Daytime and Evening Program Agenda:
Panel Discussion: "Sustainable Growth in Small Business" sponsored by Aflac
What is the maximum rate of growth that can be achieved, given your company´s profitability,
asset utilization, and desired dividend pay out and debt ratios? Learn from our panel of
experts on how to find productive use of your cash flow and refine your company´s value by
widening your competitive advantage.
Moderator: Dr. J. Mario Molina, Molina Healthcare
Panel Members: William Garibay, Environmental, Safety and Health; Richard Gomez, TGSV Enterprises; Jules Buenabenta, Jules & Associates Inc.; Jose Villa Jr., SENSIS.
Welcome address from Hispanic Business Media CEO/Publisher Jesús Chavarría.
In 29 years, Hispanic Business CEO and Publisher Jesús Chavarría
has grown a magazine concept into a multi-product, integrated media corporation. In his conference address,
the renowned publisher takes a look at the challenges facing today´s Hispanic entrepreneur and advises on
how to overcome them.
Speaker Presentation & Panel Discussion: "New Directions in Entrepreneurship"
Focuses on 21st Century Challenges facing Entrepreneurship in urban, social and green market settings.
What is new? What has remained the same? Speakers and finalists will discuss their own entrepreneurial
perspectives and changing strategies for new market conditions and environments.
Moderator: Jose Reymundo Ocanas, SVP Community Relations Executive, Western Region-Wachovia
Presenters: Jose Morales, J2 Engineering Inc.; David Segura, VisionIT; Castulo de la Rocha, AltaMed Health Services;
Panel Members: Sara Garces, ROJO Hispanic Marketing; Elizabeth Chavez, Ponce Contractors Inc.; Greg Randall,
Microsoft Corporation; Lily Tapia, Vice President – Banking and Liquidity Specialist, Merrill Lynch Americas Bank Group.
Networking Luncheon sponsored by ExxonMobil
An Assessment of the Global Energy Future: The Outlook for Energy to 2030
Speaker Presentation: Ms. Cheryl L. Gomez, Operations Superintendent, ExxonMobil US Production
Attendees are cordially welcomed and receive seating assignments.
Biltmore Bowl Foyer
Enjoy cocktails, specialty wines and hors d' oeuvres while you mingle with finalists and VIPs
prior to the awards ceremony.
18th Annual EOY Awards Ceremony
Biltmore Bowl Ballroom
Dinner and Gala
Scholarship Awards, sponsored by Cardinal Americas, KPMG, Wachovia & Palladium Equity
Lifetime Achievements Awards presented by IBM
Category Awards: Heavy Industry, Trade Industry, Info-Business, Latina, Rising Star, Green Company and Social Entrepreneur
Two round trip tickets to Europe from American Airlines Five tickets to The Nutcracker at the
Santa Barbara Ballet One night stay & dinner for two at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Ten items
of neckwear from Gregorio´s Ties Caribbean Coffee Basket, 18 & 25 Year Old Chivas Regal,
Land Rover Driving School and a new Blackberry Phone from T-Mobil