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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.

Published Friday, May 13, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC –The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) will be celebrating its 40th Annual Gala: Honoring Hispanic Businesses in Construction on June 3rd at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC. This year the GWHCC will be recognizing five individuals in the construction sector who have excelled in various categories. The Gala Chairs are Edwin Villegas, President & CEO of Winmar Construction Inc. and Carlos Perdomo, CEO of Keystone Plus Construction Corporation. The event’s keynote speaker is David Velazquez, President & CEO of Pepco Holdings.

“This year the Chamber is celebrating its 40th anniversary! This is a significant milestone for us, the GWHCC and its members have come a long way since 1976,” said Angela Franco, President and CEO. “The GWHCC works every day to help businesses move forward and to build sectors that play an essential role within the community.”


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Hispanic Biz Corner

Monday, May 2, 2016

Small Business Week Events Near You

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 Biz Resource Mini-Clinic Pop-Ups
Stop by and receive free technical assistance and other resources for your small business. Experts will be on hand to answer all your business needs and link you with organizations that will mentor you to the next level.
Presented by: CNHED and DSLBD
Ben’s Chili Bowl BEN’s H St. NE
1001 H St. NE
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
DCRA Building
1100 Fourth St, SW
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Destination Congress Heights
3119 MLK Jr. Blvd.
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Uprising Muffins
1817 7th St. NW
8:00 am - 11:00 am 
Ward 7 Business Partnership
Thai Orchid's Kitchen Restaurant 
2314 PA Ave SE
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DC Government Economic Cluster’s Building Bridges to Success
Gain a better understanding of how to obtain access to capital, District government contracts, and grant opportunities.
Licensing Process (DCRA)
Great Streets Small Business Capital Improvement Grant (DMPED)
Small Business Assistance and Façade Improvement (DHCD)
Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) Program (DSLBD)
Green Incentive Program (DOEE)
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
100 4th Street SW, 2nd Floor (Room E-200), Washington, DC 20024
For more information, please call (202) 442-4538.


Tuesday, May 3

Power Up DC
GET MONEY, GET MOVIN: Accessing Capital to Start and Grow Your Business with Non-Traditional Funding Resources. Featuring: Guest Speakers, Workshops, Matchmaking Session
8:00 am -12:30 pm
Marriott Marquis Hotel - 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001
Made In DC Legislation Celebration
The Department of Small and Local Business Development celebrates the passing of the “Made In DC” legislation!
5:30PM - 7:30PM
Lab 1270 at Union Market - 1270 5th St NE
For more information, email dslbd@dc.gov.


Thursday, May 5

Hispanic Women Entrepreneurship Roundtable
DSLBD will announce a new program in partnership with MOLA and MOWPI that will help Hispanic women on the road to business ownership. 
10:00 am -11:00 am
MOLA Office - 2000 14th Street NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20009
For more information, email dslbd@dc.gov.
SCORE Growing Your Business Conference
A full day of Seminars, Workshops, Networking and Exhibits designed to help Grow your Business!
World-Class Speakers on Affordable Sales & Marketing Strategies, Federal Contracting, and Accessing Capital.
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Washington Hilton -1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009


Friday, May 6

Small Business Summit
Date: May 6, 2016
Time: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Spectrum Theatre
1611 North Kent St
Arlington, VA 22209
DISB’s Coffee and Capital
Introduction to DISB’s Access to Capital Programs for District Small Business
8:30 am – 10:30 am
Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church - 900 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

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