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Local Hispanic Chamber to host Press Briefing on Washington Regional Leaders’ Exploratory Mission to Cuba

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


CONTACTS:
Pamela Nieto: 202.340.5157; [email protected]
Joaquin McPeek (DC): 202.445.9765; [email protected]


(WASHINGTON, DC) – The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) will be hosting a press briefing on Thursday, February 18th to provide information about the historic regional exploratory mission to Cuba it will be leading with Washington regional leaders, February 20-25, 2016. 

What: The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced today a historic regional exploratory mission to Cuba.  The mission will include District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, Montgomery County, Maryland Executive Ike Leggett, and Secretary of Commerce and Trade for the Commonwealth of Virginia Maurice Jones. Collectively, the delegation represents the strength and diversity of the regional economy, and affirms the region as a global leader in development, innovation, and international trade.

Who:

  • Brian T. Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
  • Angela Franco, President & CEO, GWHCC
  • Jim Dinegar, President and CEO, Greater Washington Board of Trade
  • Chuck Bean, Executive Director, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

When: Thursday, February 18th, 2016 at 10am

Where: Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

910 17th St. NW Ste 1150 Washington, DC

 

About the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce                                                     

The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a 501(C) 6 membership driven organization founded in 1976 that supports the economic development of the Greater Washington metropolitan area. The Chamber facilitates the success of Hispanic and other minority-owned businesses and the communities they serve through networking, advocacy, education and access to capital. For additional information visit our website www.gwhcc.org.