5th Year Anniversary LAM Gala presented by Verizon Wireless
Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 8:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
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Join LAM and multiple Bay Area Latino professional organizations to celebrate five years of building a strong community of Latino professionals and lovers of Latin American culture!
LAM's anniversary presented by Verizon will be held at One Ferry Plaza (formerly known as Carnelian by the Bay and Gabbiano's). This fabulous place is located behind the Ferry Building on the water with breathtaking panoramic views of the entire SF Bay. We'll also have access to the spacious outside patio. It’s easy to leave your heart in San Francisco in this fabulous venue!
Come and mingle with representatives and members from over 12 organizations. We will have a special performance by guitarist Gabriel Navia and have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win Verizon's Motorola XY Board 8.2 Tablet. In addition, you'll receive a welcome specialty cocktail thanks to Zacapa Rum.
Following the networking piece, stay for a dance reception with two rooms:
- A dedicated Tropical ballroom with salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbias
- Latino Rock/Pop and Top 40 music provided by deejays Juan Data, Santero and C Bass.
Red carpet experience from the minute you arrive with photo booth and many more surprises.
IMPORTANT: RSVP is REQUIRED to attend.
When you RSVP, you'll automatically be entered to win a Zacapa Rum VIP Educational experience during the event.
LAM Members and Partners: Get your limited and discounted early bird tickets! Login to http://lamsocialclub.com or check your email to learn how to purchase discounted tickets.
Dress to impress: Semi-formal attire required [no jeans, t-shirts, tennis shoes, baseball hats]
See Video of LAM's 4th Year Gala
LAM Network is an exclusive membership-based community reaching over 4,200 educated Latino professionals. LAM’s mission is to unite educated Latino professionals via Latin American upscale events through professional development seminars, networking mixers, dinners, parties and other events. In the past 5 years LAM has organized over 200 events providing the Latino community in the Bay Area with opportunities to expand their networks and to create a stronger more engaging Latino community. Not a LAM member? Learn about membership.
This event is sponsored and supported by:
Verizon is committed to supporting and enhancing Latino Small Business’ productivity, profitability and growth. Verizon is proud to announce the Latino Business Awards series in the Bay Area. Beginning July 1st, Verizon will be rewarding and recognizing an established business owner, new business owner, and an outstanding working professional with over $70,000 in cash and technology grants to further support their impact in the community. Learn how you can nominate yourself or others to receive one of these awards athttp://www.verizoninsider.com/negocios.
This event is co-hosted by our partners:
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was created in1988. Widely known as the "Premier Hispanic Organization," NSHMBA serves 32 chapters and 8,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It exists to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development. NSHMBA works to prepare Hispanics for leadership positions throughout the U.S., so that they can provide the cultural awareness and sensitivity vital in the management of the nation's diverse workforce.
The San Francisco Hispanic Chamber of Commerce promotes the economic development of its members and the Hispanic business community in San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area.
The SF Bay Area SHPE chapter was founded in 1983. The national organization, SHPE was originally founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1974 by a group of engineers employed by the city of Los Angeles. Their objective was to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community. SF Bay Area SHPE re-enforces its reputation as a vital Hispanic organization by its social responsibility to be involved in education, business, and community outreach.
Latino Startup Alliance. Vision: To promote and cultivate a tech entrepreneurial spirit within the U.S. Latino community; to increase the amount of Latino led technology innovation not only in Silicon Valley but across the U.S.
Mission: To encourage the inspiration and cultivation of U.S. Latino led technology startup ventures by providing a strong support network of fellow entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, & mentors.
San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association is a nonprofit resource for and advocates on the behalf of the Latino legal community in the Bay Area. With multiple active committees and a number of annual events, SFLRLA provides attorneys with a number of opportunities to network, engage in advocacy, and give back to their communities. In addition to promoting the diversification of the legal profession, SFLRLA's work fosters the exchange of ideas and information among members of the legal profession, the judiciary and the community that enable reform in the law necessary to the administration of justice. Our biggest event of the year is Noche de Gala, a dinner to raise scholarships for law students who work at public interest organizations during the summer.
The Bay Area Hispanic Professionals Meetup is a group of Hispanic Professionals who share the love for our Latin customs, traditions and our Spanish language. The group unites our community through many enjoyable social events and promotes the cultivation of friendships and professional relations. All members have the opportunity to participate by suggesting and organizing events of interest to the group.
Established in 1972, ALPFAis the largest association for Latino professionals and students with 15,000 members, 39 professional chapters, and 80 college/university student chapters. ALPFA is committed to building Latino business leaders through its programs, and by bringing access to leaders and decision makers that can impact our member’s professional development.
Hispanics Mean Business (HMB) is a much needed resource for professionals around Northern California to build connections and receive: - Event Invitations, Presentations from experts in different industries and Opportunities to generate more business. HMB members are proactive in achieving personal growth, community improvement and business success.
Latino Business Professionals is the premiere business network in the Bay Area dedicated to professionals and students in various business disciplines. LBP serves as an incredibly effective catalyst to promote Latino professional success in Corporate America since 1994. We create opportunities for Bay Area Latino professionals to get better jobs and find opportunities for career advancement in the various business disciplines.
Cine+Más SF contributes to the Bay Area’s active and diverse arts scene through the Latino Film Festival, year-round programming and special events centered on Latino arts- including the visual, performance, and literary arts.
EveryCircle.com is a portal designed for executives, decision-makers, professionals, business owners, and community leaders to network, earn revenues, and share information and resources • Wide array of events, customizable applications, databases, features, and services
DanceSF.com is the San Francisco Bay Area's leading Dance School for club style social dancing. We offer fun and social dance classes for people of all ages, and all skill levels! We also offer East Bay and South Bay salsa classes. Our dance classes are geared towards beginner dancers, providing everyone a wonderful, supportive, and fun environment to learn to dance! In addition, DanceSF offers our bestselling Learn to Dance DVD's for your home use.
SalsaCrazy.com is home of Salsa Dance all over the world. SalsaCrazy is born of a passion to share the joy of dancing, and to get people learning how to dance. Salsa Dance is vibrant and exploding all over the world, and salsa dancing culture has spread to almost all major (and most minor) cities, in each and every country.
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