Maryland Hispanic Business Conference Flaunts All-Star Lineup
N. BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 30, 2013
Conference Boasts Leading Politicians, Top CEOS and Media Notables
N. BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The 12th Annual
Maryland Hispanic Business Conference (MDHBC) is unabashedly promoting this
year's impressive line-up of keynote speakers and seminar panelists, who will
be featured at the September 3rd event at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel &
"This year we hit it out of the park!" exclaimed MDHBC founder, Bill
Villanueva, who points to a heady mix of heavy hitters that includes
high-profile political leaders,and some of the area's most respected CEOs and
"Our attendees will really get the benefit of hearing from an array of
successful and influential business owners and executives, government
officials and media managers and journalists," says Villanueva. "From U.S.
Senator Ben Cardin who has been on the forefront of pushing immigration
reform, to Theresa Alfaro Daytner, a mother of six running a 7-figure a year
construction company, to this year's fantastic emcee, Alejandro Negron – a
well-known and very popular journalist and multi-media personality. We've
covered all the basics that impact the Hispanic business community by
featuring our top political advocates, some of the best minds in the business
world, and the media – the people who keep us informed and help tell our
The speakers – This year's keynote speakers are all head turners. The morning
kicks off with powerful politicos including U.S. Senator Ben Cardin,
Congressman Chris Van Hollen, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, followed by Kaiser Permanente's VP of
Strategic Business Development, Geb Buchness.
The afternoon session, which follows the long-awaited Hispanic Heritage Awards
presentation, opens with one of the Hispanic business community's staunchest
allies, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro. Next the spotlight
shines on three highly successful business executives: the Honorable Nelson A.
Diaz, a former judge and practicing partner with Dilsworth Paxon attorneys at
law, who sits on the board of directors of Exelon Corporation and Jerry
Johnson, GM and CEO of Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. The session
closes with the woman Fortune Magazine named one of the 10 Most Powerful Women
Entrepreneurs, Theresa Alfaro Daytner, CEO of Daytner Construction Group.
The Seminars - In addition to an impressive list of keynote speakers, the
conference is known for its seminars, which focus on issues important to
business owners and executives. Each panel features an array of experts such
as Nicole Quiroga, General Manager of Telemundo/DC and Maritza Lizama,
Audience Development Director for the Washington Business Journal, both
participating in the (How to) Reach & Sell to the Hispanic Market seminar.
Exporting & Importing in the Western Hemisphere, An Update to Small Business
Financing and Smarter Human Resources Training are just a few of the hour-long
seminar topics offered at this year's event.
Networking - The conference closes after a three-hour long Networking Happy
"Hour" featuring a welcome from the MDHBC President, sponsor and volunteer
recognition and in keeping with the unique Latin flavor, live entertainment
from Bachata V.I.P., dancing and between the live sets, more dancing, courtesy
To register online, view the conference schedule and get more details about
the conference speakers, seminars, exhibitors, award winners and more, visit
www.mdhbc.com or contact Maria P. Rodriguez at 301-947-6819.
SOURCE Maryland Hispanic Business Conference
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