The National Hispanic Corporate Council to Host the 2017 Annual Summit in Atlanta

 The National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC), the premiere resource for corporate America on maximizing the Hispanic market opportunity, announces the 2017 NHCC Annual Summit which will be held on April 4-6, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton in downtown Atlanta.

The 2017 NHCC Annual Summit titled “Driving Organizations Forward: Real Conversations on D&I as the Engine Behind Innovation” is an important gathering of our organization’s Fortune 1000 corporate members aims to highlight the latest corporate best practices in human resources, supplier diversity, marketing, community relations, and executive leadership within the Hispanic, diversity and inclusion space. Subject-matter experts (SMEs) and summit attendees share insights centered on why and how companies that strongly champion diversity and inclusion initiatives help to better position their respective companies to compete in the U.S. Hispanic consumer market.

“On behalf of the NHCC Board of Directors, we invite our corporate members and the greater Fortune 1000 corporate community to join us in Atlanta, GA for the 2017 NHCC Annual Summit to gain insights on the latest corporate best practices that will help position your brand as a leader with our nation’s $1.7 trillion Hispanic market.” ~ Abe Carrillo, NHCC Chair and Director, Inclusiveness and Diversity, Herman Miller, Inc.

Join our speakers, subject-matter experts, and corporate representatives from Fortune 1000 companies for the featured keynote presentations, plenary sessions as well as our workplace and marketplace tracks:

  • Keynote Presentation: Diversity & Innovation;
  • Unconscious Bias as the Barrier to True Innovation;
  • Leading with Cultural Intelligence;
  • Case Studies: Best Practices in Marketing Campaigns;
  • Innovative Leadership Development Tool;
  • Innovative Use of ERGs for Marketing, Supplier Diversity, Community Relations;
  • Innovative Structure of ERGs for Talent Recruitment, Retention, Development;
  • Impacting Business Imperatives and Innovation through Supplier Diversity;
  • Supplier Diversity & ROI Panel;
  • Multicultural Marketing Strategies;
  • Elevating Corporate Civic Engagement;
  • Multicultural Product Marketing.

BB&T graciously supports this event as the exclusive diamond sponsor. BB&T joined NHCC in 2014 and has been an active corporate member providing the organization with valuable workplace and marketplace insights, knowledge, and resources.

“Focusing on diversity and inclusion as an everyday business practice, allows organizations to stay competitive, retain and attract the best associates, best serve internal and external client bases, and ultimately maximize performance and results.” ~ Abraham Cox, EVP, Retail Lending Manager, BB&T Mortgage.

Marriott International will serve as the platinum sponsor. Cox Enterprises and GlaxoSmithKline are the gold sponsors. Additional contributions provided by AARP, The Coca-Cola Company, Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Shell, UPS, and Williams.

View the event page and register via