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EMERGE Networking Series Hosted by Poder Hispanic Announces Next Stop: Chicago on August 16

PODER Hispanic magazine, the premier business and lifestyle publication for Hispanic and Latino leaders, is proud to announce that the third stop in the EMERGE business networking series for the year is in Chicago on August 16 at the W Hotel in Lakeshore. EMERGE provides participants with an educational experience in support of its ongoing commitment to empower and spark the professional development of young emerging Latinos. Celebrating its fifth year, the national EMERGE Series, a unique experience for young Hispanic emerging professionals, will then make its final stop in Miami this coming November.

What:    Over 200 Chicago Hispanic young professionals, entrepreneurs, business and civic leaders are expected to attend the August 16 EMERGE Chicago event. The EMERGE Series in Chicago, hosted by PODER magazine, will feature a panel discussion with:

• Salvador Mendoza, Vice President Global Diversity & Inclusion, Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
• Annette Martinez, Vice President Operations-Human Resources, State Farm. 
• Lynda Gonzales-Chavez, Vice President Diversity & Inclusion, YMCA of the USA. 

  Registration is complimentary and open to the public: http://tiny.cc/EmergeCHI

Event Sponsors include State Farm, Prudential, Yum! Brands and Hennessy V.S. and is a supported by LATISM, Las Comadres, NCLR and Marketwire as the official newswire sponsor. 

When:  Thursday, August 16, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Registration will start at 6:00 p.m. followed by a panel discussion from 7:00-8:00 p.m. and a cocktail networking reception from 8:00-10:00p.m. Hennessy V.S. will also host an exclusive tasting for all attendees during the cocktail reception.

Where:    W Chicago Lakeshore located at 644 N. Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois

Who:  Top executives of Poder Hispanic magazine and Televisa Publishing + Digital and over 200 emerging Hispanic professionals, corporate CEOs, civic leaders, Hispanic media and entertainers.

About the EMERGE Networking Series:
EMERGE is a national Hispanic networking series for emerging young professionals that breaks down the traditional barriers of similar events and provides an aggressive and interactive approach to networking by featuring an empowering selection of Latino leaders from across the country to share their experience and roadmap to success. EMERGE is hosted by PODER Hispanic magazine and published by Televisa Publishing + Digital, a division of Grupo Televisa, the largest Spanish-language media company in the world.