Sunday, July 16, 2017

The USHCC 2017 National Convention: Driving America’s Business Future


The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is the largest Hispanic business organization in America. It actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, which together, contribute over $668 billion to the U.S. economy each year. The USHCC also advocates on behalf of 260 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide.



For nearly 4 decades, the mission of the USHCC has been to foster Hispanic economic development and to create sustainable prosperity for the benefit of all Americans. To carry out this mission, the USHCC advocates for five major public policy issues: access to capital, international trade and commerce, education and workforce development, immigration, and energy.


Each fall, the USHCC hosts the country’s largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders: The USHCC National Convention. The Convention is held every year in a city that embodies the American entrepreneurial spirit and supports a thriving small business community.


This year, the Convention will be held in a truly global business hub. Dallas, Texas is home to a record number of Fortune 500 companies, including many of the USHCC’s corporate partners such as Toyota, American Airlines, AT&T, Comerica Bank and many more. It is also home to one of largest concentrations of Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBE) in America.  


The USHCC will be “Driving America’s Business Future,” at the 2017 National Convention taking place from October 1 – 3 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The gathering is an opportunity for business owners, corporate executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders to engage in targeted business matchmaking opportunities, as well as professional development and networking forums such as workshops, training sessions and roundtable discussions. Other notable Convention events include the Million Dollar Breakfast Club, which celebrates supplier diversity, the Chamber Awards Breakfast, HBE Elite Luncheon, Women in Business and Leadership Luncheon, and the Closing Gala. 

Small business owners will benefit from attending the convention by making valuable connections with corporate representatives, other business owners and potential customers and investors. 

Corporate representatives will be able to reach out to rising entrepreneurs and established small business experts, as well as cultivate lasting strategic partnerships with HBEs, chamber executives and thought leaders in policy, government. 



Join the USHCC at the 2017 National Convention in Dallas, Texas,  as we bring together corporate executives, public officials, chamber leaders and entrepreneurs who are all eager to foster meaningful, long-lasting partnerships with America’s most dynamic small business community.

Take advantage of the endless opportunities awaiting you at the USHCC 2017 National Convention. Visit http://ushccconvention.com/ for more information and follow #USHCCDallas on social media. 


All photos are credited to Erika Therwhanger:
1)16479: “Eva Longoria, Actress, Producer, Director, Activist and Businesswoman with Javier Palomarez, USHCC President & CEO”

2)Lloyd Blankfein: “Javier Palomarez, USHCC President & CEO, Warren Buffett, CEO Berkshire Hathaway and  Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs”
3)      Javier Palomarez, USHCC President & CEO; Gloria Estefan, singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman; and Emilio Estefan musician and producer who has won 19 Grammy Awards.
4)      Nina Vaca, USHCC Chairman Emeritus, USHCC Foundation Chairman, Chairman & CEO of Pinnacle Group, with 2016 At The Table: The Enterprise Accelerator winners.
5)      2016 CEO Panel: Steve Clemons, Political and Foreign Policy Commentator, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic and National Journal, Contributor, MSNBC; Jos R. Mas, CEO of MasTec, Inc.; Robert E. Sanchez, Chairman & CEO of Ryder System, Inc.; and Robert I. Unanue, President of Goya Foods, Inc.
6)      2017 USHCC National Convention Kick-Off reception in Dallas, Texas.

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