2017 SoCal Business Expo and Conference | May 31, 2017


Hispanic Lifestyle is pleased to announce that our 2017 SoCal Business Expo and Conference will take place on Wednesday May 31, 2017 at the Ontario Airport Hotel and Conference Center, Ontario, California. The roots of Hispanic Lifestyle’s business to business events date back to 1996. Over the years Hispanic Lifestyle has celebrated the success of 100’s of Latino owned businesses who continue to Survive and Thrive in California’s economy.

This year’s conference will focus on a legislative update that will be provide national, statewide and local representatives. Followed by a panel discussion with representatives of purchasing organizations.  The topic will be how to present, prepare and successfully do business with major companies, utilities and local  businesses.

During the luncheon program Hispanic Lifestyle will present our 2017 Survived and Thrived honorees. Lunchtime attendees have the opportunity to hear directly from the leaders of these companies. They have been asked to share with the audience insights on how their business have survived and and ultimatley started thriving tough economic times.

Sponsoring Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2017 Southern California Business Expo and Conference is Wells Fargo BankSouthern California Edison, the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center, Coke Cola,  and Pair.com

Start ups and business owners have an opportunity to speak directly with representatives from the U.S. Small Business AdministrationThe Inland Empire Women’s Business Center and U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration.

Past Hispanic Lifestyle Southern California Business Events
2016 Hispanic Lifestyle’s Southern California Business Expo and Conference 
2015 Hispanic Lifestyle’s Southern California Business Expo and Conference
2014 Hispanic Lifestyle Business Expo and Conference

DETAILS | Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2017 Southern California Business Expo and Conference*
Date |  Wednesday May 31, 2017
Location|  Ontario Airport Hotel and Conference Center, Ontario, California.

7:00am | Exhibitor Setup and Check in

8:00am | Attendee and Registration Open

9:00am | Legislative Update
Panel will consist of Congressional, State and Local elected representatives.

10:00am | Getting Prepared for Your Sales Pitch
The topic will be how to present, prepare and successfully do business with major companies, utilities and local  businesses.

11:00am | Business Matching
One on One meetings with buyers and local purchasing representatives.

NOON | Economic Update

Presentation of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2017 Southern California Survived and Thrived Business Owners
Nominations for Survived and Thrived Business listings  must be submitted by April 28, 2017.

1:15pm | Door Prizes and Networking

2:00pm | Event Concludes

We are proud to have the support of community partners

For sponsorship information and more details on Hispanic Lifestyle’s Southern California Business Expo and Conference, please call 951.640.1146 or send your request to RDS@Hispaniclifestyle.com

Hispanic Lifestyle’s Signature Southern California Business event provides attendees, exhibitors and sponsors the opportunity to:

  • Meet business consultants and experts from the Small Business Administration (SBA), Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Women’s Business Centers and Department of Commerce and International Trade.
  • Network with buyers representing corporations and government agencies.
  • Meet and network with Latino Business Owners that have Survived and Thrived.
  • Network with Latino/ Latina Business Owners and Professionals.
  • Network with Latino/Latina Business Organizations.
  • Business Loans – Meet and network with the largest lenders to small businesses in the region.
  • Visit the Opportunity and Resources exhibitor area.

Over the last three years Hispanic Lifestyle’s events have attracted the largest gathering of Latino/Latina professionals in the region. The majority of the people that attend our events are business owners and professionals who are decision makers and define the word “influencers”. Hispanic Lifestyle has been organizing and producing quality events that celebrate the achievements of the Latino community since 1995.

Exhibitor Instructions

Hispanic Lifestyle’s SoCal Business Expo and Conference May 31, 2017 • Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center 700 N Haven Ave Ontario, CA 91764. Contact Person: Jenniemarie Ramirez Mobile (951) 505-9643

Wednesday Morning Set-Up: Set up between 7 – 8:00am. If you are going to be late, please text Jenniemarie at (951) 505-9643

We will start checking the attendees at 8:00am The booth is 8′ x 8′, includes 6 ft. table, black linen and two (2) chairs. Please be respectful of your fellow exhibitors, signage, music, etc. If you are planning to send items in advance, they must arrive no sooner than May 30, 2017 and marked Attn: Hispanic Lifestyle – Hispanic Lifestyle event (Richard Sandoval)

We are expecting over 300 attendees which includes your fellow exhibitors.

Door Prizes/GiveAways A Hispanic Lifestyle Representative will pick up your door prize for our attendees, we would like to announce them at the end of the event and promote via social media.  

Tickets Your exhibitor space includes 2 tickets for breakfast and lunch, please make sure that we have both names attending the event. We will be printing up name tags for each attendee.

Location Address and Phone Number Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center, 700 N Haven Ave Ontario, CA 91764 The venue phone number is (909) 980-0400.

Should you have any questions, please contact Jenniemarie Ramirez at (951) 505-9643.

For sponsorship and/or exhibitor information email at RDS@Hispaniclifestyle.com

Exclusive Photos from Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2016 Southern California Business Expo and Conference


Author: Richard Sandoval

Richard Sandoval is an award winning journalist who produces Hispanic Lifestyle a television program broadcasting on several PBS stations throughout the United States. editorial@Hispaniclifestyle.com

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