Published On: Wed, Aug 31st, 2022

Hispanic Entrepreneur Initiative Event Set for September 22 on Boca Raton University Campus

All-Day Business Symposium to Showcase Hispanic Heritage Month 

Boca Raton, FL – International speakers, bilingual workshops and panels will highlight Hispanic Entrepreneur Initiative’s all-day Hispanic Business Impact Symposium on Sept. 22 in Boca Raton.

Workshops on federal contracting, exporting, certifications and other essential business information will also cultural money mindsets and successful exporting. Panel discussions will range from business law, accounting, insurance and financing to women entrepreneurship.     

The symposium will bring together local and regional government officials; economic development agencies; community leaders;corporate partners, sister organizations; the philanthropic and academic communities; college students and small business owners and entrepreneurs.

“Our goal is to empower and inspire 200 entrepreneurs to create a sustainable business culture in the U.S.,” said HEI co-founder and CEO Mary Sol Gonzalez. “Also, in the frame of Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we will celebrate and recognize during our award ceremony the impact and achievement in the Hispanic Community, of five entrepreneurs and three corporations.”

The first event of its kind in the area, the symposiumis presented in partnership with the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Palm Beach County; City of Boca Raton Economic Development, Research Park at FAU and SBDC at FAU; SCORE Palm Beach County, Boca Raton Airport Authority, Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, Lebolo Construction and Hispanic Business Leaders.

Here’s the details and ticket information:

What: Hispanic Business Impact Symposium

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday Sept. 22.

Full agenda and how to register.

Where: Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence, Building 103, next to FAU Stadium, on Florida Atlantic University’sBoca Raton Campus, 777 Glades Road.

Tickets: Tickets $45 to $149

General admission: $99. Sales end Sept. 15 Online participation: $45. Last-minute admission: $149. Sales start on Sept. 16 and end on Sept 18


HEI Florida’s mission is empowering the fulfillment of the American dream by promoting economic prosperity in South Florida through training and advice on business culture for Hispanic entrepreneurs and other minorities.Co-founder and CEO Mary Sol Gonzalez is known for inspiring Boca Raton’s Chamber to expand its vision internationally. As a former entrepreneur, she was the Chamber’s 2015 Diamond Award recipient. Gonzalez and her husband Abilio, a retired international business executive, are from Venezuela. HEI’s board of directors reflects the diversity of the Hispanic demographic and businesses

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