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Welcome to Hispanic Business Conference 2021

The Hispanic Business Conference (HBC) is presented by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) to empower, motivate and rebuild business opportunities for entrepreneurs, leaders and business professionals in the Central Florida region.

LEARN HOW TO PROFIT FROM THE GROWING ECONOMY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA!

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LEADERS INSPIRING ACTION

Learn from CEOs in the top industries- tourism, non-profits, education, health care, and technology.

HAVING A STRONG “STAGE PRESENCE”

The Orlando REP will provide with useful tools to activate your personality and presence to promote your business.

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WE TALK: CATALYST FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Successful local Women business owners will share their stories and insights on how they have been inventive and resilient in their entrepreneurship journey.

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Share experiences

and connect with attendees on one-on-one opportunities!

The time is now

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SCHEDULE

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Registration & Networking Breakfast

Bush Lobby & Outdoor Entrance

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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Welcome Ceremony

Edyth Bush Theatre

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
GENERAL SESSION 1

Edyth Bush Theatre

Access to Capital: Current Federal Funding Opportunities for Small Businesses Live

Victoria Guerrero, U.S. Small Business Administration

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
General Session 2

Edyth Bush Theatre

Leaders Inspiring Action: Nuggets of Wisdom from CEOs to Small Businesses Live 

Florida currently sits as the 15th largest economy in the world. Hear from CEOs in the top industries- tourism, non-profits, education, health care, and technology- discussing trending topics that will impact your business’s bottom line. During this session, you will learn how to profit from the growing economy in Central Florida

Moderator:John A. De Armas, CEO, Profitland Partners/ CEO, ZAZA Group
Speaker: Casandra Matej, President & CEO, Visit Orlando
Speaker:Jennifer Evins, President & CEO, United Arts of CFL
Speaker: Paul A. Sohl, Rear Adm. USN (ret), CEO, Florida High Tech Corridor Council

Introduction Live

Gaby Ortigoni, President & CEO , HCCMO

Welcome Remarks Live

John A. De Armas, CEO, Profitland Partners/ CEO, ZAZA Group

Supplier Diversity Traveling Cup Presentation Live

Sponsor Remarks Live

Jose Nido, Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity, Travel + Leisure Co.

Sponsor Remarks Live

Mario Mendolaro, Associate Principal Counsel, Walt Disney World Resort

10:30 AM  – 10:45 AM
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION

Edyth Bush Theatre

Having a strong “Stage Presence” Live

presented by the REP Theater

Facilitator: Chris Brown, Executive Director, The Orlando REP

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
General Session 3

Edyth Bush Theatre

WE Talk: Catalyst for Entrepreneurship Live

During this session, hear from successful small business owners sharing their stories and insights on how they have been inventive and resilient in their entrepreneurship journey.

Moderator: Vyky Rifai, CIO of I AM BRAVE/Vice President of One Alliance Group
Speaker: Debbie Rodriguez, Founder & CEO, Competitive Edge Partners & Consulting LLC
Speaker: Bettina Mercado, President & CEO, Bettina Cosmetics

11:45 PM – 12:00 PM

Closing Remarks Live

Gabriela “Gaby” Ortigoni, President & CEO, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando

THE TIME IS NOW!

 

Full Conference

HCCMO Member

$45

Full Conference Ticket

  • Live Conference
  • 3 Breakout Sessions
  • One-on-One Networking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Engage in fun and Interactive Activities

Full Conference

Non Member

$75

Full Conference Ticket

  • Live Conference
  • 3 Breakout Sessions
  • One-on-One Networking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Engage in fun and Interactive Activities

Speakers

Meet Our Keynote Speakers

Gaby Ortigoni
Gaby Ortigoni

President & CEO, HCCMO

Paul A. Sohl
Paul A. Sohl

Rear Adm. USN (ret), CEO, Florida High Tech Corridor Council

Vyky Rifai
Vyky Rifai

CIO of I AM BRAVE/Vice President of One Alliance Group

John A. De Armas
John A. De Armas

CEO, Profitland Partners / CEO, ZAZA Group

Jennifer Evins
Jennifer Evins

President & CEO, United Arts of CFL

Jose Nido
Jose Nido

Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity, Travel + Leisure Co.

Mario Mendolaro
Mario Mendolaro

Associate Principal Counsel, Walt Disney World Resort

Casandra Matej
Casandra Matej

President & CEO, Visit Orlando

Debbie Rodriguez
Debbie Rodriguez

Founder & CEO, Competitive Edge Partners & Consulting LLC

Bettina Mercado
Bettina Mercado

President & CEO, Bettina Cosmetics

THE TIME IS NOW!

 

Sponsors

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