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Welcome to Hispanic Business Conference 2020

The Hispanic Business Virtual Conference (HBVC) 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.

A Two-Day Deep-Dive Into Reengineering Your Business & Virtual Networking!

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Strategize and maximize your social media

& digital platforms during a time where online marketing & advertising is at an all-time high.

Get your piece of the pie!

Learn how to maximize your chances of winning contracts with government agencies and corporate America.

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Hear from C-level executives

on how the market is changing and adapting and plan your business strategies and goals accordingly.

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Learn how to overcome adversity

and use challenges to your advantage, moving forward as a more creative, innovative, and forward-thinking individual.

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Share experiences

and connect with over 500+ attendees on our virtual platform. Network one-on-one, visit virtual booths, and participate in community chat rooms on a variety of different topics!

The time is now

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Hispanic Business Virtual Conference 2020

Track 1 / Supplier Diversity:

Your Competitive Advantage as a Minority Vendor

Track 2 / Digital Marketing & Sales:

Reengineer your digital marketing assets & meet your sales goals

Track 3 / Resiliency & Reinvention:

 Strategize and Adapt to Today’s World

Track 4 / Digital Transformation & Cybersecurity:

Rethinking Efficiency & Cyber Protection in the Digital Age

Day 1

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Welcome to the Conference

“Welcome Remarks” Live

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

Belinda O. Kirkegard, Chairman of Board of Directors, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando 

SPECIAL MESSAGE- Honorable Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator for Florida

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
General Session 1

“How Hispanic Small Businesses Will Impact the New Economy” Live

Ramiro Cavazos, President & CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Jovita Carranza, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Breakout A

Track 1 – Doing Business with the Largest Buyer in the World: the Federal Government recorded 

Marisol Romany, Director Diversity & Minority Business Development, Orlando Health

Natalie Rosa, Program Director for SBA 7j Management & Technical Assistance Program, FSMSDC

Patricia Bonilla, Founder & President, Lunacon Corp.

Track 2 – Rethink the Future of Digital Post-Pandemic recorded

Zanibel Melo, President, Higher Dreams LLC

Track 3 – From Corporate America to Entrepreneur recorded

Alex Sanchez, Managing Partner,  Summit 365 Advisors 

Track 4: El papel de la Concientización en Ciberseguridad en tiempos de pandemia recorded

Pedro Castillo, CEO & Founder, TechnologyInt 

11:15 AM  – 12 PM 
General Session 2
“Organizational culture and its impact on the well-being of team members during a pandemic” Live

Yamile Luna, Vice President of Organizational Culture & Well-Being, AdventHealth

12 PM – 1 PM
Breakout B

Track 1: Estrategias para someter propuestas (BIDS) de manera exitosa recorded

Jose Nido, Vice President of Global Supplier Diversity, Wyndham Destinations

Johanna de la Cadena, Regional Vice President, FSMSDC 

Luis Pinzon, President, Condor Construction

Juan Quiroga, CEO, JCQ Services

Track 2: Improving Your Revenue with Sales Negotiation Skills recorded

Mark Acevedo & Michael Queralt, Founders & Managing Partners, Innovating Partners

Track 3 – Adversity Will Not Stop My Success recorded  

Janet Perez Eckles, International Speaker, Author & Founder, Empowerment Ministries

1 PM
General Session 3

Skilling up to Succeed During Unprecedented TimesLive

Dr. James Michael Burkett, President, Florida Technical College

Dr. Grant Cornwell, President, Rollins College

Dr. Jeffrey Jones, Vice Provost, University of Central Florida

Dr. Georgia Lorenz, President, Seminole State College

Dr. Sandy Shugart, President, Valencia College

Maritza Martinez (Moderator), Assoc VP, Government & Community Relations, University of Central Florida

2 PM – 4 PM
Virtual Booths & Networking

Day 2

9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
General Session 4

“The Future of Tourism & Entertainment Industries Beyond 2020” Live>

Mike Brown, President & CEO, Wyndham Destinations

Kay Rawlins, Founder and SVP Community Relations, Orlando City

Jose Mola, General Manager, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Linda Landman Gonzalez, VP of Social Responsibility,Orlando Magic

John A. De Armas (MODERATOR), CEO, Profitland Partners

11 AM – 12 PM
Breakout C
Track 1: Protecting Your Profits: Pitfalls in Construction Contracts recorded

Roscoe A. Green III,J.D, Partner, Cotney Construction Law

Ravel Bonilla, Business Consultant, Orlando MBDA Business Center

Jason Albu, CEO, Albu & Associates

Track 2 – “Generate Leads in a Socially-Distant, Post-Pandemic World” Recorded

Alex Rodriguez, President, YMMY Marketing

Track 3 – Strength Under Stress – From the Battlefield to the Home Office

SFC Julissa Blakely, Recruiter, U.S. Army

SFC Whitney Monts, Recruiter, U.S. Army

Track 4: State of Readiness: Protecting your Business from Cyber-Security Risks recorded

Sergio Heker, President & CEO, GLESEC

Bonus Track: Finding Allies Through Challenging Times Live

Lourdes Mola (Session Moderator), CEO, Lourdes Mola Solutions
Pedro Turushina, Creative Director/Owner, Elokuent Inc. /“Más” Co-Founder
Ana Carolina Salazar, Owner and Founder Bold Digital Marketing Studio /“Más” Co-Founder
Romulo Martinez, President, Create180 Design /“Más” Co-Founder
Lorena Torres, President, C360 /“Más” Co-Founder
Miguel Prieto, Video Producer, Fusion Studios /“Más” Co-Founder
Jorge Cruz, Online Marketing Strategist, Marketing Innovations Group /“Más” Co-Founder

12PM-12:45 PM
General Session 5

Conversation with UCF President Live 

Dr. Alexander Cartwright, President, University of Central Florida

THE TIME IS NOW!

