LATINA Style Business Series Welcomes Texas State Representative Jessica Farrar as Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Nov 13, 2009, 11:58 ET from LATINA Style Magazine

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- LATINA Style Magazine, the premier magazine addressing the needs of established Latina and women entrepreneurs in the U.S., is coming to Houston, celebrating the finale of the 11th Annual LATINA Style Business Series Tour (LSBS). The event will take place on Thursday, November 19, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the JW Marriot Houston Hotel, Galleria located at 5150 Westheimer, Houston, Texas.

LATINA Style Magazine will honor entrepreneur Rocio Jasso, President of ABC Professional Tree Services, Inc., as Latina Style Business Series Entrepreneur of the Year for Houston. Also, participating will be our Featured Speaker Rosanna Gomez Moreno, System Executive for International Business Development for the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and Executive Director for International Services at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. Mistress of Ceremony will be local favorite Daniella Guzman, anchor of the weekend edition and Reporter of KPRC-TV, NBC News.

The Business Series, unique to LATINA Style Magazine, is the most successful business development program empowering Latina entrepreneurs across the country. More than 22,000 Latina entrepreneurs and professionals have benefited from participating in this exciting and informative one-day business program since its conception in 1998.

The Business Series will showcase experts on the following topics: Accessing Capital in Today's Economy; The Essentials of a Successful Business; Greening Your Business; Lessons Learned: Latina Entrepreneurs' Financial Survival Guide; Healthy Worker, Healthy Business and Look Successful - Be Successful.

This year our event chairs are Latina Leaders Dr. Laura G. Murillo, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Andreina Kepfer-Landis, Vice President Business Development of Global Market of K&L International Holdings, LLC.

Keynote speaker, Jessica Farrar, is currently in her 13th year as State Representative for District 148. She was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1994 at the age of 27, and she is the longest serving Hispanic female from Houston in the lower chamber of the Texas Legislature. Rep. Farrar grew up in Houston and received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Houston in 1995. She is a partner at Farrar Architects, a firm she shares with her father. She is married to Major Marco Sanchez, and the two live in Lindale with their dog Vecina. She currently serves on the powerful House Committee on State Affairs and the House Committee on Juvenile Justice and Family Issues.

Our 2009 title sponsor, Macy's, has engaged their local cosmetics partner Lancome Cosmetics to showcase an all-day makeover lounge for attendees! Come pamper yourself and receive beauty tips from professional makeup artists at the Lancome Cosmetics Lounge and Designer Fragrances, open throughout the entire conference!

Title sponsor: Macy's, Inc. National sponsors include: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., State Farm Insurance.

Houston Sponsors include: Aflac Incorporated, Comerica Bank. The official Airline of the business series is American Airlines.

Leadership Dinner Sponsors: UnitedHealthcare, and Chevrolet.

$30.00 Registration fee includes: dynamic panels, high power networking opportunities in the exhibit area, breakfast, lunch, commemorative gift bag, and a two-year subscription to LATINA Style Magazine. $60.00 at the door. Valet Parking Discounted Rate for attendees $ 15.00 fee.

LATINA Style has partnered with the following organizations: The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (HHCC), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), Women Presidents' Organization (WPO), National Association of Women Business Owners of Houston (NAWBO), The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA), Teleflora, ACCION Texas, the Hispanic Women's Network of Houston Texas (HWNT), Dress for Success of Houston, the Greater Southwest Houston Chamber of Commerce and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Supporting Government Agencies: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Media Partners include: Telemundo Houston TV, La Voz de Houston Publications, Houston Chronicle Publications and PR Newswire.

For more information or to register for the Houston Business Series, visit or call 703-312-0904.

LATINA Style Magazine, a lifestyle magazine for the professional Hispanic woman, hosts the LATINA Style Business Series, bringing resources to entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs in the local area.

Contact: Tania Einhorn

Phone: (703) 312-0904


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