By Manu Shah
On the heels of a successful 20th-anniversary gala that saw a turnout of 850 members, guests, elected officials and the city’s top business leaders; IACCGH was honored with a Proclamation for their 20 years of dedicated service to the business community.
This recognition was co-sponsored by Vice Mayor Pro tem Jerry Davis and Councilmember Jack Christie. It was read out and presented by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at the City Council Chambers and marked June 25th 2019 as the Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston Day.
Appreciating the Chamber’s efforts in accelerating Houston’s economy through its many Outreach efforts and connecting Houston and India through trade delegations, Vice Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Davis stated “As the IACCGH represents the most dynamic companies and the most ingenious entrepreneurs in the Houston region, their determination is living testimony of the partnership between Houston and India”.
Council member Dr. Jack Christie also spoke highly of the Chamber noting that “There are no better loyal friends than the members of the Indo-American Chamber.”
The Proclamation was accepted by IACCGH President Swapan Dhairyawan and Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia. Several Chamber members and Resource Partner SBA’s Deputy District Director Mark Winchester were also present.
As the Chamber enters its third decade of service, Executive Director Ahluwalia reaffirmed the Chamber’s “commitment to encourage entrepreneurship and promote businesses.”
Accepting this honor, President Dhairyawan stated: “We truly appreciate the unique recognition from the City of Houston and will continue to do the good work for years to come.”