Orlando, FL. LATINA Style Business Series
Thursday, May 15, 2014 From 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Disney’s BoardWalk at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida 2101 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
TENTATIVE PROGRAM AGENDA
|7:30 – 9:00 am
|Registration – Networking Breakfast|
|9:00 am – 9:30 am
Promenade East Ballroom
|Welcome & Business Series Introduction
Mistress of Ceremonies
Valezka Gil, Multimedia Journalist, Telemundo Orlando
Giorgina Pinedo-Rolon, Chair, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando
Robert E. Bard, President & CEO, LATINA Style, Inc.
Title Sponsor Remarks
Lory Burgos, Regional Marketing Consultant
Allied Insurance, a Nationwide Insurance Company
|9:30 am – 10:20 am
Location: Landmark A
|Accessing Capital: Building Strong Businesses
Focus: This panel combines a unique blend of professionals with extensive experience in the areas of business bank lending; private, venture & angel investments; and government lending for small business. Panelists will present available sources and ways to build capacity to position a small business to secure capital for expansion.
Moderator: Maritza Rabinowitz, Sr. Stakeholder Liaison, Maitland, FL, Small Business/Self-Employed Division, Internal Revenue Service
Speaker: Paul Roldan, Principal, Allgen Financial Services, Inc.
Speaker: Christina Pinto, MPC Solid Financial Strategies
Speaker: Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, Small Business Administration
|10:20 am – 10:30 am||Networking Break & Expo area|
|10:30 am – 11:00 am||Healthy Worker – Healthy Business
Focus: You are committed to the health of your employees. You are also committed to the success of your business. Learn how to stay healthy under the pressure of running a small business and lead your office through today’s health challenges.
Speaker: Clarice E. Yenor, RN, BSN, CRRN, Manager of Policy & Performance at Walt Disney World
Speaker: Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, M.D.
Speaker: Ret. Lt. General Mark Hertling
|11:00 am – 11:20 am||Protecting Your Business Investment
Summary: As individuals we have learned to protect our cars, our homes, our health and our long term care with retirement funds and life insurance. As a business owner, understanding coverage to protect all aspects of your business is critical for long term success. Nationwide offers a variety of products for small to large businesses.
Speaker: Gabriela Dominguez, Dominguez & Associates Insurance, Inc.
Speaker: Sheree Raymond, Allied Insurance, a Nationwide Insurance Company
Speaker: Demetrius Peoples, Allied Insurance, a Nationwide Insurance Company
|11:20 am – 12:00 pm||Women Empowerment through Technology
Focus: As a business owner you are faced with many challenges, one of them being keeping up- to-date with the latest technology. In the ever-expanding world of texts, tweets, and online blog communities, the corporate world is gradually integrating social networking into a new business model that is only increasing in popularity. This panel will share valuable information to gain an advantage, remain competitive and thrive through the use of technology in today’s business climate. Moderator: Jenny Castillo, Radio Personality, Rumba 100.3, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
Speaker: Joscelyn Ramos Campbell, Owner, Mami Innovative Media, LLC
Speaker: María Victoria Díaz, President & CEO, Closed Caption Latina
Speaker: Laura Tellado, journalist, social media consultant, activist
|12:00 am – 12:45 pm||Latina Entrepreneurs Spot Light: Lessons Learned
Focus: Successful Latina entrepreneurs at different stages of business maturity discuss lessons learned, insights gained through their experiences, challenges encountered, and ways to overcome these. These women will share ways to be ready for growth and new opportunities.
Moderator: Magda Ivette Torres, News Analyst and Journalist, WPRD 1440 AM Radio Station
Speaker: Gabriela Dominguez, Allied Insurance, a Nationwide Insurance company
Speaker: Jackie Colon, CEO and President, JC Consulting LLC
Speaker:Yanet Herrero, President & CEO, Kings Service Solutions
|12:45 pm – 1:00 pm||Dessert Reception
Join us in closing the event with dessert and gift raffles provided by our partners!
LATINA Style ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS LUNCHEON
|1:00 pm – 3:00 pm||Welcome & Luncheon Introduction
Mistress of Ceremony
Nancy Alvarez, Anchor & Reporter, WFTV
Lourdes M. Mola, Manager, Minority Business Development
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
LATINA Style CEO Remarks
Robert E. Bard, President & CEO, LATINA Style,
Inc Title Sponsor Remarks
Yhanique Whitely Pindas, Sales Manager, SE Regional, Nationwide Insurance
Vanessa Rosas, MyMagic+ Products and Services, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Dr. Antonia Coello Novello, M.D
Executive Director – Public Health Policy at Florida Hospital
LATINA Style Entrepreneur of the Year
Cristina Calvet-Harold, Founder & President, CCH, Marketing & Public Relations
Yanet Herrero, President & CEO, Kings Service Solutions
Wilfredo J. Gonzalez, Director, U. S. Small Business Administration, North Florida
* Please note this agenda is tentative & subject to change