Angela Chao, Foremost Group CEO and Chair, will be attending the Panama-Texas Business Summit this year as one of three guest speakers for the Ports and Maritime Services portion of the event. The PTBS will take place on September 15 and 16, 2022, in San Antonio. The main agenda of this event is to achieve a commercial exchange between Texas and Panama. Panama has a rich history and geography tied to it, and they would like to extend their connections with Texas.
Foremost Group Chair and CEO Angela Chao will be speaking at the fireside chat segment of the 2021 NEXTChina Conference, which will be held virtually and in-person from November 10-11, 2021. (The fireside chat will be held online on November 10.) The theme of the conference will be Navigating Competitive Interdependence.
As part of the ShippingInsight 2021 Fleet Optimization and Innovation Conference and Exhibition, Foremost Group Chairperson and CEO Angela Chao will be participating in a virtual panel for shipowners titled “Lunch on the Bridge”. The panel, hosted by the Cayman Ship Registry, will be held on October 12, 2021.
Angela Chao is scheduled to speak at the 2021 SupChina Women's Conference. The conference will be held virtually this year. The theme of the conference will be How Women Are Shaping the Rising Global Power. Ms. Chao will be featured on a panel that will discuss how women leaders are taking on business in 2021 as well as how China is impacting their industries and changing the face of how the world works. She will be joined by other top names in the industry, including World Bank Group Data Director Haishan Fu, Pillsbury Senior Associate Michelle Ng, and Everybody & Everyone CEO and Founder Veronica Chou.
Angela Chao to be a Keynote Speaker at the 12th Annual Capital Link New York Maritime Forum
The 12th Annual Capital Link New York Maritime Forum (NYMF) will take place this year on Wednesday and Thursday, October 14 and 15 as a completely digital event. The forum is held in partnership with DNB, Norway's largest financial services group, and in cooperation with Nasdaq and NYSE.
Angela Chao Will Receive an Honorary Doctorate from Webb Institute and Will Deliver Keynote Address
Foremost Group Chair and CEO Angela Chao will receive an Honorary Doctorate from Webb Institute at its 123rd commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 22, 2019. She will also deliver the keynote address.
Angela Chao Honored at 17th Annual Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Gala
On June 20, 2018, in New York, Angela Chao, Chair and CEO of Foremost Group, will receive the Pinnacle Award at the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Dinner Gala. Every year, during the festive dinner gala, it is presented to one or two individuals who are at the pinnacle of their influential career.
Dr. James S.C. Chao Honored with Lloyd’s List 2018 Americas Lifetime Achievement Award
On May 23, 2018, Dr. James S.C. Chao and his daughter Angela Chao traveled to Houston for the Lloyd’s List Americas Award Gala. For five years, Lloyd’s List Americas has been honoring best practices in the maritime industry. Its keynote tribute is the Lifetime Achievement Award which this year was bestowed upon Foremost Group Founder and Honorary Chairman, Dr. James Chao.
In accepting the award, Dr. Chao spoke about the role of the maritime industry in promoting cultural understanding among nations, as well as providing an essential service to the world. Angela Chao, Chair and CEO of Foremost Group, introduced her father and spoke about her father’s dedication to the industry, noting that he has devoted his entire life to serving society.
Dr. James S.C. Chao and Angela Chao to be Honored at the 2018 Admiral’s Scholarship Dinner on May 1, 2018 at SUNY Maritime College
Dr. Chao and Angela Chao are being honored at the 2018 Admiral’s Scholarship Dinner on May 1, 2018 at SUNY Maritime College. The event will be held at the Marina del Ray. The Admiral's Scholarship Dinner raises scholarship funds for current and prospective Maritime students. Thanks to dinner committee members, our honorees, attendees and others wishing to make a donation, the Dinner raises scholarship support for students who would not otherwise be able to attend SUNY Maritime College. Last year, the College awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships support from funds raised at the Admiral's Dinner.
ASBA 2017 Conference
Angela Chao, Deputy Chair of Foremost Group, will be the keynote speaker at the annual ASBA Cargo Conference to be held this year. The Conference is one of the premier events in the maritime industry. It garners an impressive list of participants and sponsors from the maritime industry, as well as media sponsors. The two-day conference provides attendees with a number of learning, networking, and social events.