The growth rate of Latino businesses in the United States, both non-employer and employer firms (those that have paid employees), has outpaced the growth rate of all other groups.1 This growth comes despite the fact that Latino businesses have the lowest rate of financial institution-based loans among all other groups of employer firms
— 2017 State of Latino Entrepreneurship, SLEI

The Latino Business Summit brings together business leaders and small and medium business owners and entrepreneurs, aiming to increase their market reach, acquire certifications and learn about the procurement process and opportunities in Georgia. 

Expected Attendance: 250 Latino business owners and executives for a full day of learning, networking and celebration of community.

Event Components:

a) Targeted networking opportunities for small business executives to meet and greet seasoned business leaders. 

b) Seminars and panels addressing key small business issues across industries and specific to the realities of Georgia led by industry experts and diverse speaker panels.

c) Facilitate access to procurement opportunities for Hispanic/Latino businesses (B2B connections)

e) Highlight and celebrate our potential as a community during an Executive Luncheon & Latino Commerce Awards recognizing leading Latino businesses in Georgia.

f) Expert speakers and consultants available to answer your questions.

Interested in learning more about how to get involved? Contact us.