CHCC Annual Convention | Los Angeles

This year’s convention theme is “California’s Voice”

The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce celebrates its 40th Anniversary in Los Angeles, California. Each year, the CHCC Annual Statewide Convention attracts over 3,000 entrepreneurs, small business advocates, corporate representatives, community leaders and government officials. Join us as we unite as one voice, to empower the present and transform the future. California’s Voice, your voice, my voice.

VENUE

The L.A. Hotel Downtown is located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, CA only blocks away from some of the areas hottest restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.

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THE L.A. HOTEL DOWNTOWN:

333 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071
213.617.1133

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PROGRAM

Golf Tournament

In partnership with the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce. Contact Julius Argumedo (julius@c1psolutions.com) for sponsorship opportunities. Please note for the Convention Registration Portal: You may add your single player/foursome ticket to your Convention admission.

420 min

Montebello Country Club

Registration/Check In

Convention Registration will be open from 10AM-4PM.

3600min

Grand Ballroom Foyer

Convention Press Conference

Convention Press Conference will be from 10:30AM-11:30AM. Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. For press, please contact us for proper credentials.

Speaker: Jose Huizar

60min

Olympic

Convention Opening Ceremony

The Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the 40th CHCC Anniversary Celebrations.

15 min

California Ballroom Foyer

CHCC Leaders Luncheon

[INVITATION ONLY] Exclusive event for Hispanic Chamber Executives and Business Associations. The luncheon serves as catalyst for discussion amongst leaders to advance the economic and cultural perspective within communities.

90 min

Pacific Ballroom Salon 2-3

Supplier Diversity

90 min

Bunker Hill

Chamber Leadership Certification

Best practices from chambers across the US

90 min

Melrose/Olvera

CHCC Business Procurement Matchmaking

[FREE EVENT] Join us at the 2018 CHCC Convention for our annual Procurement Matchmaking session! Procurement Matchmaking "matches" small business "sellers" with participating "buyers" represented by government agencies and Prime Contractors. These buyers and sellers will convene for a series of 10 minute one-on-one meetings that will occur throughout the event. This session is limited in availability and is FREE to all small businesses. If you are an interested buyer, please contact Maria Baptista at maria@cahcc.com or 916-444-2221.

Sponsor: Southern California Edison

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120 min

Olympic

RECEPTION: Welcome to LA-LA-Land!

The official opening reception of the 39th Annual CHCC Statewide Convention and 40th Anniversary Celebration.

180min

Moody's

Registration/Check In

Your first stop at our Annual Convention. Every attendee must register/check-in upon arrival. Official convention badge, program, and bag are to be picked up at this station.

480min

California Ballroom Foyer

Continental Breakfast

Energize and Go! Kick off your day with complimentary continental breakfast for convention attendees.

90min

California Ballroom Foyer

Business Expo

Find valuable new business relationships with top vendors that help business owners take strategic actions into effective and solution-driven results.

360min

Pacific Ballroom 2-3

WORKSHOP – How to sell Globally!

International Trade Panel will be from 10:30AM-11:45AM. Sponsored by: Ebay

75min

Pacific Ballroom Salon 1

PANEL – California Employers’ Guide to Workers’ Compensation

The presentation will cover topics such as the obligation to carry workers’ compensation insurance, types of injuries that are recognized in California, time limits to pursue and defend against claims, the current state of access to medical treatment for injured workers, and indemnity benefits owed to injured employees. Sponsored by: California Lawyers Association

60min

Hollywood/Highland

Decoding International Trade

75min

Hollywood/Highland

PANEL – Small Business Disaster Preparedness

Disaster can strike at any time; being prepared is the key to recovering quickly--especially for business owners. This workshop will focus on succeeding at Business Continuity after a disaster by preparing BEFORE the disaster strikes. Participants will receive information, tips, tools and resources that are available to help businesses and communities rebound quickly and get back to business. Sponsored by: Southern California Edison

75 min

Pacific Ballroom Salon 1

LUNCH – Networking Lunch

Introducing our new Networking Luncheons. This will serve as the networking platform to give attendees a chance to meet top business leaders, network with your peers, and forge powerful partnerships for your business.

75min

Moody's

INTERNATIONAL TRADE GENERAL SESSION – California’s Voice, a Global Voice

International trade and investment have become a critical component of California’s economic growth and engine for job creation. Hispanic Small Businesses support the 4.4 million international trade jobs in California.   Sponsored by: eBay - Port of Long Beach

75 min

California Grand Ballroom

CAPS – DACA

Hispanic Millennials Workshop will be from 2:00-3:15PM.

60min

Pacific Ballroom Salon 2-3

Energy Panel

60 min

Pacific Ballroom Salon 1

Hispanic Shark Tank

Hispanic Shark Tank will be from 3:30PM-5:00PM.

