U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez to Speak at USHCC National Convention,...

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez to Speak at USHCC National Convention, Milwaukee, WI



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Washington, D.C.–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–September 6, 2005–The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce that U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez will be a keynote speaker at the 26th Annual National Convention and Business Expo to be held at the Midwest Airlines Convention Center, Milwaukee, WI, September 14-17, 2005.

“We are honored that Secretary Gutierrez has chosen to speak at our national convention and I know that our members are excited to hear from him,” said Michael L. Barrera, USHCC President and CEO. “Secretary Gutierrez’s experience, leadership and vision reflect the entrepreneurial spirit and commitment of the thousands of Hispanic business leaders that will attend our National Convention.”

Secretary Gutierrez will deliver keynote remarks to Hispanic business leaders and entrepreneurs at the convention’s International Breakfast to be held Friday, September 16 at 8 a.m. CST. Secretary Gutierrez is one of several distinguished national leaders who will be participating in this year’s conference.

“Attaining Wealth, Building Success” is the theme of this year’s national convention. More than 5,000 participants are expected to attend and take part in a series of workshops, chamber training and business sessions that will focus on Hispanic enterprise and highlight the growth, passion and influence of Hispanic businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the country.

The USHCC represents the interests of more than 2 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States and Puerto Rico, which earn more than $200 billion annually. It serves as the umbrella organization for more than 210 local Hispanic chambers nationwide and it actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs. Visit http://www.ushcc.com for more information.

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CONTACT:

USHCC

Guillermo Meneses

(202) 842-1212 x213

or

Estrada Communications

Leslie Leal

(512) 335-7776

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez to Speak at USHCC National Convention, Milwaukee, WI