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Five key “Instruments of Change” to help grow small businesses in San Antonio

Text from 2015 Chairman Al Aguilar’s speech at the 86th Annual Gala: It’s time to refuel San Antonio’s economic engine – our emerging entrepreneurial community. We can do it with what we call instruments of change. We call this focus of growing the economic engine of San Antonio’s small business – refuel SA.  And the…

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“It’s Our Time” for our small businesses to recieve boost from the Hisapnic Chamber

Text from 2015 Chairman Al Aguilar’s speech at the 86th Annual Gala:   The 40,000 small businesses employ 80% of the city’s workforce. Let’s think about that for a moment and put that into perspective. That means that 80% of all of the purchases of goods and services in our community.  Be it groceries, automobiles,…

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Smithsonian Institute acquires objects from Sosa, Bromley, and Aguilar

In a special ceremony during the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Gala, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History acquired objects documenting the evolution and legacy of Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar & Associates which became the top billing Latino agency in the industry and was named Southwest Agency of the Year among all such firms…

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Advocating on behalf of San Antonio Small Businesses in Washington, D.C.

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is, once again, honored to partner up with the San Antonio Chamber and Free Trade Alliance to provide an impactful SA to DC trip to more than 130 delegates from our great city of San Antonio.   In just three days delegates, on behalf of more than 40,000…

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The 86th Annual Gala: It’s Our Time

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was pleased to host Texas Governor Greg Abbott as the keynote speaker at its 86th Annual Gala on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Downtown San Antonio.  The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Gala continues to be one of the most anticipated events…

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Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announces 2015 Board of Directors

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce their new slate of officers for its 2015 Board of Directors and welcomes 2015 Chair, Adolfo Aguilar, Jr. (Al), Co-Founder and CEO of Creative Civilization. Aguilar is an advertising and marketing leader at the forefront of our nation’s shifting economic and consumer landscape. His…

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New initiative to review SMWBE utilization by local public sector agencies

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is embarking on an effort to evaluate public agencies for their support of, involvement with, and their execution of contracting practices with local, small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises (SMWBEs). “Our Chamber is committed to making every effort possible to increase contracting opportunities…

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Southwest Airlines & Hispanic Chamber travel to Mexico

Today we had the honor of joining one of our most valued partners Southwest Airlines on their Inaugural Flight to Mexico. This flight, San Antonio to Mexico City, marks a historic milestone as their first official international flight to Mexico under the Southwest brand. Members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, led by 2015 Chairman…

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Hispanic Chamber commends City Council’s historic approval of water project for San Antonio’s future

Dear Members and Friends, Today’s historic unanimous vote by the San Antonio City Council in favor of the Abengoa Vista Ridge Water Project will provide our city with water to keep up with our region’s fast-growing residential and commercial needs for the next 30 years. The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber congratulates Berto Guerra, Chairman of…

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Hispanic Chamber leading trade mission to Spain

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is conducting its annual Trade Mission to Spain, September 4-11, 2014, with a delegation from San Antonio to visit the cities of Málaga, Sevilla, Córdoba and Madrid.  Key economic development partners on the trade mission will be the Hispanic Chamber, Abengoa, the City of San Antonio, Bexar…

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