The Hispanic Contractors Association de Tejas Announces its 9th Annual Convention and...

The Hispanic Contractors Association de Tejas Announces its 9th Annual Convention and Expo

The Most Intense Hispanic Trade Show for the Construction Industry


Houston, TX–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–September 29, 2004–The Hispanic Contractors Association de Tejas (HCAT) today announced highlights of its 9th Annual Convention & Expo, to be held October 7th through 9th, 2004, at the JW Marriot Hotel in the Galleria in Houston, Texas.

The theme of this year’s conference, “A Solid Diverse Foundation”, is hailed as a call to action for the 5000 members to have a fair and equitable opportunity to participate in procurement opportunities in City, County and State levels.

According to HCAT Chairman Javier Arias, this event will have significance beyond its diverse nature. “We have taken leadership roles in promoting equality in public and private sectors. Our objective is to share information with each other, bid jobs together, and meet with policy makers to advocate for the needs of its members”.

The 2004 convention is expected to draw Hispanic Contractors from all over the state in a week of notable events highlighting local and state leaders, featuring policy workshops covering a number of topics on economic development, procurement, safety, finance, estimating, certification, a two-day exposition, and the annual chairman’s banquet.

Each year the Hispanic Contractors Association de Tejas (HCAT) comes together for the Annual Convention and Expo. “The conference provides opportunities to meet and interact with other professionals who represent all phases of the construction industry. The workshops provide you with the latest in construction management and planning techniques and strategies” said Houston Chairman Randy Magdaleno. “We urge all of our constituents to take advantage of this unique opportunity to interact with policy makers and influence the Hispanic Buying Power, HCAT also promotes events between its membership and other trade association to explore opportunities and mutually beneficial endeavors,” he continued.

The workshops and the Expo are free of charge and open to the public. For all other events, there is a registration fee. For registration and other information, please visit Annual Convention 2004, or contact HCAT Convention Planner, Julie Charros-Betancor at 281-350-1443 or

Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1997, HCAT is an association serving approximately 5,000 members with six chapters in the State of Texas. The main objective of the Association is to build a unified foundation for Hispanic Contractors, by providing its members participation in procurement opportunities, analyzing problematic areas and formulating potential solutions.



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Julie Charros-Betancor

(281) 350-1443

The Hispanic Contractors Association de Tejas Announces its 9th Annual Convention and Expo