IRVING, Texas, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) will be hosting its Annual Conference & Career Expo at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas from October 10 -12, 2013, with pre-conference events beginning October 9, 2013. The Conference is set to draw over 5,000 MBAs, MBA hopefuls, and civic and corporate leaders to the city for the largest Hispanic-focused Career Expo in the country. As part of this year's conference, the organization will also be celebrating its 25th Anniversary.
The NSHMBA conference brings thousands of recruiters and hiring managers from Fortune 500 companies for the purpose of building and fortifying connections within the Hispanic community through a variety of recruiting opportunities. MBA students, graduates and professionals will be able to explore top-choice job opportunities and can even get hired on the spot. Attendees will also be able to benefit from professional development, on-site career management services, and many networking events.
Marquee Event hosts include CEOs, motivational speakers, and civic leaders. Among them are NSHMBA's CEO Manny Gonzalez, Dell Inc.'s Founder, Chairman & CEO Michael Dell, former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros, the University of Texas at San Antonio's Dean of the School of Business Wm. Gerard Sanders, Nationwide Insurance's Executive Vice President Gale King, and author and motivational speaker Mariela Dabbah. Dabbah will lead this year's Women's Leadership Network 'Red Shoe Movement' session which empowers Latinas in the workplace. The full agenda can be found at: www.nshmba.org/NationalConference
Other highlights include: the silent auction at the Founders Gala, with high-end items up for grabs, the Ignite Program, which coaches undergraduates through the process of attaining scholarships and access to MBA programs around the country, and the NSHMBA Booth, where a special celebrity will be on-hand to welcome guests, where they can also enter a drawing for an iPhone giveaway.
The conference is made possible in part by the support of NSHMBA's co-lead sponsor and technology partner Dell Inc., co-lead sponsor Nationwide Insurance, co-lead sponsor Chrysler, and academic lead partner The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
"We are very excited about celebrating our organization's 25th Anniversary in San Antonio," said Manny Gonzalez, NSHMBA's CEO. "The opportunities we offer our members are unprecedented in the Hispanic community, and San Antonio is a very fitting and wonderful venue for our event. We invite all MBA students, recent graduates and professionals from all over to come to our event in San Antonio, where thousands of recruiters and hiring managers will be in attendance seeking top talent. We look forward to a great conference in San Antonio and expect that we will have a positive impact on the local economy and community."
25th Anniversary NSHMBA Annual Conference & Career Expo –For more information about the Conference, visit www.nshmba.org/nationalconference
About the National Society of Hispanic MBAs - The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was formed in 1988 as a non-profit organization. Widely known as the "Premier Hispanic Business Professional Organization," NSHMBA serves 39 chapters and more than 25,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. NSHMBA is dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership, advocating the pursuit of higher education and providing its members with world-class professional development and career management programs. Visit nshmba.org for more information.
SOURCE National Society of Hispanic MBAs