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Statewide Hispanic 
Chamber of Commerce
of New Jersey
 Annual Convention &  Business Expo
Annual Convention & Business Expo
Palisadium USA | October 12, 2018

Let's celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
Join the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on our 
Annual Convention & Business Expo. 

Edgardo Miranda Rodriguez, a writer at Marvel Entertainment will be participating at this event by presenting a pop-up art exhibition. 

The Annual Convention is a showcase of all those who work tirelessly with the Chamber to continue this mission.  Over seventy exhibitors, government officials, corporate leaders and diplomats all come together to celebrate business as one #familia. 



Hispanic
Entrepreneurship Training Program (HETP)
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN




About HETP Program

Program participants will be equipped with the resources and know-how to start and/or expand their businesses. The course's focus is creating a comprehensive business and expanding participants' knowledge of:
  • Product Development
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Building an Online Presence
  • Leveraging social media networks
  • Networking and Client Relations
  • Exporting and Importing of Products and Services
  • Procurement, Licenses and Certifications
  • Accessing Capital and Credit
  • Developing Financial Projections
  • Financial Accounts Management
  • Legal
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Business Writing and Presentations  
Ultimately, HETP seeks to provide Hispanic-owned businesses the resources to become viable assets in the communities that they serve.

Classes will commence February 2019 and will consist of 
15 Friday morning sessions of 4 hours each.

Please note: Space is limited. 
Simultaneous translation services are provided in Spanish & English. 


SHCCNJ Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity
for Restaurant Owners


SHCCNJ
Food and Beverage 
Sponsorship Levels:

Join our Chamber and bring exposure to your restaurant!

 

Ability to post job opportunities

 

Up to 6 e-mail blasts / year

 

Media Exposure


 Click here for more details


SAVE-THE-DATE
Hospitality Fiesta in Atlantic City
November 13th, 2018

About the Event:

Business networking while enjoying a night of celebration during the League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City. 

Celebrating our diversity! Come and have a great night with the who's who of New Jersey's public and private sectors.

This is an event you do not want to miss!

It is free to attend but RSVP is highly encouraged.

Click here for sponsorship / vendor opportunity 
 
Click here to book a room at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel
  • 48 HRS Cancellation Policy
  • $30 Valet / $10 Self Parking
  • Group rate available until October 12, 2018. 

Atlantic Hospitality Fiesta

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Noyes Arts Garage, 
Atlantic City, NJ


SAVE-THE-DATE
Winter Gala & Awards Ceremony
December 8th, 2018

About the Event:

Join the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ to celebrate a year of success! Recognizing Hispanic leadership in New Jersey!

Click here to book a hotel at the Marriott Courtyard Wayne Fairfield 
  • Rates will be available from December 7 - 8
  • Book by November 7, 2018
  • Free High-Speed Internet, Fitness Center and Pool.
  • Parking complimentary on-site parking
Please note: A shuttle bus will be available for transportation to and from the Legacy Castle.

SHCCNJ Winter Gala 2018

Saturday, December 8, 2018 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Legacy Castle

About the Event:

A night of spirits, food and music to celebrate Mercy center!


Tickets $65 / person
Cheers for Mercy

Saturday, November 1, 2018 
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Langosta Lounge


PSEG & SDDC Supplier Diversity Conference


Supplier Diversity 
Development Council's (SDCC)

Friday, October 26, 2018

9:00AM - 3:00PM
Crowne Plaza Princeton
 900 Scudders Mills Road 
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

  PSEG will be co-sponsoring the Annual NJ Board of Public Utilities Supplier Diversity Development Council (SDDC) Conference

 "Building Relationships & Increasing Opportunities".

