About NAAAP Toronto

NAAAP (North American Association of Asian Professionals) Toronto is a not for profit volunteered-based association which aims to provide Pan Asian professionals with a forum to cultivate leadership, professional development and workplace diversity.  As an integral Canadian Chapter in an International organization, NAAAP (National Association of Asian American Professionals) is uniquely positioned to leverage and mobilize the talents, inputs and resources of an Asian professional community that spans coast to coast, encompassing over 25 cities in Canada and the United States.

NAAAP Toronto’s membership includes working professionals from 25 to 50 with various levels of education, professional and business backgrounds.  With a vision of “We Build Leaders!”, NAAAP Toronto delivers an exciting regular schedule of events, networking mixers, a mentorship program, monthly seminars and workshops on a variety of topical subjects.  In collaborating with community-based service groups, joint projects with businesses associations and other peer professional organizations, NAAAP Toronto actively promotes community involvement and civic engagement.

Toronto Chapter Highlights & Milestones

2015

  • May | Launched the NAAAPTO Mastermind Program
  • July | Hosted the 6th annual T&T Waterfront Night Market

2014

  • July | Hosted the 5th annual T&T Waterfront Night Market

2013

  • July | Hosted the 4th annual T&T Waterfront Night Market
  • August | Hosted the 31st Annual NAAAP International Convention
  • August | Program Award of Excellence for T&T Waterfront Night Market (NAAAP National Awards)

2012

  • July | Hosted the 3rd annual T&T Waterfront Night Market
  • August | Award of Excellence for Finances & Fundraising (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Operational Efficiencies (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Chapter Development (NAAAP National Awards)

2011

  • July | Hosted the 2nd annual T&T Waterfront Night Market
  • August | Chapter of the Year (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Projects & Programs (NAAAP National Awards)

2010

  • August | Launched highly successful inaugural T&T Waterfront Night Market
  • August | Chapter of the Year (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Community Service (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Projects & Programs (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Professional Development (NAAAP National Awards)

2009

  • August | NAAAP Chapter of the Year (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Community Involvement (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Communications (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Projects & Programs (NAAAP National Awards)
  • September | 2nd Place Award – Neighbourhood Challenge (Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon)

2008

  • February | NAAAP Toronto hosts the 2008 National Leadership Retreat (First retreat beyond US)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Membership (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Communications (NAAAP National Awards)
  • September | 1st Place Award – Oasis Neighbourhood Challenge (Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon)

2007

  • August | Award of Excellence for Professional Development (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Chapter of the Year (NAAAP National Awards)
  • September | 1st Place Award – Oasis Neighbourhood Challenge (Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon)

2006

  • August | Award of Excellence for Professional Development (NAAAP National Awards)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Communications (NAAAP National Awards)
  • September | 1st Place Award – Oasis Neighbourhood Challenge (Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon)

2004

  • September | NAAAP Toronto host the inaugural Asian Canadian Artists’ Awards

2003

  • August | NAAAP Toronto hosts the 17th NAAAP National Convention (First convention beyond US)
  • August | Award of Excellence for Membership (NAAAP National Awards)

2001

  • January | Launch of NAAAP Toronto as a NAAAP Venture
  • August | Venture of the Year (NAAAP National Awards)
  • October | NAAAP Toronto achieves and granted NAAAP Chapter Status (First Chapter in Canada)

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