Latina Conference 2018 | April 4 and 5 – Ontario, CA

A NATIONAL CONFERENCE “Connecting Latinas of Influence”

Hispanic Lifestyle is pleased to announce Latina Conference 2018 will take at the Ontario Airport Hotel, Ontario California on April 4 & 5 2018.  The two day event attracts Latina business owners, professionals, artists, entertainers and community leaders from throughout the United States.

Hispanic Lifestyle’s Latina Conference was first produced in 2000.  Day one will feature workshop presentations and networking mixer. Day two (2) will have a full day of panel discussions featuring Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Latinas of Influence.  This will be the sixth edition of Hispanic Lifestyle’s Latinas of Influence.

Thank you to Chase Bank for becoming Latina Conference 2018 first sponsor. The sponsors for Hispanic Lifestyle’s Latina Conference 2018 are Chase Bank, Goya Foods, Wells Fargo Bank and Coke.

WHAT: Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Latina Conference
WHEN: Wednesday, April 4 and Thursday April 5, 2018
WHERE: Ontario Airport Hotel and Conference – 700 N Haven Ave, Ontario, CA 91764
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Business Owners, Professionals, Artists, Entertainers, Community Leaders and Elected Officials.
ACCOMMODATIONS | Hotel Rate is $89.00 – RSVP
COST: This is a ticketed. Register Online Check Out Here,


EARLY REGISTRATION – VIP TICKET $75.00 Includes Both Days – Opening Day Workshops and VIP Networking Reception. Day Two – Morning Networking, Panel Discussions and 2018 Latinas of Influence Luncheon.

VIP LATINA CONFERENCE TICKET (AFTER MARCH 15, 2018) $100.00 Includes Both Days –  Opening Day Workshops and VIP Networking Reception. Day Two – Morning Networking, Panel Discussions and 2018 Latinas of Influence Luncheon.

NON-PROFIT/STUDENT LATINA CONFERENCE TICKET $55.00 Includes Both Days – Opening Day Workshops and VIP Networking Reception. Day Two – Morning Networking, Panel Discussions and Latinas of Influence Luncheon.

NETWORKING RECEPTION & WORKSHOP (DAY ONE ONLY) TICKET $25.00 Day One ONLY – Day One Workshops and VIP Networking Reception.

Register Online here, 


Exhibitor Booth – $350 | Small Business/Non-Profit Rate $250 Includes 8×8 exhibitor space, table and 2 chairs) • Two VIP (2) Tickets Both Days.


Co-Sponsor – $4,950 Includes | Logo as a Co-Sponsor on all promotional materials (print and online video) • One 3-4 min video Interview to be distributed via Hispanic Lifestyle’s social media network • Exhibitor Opportunity (8×8 exhibitor space) • Speaking opportunity at the event • Ten (10) Tickets (both days and reserved table) • Profile posting on (Logo and 100 words and website link) • Web Banner (280 x 280 pixels) on and , Term – 6 months • Logo rotating at the event.

Community – $2,500 Includes | Logo as a Community Sponsor featured on online promotional materials • Exhibitor Opportunity (8×8 exhibitor space) • Ten (10) Tickets, both days and reserved table • Profile posting on (Logo and 100 words and website link) • Web Banner (280 x 280 pixels) on and , Term – 6 months • Logo rotating at the event.

Supporting – $1,500 Includes | Logo as Supporting Sponsor – Exhibitor Opportunity (8×8 exhibitor space) • Ten (10) Tickets both days and reserved table. Logo rotating at the event.

NOTE : We are sold out of Jewelry Vendor Spaces.

You may pay for your Sponsorship online @

For additional sponsorship opportunities or to receive an application please call us at 213.705.3322 or send your email request to 

Exhibitor Setup – Wednesday April 4, 2018 | 1:30pm – 3pm

Day One Program
3:00pm – Attendee Check In
3:10pm – WorkShops

Leadership and Challenges 

PRESENTER | Lucia De Garcia - BIO

International Award Winning Author, Laureate poet and social innovator, Lucia De Garcia lectures across the world on creating Peace with other cultures, traditions and spiritual beliefs. She is profiled in the 1996 Simon & Schuster’s “Latino Success, Insights from 100 of America’s Most Powerful Latino Business Professionals.” She is the author of “Building Bridges of Understanding – My Personal Quest for Unity and Peace”, awarded the 2014 Latino Literacy Now’s Most Inspiring Non-Fiction Book, and the book of Poems, “Lucia De Garcia, A Peaceful Light – My Odyssey to the Center of the Heart”. The books in Spanish, “Creando Puentes de Comprension – Mi Conquista por la Unidad y la Paz”, awarded the 2015 Most Inspiracional Non-Fiction Book in Spanish by Latino Literacy Now, and the book of Poems,

Improving Your Presentation Skills | Tiffani Sierra, Actress, master facilitator, experiential speaker

