

Asian American Chamber of Commerce (AACCGP) serves Asian business in the Delaware Valley. It is a membership nonprofit organization which serves businesses, individual entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations for the growth of economy and employment in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Important AAPI Data Information

According to the American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, from 2010 to 2015 the Asian alone population of Pennsylvania increased from 332,435 to 392,595, an increase of about 18.1 percent – much higher than the state’s general population growth of 1.3 percent during that time. The two largest subgroups within the Asian alone population are Asian Indian and Chinese with significant representation among the Vietnamese, Korean, and Filipino groups.

From 2011 to 2015, Asian Indian and Chinese persons accounted for the most substantial numeric increases in the Asian alone population of the Commonwealth while the Vietnamese population experienced the largest numeric decrease. Groups of the South Asian region surrounding India experienced the greatest percent increases since 2011 while Southeast Asian groups witnessed the highest percent decreases.

Click to read more about Pennsylvania’s Asian population, including a closer look at their geographic distribution and ethnic subgroups.

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AACCGP Advisory Board Member and Director of the Chinatown Learning Center, Carol Wong, was awarded the Globy for Community Leadership award on Monday, December 12, 2016 at the Global Philadelphia 6th Annual Globy Awards and Global Ideas Summit.

Thank you, Carol, for all that you do for the community. Congratulations!

                                      

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The Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia held their 4th Annual Meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, November 15. Executive Director Kim Andrews unveiled the exciting opportunities afforded by our merger with Shofuso Japanese House and Garden. During the reception the Society welcomed a special delegation from our sister city, Kobe, to celebrate 30 years of friendship. The keynote speaker was Ambassador Reiichiro Takahashi Consul General of Japan in New York.

Nick Shenoy (President, AACCGP), Mrs. Takahashi, the Honorable Ambassador Reiichiro Takahashi, and Drake Nakaishi (Vice President, AACCGP)

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