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13 Oct
The State of Hispanic/Latinx Business in the Pittsburgh Region
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Hispanic Heritage Month

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The State of Hispanic/Latinx Business in the Pittsburgh Region

Hispanic businesses are the fastest growing segment of the US economy, with 3.2 million enterprises contributing $486 billion dollars annually to the economy (US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce). Join us for a lively conversation with service providers that support Hispanic/Latinx businesses, Pitt and city officials, and local entrepreneurs about the current climate, trends, and opportunities for the Pittsburgh region’s Hispanic-owned business community. This panel discussion will cover topics such as minority business certification and local contracts, funding resources, and attraction and retention strategies for our region.

 

Moderators:

  • LaMonica Wiggins, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
  • Brent Rondon, Small Business Development Center, University of Pittsburgh

 

Panelists:

  • Melanie Marie Boyer, Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Guillermo Velazquez, Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation
  • Pierce Robinson, Urban Redevelopment Authority
  • Jennifer Barnes, Panther Express, University of Pittsburgh

 

For more information on moderators & panelists, click here.

 

Dial-In Information

Registration is required. A link to access the virtual event will be received when registration is completed.

Tuesday, October 13 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

The State of Hispanic/Latinx Business in the Pittsburgh Region

Hispanic businesses are the fastest growing segment of the US economy, with 3.2 million enterprises contributing $486 billion dollars annually to the economy (US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce). Join us for a lively conversation with service providers that support Hispanic/Latinx businesses, Pitt and city officials, and local entrepreneurs about the current climate, trends, and opportunities for the Pittsburgh region’s Hispanic-owned business community. This panel discussion will cover topics such as minority business certification and local contracts, funding resources, and attraction and retention strategies for our region.

 

Moderators:

  • LaMonica Wiggins, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
  • Brent Rondon, Small Business Development Center, University of Pittsburgh

 

Panelists:

  • Melanie Marie Boyer, Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Guillermo Velazquez, Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation
  • Pierce Robinson, Urban Redevelopment Authority
  • Jennifer Barnes, Panther Express, University of Pittsburgh

 

For more information on moderators & panelists, click here.

 

Dial-In Information

Registration is required. A link to access the virtual event will be received when registration is completed.

Tuesday, October 13 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

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University Library System

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