Wells Fargo Named Title Sponsor for California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Convention

By Business Wire,  August 12, 2014, 05:06:00 PM EDT


SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, the premier organization promoting the development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and emerging Latino businesses in California, announced that Wells Fargo will be the Title Sponsors for its Annual Convention.

The three-day convention, from Aug. 13 to Aug. 15, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Orange County and will have a multimillion-dollar economic impact on Orange County, with thousands expected to attend.

"Wells Fargo is proud to be the title sponsor of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Convention for the 14th straight year," said Wells Fargo Senior Vice President and Community Development Manager Tim Rios. "We have partnered with the CHCC for many years, together working to meet the needs of California's important and fast-growing Latino business community."

The event will give attendees excellent networking opportunities, chances to connect with major businesses and government agencies and learn how to accelerate growth in their businesses.

"We appreciate Wells Fargo's continued commitment to helping Latino-owned business grow and thrive in California," said Alice Perez, President & CEO of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce. "Our annual convention is an important time for us to bring leaders together from around the state. It's made possible by generous supporters, led by Wells Fargo."

"We, Hispanic Entrepreneurs, are grateful that Wells Fargo and other sponsors see the value in this annual convention in bringing political and business leaders together with us to conduct and learn about business," said Ken Macias, Chairman of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Board of Directors.

Among the top Hispanic business experts presenting at this year's convention also include: Journalist, Activist and Philanthropist Giselle Fernandez; Author Sylvia Mendoza, and Latina Global Executive Leadership Program CEO Dr. Yasmin Davidds. Hispanic leaders Arturo Vargas, Executive Director of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) and Antonio Gonzalez, President of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP) headline a town hall on voter registration and its impact on Latino businesses.

To register, visit www.cahcc.com or call (916) 444-2221. The cost of the convention is $295 for members/$395 for non-members. Single-day admission is also available.

About the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) is the premier and largest regional ethnic business organization in the nation, promoting the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and California's emerging businesses. Through its network of more than 65 Hispanic chambers and business associations throughout California, the CHCC represents the interest of over 700,000 Hispanic business owners. For more information, please visit www.cahcc.com.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.6 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, 12,500 ATMs, and the internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune's 2014 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy all our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Source: California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC)



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