About the GQCHCC

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About the GQCHCC and the Quad Cities Demographic.

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About the GQCHCC

  1. 1. <ul><li>Welcome To the </li></ul><ul><li>Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber </li></ul><ul><li>of </li></ul><ul><li>Commerce </li></ul>
  2. 2. Bob Ontiveros Chairman, Group O
  3. 3. Alfred Ramirez President of The GQCHCC Welcome
  4. 4. Quad Cities Area
  5. 5. Quad Cities and Surrounding Areas Population  Total population of QCA is 269,264  25,435 (9%) are Latino/Hispanic Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
  6. 6. Quad Cities-Moline and Rock Island Moline  Population is 43,483  6,764 (16%) are Latino/Hispanic Rock Island  Population is 39,018  3,664 (9%) are Latino/Hispanic Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
  7. 7. Quad Cities-Davenport and Bettendorf Davenport  Population is 99,685  7,255 (7%) are Latino/Hispanic Bettendorf  Population is 33,217  1,205 (3%) are Latino/Hispanic Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
  8. 8. Illinois Quad Cities-Surrounding Areas East Moline  Population is 21,302  4,050 (19%) are Latino/Hispanic Silvis  Population is 7,479  1,198 (16%) are Latino/Hispanic Hampton  Population is 1,863  139 (7%) are Latino/Hispanic Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
  9. 9. Illinois Quad Cities-Surrounding Areas Carbon Cliff  Population is 1,376  214 (16%) are Latino/Hispanic Milan  Population is 5,099  232 (5%) are Latino/Hispanic Colona  Population is 5,099   324 (6%) are Latino/Hispanic Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
  10. 10. Quad Cities-Illinois  Total population of Moline and Rock Island - 82,501  10,428 (13%) are Latino/Hispanic Quad Cities-Iowa  Total population of Davenport and Bettendorf-132,902  8,460 (6%) are Latino/Hispanic Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
  11. 11. Rock Island County  Total population 147,546  17,118 (12%) are Latino/Hispanic Scott County  Total population 165,224  9,197 (6%) are Latino/Hispanic Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
  12. 12. Why a Hispanic Chamber of Commerce?
  13. 13. Mission Statement Our mission is to support, promote and enhance the growth and success of our local businesses and to leverage the community's assets, contributions and unique Hispanic Cultural identity to generate new business.
  14. 14. A Hispanic Chamber:  Provides economic empowerment and enhances community development.  Offers programs to give members more visibility and participate in the general economy.  Provides tools and resources via advocacy, education, and training
  15. 15.  Understands business of all sizes while developing personal, cultural, business and economic relationships  Provides resources and education for opportunities with the city and state governments.  Expands network and builds resources including health care and financial services.
  16. 16. Partnership with the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce  Established in 1990, the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is by far the leading Hispanic business group in the state of Illinois.
  17. 17.  IHCC is the preferred source of guidance, assistance, and networking opportunities for Hispanic business owners in Illinois.  IHCC has a membership base 1,400 strong and access to networks enabling it to reach thousands of Hispanic businesses beyond its membership.
  18. 18.  The Chamber enjoys outstanding relationships with Hispanic and other key stakeholders including elected officials and community leaders.
  19. 19. What can The Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce do for you?
  20. 20.  Access to individualized, expert counseling on all matters related to your business including: planning, financing, management, marketing, advertising and others.  Partnerships with Black Hawk College’s Small Business Development Center, Business Training Center, International Trade Center, and Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center.
  21. 21.  Host workshops/seminars on topics of importance  Employer posting of available positions  Networking opportunities  Commercial and community development
  22. 22.  Annual Newsletter  Weekly e-mail notices  A directory of Businesses
  23. 23. Programs, Technical Assistance, Workshops, Training, Networking and Speaker Series 2010
  24. 24. <ul><li>Annual Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>How to do Business with the Government </li></ul><ul><li>Network Now </li></ul><ul><li>“ Microsoft Community Partners” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Health Care Reform and Employer Responsibilities” </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Introduction to SCORE” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hispanic Americans: An economic force for the future of the USA </li></ul><ul><li>Decision Focus Tools Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos </li></ul>
  26. 27. Network Now Insert Here
  27. 28. Platinum Members:
  28. 29. Gold Members:
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  31. 32. Gold Members: Illinois Casualty Company
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