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2013 puerto rican roundtable convention 2


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Puerto Rican Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention in Ft Lauderdale, FL September 5 & 6, 2013, at the Greater Ft Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

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2013 puerto rican roundtable convention 2

  1. 1. Presenters & OrganizersFounded in 2000 in Broward County, FL and through an affiliation ofchambers in a round table format it is now serving business communitiesin six counties, The Puerto Rican/Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hasbecome the most active Hispanic Chamber in Florida. With thousands ofbusinesses participating annually in a variety of business and communityevents. From luncheon to business expos, grandopenings, networking, cultural, festivals, street parties, pageants andcreating new leaders by recognizing them with the distinguish “ShiningStar Awards”. This family of chambers is known for the amount ofbusiness that it generates for their members , visitors, and manyentrepreneurs that have launched their businesses using Chamberrelationships that have led them to establish successful businessesthrough Florida. These organizations, have also contributed and willcontinues to support various charity events and organizations throughFlorida.Now in celebration of their 13th anniversary they are bringing the 1stPuerto Rican Hispanic Convention to be held in Broward County, Floridaand to mark the opening of the Hispanic heritage month celebration.This event will bring Chamber members global opportunity to networklike never before possible. The PRH USA Round Table is composed of:Polk, Palm Beach, Broward, Duval, Clay, and St Lucie Counties all creatingevents to assist our businesses and community at large. A leaderHispanic Chamber of commerce in the 500 years celebration of Florida.We are a big “Family” under one logo!
  2. 2. Broward County values a vibrant, healthy environment withabundant open space, accessible and distributed throughout thecounty. Our residents and visitors enjoy pristine water bodies,clean air and healthy beaches, with strict standards that ensureenvironmental protection. Our partners include the federal, state,county and municipal governments. Together, we embrace bestmanagement and cost management models for sustainability,conservation of natural resources, environmental stewardship,landscape maintenance, clean air and drinking water, and green buildings.Our diverse communities enjoy a tropical climate, beautifulbeaches and green space, as well as cultural, recreational,and economic opportunities. The community is comprised of abroad array of attractive, interconnected neighborhoods offeringa variety of affordable housing for ownership or rental.The perfect place to start, grow and diversify business witha supportive government environment, is Broward County.Our economy thrives as a multi-faceted international communitythat offers well-paying jobs, and a highly-educated, skilled andmotivated workforce. Job opportunities are abundant and diverse.We maximize regional, national and global partnerships throughinnovative technology, use of economic tools, and targetedresources. Our airport, seaport and tourism will continue assignificant economic engines for Broward County.Broward County is home to innovation and a great place tolive, work, play, and visit.
  3. 3. Goals• To highlight the Puerto RicanHispanic Chamber ofCommerce statewide andother Hispanic Chambers asthe solution to reach theHispanic businesses andcommunity in Florida• To showcase Florida as abusiness solutions for futurebusinesses• Make this Convention anannual event that will travelsthrough Florida• To highlight Florida andBroward County as aconvention and tourismalternatives• To unite Hispaniccommunities and businessesthrough FloridaWho’s Attending• Over 1000 attendees• Dignitaries fromNationwide, Common Wealthof Puerto Rico, and theAmericas• Nationwide, Puerto Rican andThe Americas Business• Nationwide, Florida and othercountries Politicians• Chamber of commercePresidents , CEO’s and Boardof Directors from Florida andNationwide Chambers ofCommerce and otherorganizations• Florida Statewide HispanicWomen Leaders• Community Leaders
  4. 4. Highlights• Business Expo• Worldwide Guest Speakers• Networking Events• Breakfast with KeynoteSpeakers• Luncheon with KeynoteSpeakers• Business Forum• Forum to discussingImmigration Reform• A panel of Florida HispanicWomen LeadersConferences• Hispanic Buying Power-Going after the Hispanic BuyingPower to increase your revenue• Best IT Practices-What IT Practices are best toadopt and needed to secureyour business success and avoidliabilities• Obama Care in 2014-What should our Hispanicbusinesses and communityshould expect from the ObamaCare in 2014• Latina woman in business-The Professional Latina Womanin our businesses andCommunity• Beyond Florida Shores-How to perform businessbetween Florida, Puerto Rico andthe America
  5. 5. Advertising• Social media reaching out toover 100,000 business owners• Direct marketing toCEO’s, CFO’s, and businessowner from Puerto Rico andnationwide• Direct marketing to the healthindustry• Direct marketing to the ITindustry• Over 20 organizationsadvertising to theirrespective data bases andnetworking• Radio Stations, TV Station, Print Media and others• Statewide and BrowardCounty local newspapers andmagazines• Interviews on CentralFlorida, South Florida andPuerto Rico radio showsEvent SchedulesSeptember 5, 2013• 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Networking InActionSeptember 6, 2013• 8:00 am to 9:30 am Meet andGreet Breakfast - With Speakers• 9:30 am to 10:00 am break• 10:00 am to 10:45 am 1st Seminar• 11:00 am to 11:45 am 2nd Seminar• 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm Luncheon –With Speakers• 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm 3rd Seminar• 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm 4th Seminar• 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm Business Expo• 5:00 pm at the Expo we will havea Key Note Speaker from PuertoRico “Building Bridges betweenFlorida & Puerto Rico”
  6. 6. Some of our Speakers
  7. 7. Sponsors
  8. 8. Supporters
  9. 9. Media Sponsors
  10. 10. ONE Family withONE goal…to foster“Progress in the HispanicCommunity”