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USHCC Announces 2012 Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C.

USHCC Announces 2012 Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C.

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The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced plans for the 22nd Annual Legislative Summit, slated for March 21-23, 2012, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. 

“As the pre-eminent voice for Hispanic business in America, the USHCC is proud to host our 2012 Legislative Summit. There is no better time to bring together government officials and business leaders than during a Presidential election year. The USHCC has long focused its efforts on ensuring that government keeps working to foster growth in the Hispanic business community,” says USHCC Chairman Nina Vaca.

The Legislative Summit is a signature annual event hosted by the USHCC that provides a platform for business owners and chamber leaders from across the country to advocate for critical issues that impact their businesses and industries.

“Hispanic-owned businesses are leading economic recovery in America through entrepreneurship, business development, job creation and new energy implementation,” says USHCC President Javier Palomarez.  “Our Legislative Summit provides a unique opportunity for enterprise to advocate for policies that will help business grow. 

The Summit includes the Legislative Summit Opening Reception, Federal Procurement Business Matchmaking, and the Celebration of Women Entrepreneurship in America Gala. New events include the Welcome Breakfast, as well as a number of focused workshops dedicated to pertinent topics such as Improving Access to Capital, America’s Energy Future, U.S. Leadership in the Global Food Economy, and other key issues that are relevant to business owners today. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in meetings on the Hill with key legislators.