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USA Small Business Administration (SBA) Selected Johnson Choi/HKCHcc 2008 United States National Champion
U. S. Small Business Administration - Letters of Support from Business & Community Leaders that Johnson Choi has been working with since 1980
We are informed by Mr. Steven C
Preston, Administrator of the United States Small business Administration (SBA)
Washington DC that Johnson Choi, President of the Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber
of Commerce (HKCHcc) has won the Top SBA Award in our category, the "2008
Minority Small Business Champion of the Year" as defined by the SBA is "To Honor
Individuals Who Have Fulfilled a Commitment to Support and Assist Minority
Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners" (Note: HKCHcc have won the "Hawaii
award" as well as the "Regional Award" – topping the other Minority Small
Business Champs in 50 States and Guam to qualify to compete and winning the
"national" award, the top honor in our category).
Official Announcement by Steven C Preston, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
Washington DC - White House East Room - Honolulu businessman Johnson Choi was honored by the Small Business Administration as 2008 Minority Champion during a ceremony today in the nation's capital. Choi was one of 10 small-business owners and leaders of small-business support organizations nationwide recognized for their support of entrepreneurs. The SBA Champion Awards were presented as part of the annual observance of National Small Business Week. Choi, president of the Hong Kong-China-Hawai'i Chamber of Commerce, works with many Asian immigrants to start businesses, particularly in the area of exporting. He won at the state and regional level before claiming the national title. "The SBA is proud to honor these men and women as true champions of small business, whose tireless efforts have provided tangible and significant support to small businesses and to their communities," said SBA Administrator Steve Preston.