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2nd Annual Marketing to Latinos Networking Event


Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

2nd Annual Marketing to Latinos Networking Event

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Advance registration has ended. You can still register and pay your admission ($40) at the door the day of the event, Tuesday, April 23rd, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm, at CHO's upper terrace.
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If you are looking for a business networking event that will help you make valuable connections, put you in touch with like-minded entrepreneurs and potential customers, and provide you with a venue to learn from successful business leaders, then you must attend our spring 2013 Chapter 6 Networking event. **Online registration is closed, but you can still register at the door.**

Second Annual Marketing to Latinos Networking Event

Presented by Forward/Adelante and Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO)

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport

When: Tuesday, April 23rd, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm
Where: CHO’s upper terrace, located at 100 Bowen Loop, Charlottesville, Va. 22911

Excellence in Local Business Award

Henry WeinschenkOur team at Forward/Adelante is thrilled to recognize Henry Weinschenk as an excellent role model for local enterprise! Please join us at the Second Annual Marketing to Latinos Networking Event on April 23, as we honor Henry with the 2013 Excellence in Local Business Award.

We selected Henry, CEO of Express Car Wash Company for 30 years, because his company has built an excellent reputation through quality service. By fulfilling the needs of local residents and earning their trust, Express Car Wash has achieved sustainable growth and prosperity.

Henry F. Weinschenk got his degree in Engineering Technology in 1960 from Otto Krause Technical College, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, his native country. Among his many professional accomplishments, Henry co-founded the first UPS overseas subsidiary, setting up more than forty distribution facilities in Germany. Henry's volunteerism has extended from tutoring in the Charlottesville City Schools to helping in the construction of homes for Habitat for Humanity in Guatemala. Henry obtained his U.S. citizenship in 1970.

"Check CHO First" $500 Giveaway

Enter your business card on April 23rd for a chance to win CHO's $500 travel package including a $400 USAirways gift card, a week of parking and a $50 gift card to the airport market. We will draw a winner during the event! Next time you fly, Check CHO First to see just how easy and convenient your trip can be.

Peter Rodriguez, Keynote SpeakerKeynote Speaker: Peter Rodriguez

Peter Rodriguez will offer the keynote address on the economy and contemporary challenges. He is Senior Associate Dean for Degree Programs and Chief Diversity Officer at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.  He teaches classes on GlobalMacroeconomics and International Business. Peter is an economist and specializes in the study of international business and economic development. Peter is an active researcher whose research interests include the interaction of globalization, economic development, and social institutions, the consequences of corruption for multinationals and seed-stage finance in emerging markets.

Melinda Crawford, CHOHost: Melinda Crawford

Guests will meet in CHO’s sprawling upper terrace to welcome the airport’s new executive director, Melinda Crawford, who has recently transitioned to Charlottesville from Pensacola, Florida, where she was the executive director of the Pensacola International Airport. Under her leadership, Pensacola International was awarded Florida’s Commercial Airport of the Year in 2013. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about CHO’s latest projects in the works, how they affect our community, and how you can be involved.

Food and Entertainment

Chef Alex Montiel
Catering: Chef Alex Montiel
Celebrated Chef Alex Montiel, a native of Mexico City, will prepare bocadillos and postres from his home country. Refreshments will include Savory Chicken Mole, Handmade Tortillas with Oaxaca Cheese, Spanish Paella, Caramel Flan and more. Chef Alex is the operator of La Cocina del Sol as well as Alex Montiel Catering & Fine Events. Click here to read more about Chef Alex and see the full menu for April 23.

Fuego Dance Team

Cultural Spotlight: Fuego Dance

Fuego Dance Team, a student-run CIO at the University of Virginia, promotes and exhibits Latino culture through dance. The team choreographs and presents dance forms from Latin American countries, including folkloric dances (festejosambacaporales, and tinkus), partner dances (bachatasalsa, and merengue), and reggaeton


Admission is $30 in advance (single), $50 in advance (couple), or $40 at the door (no couple rates available for door purchases). Reservations should be made online. This event benefits the Community Investment Collaborative Micro-Lending Scholarship Fund.

Chapter 6 NetworkingForward/Adelante connects you face-to-face with Central Virginia’s diverse & Hispanic business leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals.

Our signature Chapter 6 Networking live events bridge cultural boundaries and let you become central to the conversations taking place.

Many thanks to our event sponsors for Marketing to Latinos 2013!

Wells Fargo   WINA 1070 News Radio
Charlottesville Albemarle Airport   State Farm Insurance
Charlottesville's Dialogue on Race   City of Charlottesville
VIDA   Cutler Investment Group
Snap Fitness   Woodard Properties
Albemarle County Economic Development

Have questions about 2nd Annual Marketing to Latinos Networking Event? Contact Forward/Adelante

When & Where

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO)
100 Bowen Loop
Charlottesville, VA 22911

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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