September Luncheon

September luncheon was a huge success September marked the first month where we decided to organize a revised networking luncheon and we had great attendance and awesome networking opportunities.  Thank you Sheriff Chad Chronister, Commissioner Sandi Murman for the update on the various programs, challenges and achievements the county is seeing through Covid. Thanks to […]

2020 Small Business Grant “Empresario Emprendedor” recipients

The Tampa Hispanic Chamber along with the USHCC, Cargill and Rumba meats, held a small private reception to honor the recipients of the 2020 Empresario Emprendedor small business grants. The board of directors had worked with other volunteers to coordinate the selection process and were happy to be able to help local businesses get through […]

First Luncheon of 2020

Our first HCCTB Luncheon of 2020 was truly remarkable. Thank you Gino Collura and Danny Alvarez for providing valuable information on how to manage Crisis Communication in our business and our lives. Let’s do it again! [NEWS]

Contest winners announced!

Thanks to the generosity of CAR CREDIT the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay received a grant to create a contest to benefit the community. Through this generous grant, CAR CREDIT went the extra mile to offer a van to our winners of the “Empresario Emprendedor” contest. YÜJ enlightened granola owners, Massiel and Fernando […]

Hillsborough commission recognizes local leaders in proclamaition

In Celebration of the Hispanic Heritage Month, The Hillsborough County Florida Government, Les Miller Commissioner Chairman and Hispanic Liaison Eli Capote Rodriguez presented a special proclamation to a group of Hispanic Leaders representing Cuba, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico ( La Isla del Encanto).  Within that group our very own President, Diane […]

Prestigio Hispano awards luncheon

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay (HCCTB), hosted a Networking and Awards Luncheon for Latino professionals, as recognition for their positive contributions with displayed expertise in our Tampa Bay area. Members of the board along with the luncheon’s attendees took part in the celebration of achievements and […]

Mayor Castor encourages chamber members

Recently elected Mayor Jane Castor of Tampa Florida honored the Tampa Hispanic Chamber by attending their monthly luncheon and presenting her vision and plan to encourage small and minority business to engage with each other and the city. Mayor Castor talked about the future of Tampa as a technology hub  and how they have recently attracted some […]

Hanney encourages businesses at luncheon

Our June networking luncheon featured James Hanney of the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority.  During his presentation, Mr. Hanney encouraged attendees to do business with his organization through their vendor registration and bidding process. “These projects are mini cities and require a wide array of services and products” James Hanney There are multiple level of projects […]

Senator Cruz inspires at luncheon.

Senator Janet Cruz was the keynote speaker at our May Networking Lunch and she inspired the audience with her presentation and biographical story. As a native to Tampa she was able to use her entrepreneurial resources to help her pull her family out of generational poverty. She encourages everyone to stay true to your business and […]

Dr. Cesar Lara highlights April networking luncheon

Our April networking luncheon featured Dr. Cesar Lara as our keynote speaker and he shared some of the key concepts to his holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle. The capacity crowd was able to ask questions and learn more about organic foods, clean water, positive change and complete health management.  We saw over 60% of […]