If you would like at table at this event people contact 
Robert Medina at  bob@medina43.com



Immigrant Entrepreneurs Honored for 
Making a Difference in New Jersey


The 2018 winners, their NJ business location and country of origin are:
  • 2018 Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year - Kamal Bathla, Managing Director, Maestro Technologies, Trenton, NJ (India)
  • Caspar Wistar Award for Growth - Pierre Hage-Boutros, Founder, Pierre's of South Brunswick, Monmouth Junction, NJ (Lebanon)
  • David Sarnoff Award for Advocacy and Community Engagement - Jose Guerrero, President, Chairman and CEO, Spencer Savings Bank, Elmwood Park, NJ (Spain)
  • Albert Einstein Award for Innovation - Jack Li, Owner, Windsor Athletic Club, West Windsor, NJ (China)
  • Rising Star - Suchitra Kamath, Owner/President, Minuteman Press Edison, NJ (India)
  • Honorable Mention Growth - Manuel Hernandez, Owner, Manny's HVAC & Home Improvement, Trenton, NJ (Dominican Republic)
  • Honorable Mention Innovation - Christina Jeng, Founder and President, enfoTech & Consulting, North Brunswick, NJ (Taiwan)
Click here for more information


Circo Hermanos Vazquez at Garden State Plaza
VIP Entrance - Meet & Greet


September 29, 2018

3:50 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

Garden State Plaza
Garden State Plaza Boulevard
Paramus, NJ 07652

Circo Hermanos Vazquez Invites you to live the magic of the circus and its high-quality family-friendly entertainment.

Come and enjoy a circus that's part of our culture and heritage.
Circo Hermanos Vazquez is coming to Paramus, NJ 
at the Garden State Plaza. 

Come and enjoy their equestrian acts, laugh with their clowns and feel the thrill of the human cannonball act.

Use Password: CHV
Click here to register


Bergen Community College
Latino Heritage Celebration 2018

Hispanics: One Endless Voice to Enhance our Traditions

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
11:00AM

Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Rd, 
Paramus, NJ

Bergen Community College is proud to announce Gian-Paul Gonzalez will be the Keynote Speaker at their Latino Heritage Month Opening Ceremony. 

UPCOMING EVENTS


United Airlines 
SMWDBE Construction Contractor Networking Event

Sept. 25, 2018
8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Newark Liberty International Airport
Terminal C -  Newark, NJ

General Contractors in Attendance:
Turner Construction
AECOM / Hunt / Tishman Construction
Holt Construction
Shawmut Design and Construction
VRH Aviation Construction Specialists



Industry Day: Defense Contract Management Agency's 

September 26, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
No Fee 

Join Colonel Jay Ferreira, his team and NJIT Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for a full day of topics geared to prepare New Jersey industry to identify, and prepare for future procurement opportunities

to  participate in this event





Hope for Refugee Children 

Small Toys such as:
  • Dolls 
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Cars
  • Plush Footballs
  • Coloring Books
 Donation can be   dropped off at:
181 Prospect St. 1st Fl,  Passaic, NJ

Every Saturday-  5:00PM-9:00PM 
& Sunday - 1:00PM-4:00PM
Women in Leadership: Breaking Barriers

Wed, Oct 18, 2018

9:00AM - 12:30PM

Berkeley  College
430 Rahway Avenue,
Woodbridge, NJ 

Topics include incubating and future of women entrepreneurs and social responsibility in business.





Launch &  Procurement Expo
 
Nov. 8, 2018 
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Location - TBD

Learn about business opportunities in the public and private sectors. 

We are looking for companies with supplier diversity programs to participate in the 
procurement expo.
Visit the Veterans Chamber for more information
Hola  Fest NJ 2018

Sept. 29, 2018
1:00PM - 6:00PM 
60 Woodland Rd, Maplewood NJ 

Cultural entertainment, including dance and music,  Latin food, interactive children's workshops and activities for the entire family.











