WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — LATINA Style Magazine, the premier magazine addressing the needs of established Latina & Women entrepreneurs in the U.S., will celebrate the 2008 LATINA Style Business Series (LSBS) 10 Year Anniversary Tour in Miami, Florida, on November 20, 2008, from 8:00am to 4:00pm at the Hyatt Miami Regency at the Miami Convention Center located at 400 SE Second Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131.
The LATINA Style Business Series is the most successful ongoing business development program for Latina business owners in the nation. Over 17,000 Latina entrepreneurs and professionals have benefited from participating in this exciting and informative one-day business program since it first launched in 1998. The focus of the 2008 Series will be to provide a platform for women business owners who are looking to position their enterprises to succeed at the next level.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2007, approximately 65.8% of the 18,251,243 total population of Florida was Hispanic or of Latino origin. Hispanic entrepreneurs have had a tremendous impact on the Florida economy. Hispanics owned 1.6 million non-farm U.S. businesses in 2002, employing 1.5 million people and generating $222.0 billion in business revenues.
The event includes exhibits and expert presenters who will speak and interact with the audience on the topics of “Access to Capital,” “The Essential of a Successful Business,” “Growing Your Small Business” and the “Latina Entrepreneur Spotlight: Lessons Learned.” We will feature local business leaders and hear first hand how they were able to find true business success! These women will share the obstacles they have overcome, their secret to work-life balance, and how they stay motivated in their business.
The event co-chairs are outstanding Latina Leaders in the city of Miami: Liliam M. Lopez, President & CEO, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Nery Torrent, Vice President & CRA Lender, Ocean Bank, Board member of South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Registration fee includes: dynamic panels, high power networking opportunities in the exhibit area, breakfast, lunch, commemorative gift bag, and a two-year subscription to LATINA Style Magazine, only $30.00 for early registration or $60.00 the day of the event. The Series has been featured on Azteca America, NBC News, ABC News, FOX network, Univision, Telemundo, the Dallas Morning News, SBTV, HITN and in the San Diego Tribune, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Washington Hispanic, El Tiempo Latino and El Pregonero.
The 2008 LSBS title sponsor is Macy’s Inc. The national sponsors include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Sam’s Club, State Farm Insurance, Aflac, UnitedHealthcare and AARP. Miami Sponsors include Verizon and Hyatt. The official Business Series Airline is American Airlines and the Series beverage sponsor is PepsiCo.
National Partners include: Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA), iHispano.com, Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA), League of United Latin American Citizens(LULAC), LatinVision, National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP), National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), PR Newswire, the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), WPO and SCORE. Local Partners include South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Media Partners include El Paracaidista, Hispanic Communications Network, NAHP, and PR Newswire.
For more information, sponsorship opportunities or to register for the Miami Business Series, visit www.bs.latinastyle.com or call 1-800-651-8083.
LATINA Style Magazine, a lifestyle magazine for the professional Hispanic woman, hosts the LATINA Style Business Series, bringing resources to entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs in the local area.
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