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NYS Coalition of Hispanic Chambers’ International Trade Mission to Colombia

From May 15th until May 21st of this year, the New York State Coalition of Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (NYSCHCC) will be launching the International Trade Mission to Colombia, aiming to create strong relationships between Colombian and US entrepreneurs and focus on discussing methods to develop technology, manufacturing and agroindustry.

NYSCHCC International Trade Mission to Colombia

NYSCHCC International Trade Mission to Colombia

The NYSCHCC is an effective business membership organization with a track record of unifying and representing businesses throughout the State of New York. A coalition of members ranging from 18 other chambers of commerce, entrepreneurs, small business owners and industry leaders within the New York region that is dedicated to connecting and promoting growth.

You can register for the event here.

What is the International Trade Mission to Colombia?

The trade mission is an event held in Bogota and Pereira, two of the most entrepreneurial cities in Colombia. Colombia is an emerging and exciting market that now trades with over 180 countries across the world, so its influence is rising rapidly. You can buy an NYSCHCC Exploratory package for $4,000 per corporate participant or $1,850 per person. In this case, you are responsible for booking your ticket and hotel.

The International Trade Mission to Colombia will promote the importance of Colombia as a potential business location, with key discussions around developing the opportunities from its top industries such as cosmetics, automotives and biotechnology. As an organization that is centered on collaboration and networking, the NYSCHCC aims to increase partnerships between Colombia and US firms.

What does the package include?

NYSCHCC International Trade Mission to Colombia

NYSCHCC International Trade Mission to Colombia RSVP

Attending the event will offer corporations and entrepreneurs a chance to meet some of the most powerful and influential businessmen in Colombia including Colombian government officials and US Embassy officials, building networks, relationships and new contacts.

With 85% of businesses stating they’ve developed stronger and more powerful relationships at offline events and meetings, the benefits of this event are clear. This is truly a great opportunity for anyone who’s looking for business partnerships in Colombia.

As well as the opportunity to attend such a high profile event, the NYSCHCC Exploratory package includes:

  • Transportation arrangements and flights from NYC to Pereira and Bogota
  • Accommodation at a luxury hotel
  • Meals at some of Colombia’s best restaurants
  • The organization of meetings
  • Networking with all attendees
  • A tour of Colombia’s most renowned and reputable tourism spots

Leadership of the NYSCHCC

Chairman of the Board of the NYSCHCC Frank Garcia

Chairman of the Board of the NYSCHCC Frank Garcia

Chairman of the Board of the NYSCHCC Frank Garcia is a successful and innovative entrepreneur who has worked tirelessly to enhance opportunities for minority ethnic groups in business.

Frank Garcia has been widely recognized for his contributions to improving ethnic diversity practices in business, sustainability and entrepreneurialism, winning titles such as:

  • Young Entrepreneur Award by the Camara Nacional de Comercio de Guadalajara
  • Green Manufacturer of the Year, Hispanic Caucus, Washington, DC
  • Chinese Government Recognition & Award for Outstanding Entrepreneurship

With the powerful networking power of the NYSCHCC, the incredible reputation of their Chairman Frank Garcia and the potential business opportunities this event offers, the International Trade Mission to Colombia is one of the most exciting events for Hispanic entrepreneurialism in 2016. You can register for your event here.

Are you a business interested in partnering with Colombian corporations? Will you be attending the event? Let us know your thoughts below…

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Eliana Murillo at Hispanicize Week 2013

Eliana Murillo keynote speaker at 5th Annual Hispanic Business Expo MCRCC

Eliana Murillo at Hispanicize Week 2013

Eliana Murillo at Hispanicize Week 2013

Eliana Murillo, head of multicultural marketing at Google, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce (MCRCC) 5th Annual Hispanic Business Expo – Feria de Negocios Hispanos del Centro de Nueva Jersey. The Expo will take place on Tuesday, July 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pines Manor, 2085 Lincoln Highway (Route 27 South) in Edison, NJ.

“We are extremely pleased that Eliana has accepted our invitation to address this year’s Hispanic Business Expo, especially because this is our fifth year organizing this event, which has grown year after year,” said Luis O De La Hoz, Chair of the Hispanic Business Council at the MCRCC. “Eliana brings her experience at Google in cross-product strategy and diversity program development designed to attract and support multicultural users and business owners,” he said.

Eliana Murillo (center) with friends Luis O De la Hoz (MCRCC), Tayde Aburto, (HECC), Carlos Medina (SHCCNJ), Frank Garcia (NYSCHC) and Reina Valenzuela.

Eliana Murillo (center) with friends Luis O De la Hoz (MCRCC), Tayde Aburto, (HECC), Carlos Medina (SHCCNJ), Frank Garcia (NYSCHC) and Reina Valenzuela.

Eliana has been very active in creating technology-based programs that support entrepreneurship, education, and civic responsibility. She started as an intern and scale her way up as a Diversity Business Development analyst, in which role she saw the need to create strategies to engage diverse small businesses.

A Harvard graduate, where she obtained a Bachelors in Sociology and Economics, she was well-known for her active participation in founding the Latino Business Connection at the Ivy League institution, and the initiator of the Latina Empowerment and Development Conference (LEAD). She also studied international business at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus.

Originally from Oxnard, California, she has been featured in several publications such as Fast Company, Fortune, CNN Money, Latina Magazine, Latin Trends, American Latino Magazine and has been awarded profusely by Poder 360° as 20 under 40 Latinos Going Places in 2013 and LatinTrends 2013 Trendsetter. Also, she was recognized in the “Top 10 More Must Follow Prolific Latinos” list on Twitter in 2012 by VistaHispano.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to meet Eliana! Please register for this FREE event.