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August 18-21, 2011: The 2011 FPACC Bi-National Convention in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon -- a city known for its many bridges -- is the host site for the bi-national convention of Filipino American chambers of commerce. "Bridging the River of Change" is this year's theme when attendees convene on August 18 through 21, 2011 at the Hilton Portland.The shortened URL of this content curation is You can also tweet, facebook, email & embed.


  1. This is YOUR event!

    WHAT: The 2011 FPACC (Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce) Bi-National Convention

    WHEN: August 18 to August 21, 2011

    WHERE: Hilton Portland & Executive Tower

    921 SW Sixth Avenue

    Portland, Oregon

    United States 97204

    Tel. 1-(503)-226-1611

    Please show your support by registering for the Convention at

    Dr. Yolanda Ortega Stern, FPACC's President Emerita, and well-known philanthropist and author, is the Mistress of Ceremonies and Gala Host for the convention's Gala Night & Dinner.

    Your REGISTRATION includes:

    ~ Three (3) days of Workshops with the following highlights:

      1. Sustainability Practices;

      2. Conflict Management;

      3. Enchancing and Developing Your Online Presence;

      4. Utilizing Your Local Media;

      5. Working and Partnering with Local Governments;

      6. Creating New Business-to-Business Connections.

    ~ Gala Night and Dinner (with an 18-Piece Orchestra)

    ~ Breakfast & Lunch Tickets; Each Delegate attending the 3-Day Event will have the following: A Breakfast & A Lunch for two days, on August 19 and 20 (a total of two breakfasts and two lunches)

    ~ Free Raffle Ticket with a Chance to Win two (2) Round-Trip Tickets to Anywhere in Asia, courtesy of Delta Airlines (approximate value: $3,000)

    ~ Free Give-Away Bags with Discount Certificates to Portland's Stores --- There is no sales tax in Oregon!

    There will also be a Grand Networking Night, "Chambers at the Pittock," which will be held at famed Pittock Mansion (1,000 feet above the Portland city skyline). Meet members of the Hispanic Metro Chamber, Oregon Native American Chamber, Asian Pacific American Chamber, and representatives from the City of Portland, and the Office of Commissioner Nick Fish.

    Additional Convention Package: "A Day at the Chinook Winds Casino at the Oregon Coast" (with views overlooking the majestic coast of the Pacific Northwest)

    Please see the information below:

    1. Convention Brochure (for Venue / Schedule / More Information)

    2. Registration Form (if you choose to register by mail) or email Dory Lim at

    3. Souvenir Program Advertising Rate Sheet, Lorelei Hosmillo at

    4. Vendor Booth Rate Sheet, Jun Piquinto at

    5. Raffle Ticket Flier

    6. For Sponsorship Opportunities, contact Kareen Mills at

    For more information, visit or contact Jason Lim, Convention Chair at

    Your participation in this upcoming convention is crucial for its continuing success and for other future opportunities for this organization. Thank you for your support!

    Lorelei Hosmillo

    Business Coordinator

    Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon

    (subject to changes without any notice.)
  3. Expanded Programme as of August 9, 2011.
  4. Some Very Good Reasons for Joining Us in Portland, Oregon!

  5. Hilton Portland and Executive Tower: How To Get There.

    921 SW Sixth Avenue
    Portland, Oregon
    United States 97204
    Tel: 1-503-226-1611    
    Fax:  1-503-220-2565


    The Hilton has extended the room reservation deadline for our convention delegates (group rates) until July 25, 2011. To book your rooms online directly, here are the guidelines.

    Reservation Instructions

    The group code for your group is PAM. Your attendees can make reservations, using any of the following:

    1. - When making reservations under under "Group Code," put PAM to get the group rate.
    2. 1-800-HILTONS or 1-800-445-8667 - Give dates, hotel name, and group code (PAM) to the Reservationist, and he/she will make the reservation.
    3. (503) 220-1611 - Call the hotel directly; Give the dates and group code (PAM) to the Reservations Coordinator, and he/she will make the reservation.

  7. MEDIA: The text of the press release can be found under "description" of 

    Your media contact is the convention director, Jason Lim, at 

  8. To learn more about the convention, or to register, visit or contact Jason Lim,
    Convention Chair, at or (503) 283-0595.