The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announced Top 10 Latino-owned Businesses for 2012

Award recipients recognized during the largest gathering of Hispanic-owned businesses in the nation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) announced today the USHCC Top Ten Hispanic Business Enterprises for 2012. The coveted ranking recognizes the top 5 Latino-owned businesses and top 5 Latina-owned businesses for their contributions to the Hispanic business community.

The announcement was made during USHCC's 33rd Annual National Convention in Los Angeles, CA.

"We are proud to recognize Hispanic-owned businesses that continue to serve as successful models of entrepreneurship and innovation in today's climate of economic uncertainty," said Javier Palomarez, President and CEO of the USHCC. "This award underscores the importance of Hispanic-owned businesses to our nation's economic recovery. "

The USHCC Top Ten Hispanic Business Enterprises for 2012 are:

Top 5 Latino-owned

  1. Brightstar
  2. Liberty Power
  3. Group O
  4. MicroTech
  5. VisionIT

Top 5 Latina-owned

  1. SDI International
  2. Pinnacle Technical Resources
  3. The Alamo Travel Group
  4. InGenesis
  5. Alvarado Construction

Small businesses represent 64 percent of all jobs in America and Hispanic small business are the fastest-growing segment in this sector. In addition, Hispanic businesses have grown over 44 percent in the past five years, generating new ventures three times faster than their counterparts in the general population.

About the USHCC 33rd Annual National Convention The USHCC Annual National Convention is the largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders in America. Held on September 16-18, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE, the 33rdAnnual National Convention features several awards banquets, networking receptions and business development workshops, bringing together over 5,000 Hispanic business owners, corporate executives, chamber leaders and public officials.

The USHCC is proud to present Corporate Convention Chair, Wells Fargo and HBE Convention Chair, Liberty Power.  For more information about the Convention and a full schedule of events, please visit: www.ushcc.com/convention.

About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of over three million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that combined generate in excess of $465 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers in the United States and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit: www.ushcc.com.

SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce



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