Northern Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce relies on the expertise of our Executive Advisory Committee as a GPS that will guide us to serve proactively and effectively the business community we represent in Northern Virginia.
Promotes the 8(a) programs to help minority and other small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) to grow with NOVAHCC thru participation of solicitation for procurement with government matchmakings. This Committee will identify key government officials locally, statewide and federal stakeholders interested in delivering procurement readiness training to NOVAHCC members and participation and delivery of Government Contracting Matchmakings.
Healthcare, Science and Technology
This committee endeavors to stay at the forefront of trends in Healthcare and STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math educating chamber members, the community and the media on important healthcare and technology issues. Communication between experts in healthcare and IT leaders as well as organizing events with Speakers who are SME to communicating effectively new trends to the community. The Committee will update the President of NOVAHCC about federal and state initiatives, policies, legislation, and other pertinent topics in STEM and Cyber-security.
Assist the chamber in identifying new restaurants and event venues, as partners and sponsors for planning monthly events, promoting chamber mission, vision, and services throughout Northern Virginia. In addition, the Business Development Committee promotes Chamber membership, benefits of membership and member participation.
International Investment & Trade
Northern Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, seeks to serve as a connector between Virginia to and from Latin America and the Caribbean organizing one on one matchmaking meetings to increase business opportunities with international prospect customers and vendors.
Multicultural Marketing and Communication
Share information to the chamber about effective marketing strategies and tactics that target the diverse marketplace of multi-ethnic communities; promoting chamber activities social media, advising the chamber how to develop multicultural marketing strategies and to implement and support multicultural marketing tactics as sustained company practice and attracting partners and sponsors to NOVAHCC.
Millennials will make up most of the workforce by 2025. For this reason, Northern Hispanic Chamber of Commerce encourages participation of young professionals to join the chamber and to be more globally connected and bring changes to the communities they represent tailoring events relevant to generation Y.
Procurement Diversity Supplier
The Procurement and Diversity Supplier Committee ensures a diverse supplier base in the procurement of goods and services. This committee emphasizes the creation of a diverse supply chain that works to secure the inclusion of diverse groups in the procurement plans for business matchmaking with the private sector. This committee will assist NOVAHCC in creating training programs and seminars with Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), and Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).
Acts as principal adviser to the chamber about the legislature, strategic direction with efforts to create a strong workforce aligned with the employer’s needs. In addition, identify current and future workforce needs of the business community and related training requirements. Workforce Development includes the Veteran Employment and Entrepreneurial initiative.
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