NAHCC's 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Business & Community Awards is made possible thanks to our Corporate Sponsors and Community Partners:
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH 2010 CALENDAR
During Hispanic Heritage Month the NAHCC recognizes the profesional, civic and business contributions of members and non-members in our community. To nominate someone who has demonstrated commitment and leadership to the advancement of our emergent Hispanic community please contact Loraine Segovia at email@example.com
*Registration at the bottom of page. To RSVP by phone please call 615-216-5737
6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kick Off Event
Join the BJJBCC's Director Frank E. Dobson Jr. , Professor William Luis, Ph.D, Editor of the Afro-Hispanic Review, NAHCC Board and members, sponsors, community partners, members and guests to celebrate the official beginning of this tradicional American festivity!
Location: Bishop Joseph Johnson Cultural Center
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235
Sponsored by: Vanderbilt University Afro-Hispanic Review
Center For Latin American Studies (CLAS) Teacher Work Shop:
"What Moves Them: Immigration & the Push Factor"
Time: 9 AM - 3 PM
Location: Peabody Commons
Description:CLAS Teacher Workshop with Jorge Durand & José González
Sessions of this professional development workshop will provide insight into the sociological and economic issues of what cause people to move. Featured will be Jorge Durand, CLAS Visiting Resource Professor and Professor of Sociology at the University of Guadalajara. Dr. Durand will share with teachers his work on migration patterns. For registration information or questions visit: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/clas/outreach
About The Importance of Hispanic Heritage Month Panel Discussion
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The United States Attorney's Office will be recognizing Hispanic Heritage Celebration Month. Guest panelists will discuss the Hispanic Contributions to the United States and society as a whole.
Location: United States Attorneys Office - US Department of Justice (Nashville Office)
31st USHCC National Convention, Dallas, TX
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) will be conducting its 31st Annual National Convention & Business Expo September 22-25, 2010 in Dallas, TX. Over the span of four days, the USHCC will be host to the largest gathering of Hispanic business owners in the nation, offering a variety of workshops, chamber training and business sessions focused on: building business relationships; and, creating procurement opportunities for participants from all industries.
Convention highlights: USHCC Business Matchmaking is open for your certified business owners. This program pairs your members with buyers from many of the largest corporations in the country, and it’s free for convention registrants.
The USHCC Foundation Chamber Training Institute takes at the Convention Center. This training is designed for chamber executives (leadership and support staff) and will cover the areas of chamber operations, leadership, finance, and social networking.
For more information please contact our office at 615-216-5737
Business Basics: The no frills way to start a business (w/Nashville Business Incubation Center)
It is a rough economic climate out there. We know. We also believe that this is a good time to start a business. That's why we've come up with the no frills Business Basics Program. You want to know what you need to know when you need to know it. We know that. You don't have time or money to waste. Business Basics will launch this fall.
Forms will be completed in class for you to apply for a business license, a Federal Identification Number, and you will go online to register your business name with the State of Tennessee. Other topics to be covered are listed in the column to the right.
For more information, call firstname.lastname@example.org
Your personal credit report analysis and repair
Marketing on a Shoe String
Complete Business License Application
Naming Your Business
Apply for Federal Identification Number
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM“Sister Cities of Nashville Celebrates a World of Friendship”
at One Eleven in downtown Nashville
Sister Cities of Nashville is celebration its 20th anniversary and with, patrons and sponsors will bring Nashvillians together to celebrate the diversity that makes up our community and our world.
Tickets: Includes appetizers, an international buffet dinner, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages; live music; and a silent auction with international flavor. Event sponsors will be mailed tickets. Individual tickets will be held at the door. No individual tickets will be mailed.
Food & Beverage partners participating include: Eastland Cafe, Gerst Haus, Ichiban Japanese Restaurant, Park Cafe, P.F. Chang's, Provence, The Wine Chap, Jim and Dan Maddox, owners of M.E. Wine & Liquors, and Yazoo Brewing Company. Additionally, a wine tasting featuring wines from our sister city countries will be sponsored by Grace's Wine & Spirits.
Entertainment: Consul General of Japan Hiroshi Sato's band, "Beauty and the Beast" will perform along with other local favorites!
Silent auction items include: a trip to Belfast, Northern Ireland; as well as getaways to a ski condo in Park City, Utah; the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, IL and local "staycation" packages to the Hutton Hotel, the Inn at Evins Mill, Loew's Vanderbilt Plaza and more! Gift certificates to restaurants, spas, and cultural activities in town plus foreign language lessons at TFLI, event space at One Eleven, cooking classes, wine, and gift items are also attractions in the silent auction!
