04/02/06: APEX Spring Picnic and Flag Football
04/12/06: APEX Coffee Break
04/20/06: Mini-Lecture Series: Career Building Module III: Analyze this!: Career in the consulting
04/29/06: APEX in Austin: The 8th Annual Dragon Boat Festival & Race



04/02/06 APEX Spring Picnic and Flag Football

Date: Sunday, April 2, 2006
Time: 2:00 - 5:00pm
Location: Berkner Park. 1600 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX 75081
Cost: Members: Free, Non-members: $5
RSVP: Wendy, wendy@apexdallas.org

The cold fronts are finally gone for good and it's time for us to have fun in the sun! APEX members and non-members are invited to join us at Berkner Park for a picnic and a friendly game of flag football. Please RSVP with Wendy so we can get a headcount for food and drinks.

Directions to the Park:

Berkner park is located on the corner of Spring Valley and Yale, East of Central Expressway/75. From 75, exit Beltline/Main Street and turn EAST. Go straight on Beltline for 2.0 miles. Make a Right onto Yale Road. Once you pass Spring Valley Road, the park is on your right.

04/12/06 APEX Coffee Break

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Time: 8:00 - 9:00pm
Location: Starbucks @ Campbell and 75
Contact: Min, min@apexdallas.org

If you're new to APEX or interested in joining the organization, then please come out and meet us at Starbucks on Campbell and 75 in Richardson. This is a chance for YOU to get to know the officers and the organization better. We'll be there sipping on coffee and ready to muse on any topics.

If you're a regular member and just need a simple pick-me-upper in the middle of the work week, please also feel free to come out and enjoy a mocha latte or espresso with us.

04/20/06 Mini-Lecture Series: Career Building Module I: Analyze this!: Career in consulting

Speaker: Jack Miao, Principal partner of Jack Miao & Associates
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2006
Time: Registration & Networking 7:00 - 7:30 PM, Consulting: 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Location: Maggiano's Little Italy @ North Park Mall
Phone: 214-448-1890
Cost: FREE for APEX and CIE members, $10 for non-members
RSVP: Min, min@apexdallas.org

* Seats are limited. Please RSVP and submit your questions by EOB Monday, April 17th

APEX proudly presents the 3rd Career Building seminar, "Analyze this!: Careers in consulting" in conjunction with CIE-DFW.

Are you at the crossroads of your career? Does it seem impossible to break the glass ceiling? Jack Miao will provide guidance to help you achieve your career goals. You may submit questions for Mr. Miao ahead of time or ask him in person. It's your evening, so pick some challenging questions that will help YOU.

Biography of Mr. Jack Miao

Mr. Jack Miao has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. He taught information systems courses at both secondary and university levels in Montreal, prior to joining Nortel Networks in 1982. During his tenure at Nortel, Jack held several executive positions including Global Product Management and Asia Pacific Business Development. He responsibilities included recruiting and developing highly technical and business personnel. He currently teaches both MBA and BBA students in business communications at Southern Methodist University.

Currently, Jack is the principal partner of Jack Miao & Associates, which provides strategic planning and product positioning for
small/medium businesses in North America and Asia. Recently, Jack assumed the President position of an emerging company, Mesophase, whose leading product is the nano pearl body care solution.

Jack is also a long time board member of CIE-DFW. He is passionate about providing guidance and mentorship to young professionals. He enjoys the individual interactions that comes with career planning discussions.

Appetizers and cash bar are provided by Brinker International.

04/29/06 APEX in Austin: The 8th Annual Dragon Boat Festival & Race

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2006
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Festival Beach, Austin Town Lakes
RSVP: Wendy, wendy@apexdallas.org

The 8th Annual Dragon Boat Festival & Race are at Festival Beach on Austin Town Lake. The race originates from China over 2000 years ago and is rich in tradition and pageantry. In addition to the races, enjoy different Asian music and dance performance, martial art demonstration, Lion Dance, wall climbing, Asian crafts sales, traditional Asian foods, and much much more.

APEX Dallas invites you to spend the weekend with us in Austin. Please contact Wendy for more information about the trip.

For more information about the festival, please visit the Asian American Cultural Center at www.asianamericancc.com.


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