WASHINGTON–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 13, 2002–George Herrera, President and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is among the business leaders invited to participate at President Bush’s Economic Forum being held today at Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas.
The President’s Forum will address a series of issues to help sustain economic recovery, foster long-term economic growth and prosperity, and usher in a new era of integrity in American business.
“The USHCC is pleased that the President has taken the initiative to address economic community development. With the Hispanic community being the largest growing segment (1.2 million) in the small business community, we can play a pivotal role in leading our Nation in this economic recovery. I applaud the President for his vision and foresight to hold this economic summit and include the Hispanic business community,” said Herrera.
The President’s Economic Forum includes government policy makers, small investors, small business owners, industry experts, workers, business ethicists, union members, corporate executives, economists, business students and other experts to discuss the fundamentals of the economy and the President’s agenda to increase economic growth in the future.
The USHCC represents the interests of more than 1.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States and Puerto Rico, which earn more than $200 billion annually. It serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers nationwide, and it actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs. For more information about the USHCC visit HTTP://www.ushcc.com.
Maria Ibanez, 202/842-1212