Distinguished speakers will discuss current small business issues and trends in Charlotte and beyond
CHARLOTTE, N.C., -- National Hispanic Entrepreneurs' Organization (NHEO) will be hosting the "NHEO Small Business Forum Charlotte 2009" on September 30, 2009 to provide an opportunity for Hispanics to learn more about small business and current issues impacting small business owners. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet top local business professionals and leaders.
The NHEO Small Business Forum Charlotte 2009 will be the first event of the series. NHEO works closely to help its members grow their businesses across the country. Future Small Business Forums have been scheduled throughout the year in other major U.S. cities, including New York, Dallas, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.
Featured speakers for NHEO Small Business Forum Charlotte 2009 include:
- Anthony Foxx, Attorney at Hunton & Williams, Mayoral Candidate for Charlotte.
- John Lassiter, Owner, Carolina Legal Staffing, Mayoral Candidate for Charlotte.
- Juan Pablo Giometti, President and CEO, National Hispanic Entrepreneurs' Organization, Inc.
The NHEO Small Business Forum is designed to Educate, Engage, and Empower:
- EDUCATE: Produce informative and educational forums that are of interest to a diverse group.
- ENGAGE: Produce unique networking opportunities for entrepreneurs across the country; and
- EMPOWER: Promote Hispanics in entrepreneurship and encourage them to pursue entrepreneurial careers.
"Hispanic entrepreneurs represent a largely untapped resource in the United State economy. Although the number of Hispanic-owned business has grown significantly over the past twenty years, these firms continue to lag behind in economic indicators," said Juan Pablo Giometti, NHEO President & CEO. "NHEO is strengthening the infrastructures and networks that will help Hispanics entrepreneurs be successful."
Event attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about NHEO and see how the organization and its members can help them with their business endeavors and/or interests in pursuing a career as an entrepreneur.
The event will be held on September 30, 2009 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Blue Restaurant & Bar, located in the Hearst Tower on the corner of College & 5th Street. Free parking and appetizers will be provided. Early Bird Special Rates apply for event attendees that register before September 20, 2009, the cost to attend is $20 and $15 for students. At the door, the standard cost is $30 and $20 for students. Space is limited. Please R.S.V.P. at email@example.com.
All proceeds for these events will help fund NHEO scholarship and mentoring programs. NHEO is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit.
"Hispanic entrepreneurs represent a largely untapped resource in the United State economy. Although the number of Hispanic-owned business has grown significantly over the past twenty years, these firms continue to lag behind in economic indicators" said Juan Pablo Giometti, NHEO President & CEO. "NHEO is strengthening the infrastructures and networks that will help Hispanics entrepreneurs be successful."
About National Hispanic Entrepreneurs' Organization:
National Hispanic Entrepreneurs' Organization (NHEO), headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is the leading Hispanic nonprofit organization for entrepreneurs. Established in 2008, it's a private 501(c)(3) non profit organization created to empower Hispanic entrepreneurs, who are underrepresented in America. NHEO provides the know-how, networking, and mentoring resources to new and existing high-growth entrepreneurs through annual conferences, programs and web-based resources. The organization has more than 700 members, 20 ambassadors, and 100 volunteers across the US. NHEO has helped entrepreneurs, service partners, investors, researchers and public policy makers in diverse industries and at all stages of development.
For more information on the event, visit www.nheo.org or contact Maria Silva at (704) 909-7945 or firstname.lastname@example.org.