 

Full Conference

HCCMO Member

$45

 2 Day Full Conference ticket

  • Live Virtual Conference
  • 12 recorded breakout sessions
  • Virtual discussion boards with key leaders
  • Visit virtual exhibitor hall
  • One-on-one virtual networking
  • Online sessions with Live Q&A
  • Virtual Meet-ups
  • Engage in fun and interactive activities

Full Conference

Non Member

$65

 2 Day Full Conference ticket

  • Live Virtual Conference
  • 12 recorded breakout sessions
  • Virtual discussion boards with key leaders
  • Visit virtual exhibitor hall
  • One-on-one virtual networking
  • Online sessions with Live Q&A
  • Virtual Meet-ups
  • Engage in fun and interactive activities

Full Conference + Virtual Booth

HCCMO Member

$95

2 Day Full Conference ticket and Virtual Booth

Host an interactive virtual booth and promote your business!
  • Capability to LIVE stream and interact with visitors
  • Exposure opportunities:  Promote your website link, logo, video, pictures and more
  • Boost your brand visibility by including raffles/giveaways/coupons
  • Collect visitors’ contact information in real time
  • Visitors will be able to post comments, picture and likes on your booth just like on “Yelp”
  • Logo will be included on the main website of event

Full Conference + Virtual Booth

Non Member

$135

2 Day Full Conference ticket and a Virtual Booth

Host an interactive virtual booth and promote your business!
  • Capability to LIVE stream and interact with visitors
  • Exposure opportunities:  Promote your website link, logo, video, pictures and more
  • Boost your brand visibility by including raffles/giveaways/coupons
  • Collect visitors’ contact information in real time
  • Visitors will be able to post comments, picture and likes on your booth just like on “Yelp”
  • Logo will be included on the main website of event

Keynote Speakers

Meet Our Keynote Speakers

Jovita Carranza
Jovita Carranza

Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Dr. Grant Cornwell
Dr. Grant Cornwell

President, Rollins College

Yamile Luna
Yamile Luna

Vice President of Organizational Culture & Well-Being, AdventHealth

Belinda Kirkegard
Belinda Kirkegard

Chair , HCCMO Board of Directors

Kay Rawlins,
Kay Rawlins,

Founder and SVP of Community Relations, Orlando City

Jose Mola,
Jose Mola,

General Manager, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Mike Brown
Mike Brown

President & CEO, Wyndham Destinations

Dr. Alexander N. Cartwright
Dr. Alexander N. Cartwright

President, University of Central Florida

John A. De Armas
John A. De Armas

CEO, Profitland Partners

Dr. Sandy Shugart
Dr. Sandy Shugart

President, Valencia College

Maritza Martinez
Maritza Martinez

Associate Vice President, Government & Community Relations, UCF

Linda Landman Gonzalez
Linda Landman Gonzalez

Vice President of Social Responsibility - President, Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF)

Dr. James Michael Burkett
Dr. James Michael Burkett

President, Florida Technical College

Ramiro Cavazos
Ramiro Cavazos

President & CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Georgia Lorenz
Dr. Georgia Lorenz

President, Seminole State College

Dr. Jeffrey Jones
Dr. Jeffrey Jones

Vice Provost, University of Central Florida

Gaby Ortigoni
Gaby Ortigoni

President & CEO, HCCMO

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Jose Nido
Jose Nido

Vice President of Global Supplier Diversity, Wyndham Destinations

Luis Pinzon
Luis Pinzon

President, Condor Construction

Natalie Rosa
Natalie Rosa

Program Director for SBA 7j Management & Technical Assistance Program, FSMSDC

Juan Quiroga
Juan Quiroga

CEO, JCQ Services

Pedro Turushina
Pedro Turushina

Creative Director/Owner Elokuent Inc.

Miguel Prieto
Miguel Prieto

Video Producer / Fusion Studios / "Más" Co-Founder

Lourdes Mola
Lourdes Mola

CEO Lourdes Mola Solutions

Marisol Romany
Marisol Romany

Director Diversity & Minority Business Development, Orlando Health

Mark Acevedo
Mark Acevedo

Founder & Managing Partner, Innovating Partners

Sergio Heker
Sergio Heker

President & CEO, GLESEC

Ravel Bonilla Torres
Ravel Bonilla Torres

Business Consultant, Orlando MBDA Business Center

SFC Julissa Blakely
SFC Julissa Blakely

Recruiter, U.S. Army

Ana Carolina Salazar
Ana Carolina Salazar

Owner and Founder Bold Digital Marketing Studio

Johanna de la Cadena
Johanna de la Cadena

Regional Vice President, FSMSDC

Jason Albu
Jason Albu

CEO, Albu & Associates

Patricia Bonilla
Patricia Bonilla

Founder & President, Lunacon

Zanibel Melo
Zanibel Melo

President, Higher Dreams

SFC Whitney Monts
SFC Whitney Monts

Recruiter, U.S. Army

Romulo Martinez
Romulo Martinez

President of Create180 Design

Michael Queralt
Michael Queralt

Founder & Managing Partner, Innovating Partners

Janet Perez Eckels
Janet Perez Eckels

International Speaker, Author & Founder, Empowerment Ministries

Roscoe Green
Roscoe Green

Partner, Cotney Construction Law

Pedro Castillo
Pedro Castillo

CEO & Founder, TechnologyInt

Alex Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez

President, YMMY Marketing

Lorena Torres
Lorena Torres

President, C360

Jorge Cruz
Jorge Cruz

Online Marketing Strategist Marketing Innovations Group / "Mas" Co-Founder

THE TIME IS NOW!

 

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