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The Informant, Volume 4, Issue #40 -- Thursday, October 16, 2003

U.S. Hispanic Consumers in Transition: A Descriptive Guide.

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Watch the 6th Annual BOE U.S. Hispanic Economic Summit LIVE!

The 2003 U.S. Hispanic Economic Summit hosted by the Hispanic Business Magazine Board of Economists (BOE) will be Webcast live on October 16, 2003 at 12 Noon from the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C.

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Applying for a Business Loan

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Headlines

The Roots of 'Hispanic'

Hardly anyone knows that 28 years ago, Grace Flores-Hughes and a handful of other Spanish-speaking federal employees helped make the decision that changed how people with mixed Spanish heritage would be identified in this country.

Representation of Hispanics on TV Improves

The big four TV networks seem to be embracing the concept of diversity in front of and behind the camera, a media watchdog group says.

Washington Mutual Executive Seeks Overlooked Customers in Nod to Own Past

Juan Aguilar made a career out of helping the less fortunate fund their start-up businesses.

HENAAC Honors Boeing Executive With National Award

The Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) is honoring Mona Simpson, director of Supplier Management and Procurement for Boeing Phantom Works in Huntington Beach, Calif., as one of the nation's best and brightest engineers.

Hispanic/Latino Labor Issues

Gustavo Torres is currently the Executive Director of CASA of Maryland, Inc., the largest Latino service provider and advocacy organization in Maryland. Gustavo has been a tireless champion of the rights of immigrants and the low-wage Latino community. The transcript follows below.

Number of Second-Generation Latinos Set to Surge

The increase in the U.S. Hispanic population, traditionally fueled principally by the arrival of immigrants, is increasingly being sustained by their American-born children, according to a report released Tuesday.

David Robinson to Speak at Toyota's 14th Annual Opportunity Exchange

Toyota's Opportunity Exchange, now in its 14th year, is a forum designed to provide minority business enterprises (MBEs) across the nation the chance to network and develop relationships with over 250 of Toyota's suppliers.

UC San Diego Students to Hold Annual Conference on Entrepreneurship

More than 40 speakers will participate in sessions such as "Getting Funding: From Venture Capital to Bootstrapping," "Networking 101," and "Intellectual Property Creation and Protection." Event organizers have prepared an agenda with useful information sessions designed to give a foundation of knowledge to anyone that is interested in business and management.

Advertisers Inform Themselves to Reach Growing Hispanic Market

For many companies, advertising to Hispanics meant hiring an ensemble cast who filled stereotypical roles. The ads treated all Hispanics -- regardless of whether they're of Mexican, Cuban, Argentine or any other nationality -- the same.

Spanish Daily Splits With Tribune

The Lozano family, founders of La Opinion, the nation's largest Spanish language daily newspaper, and Tribune Co. Thursday announced plans to dissolve their partnership.

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Hedging Its Bets

Global Partners Group launches an innovative program to create the next generation of hedge fund managers.

Learning the Game of Hard Knocks

A pair of aspiring marketers find out that unexpected problems are often part and parcel of starting new business ventures.

Events

The National Latino Business Expo

Tuesday, October 21, 2003
Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Expo Comida Latina

Tuesday, October 21, 2003
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY

San Francisco Employer Forum

Friday, October 24, 2003
Cathedral Hill Hotel - 1101 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco - CA

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