Launched in 2010, the Business Expo has become the region’s prime event to connect minority-owned businesses with potential clients and organizations that support their growth. Participation in the Expo has increased from 500 attendees in 2010 to over 1,800 in 2014.
The Business Expo provides a great opportunity for you to showcase your business to thousands of potential new customers. Capitalize on this unique opportunity to reach one of the fastest growing Hispanic markets in the country!
Over 140 exhibitors
Health & Wellness Plaza
Over 1,800 attendees
Workforce & Education Row
Resources to start, manage and grow your business
And much more!
Population Growth – The Hispanic population grew by 21.8 percent in Washington, DC, 106.5 percent in Maryland, and 91.7percent in Virginia.*
Business Growth – Hispanic businesses are emerging and growing all over the country. In the Washington area, which includes parts of southern Maryland and West Virginia, increased 53.5 percent from 2002 to 2007 to 44,428. The gross revenue reported by area Hispanic-owned businesses grew by 79.2 percent to $7.65 billion during the five-year period, while overall area business revenue grew just 26.2 percent to $612.41 billion in the area.**
Purchase/Consumption - The highest Hispanic median household incomes among the top 60 metropolitan is in the Washington metro area with $62,000.*** Hispanics represent 11 percent of the US’s total buying power, or about $1 trillion.
*2010 Census Bureau/ **2010 Census Bureau Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners/ ***Pew Hispanic Research
Enjoy past years' videos:
Video Expo 2012
Video Expo 2011 - Leading the Way to Business Success
Video Expo 2010 - Moving Forward
For more information about this event call the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at (202)728-0352 or email us to Alma Alfaro-Laska at email@example.com.