"Giving Latino Businesses a Platform to Thrive and an Ability to Shape Public Policy."

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    • 03/06/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Park Hyatt 1201 24th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037

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    The Latino Coalition (TLC) will host its 2019 Legislative Summit in collaboration with Job Creators Network (JCN) at the Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. The highly-anticipated event will bring together hundreds of entrepreneurs, executives, and elected officials to discuss the public policy issues that matter most to Hispanic business owners and leaders.

    The Latino Coalition is the nation’s leading nonpartisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers. Job Creators Network is a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to educate employees of Main Street America to protect the 90 million people who depend on the success of small businesses.

    Don’t miss the opportunity to network at this very special event!


    Time: 7:00a.m.-7:45 a.m.

    Breakfast & Registration

    Time: 8:00a.m.-8:45 a.m.

    Opening Session

    The Small Business Economy: America’s Resilient Foundation

    Independent businesses have once again emerged as the unique, underlying strength of the world’s largest economy. When markets let us down, small businesses lift us up and create the jobs America needs. An overview of what’s going right for small business will set the stage for the legislative summit.

    Time: 9:00a.m.-9:45a.m.

    Energy Panel

    Opportunities and Costs: American Energy in 2019

    Access to affordable energy is at the core of all economic and social opportunity. The market for energy is a changing one, with the pressure for environmentally responsibility extraction and usage running alongside the nation’s oil and gas production dominance. Panelists will discuss the public policies impacting energy and the opportunities for Hispanic business owners within the energy marketplace.

    Time: 10:00a.m.-10:45 a.m.

    Small Business Panel:

    The Tax Cuts One Full Year Later: Effects on Small Businesses and Workers

    This panel will feature small business owners who will share how the Tax Cut and Jobs Act affected their business and their employees. Job Creators Network staff will also participate, giving the macroeconomic view of how the tax cuts impacted the overall economy, investment, wage growth, and tax receipts.

    Speaker: Alfredo Ortiz, President & CEO, Job Creators Network

    Speaker: Debbie Brown, National Women's Coalition Director, Job Creators Network

    Moderator: Elaine Parker, Chief Communications Officer of Job Creators Network

    Panelist: Steve Moore, Fellow at The Heritage Foundation

    Panelist: Dina Rubio, Owner, Don Ramon

    Panelist: Nicole Wolter, President, HM Manufacturing

    Time: 11:00a.m.-11:45a.m.

    Capital Access

    The Lifeblood of Your Business: Access to Capital

    Regardless of size, every business needs capital to start, operate, and expand. Options for borrowing or raising the capital you need are greater than ever before and choosing the right lenders or investors will be determined by a myriad of factors, from type of business to cash-flow needs and plans for the future. Panelists will talk about the most cutting-edge approaches to accessing the capital you need to grow your business.

    Time: 12:15p.m.-2:30p.m.


    Is Government Listening to Small Business?

    Small business doesn’t always get the attention it deserves, but leaders in Washington are pursuing policies that indicate there is a growing appreciation for this critical half of the American economy.

    Time: 2:45p.m.-3:15p.m.

    Networking & Exhibit

    Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.


    Valet Parking: $30.00/per car for event parking.
    Overnight Parking: $52.00/per car overnight.

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    As a quick reminder, the Cut-Off date is February 15, 2019 by EOD EST. All reservations after the cut off date will be subject to availability.

    How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
    Please email events@thelatinocoalition.com.

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