MIAMI (MMD Newswire) October 4, 2012 -- Verizon Wireless and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) have joined forces to host the Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) Small Business Seminar, a free event providing Latino entrepreneurs in South Florida with practical advice from top local entrepreneurs and business experts.
The LOFT seminar will be held October 18, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Downtown Miami, 1600 Biscayne Boulevard.
The event is designed to highlight industry-leading best practices, challenges and opportunities to boost growth and profitability through technology, innovation and other processes. It will feature interactive sessions and panel discussions with some of today's leading thought leaders; networking opportunities for South Florida small business owners; as well as gifts, hors d' oeuvres and refreshments.
Scheduled speakers and panel leaders include J. Antonio Tijorino, president of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation; Marisa Rivera, president of Mpowerment Works; Hessy Fernandez of Principal Strategy Group; and various civic and business leaders.
"We understand the important role Latino entrepreneurs play in powering our economic growth here in South Florida," said Pam Tope, Florida region president for Verizon Wireless. "We're pleased to team up with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation to support the success of these local businesses, especially with the use of innovative technology."
Latino entrepreneurs interested in LOFT can visit www.hispanicheritage.org.
For more information on technology to boost your small business, visit a Verizon Wireless store or go to www.verizonwireless.com/smb.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 78,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Since being established by the White House in 1987, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation has inspired, identified, prepared and positioned Latino leaders in the classroom, community and workforce to meet America's priorities. Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) if a leadership and workforce development program. Visit www.HispanicHeritage.org for more information.