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January 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This reception will help educate small business owners in wards 7 and 8 about free one on one assistance, training and
January 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Join us on January 24th from 9:30am - 11:00am at our offices for our first ever small business focus group. Share your
February 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us as we kickoff our first GWHCC Exchange of 2018 at a brand new location! Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and free flowing drinks
February 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Join us to learn tips on financial planning for your business. For more information please contact Emilia Cortes Gomez at

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Published Thursday, September 1, 2016
Home | Contact The Chamber 2016 Hispanic Heritage Celebration GWHCC is pleased to invite you and join us to celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Celebration on more»
Published Monday, June 6, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2016 –The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) celebrated its annual Gala: Honoring Hispanic Businesses in Construction on June 3rd at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC. This year the GWHCC recognized five individuals in the construction sector who have excelled in various categories and celebrated its 40th anniversary.


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Weekly Announcement Renewals and New Members June 1st 2016
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
We are so excited to announce the new and renewed members of this week! Thank you for your support and confidence to the GWHCC!! New Members Company Type PilieroMazza ...
Weekly Announcement Renewals and New Members May 5th 2016
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
We are so excited to announce the new and renewed members of this week! Thank you for your support and confidence to the GWHCC!! Click on each member below and check them ...
Small Business Week Events Near You
Monday, May 2, 2016
Small Business City Tour DSLBD will celebrate Small Business Week across the District by visiting small businesses in all 8 Wards throughout the week. Monday, May 2 DC Small ...
Weekly Announcement Renewals and New Members April 25 2016
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
We are so happy to announce the list of new members as well as the renewals of this week! Thank you for your support and confidence to the chamber! We look forward to work ...
Weekly Announcement Renewals and New Members April 18 2016
Monday, April 18, 2016
A warm welcome to all new GWHCC members! Also thank you to our members for renewing their membership. Please visit our website every Monday to see all GWHCC upcoming ...
Weekly Announcement Renewals and New Members April 11 2016
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
This week we would like to thank our members for renewing their membership with us, as well as to give a warm welcome to our new members! Click on each member below ...
“POWER UP DC 2016: Get Money, Get Movin’... Accessing Capital to Start and Grow Your Business with Non-Traditional Funding Resources”
Thursday, April 7, 2016

The DC Chamber of Commerce (DCCC), the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) along with participating business resource partners, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Small Business Administration, DC Small Business Development Center at Howard University, DC Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs, Coalition for Non-Profit Housing and Economic Development, DC Department of Small and Local Business Development, Washington DC Economic Partnership, the Latino Economic Development Corporation and the Congress Heights Training and Development Corporation, will host a small business forum, “POWER UP DC 2016: Get Money, Get Movin’... Accessing Capital to Start and Grow Your Business With Non-Traditional Funding Resources.”

Announcing GWHCC Members & Renewing Members
Friday, April 1, 2016
We would like to give a BIG welcome to our New Member and a special thanks to our renewing members for your continuous support. Happy connecting! New Member Rafael Ugarte ...
Affordable Care Act – Information Gathering for the Employer Mandate in 2015
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Under the Affordable Care Act, employers have been given shared responsibility to improve access to health insurance coverage in the United States. As a result, starting in ...
How to Write an Effective Marketing Plan for your Business in 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016

A marketing plan is the blue print that outlines how your company will capture its share of your target market. The process of formulating a marketing plan can be broken down into 3 phases: Analysis of Company, Analysis of Business Environment, and Goal Setting. 


Thursday, January 7, 2016

Social media can have a big impact on small businesses. Unfortunately, it’s not just about publishing a few posts and nice graphics. To really stand-out on a small business budget, your business has to understand its target customer, build great content and take a bit of a guerilla marketing approach to build experiences and programs that foster community and credibility.

Gift yourself with employees this holiday season!
Thursday, December 17, 2015

Most entrepreneurs seek business growth, and while saying you want to grow your business is one thing, making it happen is another.  In the words of Walt Disney:

The 10 significant rules for small businesses that want opportunities with the federal government
Thursday, December 3, 2015

A lot of businesses want to sell their services/products to the U.S. Federal Government. Why not? After all, the federal government is the largest customer you can have the world!

Some people tend to believe that you can become rich quickly by becoming a federal contractor. That’s not exactly correct. There’s more to federal contracting than most people realize.

Federal contracting is not for the faint of heart. It is not a get rich quick scheme.

However, if you have a product or service that the federal government buys, you can become successful by starting out with completing these tasks:


4 Tips To Say “Thank-You” & Drive Employee Engagement
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

As entrepreneurs, we hit the ground running every single day and often find there isn’t enough time to do EVERYTHING we want to do. It’s easy to take for granted those who are in the trenches with us throughout the year. So, as Thanksgiving draws near, I encourage you to take some time to reflect on how your staff is driving the growth and success of your business and ask yourself:

When was the last time you took the time to say thank you in a way that really showed how much you appreciate your team members’ contributions?

6 Reasons Why You Should Join Your Local Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Have you ever considered joining your local chamber of commerce to grow your business or to help you grow professionally?

Here are six reasons why you should join your local chamber:


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