Items Tagged with 'West Michigan HIspanic Chamber of Commerce'


Assure a seat at the table for the community ‘doers,’ not just the donors

December 18, 2015
Grand Rapids Business Journal made a point last week of the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce advancements in planning and programs for increasingly large Hispanic-owned businesses, and spending less time in discussions that result only in checking off (someone else’s) box on a form labeled “diversity effort.” Read More

New energy fuels Hispanic Chamber’s growth

Changes in leadership and direction are paying dividends.

December 11, 2015
It doesn’t make good business sense to ignore the impact of West Michigan’s Hispanic community, now and in the future. Read More

Hispanic chamber produces Business Expo

October 28, 2015
Time is running out to reserve booth space at an event that will celebrate the Hispanic business community. Read More

Hispanic Chamber launches MedioDía business workshops

June 19, 2015
A series of informative and motivating business workshops begins this week to connect Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs with development resources. Read More

Inside Track: Stimulating the economic engine

Jorge Gonzalez builds on banking experience as the new executive director of West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

April 17, 2015
At one point in his career, Jorge Gonzalez was either a member of or leading at least 15 community organizations in West Michigan — all at once. Read More

Hispanic chamber names Awards Gala finalists

March 13, 2015
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has named the finalists for its Awards Gala. Read More

Change Ups: Award honors Latina leader

May 10, 2013
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has named Gloria Lara, CEO of Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore, 2013 Hispanic Business Person of the Year. Read More

Ramirez-Garcia named executive director of Hispanic Chamber

November 9, 2012
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has a new executive director: Veronica Ramirez-Garcia. Read More