United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces Emmy Award-Winning News Anchor Tsi Tsi Ki Felix as Emcee of 2013 USHCC National Convention

CHICAGO, ILL., Sept. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) announced Tsi Tsi Ki Felix, founder and executive producer of Univision's "Al Aire con Tsi-tsi-ki," will be this year's master of ceremonies for the USHCC National Convention held September 15-17 at the iconic Hilton Chicago.

This dynamic, influential, and visionary Emmy Award-winning news anchor and television personality serves as a prominent voice for the Hispanic Community. She is a prolific spokesperson on issues as wide-ranging as politics, finances, health, women and family.

In addition to winning an Emmy, Tsi Tsi Ki has been honored with numerous awards for her trustworthy reporting and unwavering pursuit of the truth, including the "Best Spanish News Presentation in Radio," the Peter Lisagor Award for "Best Foreign Newscast in the Midwest", and the "Enterprising Woman of the Year Award."

"The USHCC will make headlines this year by convening the largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders, corporate executives, and decision makers to date," said USHCC President and CEO Javier Palomarez. "Tsi Tsi Ki Felix's illustrious journalistic career has pushed necessary boundaries, and shed light on the issues most affecting the Hispanic community – and all Americans. Given her courage, professionalism and class, Tsi Tsi Ki is a natural choice for this year's USHCC National Convention emcee. We are honored that she has joined our organization in this endeavor."

"The Hispanic community is an integral part of the American narrative. Our culture and values are perfectly consistent with the American Dream that has made and continues to make the United States great," said Ms. Felix. "I'm proud to serve as emcee of the 2013 National Convention of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. I am proud of the assembled leaders who demonstrated the power of our community and the opportunities that lie before us to further bolster the role of Hispanics in America's future growth and prosperity."

"The USHCC aims to transform American business, by connecting Hispanic small businesses to iconic corporate brands to spur innovation, job creation, and commercial growth. Tsi Tsi Ki Felix is a staunch advocate of our cause, and we are delighted to have her emcee our convention," said Marc Rodriguez, USHCC Chairman of the Board.

About the USHCC

Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of over 3 million Hispanic owned businesses across the United States that contribute in excess of $465 billion to the American economy each year. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers and business associations in the United States and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.USHCC.com

CONTACT: Valentina Pereda USHCC Director of Communications 202-489-2932Source:United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce