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Agenda Orlando, FL 2014

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
Promenade Foyer
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
Welcome Remarks
Giorgina Pinedo-Rolon, Chair, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando
CEO Remarks
Robert E. Bard, President & CEO, LATINA Style, Inc.
Title Sponsor Remarks
Lory Burgos, Regional Marketing Consultant
Allied Insurance, a Nationwide Insurance Company

 

 

WORKSHOPS

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
Co-Chair Remarks
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
Featured Speaker
Vanessa Rosas, MyMagic+ Products and Services, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Keynote Speaker
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
Founders Award
Wilfredo J. Gonzalez, Director, U. S. Small Business Administration, North Florida

* Please note this agenda is tentative & subject to change

LATINA Style Business Series Sponsors

Title Sponsor:

Nationalwide Insurance

Nationwide

Host Sponsor:

AT&T

AT&T

Dallas Sponsor:

Comerica Bank

GOYA

DFW airport

The PhD Program (KPMG)

Media Sponsors:

El Hispano News

La Subasta Newspaper

Community Partners:

Parents Step Ahead

Parents Step Ahead

Hispanic Women’s Network

Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber

SHPE DFW

NAWBO

NAWBO

Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce

Hispanic 100

Women Presidents’ Organization

Women's Business Council Southwest

Women’s Business Council Southwest

SE Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Pinnacle Group

FWHCC

West Dallas Chamber of Commerce

ALPFA DFW

MANA de North Texas

Regional Hispanic Contractors Association

Texas Mezzanine Fund

American Heart Association