WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition, one of the largest membership and advocacy organizations for Latino-owned small businesses, today announced the speaker line up for the 2014 TLC Small Business Summit on Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 at the US Chamber of Commerce Briefing Center in Washington, DC.
The 2014 TLC Small Business Summit will host more than 20 speakers and panelists on key issues important to small business including healthcare, energy, technology, procurement opportunities, access to alternative capital and the 2014 elections. Panels will include: Healthcare- "The Affordable Care Act"- Implications & Strategies for the Latino Community and Small Business; Energy- "The Next Economic Boom" Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Latino Community; and Regulation- "Regulation Strategies for Navigating Current Economic Environment".
The summit will bring together hundreds of business owners, executives and government officials from across the nation to network, learn and advocate for policies that support small business growth. The June 11th, 2014 line up will include recently confirmed U.S. Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, Vice Chairman of The House Budget Committee Congressman Tom Price M.D., District 28 Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar, Ph.D., District 6 Illinois Congressman & Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam, Lance de la Rosa Senior VP of Operations for Sam's Club North Division, Matt Koch Vice President of U.S. Chamber 21st Energy Institute and Doug Holtz-Eakin President of the American Action Forum.
"The 2014 TLC Small Business Summit will be brimming with talent and the entrepreneurial spirit of our nation. As the largest and most impactful gathering for the small business community, the insights from our stellar speakers and panelists will empower summit attendees to continue striving toward the American Dream, while expanding the most important sector of our economy," said Hector Barreto, TLC's Chairman and Former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
OPEN REGISTRATION: Please visit our website at 2014 TLC Small Business Summit for more information and to register for the conference.
The Latino Coalition would like to thank the following Title Sponsors: Lucrazon and Wal-Mart. In addition, TLC acknowledges: Intuit, Google, Herbalife, MasterCard, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, PG&E, mywireless.org, Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Vanir, Business Matchmaking, Verizon, American Beverage Association, Education Management Corporation (EDMC), East West Bank, MediaDC, Conexion, Univision Communications, VOXXI, ImpactoNY, CapitalwirePR, Latin Business Today and AlvaradoSmith.
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 relevant to Latinos. TLC is a non-profit nationwide organization with offices in California, Washington, DC and Guadalajara, Mexico. Established to address policy issues that directly affect the well being of Hispanics in the United States, TLC's agenda is to develop initiatives and partnerships that will foster economic equivalency and enhance overall business, economic and social development for Latinos. Visit www.thelatinocoalition.com.
SOURCE The Latino Coalition