Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates 50 years

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrating 50 years sturdy this Hispanic Heritage Month. 

They’ve been rising the native financial system by rising Latino companies. 

“The chamber has given us a number of alternatives,” mentioned Monica Delgado.  

Delgado confirmed us her artwork assortment inside their enterprise R&M Framing. The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce helped Delgado and her husband buy the constructing a number of years in the past. 

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R&M Framing says the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has given them a number of alternatives.

They participated in certainly one of a number of mentorship applications provided by the Hispanic Chamber, receiving a certificates of entrepreneurship.

“Our ‘Apprende’ program is a 10-week Spanish program. It is enterprise planning,” mentioned President Cathy Rodriguez-Aguirre. “They go the whole lot from A to Z, so actually studying easy methods to do your P and L – easy methods to market, what to do.” 

Rodriguez-Aguirre says they take companies to the following stage.

“Usually they’d an concept, they’d a product, they considered one thing and so they form of stored going with it. After which they arrive to some extent the place they notice, ‘I want a plan’ – particularly once they get to the purpose the place they need to entry capital,” she mentioned.

Previous Board Chair Melinda Guzman agreed. 

“The essential phrase is funding. It is the Hispanic Chamber that works together with company America and state and native governments to speculate essential {dollars} in rising the Latino and Latino enterprise market,” Guzman mentioned.

Guzman and her husband every served as president of the Hispanic Chamber over time.

“They placed on cultural occasions, wine and cheese festivals, they placed on receptions. They create community and advertising alternatives. coaching alternatives,” Guzman mentioned.

She says obstacles nonetheless exist, however the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber is breaking these down.

“All the things that should go on with a enterprise, the chamber has obtained it,” mentioned Renee Delgado.

The Delgados are portray an image of what the chamber can do.

“There was a lot extra that we needed to do. The entire concept of networking, social media, getting loans, studying the fundamentals in easy methods to bookkeep, all of the background, it actually helped us,” mentioned Delgado.

Individuals enthusiastic about how the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce can work for them are urged to go to sachcc.org.

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