WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation is proud to have hosted the "Celebrating America's Business Future" reception on Monday, November 16, 2015 at the Google Tech Corners. The event was sponsored by Google, Wells Fargo, BP and Coca Cola, and was attended by over 300 chamber executives and business owners from across the country, as well as local community and business leaders.
"Hispanic-owned businesses are thriving in Silicon Valley and throughout America," said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez. "They represent the power of our entrepreneurs who are not only job creators, taxpayers, and political donors but also voters with a crucial role in the upcoming election cycle. We look forward to celebrating the success of our nation's small business community in a region that leads the world in ingenuity and innovation."
"The USHCC Foundation focuses on equipping tomorrow's entrepreneurs with the skills and resources they need to lead thriving businesses, create American jobs, enrich local communities and reach their full potential as prospering professionals," USHCC Foundation Chairman Nina Vaca said. "I'm delighted to hold our reception and Chamber Training Institute in Silicon Valley. It's a pleasure to see the overwhelming support for America's small business community in the hi-tech capital of the world."
The USHCC Foundation's Chamber Training Institute will commence the day following the reception, empowering chambers leaders from all minority communities to help them continue as engines of economic growth. The USHCC Foundation's Chamber Training Institute is an executive-level training provided by the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business and exclusively sponsored by Wells Farogo.
When: November 16, 2015
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Google Tech Corners, Building TC-6,
815 11th Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
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 4.1 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that together contribute in excess of $661 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 250 major corporations.
For more information, visit www.ushcc.com. Follow us on Twitter @USHCC
About the USHCC Foundation
The USHCC Foundation is the philanthropic and educational arm of the USHCC. The mission of the USHCC Foundation is to enrich experiences of current and future leaders in the world of business through life-long learning and support. The Foundation's initiatives awaken and nurture the entrepreneurial spirit, support business growth, strengthen local chambers and foster leaders.
For more information, visit www.ushccfoundation.org. Follow us on Twitter @USHCCFoundation
CONTACT: United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Ammar Campa-Najjar, 619-721-5148Source:United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce