Albuquerque, NM – The LIBRE Institute (LIBRE), a 501c3 nonpartisan and nonprofit organization that raises public awareness, provides empowerment resources, and serves as a source of information on the most pressing economic issues of our time, primarily to the U.S. Hispanic community, will host the Southwest Business Summit: Strategies for Economic Prosperity on May 18th and 19th in Albuquerque, NM. The two day summit will feature national and regional distinguished panelists who will share insight on energy, trade with Mexico, regulations and unique business opportunities and challenges that affect small business in the Southwest.The event is hosted by The LIBRE Institute and The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Hispanic Chambers, trade groups and business organizations from across the Southwest and New Mexico. Keynote speakers include New Mexico Lt. Governor, John Sanchez, Coach Jim White, featured in the film “Mcfarland USA,” and LIBRE Institute President, Daniel Garza.
There is no cost for the event. The first day of the Summit will be limited to Hispanic Chamber leaders and will focus on best practices. The second day of the Summit will be open to all small businesses and the public.
Planning Partners include: Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers (TAMACC); Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Santa Fe Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce; Pueblo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City; the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce; New Mexico National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB); New Mexico Business Coalition; New Mexico Black Chamber of Commerce;The Latino Coalition; Hispanic in Energy.
WHEN: Monday, May 18th: Hispanic Chamber President Meetings
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
*There will be a reception at 5:30 pm
Tuesday, May 19th: Summit and Panel Discussions
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
*There will be a networking reception at 5:00 pm
WHERE: Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce (Monday session)
1309 Fourth Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Crown Plaza Hotel (Tuesday Session)
1901 University Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87012