Category: News (Featured)

Thanks to the more than 185 local business leaders who joined us in Washington, D.C. during SA to DC 2019!

Last week, our President and CEO Diane Sanchez and 2019 Chair John Agather joined over 185 San Antonio business and community leaders on the annual SA to DC trip.  This year marked the 41st trip our community has rallied around advocating for a better San Antonio.  The group was divided into issue teams ranging from…

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Missed our 90th Annual Gala? Hear our 2019 Chairman John Agather’s Vision for our Hispanic Chamber now!

John Agather’s 90th Annual San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Gala Address Muy buenas noches y bienvenidos on this, our celebration commemorating the ninetieth anniversary of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. For me it is the ultimate honor to stand before you on behalf of an organization that exemplifies a culture of excellence and whose body…

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San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Lauds Selection of Local Congressman Joaquin Castro as new Honorary Chair of United States-Spain Council  

Announcement made in Washington, D.C. this evening, and will allow for better planning as San Antonio will host the XXIV U.S. Spain Council Forum later this year. SAN ANTONIO (January 28, 2019) — The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) applauds the United States-Spain Council for choosing San Antonio-native Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) as…

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The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces Selection of New President and CEO

Hispanic Chamber Board approves the hiring of Diane S. Sánchez as organization’s new President and CEO SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 24, 2019) – Today, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors met and chose Diane S. Sánchez as its new President and CEO. Sánchez is a native Texan and graduate of the University…

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San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2019 Latina Leadership Institute

LLI continues to strive to strengthen and grow leadership skills of women for them to seek positions in politics and high-power boards and commissions SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 10, 2019) – With a historic 2018 Election that saw an increase of women elected into public office, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is committed to the mission…

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San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Proudly Announces that San Antonio Has Been Selected to Host the XXIV U.S. Spain Council Forum in 2019

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is proud to announce that San Antonio has officially been selected as the host location for the XXIV U.S. Spain Council Forum in 2019. The United States-Spain Council is a unique organization in which American and Spanish top corporate leaders, high-level government officials and leaders in education…

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Graduate of San Antonio Hispanic Chamber’s Latina Leadership Institute Elected to Office, First of its Kind for Program

Veronica Vasquez, a local attorney and graduate of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s (SAHCC) second Latina Leadership Institute (LLI) cohort, is the judge-elect for Bexar County Probate Court No. 2 winning with 57% of the vote in the 2018 mid-term election. Veronica Vasquez stated, “As a Latina, and the first person of color…

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San Antonio Hispanic Chamber seeking highly-qualified individuals to apply for Permanent President and CEO Position

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking highly-qualified applicants for the organization’s President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position. The President & CEO is the key executive leader of the Hispanic Chamber. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. “We are intently searching for someone who will continue to lead the…

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Alamo Colleges District Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores to deliver first public address during Hispanic Chamber Event

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon in honor of Dr. Mike Flores, the new chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Embassy Suites at Brooks. The Alamo Colleges District is the largest provider of higher education in the region and the number one…

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San Antonio Hispanic Chamber’s Statement on the new NAFTA deal, now known as the U.S., Mexico, Canada Agreement (USMCA)

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) unequivocally supports the passage of an updated NAFTA agreement, now known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The announcement of Canada joining the recently crafted accord between Mexico and the United States will benefit our community and South Texas. It will continue to promote free trade and globalization, two prime tools that bolster economic growth.

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