September 26, 2016
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Hispanic Convention Opens To Record Crowd

 DALLAS -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) has announced that the 31st Annual National Convention & Business Expo in Dallas, Texas, scheduled through Saturday, September 25th is SOLD OUT.


"Today we are proud to announce this tremendous news about our record-breaking registration numbers," said Javier Palomarez, USHCC President and CEO. "As we open our 31st Annual National Convention, we are thrilled about the unprecedented attendance of owners, corporate executives and Hispanic Chamber of Commerce representatives from across the country."

This event reaches a milestone in the history of the USHCC as it sets the stage for a new era of vigorous growth for Hispanic owners and leaders in America.

"Our Convention signifies the reinvigoration of our organization as the leading advocate for the Hispanic business community," said Javier Palomarez, USHCC President and CEO. "For over 30 years, the USHCC has had a history of making an impact in the Hispanic business community. Today, we are launching a number of new initiatives that will elevate our national and local leadership role in the American business landscape."

The Convention will bring together thousands of Hispanic entrepreneurs, corporate executives, procurement and supplier-diversity professionals from the private and public sectors, as well as Latina leaders and Hispanic Chamber of Commerce leaders from throughout the nation.

Highlights of the Convention include the Business Expo, bringing government, small business and corporate entities together for matchmaking opportunities; the Ultimate Latina Luncheon, honoring an exceptional Latina entrepreneur; the HBE Elite Luncheon, honoring the largest and fastest-growing Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBEs) in the nation; Coffee with the Secretary, a session with Secretary of Treasury Tim Geithner and USHCC President and CEO, Javier Palomarez who will discuss key policy issues impacting the growth and importance of the Hispanic business community; and the Million Dollar Club Breakfast, honoring and celebrate the commitment of corporations and their procurement executives who recognize the value of Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBEs).


About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of nearly 3 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that generate nearly $400 billionannually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers in the United States andPuerto Rico.


STORY TAGS: HISPANIC , LATINO , MEXICAN , MINORITY , CIVIL RIGHTS , DISCRIMINATION , RACISM , DIVERSITY , LATINA , RACIAL EQUALITY , BIAS , EQUALITY



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