GWHCC in the News
Here, you will find a collection of news coverage of the GWHCC and its members
On June 8th, Washington Hispanic Featured the 36th Annual Gala. Please click here or the picture below to read the complete article.
On June 5th, InTheCapital featured the 36th Annual Gala. Please click here or the picture below to read the complete article.
On March 25th, Washington Post's Capital Business Featured Business Expo. Please click here or on the image below to read the entire article.
On March 26th, Washington Post's Capital Business Cover Story Featured Chamber Members Importing and Exporting to Latin America.Please click here or on the image below to read the entire article.
On March 15th, ABC7 News reported on the unemployment rate in the Hispanic community and the Business Expo
On March 11th, NBC4's Viewpoint showcased the state of Hispanic businesses in the metropolitan area, the Chamber and the Business Expo
Oct. 21, 2011. Carlos Perdomo: “BB&T dio un gran impulso a nuestro negocio”
Carlos Eduardo Perdomo es el presidente y CEO de Keystone Plus Construction, fundada hace 22 años y asentada en Washington DC, la que es considerada una de las más grandes compañías de construcción propiedad de hispanos en los Estados Unidos. En ese lapso, ha ejecutado más de 250 millones de dólares en obras cumplidas...Click Here to Continue Reading
Oct. 7, 2011. Washington, DC Economic Partnership Restructures
From the WDCEP - Yesterday, the Board of Directors of the Washington, DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) unanimously endorsed a restructured 2012 budget and redesigned its priorities as a first step in recreating the WDCEP’s role as a key contributor to business development in DC... Click Here to Continue Reading
Oct 5, 2011. City Moves Latin Vendors Out of Unity ParkView more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com.From The Dupont Current - Following last weekend's shutdown of the Latin Food makert in Adams Morgan's Unity Park, several vendors are slated to relocate to an indoor Columbia Heights spot this month... Click Here to Continue Reading
Oct 2, 2011. GWHCC President & CEO Angela Franco interviewed in NBC4 regarding the closing of Unity Market in Adams Morgan and its relocation to Columbia Heights
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation Presents National Green Builds Business Program in Washington D.C.
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation announced today that it will bring its national Green Builds Business Program to its own backyard in Washington D.C....Click here to continue reading
Graham Negotiating between Adams Morgan Restaurants, Street VendorsFrom the Washington Examiner – D.C. Councilman Jim Graham has stepped into an ongoing feud between brick-and-mortar restaurants in Adams Morgan and a group of vendors who sell lower-cost food in an area park.
The Adams Morgan Partnership, which represents local businesses, has been trying for months to get the Fenty administration to create tighter guidelines on the vendors who sell food and clothing in Unity Park every Friday through Sunday... Click here to continue reading
Hispanic Business Surge in Washington
From the Washington Business Journal – Alfredo Casta started his business the way many entrepreneurs do: knowing he could do better on his own.
“The entrepreneurial spirit was in me, and I wanted to scratch that itch,” he said... Click Here to continue reading
Frightfully Delicious: Where to Dine for the Day of the Dead
From Express Night Out – Mexico's Day of the Dead puts Halloween to shame. Known there as Dia de los Muertos, the two-day celebration (Nov. 1-2) is an explosion of color, flavor and ritual that pays tribute to those who are no longer with us. Food is an integral part of this homage — rich chocolate mole sauce, sweet pastries, ornately decorated sugar skulls. The holiday thrives here in the District, so adventurous foodies needn't pony up for a plane ticket to enjoy it... Click here to continue reading
GWHCC on ABC7
GWHCC's CEO Angela Franco and Chamber members Cascades Technologies and Mio Restaurant were featured on WJLA ABC7 News on Sep 28, 2010. Ben Eisler reports on the growth that Hispanic businesses have had in the last 5 years:
GWHCC on NBC4
Magda Cardenas, Director of Marketing and Communications at GWHCC and Ivan-Alonzo Gaviria, Business Development Manager at Chamber member company Keystone Plus Construction were featured on NBC4 News with a piece on the surge of Hispanic businesses in the DC metropolitan area:
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