California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce 2014 Annual Convention

Event Date & Time: 
08/13/2014 - 8:00am - 08/15/2014 - 5:00pm

CITD Clients and Affiliates can purchase tickets for the International Trade Day at the convention for $50 (Regular cost $150). Click the registration button below.

The CHCC annual convention will bring more than 3,000 entrepreneurs, small business advocates and corporate representatives together to Garden Grove August 13-15. This year’s convention  will celebrate the history of CHCC leadership, reflect on past accomplishments as well as promote the growth of Latino business in California and its contributions to the overall California economy. The goal of the CHCC's Annual Convention is to elevate discussion and participation among Hispanic business owners, corporate business leaders, community leaders, and government officials to address issues of relevance to the Hispanic business community. It offers participants the opportunity to learn the latest trends in business development, network with outstanding business professionals, and gain insights into growing and maintaining a successful business. The CHCC Annual State Convention is the premier business event for California’s emerging business community.

International Symposium Agenda at the CHCC Convention

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM      First-hand Experiences Doing Business Across the Border
                                       Moderator:  Daniel Campos, London Consulting Group
                                       Panelists: Juan Antonio Martinez Zaragoza, Undersecretary for Economic Development of the
                                       State of Baja California
                                       Martha Montoya, Los Kitos Produce, Agriculture Export to Mexico
                                       Lucy Garcia, Certified International Property Specialist, Coldwell Banker
                                       Mazhar Durrani, Co-Founder and Vice President Business Development, Open-V
                                       Raffy Ohannesian, CFO, Open-V

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM     Cross Border Trade Matters: Opportunities, Logistics, International Law, and Accounting
                                      Moderator: Norma Garcia, Legal Counsel, Garcia Sullivan & Lopez LLP
                                      Panelists: Ricardo Villareal, Trade and Investment Advisor, ProMexico
                                      Richard Swanson, Regional Director, US Export Assistance Center
                                      Roberto Gallegos, Licensed US Customs Broker, Globe Trade Services
                                      Armando Ibarra Jr., Certified Public Accountant, Armando C. Ibarra, CPA
                                      Fernando Carrillo, Certified Public Accountant, Armando C. Ibarra, CPA

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM     Financial Sources for Cross Border Business
                                      Moderator: Fernando Niebla, Managing Partner, International Tech Investments
                                      Panelists: Giancarlo Ciscomani, Regional Director, NAFIN in Mexico
                                      Jose Blanco, PhD, Director, Central Valley Fund Capital Partners
                                      Pellson Lau, Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group, SBA
                                      Royal Minson, Director of International Business Development, California Bank & Trust 

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