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California Hispanic Chamber Readies for Convention

June 4, 2013


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The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce's annual convention set for August in Oakland will feature top executives and entertainers.

More than 3,000 business owners are expected for the convention, Aug. 14-16, and recognize the Chamber's 35th anniversary and overall accomplishments of the Latino business community.
Presenters include Richard Montanez, Flamin' Hot Cheetos creator and author Richard Montanez, who will speak on Friday, Aug. 16, in a luncheon moderated by Ruben Navarette of The Washington Post Writers Group.

Among other headliners at the convention include Monica Gil, senior vice president of public affairs and government relations of the Nielsen Co.; Xavier A. Gutierrez, president and chief investment officer of the Meruelo Group; and Sheila E, singer/percussionist.

An individual theme for each convention day is planned to offer information and workshops with specific emphasis on building brands for small business, education for Latina entrepreneurs and a seminar for the Hispanic business community and American big business.

Additional sessions include a business expo where top corporations can meet with small Latino businessmen.

For more information about the California Hispanic Chamber Commerce convention, visit

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