90min

California Grand Ballroom 2

Spanish Workshop

60 min

Hollywood/Highland

Latinos & Entertainment

60 min

Olympic

HISPANIC SHARK THANK

The CHCC Hispanic Shark Tank is the premier platform for Latino Start-ups in California to connect with angel and venture investors. This live event is the platform for Start-ups to have direct access to potential investors who can help take their business ventures to the next level.

90 min

California Grand Ballroom

Hispanic Millennial’s White Party

A celebration to our community's future. Hispanics are the youngest major racial/ethnic group in California and across the United States. The CHCC recognizes their contribution and potential to drive the economic growth and small business prosperity.

240min

California Grand Ballroom

Registration/Check In

Your first stop at our Annual Convention. Every attendee must register/check-in upon arrival. Official convention badge, program, and bag are to be picked up at this station.

480min

California Ballroom Foyer

Continental Breakfast

Energize and Go! Kick off your day with complimentary continental breakfast for convention attendees.

90min

California Ballroom Foyer

Business Expo

Find valuable new business relationships with top vendors that help business owners take strategic actions into effective and solution-driven results.

480min

Pacific Ballroom 2-3

Central Regional Elections & Meeting

Open Positions: Regional Chair (1); Regional Director (2). Special onsite check-in is required.

60min

Olympic

Northern Region Meeting

Annual regional meeting. No elections.

60min

Hollywood/Highland

Inland Empire Regional Elections & Meeting

Open Positions: Regional Chair (1); Regional Director (2). Special onsite check-in is required.

60min

Bunker Hill

Southern Region Meeting

Annual regional meeting. No elections.

60min

Pacific Ballroom 1

LatinaTalks

A engaging free-style discussion on the empowerment and the pressing issues impacting Latinas in the workplace, Corporate America, and elected office. This group of dynamic Latinas will analyze current issues through the lenses of leadership, diversity, purpose, passion, and community.

75min

Pacific Ballroom 2-3

Are you Prepared for the Cybersecurity Challenge?

Learn about the new directives from the Federal Government on cyber security certification and what it means to your company. Also, how the private sector companies are make sure that the companies that they do business are cyber secure. These certifications must be in place to do business with the Federal Government and major corporations.

75 min

Pacific Ballroom 1

LUNCH – Networking Lunch

Introducing our new Networking Luncheons. This will serve as the networking platform to give attendees a chance to meet top business leaders, network with your peers, and forge powerful partnerships for your business.

65 min

Moody's

LATINA EMPRESARIA GENERAL SESSION – The Latina Voice

Join us in honoring an inspiring group of Latinas who are building communities and paving the way for generations across California.

75 min

California Grand Ballroom

Latinas in Corporate America

60min

Pacific Ballroom Salon 1

Cannabis

Business Workshop 2 will be from 2:15PM-3:15PM.

60min

Hollywood/Highland

Annual Membership Meeting

The Annual CHCC Membership Meeting. No General Elections.

90 min

Pacific Ballroom 2-3

CHCC Chairman’s Reception

Invitation Only Event.

60min

California Ballroom Foyer

CHCC Annual Awards Gala

Join us in celebrating the 40 years of CHCC, the accomplishments of our regional chambers, chambers leaders, and the CAPS Graduation Ceremony.

120min

California Grand Ballroom

CHCC Annual Celebration

CHCC Annual Celebration will be from 9:00PM-11:59PM.

180min

Moody's

2018 Speakers to be Announced

PAST SPEAKERS

Key Speakers that bring the best information on topics that matter most.

RICHARD MONTANEZ
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RICHARD MONTANEZ

PEPSI-CO

CHEECH MARIN
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CHEECH MARIN

FILM

OSCAR DE LA HOYA
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OSCAR DE LA HOYA

Golden Boy Promotions

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER
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ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER

Former Governor of California

SANDRA LOPEZ
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SANDRA LOPEZ

Intel Sports Group

DAISY FUENTES
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DAISY FUENTES

Actress

EDWARD J. OLMOS
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EDWARD J. OLMOS

Actor

NELY GALÁN
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NELY GALÁN

Actress

REGISTER

Please see which registration option best suits you.

MEMBER

$250

Conference kit

Lunch

All sessions

NON MEMBER

$300

Conference kit

Lunch

All sessions

STUDENT

$100

Conference kit

Lunch

All sessions

2018 CALIFORNIA HISPANIC CHAMBER AWARDS

The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Annual Chamber Awards recognizes the passion and accomplishments of Hispanic leaders who exemplify our values and community stewardship. Every year, we embark on the process of finding inspirational individuals whose work and determination help advance our Hispanic community throughout California.

50

SPEAKERS

38

SESSIONS

126

CORPORATES

965

ATTENDEES

Quality Topics

See the topics that matter most to you and your community.

Keynote Speakers

Key Speakers that bring the best information on topics that matter most.

High-Level Networking

Network with fellow entrepreneurs from all over California and the U.S.

 

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