PRESENTER | Tiffani Sierra - BIO

Tiffani Sierra is an actress, master facilitator, experiential speaker, and alumni of the famous Improv School, The Second City in Hollywood, CA. Her acting training hails from the prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse in New York and A.C.T in San Francisco. As an arts educator, her training comes from the UCLA Arts and Healing Program. She is a certified Social Emotional Arts Facilitator. With over 15 years of experience working in schools and organizations, Tiffani shifted her focus from performing in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, to transforming lives through developing theatre programs using the art of improvisation. Her innovative workshops were featured with her work with East LA Classic Theatre and the Award-winning Odyssey Theatre Program “The Odds”, working with underserved Los Angeles youth. Tiffani has being a highly-acclaimed teaching artist with Unusual Suspects, Each One Reach One, offering playwriting programs in juvenile halls in the Bay Area, and P.S Arts. In 2010 she founded Improv It Up and has been using Improvisation to help students, organizations and corporations experience greater creativity, teamwork, personal growth and transformation, improved working relationships, boosting morale, and performance skills.

Personal Finances Workshop |

Health & Wellness  Workshop

PRESENTER | Maria Aparis - BIO

Maria Aparis is a Health & Wellness Expert and Spiritual Business Strategist specializing in holistic and alternative modalities. Maria is an Essential Oil Educator, Massage Therapist, Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Instructor for Adults and Children, Intuitive Healer, Reiki Healer, and Raw Food Chef and Instructor. Maria revolutionized the spa industry nearly 15 years ago with her mobile day spa by bringing luxury spa services to the client and has since provided luxury spa services to everyone from Academy Award-winning celebrities, producers and directors, to Grammy-winning recording artists, sports celebrities as well as major film studios and corporations.

Maria has been featured extensively on ABC’s Eye On LA, CBS’s Lisa’s It List, KTLA Morning News, Fox 11 News, 9 on the Town, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, Si TV, Entertainment Tonight and Extra, LA Times, Orange County Register, Daily Variety, Daily Candy, Lucky Magazine, Modern Bride, Healing and Spa Magazine and was hailed as “the hottest new business trend” in the January edition of the global business newsletter, Trendwatcher.

Her expertise awarded her the privilege of being a special guest host reporting live from the Red Carpet for E! Entertainment Network as a health and beauty expert for the Emmy Awards. Maria also owned and directed Sybaris Rejuvenation Lounge Spa, located in the ocean front luxury Shangri La Hotel in beautiful Santa Monica, California. Maria created and designed this exclusive sanctuary dedicated specifically to physical and spiritual rejuvenation.

5:30pm – 7:30pm –  Latina Leadership Networking Event | Special Invited Guests are Latina Elected Officials.


Glama Queens to unveil New Product Line – Glama Goodie Bags to the first 50 customers.  

DAY TWO Thursday, APRIL 5, 2018

Day Two Program
7:30am – Attendee Check In – Networking/Exhibitors
8:30am – Welcome and Opening

8:45 am – Panel Discussions featuring Latinas of Influence Perspectives on Community, Educations, Heath, Business and Entertainment.

Community Education Panelists

  • Dr. Ana Ponce,  CEO, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
  • Myrna Castrejón, Executive Director, Great Public Schools Now
  • Natalie Sanchez, MPH, Healthcare Strategy and Operations, Filmmaker
  • Hilda Sandoval, PhD, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapy/Campaign Development/Social Marketing
  • Alma Vivian Marquez, CEO, Del Sol Group, Policy and Public Affairs – Founder of La Comadre

Health and Wellness Panelists

  • Maritere R. Bellas, Author
  • Liz A. Garcia EdM, Founder & CEO/ Stay Limitless Transformational Coaching and Leadership Training
  • Dr. Michele Summers Colon,  Physician, Surgeon, health coach, yoga teacher, anatomy instructor, author,
  • Ruthy Argumedo, AVP Community Engagement, Molina Healthcare of California

Latinas in Business

  • Miriam Marsh Sifuentes, CEO, M Power & Associates
  • Jasmin Zamora, Communications, Combined Insurance, Community Leader
  • Olga Camargo, AIF®, CEO/Founder, FARO Associates, LLC
  • Cynthia M. Ruiz, Author, Professor, Inspirational Speaker, Leadership Expert and Executive Coach
  • Ruth Lopez Novodor, CEO, Beverly Oncology & Imaging (BOI) Medical Group, Inc.

Entertainment and Media

  • Alex Meneses, Actress
  • Chiquis Rivera, Singer, author, entrepreneur, and television personality
  • Liz Cahn-Castruita, CEO/Publisher Westcoast Magazines
  • Delia Carbajal Hauser, Owner, Rumba Room Live

12:30pm – Presentation of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2018 Latinas of Influence
2:00pm – Networking and Door Prizes
2:30pm – Event Concludes

Program is subject to change without notice.

For sponsorship opportunities please call us at 213.705.3322 or send your email request to

Exclusive photos from the 2017 Latina 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.

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