MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced a Business Matchmaking opportunity for attendees of the 32nd Annual National Convention & Business Expo in Miami, Fl., slated for September 18-21, 2011 at the Fontainebleau Hotel. USHCC’s Business Matchmaking is tailored for Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBEs) to meet and dialogue with Fortune 500 companies and federal government agencies. The event serves as a forum for businesses and contractors to meet and engage with each other, giving them an opportunity to create partnerships and develop leads.
“As the national advocate of the fastest growing business segment in America, the USHCC is excited to offer this business matchmaking opportunity to our Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBEs),” says USHCC President and CEO Javier Palomarez. “This event is critical to establishing long-term business relationships that will allow them to continue contributing to our nation’s economy.”
The Business Matchmaking event will take place on Monday, September 19, 2011 from 2:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The USHCC will pre-qualify certified businesses and pair them with contractors that are seeking their services. Suppliers and buyers will be “matched” through the scheduling of pre-confirmed 15-minute meetings. The event will be followed by The Perfect Match Networking Reception from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
“In 2010, the USHCC matched over 1200 buyers and suppliers, which resulted in over 400 productive meetings between corporations, government agencies and HBEs. The Business Matchmaking event is always a favorite and over the last four years we have received positive feedback that has allowed us to improve. This procurement opportunity is a unique and real benefit the USHCC offers to our Hispanic Business Enterprises,” says Palomarez. “Our goal is to exceed last year’s numbers and continue creating opportunities and value for our members.”
Companies interested in participating must register beforehand. The Business Matchmaking will pair companies together based on business categories to guarantee a quality meeting. Suppliers also have the option to upload marketing brochures, videos and company descriptions before the event so buyers can learn more about the company.
Some of the participants of this year’s Business Matchmaking event include Teleperformance, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, MGM Resort International, State Farm Insurance, Principal Financial Group, Kellogg Company and Kansas City Southern Railway. For more information on how to register for the Business Matchmaking event in Miami, 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. The USHCC is proud to announce 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 http://www.ushcc.com/convention.
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