Vice President Joe Biden to Keynote USHCC Legislative Summit

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce Vice President Joe Biden as this year's keynote speaker at our annual Hispanic Business Luncheon. The event will gather over 300 Hispanic business, corporate, and community leaders as part of the USHCC's 2014 Legislative Summit.

"The USHCC is honored to have Vice President Joe Biden address leaders from America's fastest growing entrepreneurial segment – the Hispanic business community. Our association offers a nonpartisan platform for members of all parties to speak on the issues that most deeply affect American business. We look forward to hearing Vice President Biden discuss the Administration's vision for engaging and working with the Hispanic business community on numerous matters," said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez.

The Legislative Summit is the USHCC's premier advocacy event, offering numerous high-level networking opportunities, panel discussions, policy workshops, procurement matchmaking sessions with federal agencies, and the chance to meet with congressional representatives on Capitol Hill.

About the 2014 Legislative Summit

The Legislative Summit is the USHCC's premier advocacy event, offering guests an unparalleled opportunity to meet, engage and join forces with business leaders, corporate executives, legislative and policy experts, as well as elected and appointed government officials. This event provides USHCC members - corporate partners, Hispanic businesses, our network of local chambers and business associations - the opportunity to benefit from our exceptional working relationships with members of Congress and White House administrations to discuss legislative policies impacting business. This year's Summit will offer more networking events, training opportunities, workshops, roundtable discussions, procurement matchmaking sessions with federal agencies, and the chance to meet with your congressional representatives on Capitol Hill.

For more information, visit www.ushcclegislative.com.

About the USHCC

Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of our nation's entrepreneurs. The USHCC advocates on behalf of nearly 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that together contribute in excess of $468 billion to the American economy, each year. As the leading organization of its kind, the USHCC serves as an umbrella to more than 200 local chambers and business associations across the nation, and partners with more than 220 major corporations.

For more information, visit www.ushcc.com.

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