The National Hispanic Corporate Council to Host the 2017 Annual Summit in Atlanta
WASHINGTON, DC (Immediate Release) – The National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC), the premiere resource for corporate America on maximizing the Hispanic market opportunity, announces the 2017 NHCC Annual Summit which will be held on April 4-6, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton in downtown Atlanta.
The 2017 NHCC Annual Summit titled “Driving Organizations Forward: Real Conversations on D&I as the Engine Behind Innovation” is important gathering of our organization’s Fortune 1000 corporate members aims to highlight the latest corporate best practices in human resources, supplier diversity, marketing, community relations, and executive leadership within the Hispanic, diversity and inclusion space. Subject-matter experts (SMEs) and summit attendees share insights centered on why and how companies that strongly champions diversity and inclusion initiatives help to better position their respective companies to compete in the U.S. Hispanic consumer market.
“On behalf of the NHCC Board of Directors, we invite our corporate members and the greater Fortune 1000 corporate community to join us in Atlanta, GA for the 2017 NHCC Annual Summit to gain insights on the latest corporate best practices that will help position your brand as a leader with our nation’s $1.7 trillion Hispanic market.” ~ Abe Carrillo, NHCC Chair and Director, Inclusiveness and Diversity, Herman Miller, Inc.
Join our speakers, subject-matter experts, and corporate representatives from Fortune 1000 companies for the featured keynote presentations, plenary sessions as well as our workplace and marketplace tracks:
- Keynote Presentation on Diversity & Innovation;
- Unconscious Bias as the Barrier to True Innovation;
- Leading with Cultural Intelligence;
- Case Studies: Best Practices in Marketing Campaigns;
- Innovative Leadership Development Tool;
- Innovative Use of ERGs for Marketing, Supplier Diversity, Community Relations;
- Innovative Structure of ERGs for Talent Recruitment, Retention, Development;
- Impacting Business Imperatives and Innovation through Supplier Diversity;
- Supplier Diversity & ROI Panel;
- “Multicultural Strategies: Community Impact and Revenue Growth Engine”
- “A Conversation on Latino Civic Engagement: The Era of Silence Has Passed”
- Multicultural Product Marketing.
BB&T graciously supports this event as the exclusive diamond sponsor. BB&T joined NHCC in 2014 and has been an active corporate member providing the organization with valuable workplace and marketplace insights, knowledge, and resources.
"Focusing on diversity and inclusion as an everyday business practice, allows organizations to stay competitive, retain and attract the best associates, best serve internal and external client bases, and ultimately maximize performance and results".” ~ Abraham Cox, EVP, Retail Lending Manager, BB&T Mortgage.
WHY BB&T INVESTS IN HISPANIC COMMUNITIES:
- Hispanics will account for 52 percent of new homeowners between 2010 and 2030;
- In 2015 Hispanic/Latinos achieved a net increase of 245,000 owner households, accounting for 69% of the total net growth in homeownership;
- For the first time in 10 years Hispanic homeownership rate spiked upwards while overall homeownership rates in the country continued a downward trend;
- According to the Pew Research Center, in 2015 the Hispanic population reached a new high of 57 million (or 18 percent of the total U.S. population), an increase of 1.6 million from 2014;
- During the next decade 5.7 million households will be Hispanic.
- Source: NAHREP 2015 State of Hispanic Homeownership Report
Marriott International will serve as the platinum sponsor. Cox Enterprises and GlaxoSmithKline are the gold sponsors. Additional contributions provided AARP, The Coca-Cola Company, Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Shell, UPS, and Williams.
View event page and register via bit.ly/2017NHCCAnnualSummit
NHCC corporate membership is open to all Fortune 1000 and S & P 500 companies interested in maximizing their respective Hispanic market opportunity. Companies who join NHCC as corporate members find a great return of value in their annual membership. Among the key reasons why companies join NHCC as corporate members including access to member-only materials researched and developed by NHCC and its corporate partners, as well as brand recognition and affiliation with Fortune 1000 corporations connected with the Hispanic Community.
Founded in 1985, NHCC is a unique membership organization comprised of Fortune 1000 corporations providing leading-edge corporate best practices, research and network opportunities for the benefit of its corporate members. NHCC is the premier resource on effectively maximizing the Hispanic market opportunity through marketing, community relations, talent, supplier diversity, and executive leadership. Learn more about NHCC visit us at www.nhcchq.org. Follow us on Twitter @NHCCorg.
MEDIA CONTACT: Octavio Hinojosa, 202-528-7229, [email protected]