Asian Professionals Association of SW Florida – Asian Fest 2020

On February 8, 2020, Florida Asian Services attended the Asian Fest 2020 organized by Asian Professionals Association of Southwest Florida at Alliance for the Arts. The event was held from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Fort Myers, FL.

FAS set up a booth for Census 2020 with English flyers, Korean flyers, bilingual postcard in English and Chinese on information on Census. FAS also prepared Census goodies bags in English, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog and Chinese to remind participants to response to Census in the upcoming month. FAS’ booth was next to the Census 2020 Job Recruitment from the local office. In addition to the Census information, FAS encouraged participants with bilingual or multi-language skills to sign up immediately to work as Census with the Census Recruitment Agents at the next table. Many signed up immediately and some took the Census recruitment flyers from the table for their friends and family.

In addition, during the intermission of performances, FAS was invited to give a short speech on the stage to remind participant on the importance on responding to Census. FAS also built partnership with other vendors and local Asian organizations at the event. After the event, FAS dropped of some Census promotional materials to partners for distribution to their clients and members.