HABLA & Wells Fargo Renew Partnership

4th Annual Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards

Lanza Group welcomes partner Wells Fargo & Company for the second year in a row to HABLA, the Hispanic Achievement and Business Leadership Awards presented by Verizon Wireless. The 4th annual awards luncheon recognizes the achievements of the Hispanic business community on Thursday, October 13th at the close of Hispanic Heritage month.

Wells Fargo is dedicated to the diversity of Atlanta’s business community, as a major player in the market. With operations around the world, Wells Fargo has offered a range of financial services to customers since 1852. “Atlanta’s Latino business community continues to grow and thrive, and we are honored to be involved with HABLA, a great community event recognizing the achievements and contributions made in a city that is so important to Wells Fargo,” said Mike Donnelly, Atlanta regional president. “It is important to us to recognize the success of Atlanta’s Hispanic business and civic leaders.”

Beginning in 2008, HABLA has highlighted a variety of local dignitaries and community influencers, honoring nominees in four categories: Entrepreneur, Civic/Government, Corporate Executive and Unsung Hero. Wells Fargo will present the Entrepreneur Award to the honoree, for their outstanding business growth and contributions in the past year. Keynote speaker Joe Kutchera, author of Latino Link: Building Brands Online with Hispanic Communities and Content, will speak along with Mayor Kasim Reed, who will welcome attendees again on behalf of the City of Atlanta.

HABLA serves as the closing ceremony to Hispanic Heritage Month festivities in Atlanta, highlighting the accomplishments of Latino role models and providing the recognition they merit. HABLA is the leading business-to-business (B2B) Hispanic focused networking event in the market. The 4th annual Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards will take place on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 103 West in Buckhead. Please visit www.HablaAtlanta.com for more information