The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) came together August 25 – 27 to hold their 36thAnnual Conference, providing seminars on social media, micro lending, business opportunities and best practices and honor its “Hispanic Business Men and Women of the Year.”
The conference kicked off with an opening evening of entertainment hosted by the Irving Hispanic Chamber. Other events included the Latina luncheon showcasing Who’s Who among Latina Business Women and the Chairman’s Gala honoring Texas Hispanic Business Men and Chambers of the Year.
Honorees include: Pepe de Cabeza de Vaca – Social Life Magazine (McAllen), Luis Spinola – Azteca-Omega Group (Irving), Demetrius Navarro – Navarro Insurance Group (Houston), Rosario Guzman – Prime Eco Group (Houston), Patricia De Valdemebro – ATS Multicultural (Irving), Barbra Peterson – Christi Consulting (Seguin), and Elizabeth Ponce – Ponce Contractors (Dallas).
Chambers honored were: El Paso Hispanic Chamber, Large Chamber of the Year; RGV Hispanic Chamber, Medium Chamber of the Year, and Seguin Hispanic Chamber, Small Chamber of the Year.
“We are proud to honor these fine businessmen and women for the leadership they provide to the Texas Hispanic Business community,” said Ben Mendez the incoming TAMACC Chairman. “These individuals are great role models for Texas. They inspire others to be successful.”
Over the next few months, TAMACC plans to unveil a new strategic plan that will enhance the visibility of TAMACC, increase corporate participation, and develop new Hispanic chambers throughout the state.
TAMACC is the voice for Texas Hispanic Business providing leadership and advocacy for more than 450,000 Hispanic owned businesses in the State of Texas. TAMACC seeks to focus its attention to provide more diverse programming and resources to a wider range of audience to better serve its members and the Texas Hispanic Business Community.