Univision Los Angeles, in partnership with The Adelante Movement presented by Coca-Cola and Wells Fargo Bank, have joined forces to host the POSiBLE LA Entrepreneur Summit, a one-day event to empower aspiring business owners to build their ideas and grow their companies. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from LA's top entrepreneurs and self-made professionals on how to plan, finance, structure, launch and grow a business.
The event, which is curated with Angelino entrepreneurs in mind, will feature workshops from participating nonprofits, industry leader keynotes and panel conversations focused on the summit's four zones of a business: plan it; finance; business structure; and launch & grow it. Entrepreneurs will receive access to critical resources such as training and tools.
The all-day event features keynote speakers including the "Tropical Tycoon" Nely Galán, The Adelante Movement presented by Coca-Cola. financial expert Julie Stav, Julie Stav Inc. and Tina Aldatz, CEO of Savvy Travelers. Nely Galan has also partnered with the network's top rated morning show "Despierta America" to launch Adelante America!, a new campaign to help budding female entrepreneurs or family business owners build their financial futures.
"Latinos today are central to America's economic prosperity; in LA there are more than 500,000 Hispanic-owned businesses that generate $55.6M in sales and receipts. There's no question that this is a powerful and growing force in LA's local economic life," said Luis Patiño, senior vice president and general manager of Univision Los Angeles. "Our community is hungry for information, guidance and resources that will empower them with the connections, tools and access to prosper, and POSiBLE LA offers just that."
Representing one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population, Hispanic Americans own 3.3 million businesses that contribute $500B to the American economy. Los Angeles is home to 65% of Hispanic-owned businesses in California. The POSiBLE LA Entrepreneur Summit raises awareness and skills of a growing and aspiring Hispanic community.
For more information about the event and how to purchase tickets please visit http://posiblela.com/. Entrepreneurs will be able to join the conversation via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and using the hashtag #POSIBLELA across all social platforms.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:00AM to 5:00PM
The Reef/LA Mart 1933 S. Broadway – 2nd Floor Los Angeles, CA 90007