On March 15, Orange County city managers gathered for an informal lunch meeting at the Kyung Bok Kung Korean BBQ restaurant in Buena Park. Among those in attendance were Lisa Kim, the City Manager of Garden Grove, Maria Stipe, the Deputy City Manager of Garden Grove, Eric Levitt, the City Manager of Fullerton, Grace Leung, the City Manager of Newport Beach, Aaron France, the City Manager of Buena Park, Oliver Chi, the City Manager of Irvine, Maggie Le, the City Manager of Fountain Valley, Jim Vanderpool, the City Manager of Anaheim, and Bill Gallardo, the City Manager of Brea.

The purpose of the meeting was to introduce the World Korean Business Convention and to ask for the city managers' participation in the upcoming event. 

During the lunch meeting, the city managers were given an overview of the conference and its significance. They were also asked for their recommendations for exhibitors/sponsorship companies and promotion of the conference. The city managers were also encouraged to introduce the organizers to major companies in their cities and mainstream chambers.

To the left is Buena Park's City Manager, Bill Gallardo and Korean American Chamber of Commerce Orange County President, Sean Roh