--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westchester County NY Executive Robert P. Astorino in partnership with Latin Business Today, a national online publication dedicated to enabling the success and growth of Latino small businesses, invite Hispanic small business owners to the 2nd annual Hispanic Business Summit - “Crossroads to Customers, Capital and Contracts” – on Wednesday, October 7 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Westchester Community College, Gateway Center Atrium, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY.
The Summit is free, space is limited, RSVP www.LatinBusinessToday.com/success.
“Building on the success of our first Hispanic Business Summit last year, we are delighted to bring it back with our partner, Latin Business Today,” Astorino said. “Approximately 10 percent of all Westchester businesses are owned by Hispanics, and that number continues to grow. As a result, we are working hard to create environments that bring business owners together to learn about every available tool that can help start or grow their enterprise.”
The summit was created for local business owners to listen and learn from a panel and of business experts and mentors in workshops who will weigh in on three important topics:
- Customers: How to reach your customers and increase your business through targeted marketing and innovative solutions.
- Capital: How to gain access to capital through loans and financing programs.
- Contracts: How to navigate the process of securing government contracts.
The interactive workshops will serve the same themes through practical applications to facilitate business growth.
“We’re excited to partner once again with Westchester County on this important event,” said Barry Mittelman, publisher of Latin Business Today. “Our goal is to inform, inspire, empower and galvanize all business leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals,” said Tina Trevino, Latin Business Today.
Tony Jimenez, president and CEO, MicroTech, will moderate the panel discussion – a Washington, D.C. based technology company and a Latin Business Today advisory board member. Panelists include: Carlos Fonseca, Sr., VP MetLife; Carola Bracco, CEO, Neighbors Link; Steven L. Alfasi, attorney, Ponzini and Novick, LLP; and William Mooney III, director, Westchester County Office of Economic Development.
Event sponsors include – Gold sponsors: TD Bank and MasterCard; Supporting sponsors: AdCorp, HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc., NY Life, Forme' Urgent Care, Westchester Hispano, Boy Scouts of America, Community Capital, New York Dominican Film Festival, SBDC and SCORE.
Gaucho Grill, La Flor De Jalisco Bakery food sponsors will provide tastings.
To R.S.V.P. visit www.LatinBusinessToday.com/success. No fee to attend, registration is encouraged as seating is limited. For more information call 914-995-2900.
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