WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) has named Chase as Corporate Chair of the 32nd Annual National Convention and Business Expo on September 18th – 21st at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.
Former U.S. Senator Mel Martinez (R-Fla.), JPMorgan Chase Chairman of Florida, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and the JPMorgan Chase Foundation along with senior management, will represent Chase at the National Convention. Chase will serve alongside United Data Technologies, the HBE Chair and a leader in high-performance IT systems and solutions based in Doral, Florida.
“We are honored to announce Chase as the Corporate Chair of our 32nd Annual National Convention in Miami,” says Javier Palomarez, USHCC President and CEO. “Chase has launched various products and services to help support small business growth across the country. We have selected former Senator Mel Martinez, a great Hispanic leader in his own right, to serve in this key leadership role as the USHCC hosts the largest convention in Miami with our country’s top Fortune 500’s, Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBEs) and Chamber Executives.”
The 32nd Annual National Convention & Business Expo is the largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders in America. This annual event features an International Opening Reception, Hispanic Business Enterprise (HBE) Elite Luncheon, the CEO Circle, the Annual Business Expo, and this year the Ultimate Latina Luncheon honoring Gloria Estefan.
“The USHCC clearly leads our nation’s business landscape as the largest organization focusing on Hispanic business in America, and shoulders a great responsibility to small business and its local chambers to Fortune 100 corporations constituents,” says Martinez. “It is gratifying to see that decision-makers from the White House and from all parts of the country are taking notice of the USHCC and the interest of the nearly 3 million Hispanic-owned enterprises which are America’s fastest-growing business segment. I am delighted to be associated with this group of leaders and look forward to a successful Convention in Miami.”
About the 32nd Annual National Convention & Business Expo
The 32nd Annual National Convention & Business Expo is the largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders in America. Join the USHCC, Fortune 500 companies, Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBEs) and local Chambers of Commerce in Miami to connect, strategize and grow. The National Convention takes place September 18th – 21st at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach. The USHCC is proud to present Corporate Convention Chair, Chase Bank and HBE Convention Chair, United Data Technologies. For more information about the Convention and a full schedule of events, please visit www.ushcc.com/convention.
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves consumers and small businesses through 5,200 bank branches, 16,200 ATMs, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships and schools and universities. Chase also has issued more than 90 million credit cards. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.com.
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 combined generate in excess of $400 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers in the United States and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.ushcc.com.
SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce