Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 30th Anniversary in 2020

PHILADELPHIA - Jan. 8, 2020 - The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GPHCC) will welcome the region's business leaders to celebrate the organization's 30th anniversary at its annual fundraiser, Alegrίa Ball on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at The Union League of Philadelphia. The signature event is one of the most anticipated in the region's Hispanic Community, attracting over 300 business leaders to support GPHCC's mission of building wealth in the Hispanic community by developing, promoting and advocating for Hispanic businesses in the Greater Philadelphia region. Comcast is the presenting sponsor of this year's gala, which will feature a duet performance by the Pennsylvania Ballet to kick off the festivities.

A highlight of the event is the annual presentation of the Excelencia Hispanic Business Awards, which celebrate the growth and success of Latino-owned businesses and professionals. The 2020 recipients have distinguished themselves through their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the community in three categories: Hispanic Professional of the Year Angel Corella, Artistic Director of the Pennsylvania Ballet, Hispanic Business of the Year LUHV Food, a family-owned vegan and gluten-free food manufacturer, and Corporate Initiative of the Year Visit Philadelphia's Filadelfia- You Gotta Feel It Marketing Campaign

The funds raised at the gala will help GPHCC deliver on its 2020 Latino Small Business Agenda including:

· Advocating for a welcoming business environment such as the empowerment of City Council's Special Committee on Regulatory Review and Reform, and investment in safer, cleaner and attractive neighborhood commercial corridors.

· Helping Latino-Owned businesses adopt best practices by expanding its work in entrepreneur education such as the Accelerate Latinx program launched in 2019.

· Building the social capital of the Chamber's network in order to provide Latino entrepreneurs with access to the resources and people that will make a difference in their success.

For more information about how to participate in the event, please call (215) 845-5456 or email, or visit

Javier Suarez, VP of Strategic Partnerships

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