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
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
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
www.bs.latinastyle.com 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
SOURCE LATINA Style Magazine