Grow your Business with the Power of Census Data

Sept. 28, 2018
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Culinary  Conference Center
161 Newkirk St, 
Jersey City, NJ

The U.S Census Bureau provides a wealth of data that can help business owners, and has an easy to use tool called Census Business Builder (CBB) that delivers this information.
Students can catch free latenight Lyft rides at this N.J. university

Rider University students can catch a free ride home from Lyft late at night, thanks to a new partnership the school started with the widely used on-demand transportation company.

Click here to read more




Brands Made in
 Puerto Rico

If you are a service provider, get listed with this group! 

Connect with us for networking and marketing via our growing social platforms. 

Click on 
"Get Involved Today"



Become a CASA Advocate

Children known to CASA have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect and desperately need caring adults by their side. You can serve as a "voice in court" for Hispanic children by becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children (CASA). Programs are located in all 21 counties of NJ. You can make a significant different in the life of a child TODAY !

Click here for more information about this volunteer opportunity


ESL Courses 

September, 2018
9:00AM-1:00PM
Saturdays 

Bergen Community College is offering ESL Level 1 and Level 2 starting September. This is a 10-week program at the Hackensack campus. The program is available through a grant so there is no out-of-pocket cost. 



Hispanic Heritage 
Cultural Fest

September 30, 2018
12:00PM - 4:00PM
Parker Press Park 
Woodbridge, NJ

Join us for a fun-filled and educational day to recognize the contributions of the Hispanic and Latino Americans in Woodbridge as we celebrate their heritage and culture!

Vendor  opportunities available



Bitter laughter: Graphic Novels from Latin America & Spain

Fri, November 9, 2018
6:30-9:30PM
Frederick O. Rose Auditorium
41 Cooper Square 
New York, NY 10008

Join ViceVersa Magazine on Friday, November 9th at The Cooper Union for Bitter Laughter, a conference that brings to NYC the boldest and most controversial cartoonists from Latin America and Spain

2018 NAHN 
10th Annual Celebration

Oct. 13, 2018
Don Pepe Restaurant
Newark, NJ

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses of New Jersey is a non-profit professional association committed to promoting the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.





 Juntos Together 
Documentary Premiere
Puerto Rico Rebuilding Project #1

The documentary tells the story of Juntos Together's experience in April 2018 to rebuild the walls and roofs of six (6) homes of first responders and other families in need, who sustained massive damage to their homes as a result of Hurricanes Irma & Maria in the fall of 2017. Teams of volunteers came from Greater New Brunswick, other parts of the US, and Puerto Rico.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
State Theatre New Jersey 
15 Livingston Avenue 
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Online:
$30 General Admission
$20 Student & Seniors (60+) w/ID

At the door:
$35 General Admission
$25 Student and Seniors w/ID

Click here to register

BCB Community Bank Along with the 
Bayonne City Council Invite you...


Chamber to Chamber at the Chamber

Date and Time 
October 11, 2018 
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Location
Dorothy Harrington Council Chambers
630 Avenue C
Bayonne,  NJ 07002

Share your ideas and success stories with fellow
chamber members and friends.



Join us at the "Todos Juntos" New York Red Bulls game



Sunday, September 30, 2018 

 New York Red Bulls vs Atlanta United FC
Kickoff at 1 p.m. 

Red Bulls Arena
600 Cape May  Street 
Harrison, New Jersey 07029

Discounted tickets are available to AARP members 
and guests as a buy one, get one offer. 

Additionally, the first 50 ticket purchasers attending will be invited to participate in a Red Zone Experience, an opportunity to watch the players warm up from field level. 

You may order tickets, by calling 973-681-6974 or e mailing Brandon.medina@newyorkredbulls.com 
Use promo code Soccer1.* Tickets are limited.


Hispanic Group Councils


On September 6th, 2018 our Vice Chairman, Luis DeLaHoz 
had a meeting with the Latin American group. 
Job Opportunities
Prudential September Hot Jobs

Click here for more job postings

Senior Small Business Liaison

Markets and  promotes awareness of State and EDA products and services focused on small, women 

Click here for more information

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