ABOUT THE EXPO

 

When you surround yourself with the right people, you learn, grow, and get ahead faster!
Gain the competitive edge by getting up close and personal to the who's who of Washington's business scene, from government officials and dignitaries, to CEOs and other thought leaders at this year’s GWHCC Business Expo. Whether you're looking to launch your business, expand into new markets, or get certified, register today for the Business Expo and learn from the experts, leaders, and decision-makers whose years of wisdom and lessons are compressed into 1 jam-packed day. Launched in 2010, the Business Expo is the region’s prime event that connects minority-owned businesses and professionals with potential clients and organizations. Now in its 7th year, the Business Expo draws over 1,800 attendees and 170+ exhibitors. Register today for this FREE event, and tap into one of the fastest growing and most affluent and diverse Hispanic markets in the country, representing nearly 66,000 businesses in the region!
At The Walter E. Washington Convention Center. 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Washington, DC 20001 LAST DAY TO REGISTER ONLINE IS XXX @ 12PM MINORITY BUSINESSES EXPO Connect with DC’s Top Biz Influencers, Experts, & Leaders

SPEAKERS

Nina G. Vaca

Muriel Bowser

Y. Maria Martinez

MAYOR

WASHINGTON, DC

RESPIRA MEDICAL

CHAIRMAN & CEO

PINNACLE GROUP

FOUNDER & CEO

GREATER WASHINGTON REGION

  • Hispanic Demographic: Top 3 Hispanic Origin Groups
    Population: 906,000 Hispanics Salvadoran: 33.3% Mexican: 14.6% Guatemalan:7.6% The Washington, DC metro area has one of the most affluent and diverse Hispanics markets, and it is the 12th largest in the country. Additionally, it has the highest median income at $70,848/yr.
  • Buying Power
    STATEBUSINESSPERCENTAGE INCREASE (SINCE 1990)
    WASHINGTON DC$3 billion540%
    MARYLAND$15.2 billion750%
    VIRGINIA$20.6 billion849%
  • Distribution of Business 2015
    STATEBUSINESS
    WASHINGTON DC4,192
    MARYLAND37,447
    VIRGINIA43,981

POWER OF HISPANIC BUSINESSES

 

U.S. Hispanic Buying Power Quantity: 4.07 million (57 percent increase since 2007) Revenue: $661 billion (28 percent increase since 2012**) Growth of Hispanic firms is fueled by small business owners that are primarily in service and trades industries. U.S. Hispanic Businesses Hispanics are a fundamental component to future business success, with a buying power of $1.5 trillion in 2015, a 5 percent growth from 2010*. The Hispanic community impacts all areas of work and play to redefine American culture in the 21st century.

WHY ATTEND?

 

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