(Photo courtesy of Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program facebook page)

(Photo courtesy of Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program facebook page)

The Search to Involve Pilipino Americans join other Asian groups for The Annual Asian Small Business Expo that is take place this Saturday, September 19 at the Almansor Court Conference Center in Alhambra.

Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program

Formed in 1999, Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program (API SBP) is a collaborative five community organization: the Chinatown Service Center, Koreatown Youth & Community Center, Little Tokyo Service Center CDC, SIPA and Thai Community Development Center.

The Asian-American partners share over 170 years of service between them, are well known and respected for the quality of their work, the impact in their services  and their standing in the community. The mission of ABP SBP is to assist the development of small and micro businesses in Los Angeles with a particular focus on the Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Thai and the Filipino business communities, especially those of low-income immigrants. Main sponsor is US Bank.

US Bank operates 666 branches and employs more than 6,900 people in California.  Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $419 billion in assets as of June 30, 2015, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States.  The Company operates 3,164 banking offices in 25 states and 5,020 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, and trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.  Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com. U.S. Bank.

Everyone is invited to join the event that will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Admission is free, so are the workshops and parking. More information can be read at http://apisbp2015.eventbrite.com.