WASHINGTON, May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, in cooperation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the 2016 TLC Small Business Summit on Wednesday, June 15th in Washington, DC.
The event takes place at the conclusion of the America's Small Business Summit (June 13 & June 14). The 2016 TLC Small Business Summit will unite scores of small business owners with influential leaders, chamber executives and government officials, and serves as a platform to build professional and personal networks. This premiere event brings together "the who's, who" of business owners, executives and elected officials to advocate and network for small business growth.
"For over a decade, The Latino Coalition has been hosting this action-packed event to give voice and tools to small business," said Hector Barreto, TLC's Chairman and Former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. "These are consequential times, both economically and electorally for the Latino community. The 2016 TLC Small Business Summit will offer informative and innovative panels, and showcase inspirational success stories. The event will champion the engine of our economy and highlight areas such as regulation, procurement, technology and the current political landscape. As always, the summit will also provide entrepreneurs a variety of business development opportunities and strategies, as well as to a chance to learn, strategize and improve their revenue."
Moreover, the 2016 TLC Small Business Summit will serve as an empowering and engaging forum filled with relevant presentations, breakout sessions and effective panels focused on the pressing issues facing small business today. The summit's emphasis will be on: Strategies for Navigating the Current Regulatory Environment; Expanding Your Business Portfolio; Putting the Power of Technology to Work for You; and What Changes in the Political Landscape Mean for Your Business. The event will also boast an impressive lineup of notables such as: Carlos Sada, newly-appointed Mexican Ambassador; Senator John Cornyn (R-TX); Congressman Joe Heck, D.O. (NV-03); and Congressman Tom Price MD (GA-06) to name a few.
"Twenty-seven million small businesses are the driving force of our economy. They not only provide critical resources to our nation's financial system; they inspire the entrepreneurial spirit. We look forward to welcoming and hearing entrepreneurs' voices and promoting the exceptional opportunities provided by small business ownership," Barreto added.
To register for the 2016 TLC Small Business Summit, visit www.thelatinocoalition.com/sbs.
The Latino Coalition would like to thank the following Title Sponsors: Wal-Mart and Google. In addition, TLC acknowledges: Centene Corporation, Herbalife, Univision, PG&E, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, Honda, Master Card, Intuit, Altamed, Act Wireless, American Express Open, UnitedHealth Group, Direct Selling Association, Dunn & Bradstreet, PhRMA, Coca-Cola, Verizon, Tributo Tequila, The Latino Coalition Foundation, American Beverage Association, Job Creators Network, JP Morgan Chase, Hispanic Business Roundtable Institute, EastWest Bank, The Libre Initiative, 305 Communications & Events, and media partners CapitalWire PR and Impacto Latin News.
ABOUT THE LATINO COALITION- The Latino Coalition (TLC) was founded in 1995 by a group of Hispanic business owners from across the country to research and develop policies solutions relevant to Latinos. TLC is a non-profit nationwide organization with offices in California, Washington, DC and Guadalajara, Mexico. Established to address and engage on key issues that directly affect the well-being of Hispanics in the United States, TLC's agenda is to create and promote initiatives and partnerships that will foster economic equivalency and enhance and empower overall business, economic and social development for Latinos. Visit www.thelatinocoalition.com.
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SOURCE The Latino Coalition