MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) has announced an unprecedented partnership with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) for its 32nd Annual National Convention & Business Expo taking place at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, Fl. from September 18-21, 2011
“The USHCC is committed to forming a strategic partnership with a leading local chamber of commerce within our National Convention’s host city. We hope this is the first of many partnerships of this kind,” says Javier Palomarez, USHCC’s President and CEO . “We are thankful to the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce for its leadership in welcoming the USHCC and our constituents to the beautiful shores of Miami Beach to connect, strategize and grow with our corporate partners and our Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBEs).”
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, which represents over 400,000 employees of its member companies, is the business voice of South Florida and one of the largest chambers in the state. The chamber will work closely with the USHCC as it approaches what will be the largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders in America.
“The Greater Miami Chamber is pleased to partner with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber on its 32nd Annual Convention & Business Expo in Miami,” says Barry E. Johnson, President and CEO of the Miami Chamber . “Miami is a world-class destination at the intersection of business for the United States, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. This partnership is a natural fit for our organization and its members and we look forward to what we can accomplish together with the USHCC.”
The 32nd Annual National Convention will include numerous workshops and special events like the International Opening Ceremony, HBE Elite Luncheon, Business Matchmaking, Million Dollar Club Breakfast and the Ultimate Latina Luncheon, honoring 2011 Award Recipient, Gloria Estefan, to name a few. For the full agenda, please visit http://www.ushcc.com/convention.
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. For more information about the Convention, please visit http://www.ushcc.com/convention.
About the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business in South Florida, representing more than 400,000 employees of member companies. To carry out its mission, the Chamber involves the private sector in community leadership. For more than a century, the Chamber has been widely recognized and respected for its extraordinary record of economic development and community improvement. The Chamber is nationally recognized as one of the Top 10 Executive Speaking Forums in America. For more information, visit http://www.miamichamber.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 http://www.ushcc.com.
SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce