Event held from October 8 -12, 2013 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas
IRVING, Texas, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) successfully held its 25th Anniversary Annual Conference & Career Expo from October 8 – 12, 2013 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Thousands of MBAs benefited from networking, professional development and directly interviewing with thousands of recruiters and hiring managers from hundreds of Fortune 500 companies looking to hire diverse talent. NSHMBA also showcased its leaders and corporate partners which have made the organization a world-class premier network of Hispanic business professionals.
NSHMBA's National Office wishes to thank its supporters and sponsors for making the Conference a huge success; especially NSHMBA's co-lead sponsor and technology partner Dell Inc., co-lead sponsor Nationwide Insurance, co-lead sponsor Chrysler, and academic lead sponsor The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). To view all sponsors of NSHMBA's Conference visit: http://www.nshmba.org/page/NationalConference
A major highlight of the Conference was the Ram Truck raffle giveaway donated by Chrysler Group. Martha Hernandez, a volunteer officer of NSHMBA's San Francisco, CA Chapter, was the lucky winner receiving Chrysler's new Ram Truck.
Other highlights included keynote speeches from Michael Dell, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Dell Inc., Gale King, Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer of Nationwide Insurance, and participation and attendance of other high-profile executives.
Attendees also benefited from professional development sessions and from on-site career management services, including professional coaching, mock-interviews and resume critiquing. NSHMBA's Ignite Program for undergraduates, which guides undergrads through the process of attaining scholarships and access to MBA programs around the country, received high praise from the 100+ undergrads that attended the day-long program of professional development sessions and toured the Career Expo floor for career and internship opportunities.
NSHMBA CEO, Manny Gonzalez recognized the groundwork and effort of NSHMBA's founding members. "Our organization has come a long way since its humble beginnings. Promoting higher education for our diverse communities has propelled our possibilities to new heights, and this Conference proved it", said Manny Gonzalez. "Our corporate partners know that this is the top opportunity of the year to recruit major diverse talent for their organizations. Our sincere appreciation goes out to all of our sponsors, exhibitors, attendees, speakers, volunteers, the City of San Antonio and everyone else who played a part in making this year's Conference in San Antonio a tremendous success!"
NSHMBA has already announced the dates and location for next year's Annual Conference & Career Expo. The event will take place on September 25 – 27, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Companies interested in being part of next year's event should contact Victor Ruiz, Director of Business Development at 214-524-7544 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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