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  • HUDSON CHAMBER EVENT: HOLA New Jersey Conference and Business Expo

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    Name: HUDSON CHAMBER EVENT: HOLA New Jersey Conference and Business Expo
    Date: September 26, 2019
    Time: 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Join us on Thursday, September 26th for the only event of its kind in the region, HOLA New Jersey.

    Hispanic consumers in the United States spent $1.3 trillion in 2015 and their buying power is expected to increase to $1.7 trillion by 2020. Products and services targeting Hispanic consumers are a great opportunity as Hispanics will represent approximately 28.6% of the U.S. population by 2060. Join us for this first-ever Hudson County Chamber event focused on engaging the Latino marketplace. HOLA New Jersey will feature panel discussions with diverse business leaders, Power Hour Networking, B2B exhibiting and recognition of businesses engaging with the Latino market. 
    Panel Discussions
    • Panel 1: Making Diversity & Inclusion Central: Why It's Good For Business
      • ​Panel Moderator: Maria Nieves, President & CEO, Hudson County Chamber of Commerce
      • Carlos Miguel Gutierrez, Executive Director, Ignite Institute at Saint Peter's University
      • Curtis Stabile, VP Store Manager and Captain Diversity and Inclusion NYC Metro Area, Macy's
      • Pamela Weatherspoon, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Jersey City Medical Center-RWJBarnabas Health
      • Vonetta Hawkins, Vice President & Market Growth Development Consultant, Wells Fargo and Treasurer & 2020 Vice President-Elect, National Association for Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), North Jersey Chapter
      • Jordania Rodriguez, Branch Manager, Investors Bank 
    • Panel 2: Brands Driven By Culture
      • Panel Moderator: Maria Nieves, President & CEO, Hudson County Chamber of Commerce
      • Kenia Diaz, Marketing Manager, Goya
      • Israel Morales, New Jersey Area Manager, Popular Bank
      • Jose Pereira, Supervisor, Blue To You, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Elizabeth Chalas, President & CEO, Inca Kola
      • Kenneth Reed, Area Director, Americas Eastern Region Marriott International Inc.  
    • Panel 3: Regional Efforts to Promote Diverse Business Leaders
      • Panel Moderator: Rafael Mata, VP Business Development GAMBIT Services
      • Jose Arango, Director Division of Economic Development, Jersey City
      • Julio A. Marenco, Commissioner, Department of Revenue & Finance City of North Bergen 
      • Freeholder Anthony L. Romano, Hudson County Freeholder 5th District 
      • Freeholder Tilo Rivas, Elected member of the City Commission of Union City and Hudson County Freeholder 6th District
      • Jermaine Pharmes, Director, Hudson County Office of Business Opportunities
    • Power the Future Award: Conrado Gonzales, Garantice Su Futuro
    • Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Award: Investors Bank

    Maritime Parc, Jersey City
    • 4:00 PM Registration
    • 4:30 PM Panel Discussions Begin
    • 6:45 PM Power Hour Networking, Dinner and Open Bar

    Become a Sponsor! Click here for Sponsorship Information!
    Thank you to our Sponsors!

    Presenting Sponsor

    Power Hour Networking Sponsorship

    Recognitions Sponsor

    Grand Sponsors


      Premier Sponsors

    Event Sponsors



    Entertainment Sponsors


    Bayonne Cell Shop
    Center for Prevention & Counseling
    Garces,GrablerLebrocq, PC
    Haven Savings Bank
    Heartland Payments
    Hudson County Community College
    Jewel Electric Supply Co.
    JLD Tax & Accounting
    Legal Shield
    Millie’s Cleaning Service
    MoyenoGonzalez & Associates, PC
    New York Life
    Panera Bread 
    Really Natural by Sue
    Rising Tide Capital
    Royal Prestige By Victor Salomon
    Safety Supplies Unlimited
    Saint Peter’s University
    The Department of Children & Families
    The Natural Room
    University of Phoenix
    Event Sponsors:
    • BCB Community Bank - Executive Office
    • Jersey City Medical Center-RWJBarnabas Health
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Popular Community Bank
    • Aloft Secaucus Meadowlands
    • Wells Fargo
    • Atlantic Health System
    • Berkeley College
    • Investors Bank
    • Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union
    • Berkeley College
    • SUEZ
    • Provident Bank - Jersey City, Main Office
    • Inca Kola USA/Continental Food and Beverage
    Maritime Parc
    84 Audrey Zapp Drive
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, September 26th
    4 PM - 8:30 PM



    • Presenting Sponsor: $5000 
    • Power Hour Networking Sponsor: $5000 
    • Grand Sponsor: $2500 
    • Premier Sponsor: $1500 
    • Event Sponsor: $750*
    • Exhibitor Table: $275 
    • Member Ticket: $79 per person
    • General Admission: $89 per person


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