Join us for our 2016 Business Connect Summit!

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 for the seventh consecutive year, as we present the 2016 Business Connect Summit event at the Freeman Expo Hall, the largest free small business event in San Antonio bringing together more than 1,500 small businesses, leaders and community influencers. This year’s Business Connect will be a multilayered event that brings together a full day of business matchmaking, hands-on training workshops, relationship building and resources for small businesses in San Antonio.


Sponsorship Form 

For more information, please contact Martha Zurita, VP of Small Business via email at or by phone at (210) 225-0462. 



What can you expect from attending the 2016 Business Connect Summit? 

Business Matchmaking 

We have partnered with nationally-acclaimed company My Business Matches to provide small business owners an exclusive opportunity to connect with procurement representatives of governmental and corporate entities and learn more about key contractual opportunities in their respective sectors.  If you are ready to sign up as a buyer or supplier, email Martha Zurita at There is no cost to participate in the Business Matchmaking portion. 

Once you’re registered, click here to sign up for free business matchmaking sessions with procurement experts. 

Max Navarro Small Business Awards Ceremony

During our awards ceremony luncheon, we will recognize the best Public and Private Agencies that have excelled at providing procurement opportunities to small and minority-owned businesses in our community.

  Small Business Educational Hub

Our educational hub will provide business owners an opportunity to learn about key business topics from experts in their fields. To ensure that participants receive information relevant to their growth stage, the educational sessions will be categorized in two tracks, startup and established.

   Marketplace Expo

Small business owners will have an opportunity to visit with community organizations, resource providers, local agencies, and other businesses that offer services and support to the small business community.  

Click here to register as a booth participant for the Marketplace Expo. 


Sign up as a Buyer for the “Meet the Buyer” Workshops!

Thank you to our Sponsors! 


 Access To Capital Sponsor 



Social Media Engagement Sponsor 


Small Business Educational Session Sponsor