Proceeds from the event will benefit Sister Cities of Nashville outreach programs which include educational, cultural, professional, and civic exchanges with Nashville’s current and prospective sister cities. Proceeds will also provide scholarships for students in need of financial aid to participate in educational exchanges abroad.
Mayor Karl Dean serves as the honorary chair of Sister Cities of Nashville, a not-for-profit 501c3, active volunteer organization connecting Nashvillians with friends around the world through cultural exchange and community partnership. It is a chapter of Sister Cities International which developed from a program begun in 1956 by President Dwight Eisenhower to promote international goodwill through citizen diplomacy. The mission of the organization is to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, & cooperation — one individual, one community at a time.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10
Nashville Minority Enterprise Development Week 28th Anniversary
"Energizing the American Economy with Minority Business Enterprise"
Pre-registration is mandatory and includes complimentary capability statement . Refreshments served.
*In partnership with Nashville Minority Business Center
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
U.S. Small Business Administration Tennessee District Office
Metro Center 50 Vantage Way,
Suite 201 Conference Room
Nashville, TN 37228
Be Competitive in the Global Marketplace!
The U.S. Small Business Administration www.sba.gov and the Nashville Minority Business Center www.minoritybusinesscenter.com presents this free and open to the public seminar on Exporting and International Trade.
- Learn the basics of exporting
- Develop an International Marketing Plan
- Investigate the sources of International Trade Financing
- Learn about methods of payment and letters of credit
- Learn how to find foreign buyers for your goods and services
- Meet successful exporters and learn from their success
Thursday, September 30, 2010
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
U.S. Small Business Administration Tennessee District Office
Metro Center 50 Vantage Way, Suite 201 Conference Room
Nashville, TN 37228
Marketing Sales and Profitable Business Growth
Presented by Paul Middlebrooks, Marketing Consulting
University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service
Friday, October 1, 2010
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tennessee Small Business Development Center
330 10th Avenue North - Nashville TN 37210
Easy Quick Books Tips for your Small Business
Quick-books is one of the most important financial tools that a small business can own. Find out how to master technology and make it do more than ever anticipated.
Saturday, October 2, 2100
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mount Zion Baptist Church - 2261 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, TN 37217
8th Annual Mount Zion Business Career Expo
Are you a business owner that is seeking creative ways to reach new customers? Are you an organization that is looking for a new pool of people to select employees from? As a leader of an organization are you looking for a networking opportunity? If you have answered yes to any or all of these questions, then the Networking ministry of Mount Zion has a great deal for you - the 2009 Business Career Opportunity Expo. The Eighth Annual 2010 Business Career Opportunity Expo is a splendid opportunity for area employers to connect with hundreds of qualified jobs seekers while allowing business owners to market and sell their services to the Middle Tennessee Community. Please visit the website at www.mtzionnashville.org for more information.
Sunday, October 3, 2010
Morning Worship Service
Minority Business Recognition Sunday
Minority businesses will be honored throughout Middle Tennessee during worship services at over twenty area congregations.
U.S Citizenship & Immigration Services Community Organizations Meeting
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Downtown Office
530 Third Avenue South- Suite 5
Nashville, TN 37210
Fiesta de Otoño Festival*
10:00 AM – 4 PM
Location: Volunteer State Community College Campus
Sponsor: Hispanic Summer Alliance
Description: A Fall Festival to Celebrate Hispanic Culture
Cultural dance from many countries
Latin American food tasting and cook-off
Games and fun for kids
Free food and drinks
Health check-ups and information
Community group tables
It’s all free and open to everyone. Bring a blanket and chairs, and spend the whole day!
*Volunteer State Community College in partnership with Sumner Hispanic Alliance
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Reception & Awards Ceremony
U.S Congressman Jim Cooper
Governor Phil Bredesen
Mayor Karl Dean
Commissioner Tommy Vallejos
Location: TN State Museum
In Partnership with Tennessee State Museum Foundation
About The Importance of Hispanic Heritage Month
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The TN Joint Force Headquarters for Army and will be recognizing Hispanic Heritage Celebration Month. A guest speaker will discuss the Hispanic Contributions to the United States and society as a whole.
Location: Joint Force HQ Army and National Guard
**FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 Official closing of Hispanic Heritage Month festivities**
(**)Schedule as of october 1st, 2010 . Subject to change.
During Hispanic Heritage Month the NAHCC recognizes the profesional, civic and business contributions of members and non-members in our community. To nominate someone who has demonstrated commitment and leadership to the advancement of our emergent Hispanic community please contact Loraine Segovia at email@example.com
To RSVP please call 615-216-5737 RSVP@nashvillehispanicchamber.com
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