|USHCC Board Chair Nina Vaca|
Also addressing the luncheon will be Angeles Ortega-Moore from the US Census Bureau, sharing fresh demographic and economic data on Hispanics in Virginia and the Washington region, and Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, who will discuss the county's dynamic minority business community.
“Fairfax County already is home to many of the nation’s largest Latino businesses, and we know that this group constitutes one of the fastest growing groups of businesses in the nation. Fairfax County is proud to be known as a place where business people of all backgrounds can succeed just by being good and having drive,” said Gerald L. Gordon,
Ph.D., president and CEO of the FCEDA.
The event, with tickets on sale at VAHCC.com, will include a seated luncheon and a roundtable discussion about topics relevant to today’s business climate and the increasing impact and value of Hispanic businesswomen, anticipating some of the nation's top Latina businesswomen in attendance.
“Hispanic Women-owned businesses is one of fastest growing segments in business today,” says Michel Zajur, VAHCC president. “Many of these are located in the greater Washington Metro Area and are having a large impact on the economy there.”
Roundtable discussions taking place before the luncheon include: government contracting & legal matters, VAHCC networking opportunities, marketing strategies, business resources, and others. Tickets are $35 for VAHCC members and $45 for non-members. Visit VAHCC.com or call (703) 790-0303 for tickets & more information.