Hispanic Chamber Leaders Across the Country Benefit From USHCC Foundation “Chamber Training Institute” Program at the University of Notre Dame

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United States Hispanic
Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USHCC Foundation), in partnership with Wells
Fargo and the University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business, will host the
second Chamber Training Institute of 2012 in South Bend, IN, June 19-20 on the
University of Notre Dame campus. The USHCC Foundation’s two-day, nonprofit
certificate program will address leadership and membership growth. There will
also be a live streaming broadcast of the sessions at California State
University, Long Beach, in partnership with the Regional Hispanic Chamber of

The USHCC Foundation Chamber Training Institute was created to provide unique
educational opportunities that foster the growth and development of Hispanic
business leaders and entrepreneurs. Participants are introduced to industry
experts and professors who share fundamental techniques for successful business
writing and communication. Attendees of the South Bend Chamber Training
Institute include members over a dozen chambers of commerce across the country.

“As founding sponsor of the Chamber Training Institute, we have a strong
commitment to helping business owners understand how to manage their finances
more effectively,” said Denise Miles, Vice President of National Partnerships at
Wells Fargo. “We are proud to participate and support this program for the
fourth year, and we applaud the USHCC Foundation for providing chamber leaders
such a valuable opportunity to sharpen their skills and enhance their

The training program features workshops such as “Leveraging Organizational
Marketing & Management Strategies” and “Mission Driven Leadership Styles.” The
program also includes special sessions, presented by Wells Fargo, on resources
available for entrepreneurs on how to manage and grow their businesses, and
information on how to obtain financing to send their children to college.
Participants who complete the program receive a certificate of completion from
the University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business.

“We are extremely proud to offer our members – nearly 200 Hispanic chambers of
commerce and business associations across the nation – the opportunity to hone
their skills through the Chamber Training Institute,” said USHCC President & CEO
Javier Palomarez. “The chamber leaders and non-profit managers who attend these
courses are taught valuable skills that will help them to empower the business
owners they support and bolster membership in their respective chambers. We
would like to thank the University of Notre Dame for its dedication to this
effort, and of course we thank our friends at Wells Fargo for strengthening the
Hispanic business community with their generous support for the Chamber Training

For more information on the USHCC Foundation’s Chamber Training Institute, visit

About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development
of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of nearly 3 million
Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that combined generate in excess
of $420 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more
than 200 local Hispanic chambers and business associations in the United States
and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.ushcc.com.

SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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