Kennesaw State University Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO)

The Asian Studies Program at Kennesaw State University (KSU) presents the next Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO), to be held on Friday April 17, 2015 at St. Regis Hotel in Atlanta. As the largest Asia business conference in the Southern U.S., SAUPO provides opportunities for information exchange, network building, global visibility and investment to/from Asia. About 400 attendees from the U.S., Asia, Europe, and Africa will participate. You may find participant companies/organizations here for 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015. The SAUPO Planning Committee and KSU Asian Studies Advisory Board welcome your participation! Please review 2015 Detailed SAUPO Program here.

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Ten Panels for 2015 SAUPO:

SAUPO Supporters:

  • JASG

  • State government of Georgia

  • Georgia Tech CIBER

  • Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business

  • Chinese Business Association of Atlanta

  • Cobb County Government

  • Zhejiang Association of Atlanta

  • Carter Center China Program

Media Sponsors:

  • Global Atlanta

  • Georgia Asian Times

  • NRI Pulse

  • Khabar Magazine

  • World Journal

  • Korea Daily

  • Atlanta Business Journal

Presidential Sponsors:

  • KSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • KSU Coles College of Business
  • Huawei Technologies USA

Platinum Sponsors:

  • KSU WellStar College of Health and Human Services
  • UPS
  • Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Gold Sponsors:

  • Confucius Institute at KSU

Silver Sponsors:

  • Grant Thornton
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • GE Energy
  • Deloitte
  • Community & Southern Bank

Bronze Sponsors:

  • Lucy Lu & Associates
  • St. Regis Hotel
  • YKK

SAUPO Exhibitor:

  • Cricket Wireless
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

SAUPO-NGO Partner:

  • Habitat for Humanities International Asia/Pacific

SAUPO Partners:

  • Atlanta International Education Group
  • China Research Center
  • Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
  • TECO (Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta)
  • Murata Electronics
  • Georgia International Education Group (GIEG)


  • GVACC: Georgia Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce
  • Georgia China Alliance
  • NPD Global Consulting
  • Darlington School