Who we are

EMPRESARIOS LATINOS is a nonprofit organization established under the law of the State of Texas, declared a tax-exempt corporation by the Internal Revenue Service on March 18, 1997. EMPRESARIOS LATINOS members are for the most part, entrepreneurs originally from various Latin American countries. Our members include language institutes, restaurants, grocery stores, commercial and individual insurance companies, computer services, marketing, financial counseling, wholesalers and retailers, gas companies and communication companies among others. EMPRESARIOS LATINOS is an organization entirely financed by its members.

Our Mision

Empresarios Latinos creates educational foundations that improve the strategies and business success of members, while sustaining cultural heritage, generating business opportunities and empowering the next generation of Hispanic entrepreneurs.

Our View

Latino Entrepreneurs strives to develop a world-class partnership for its members that becomes the engine of transformation for their member to operate in the global economy. The Chamber strives to maintain best practices in business leadership, management, processes, and education to promote members’ value to the community and success.

Our Value Statement

Latino Entrepreneurs values the diversity and cultural heritage of its members that sustain transformational businesses that improve our communities and create economic prosperity for future generations of Hispanic entrepreneurs.

Member’s Benefit

Our members receive the following benefits:

  • Promote your business among partners through our different events.
  • Highlight your business on the website and other applications depending on your membership level.
  • Time to present your business in our monthly “Procurement Breakfast” through networking.
  • Continuing education and training programs with all necessary materials included, preferential membership fees (English, QuickBooks, Computing, Food Certification and TABC, Houston Community College Business Course, Financial Education among others).
  • Announcements of business opportunities with government or private agencies in the different areas.
  • Discounts on products and / or services offered by participating members, presenting their LATIN BUSINESS credentials.
  • Participation and access to the directory of Latin Entrepreneurs web page.
  • Access to our International Business Center to contact foreign companies.
  • Opportunity to participate in Commercial missions inside and outside the country to exchange experiences and business opportunities with entrepreneurs in the same sector.
  • Announce your open work positions for a period of 60 days. We support your company’s employment needs.
  • Participation in annual events with special rates to partners to give them the opportunity to promote their products and services.
  • Annual Events – Golf Tournament, Ford Legendary Women, Business Expo (State, National and International) and Annual Gala.
  • Opportunity to place a table at our monthly meetings to present your services and / or products. (For rates contact the Chamber).
  • Opportunity to publish your articles in our “Publications” section in Latin Businessmen Web Page.
  • Opportunity to be the Mentor of one of our educational workshops.
  • Use of an event room with preferential rates.

Events

Our members have the opportunity to participate in the following events (some events require a registration fee):

  • Procurement Breakfast- Monthly
  • Quarterly networking /Mixer
  • Annual Golf Tournament
  • Annual Gala – Entrepreneurial Excellence
  • Women Luncheons
  • International Delegations Forum
  • Mujeres Legendarias Luncheon – Ford Corporation
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Business Classes – Community Colleges and Universities
  • Health Fair
  • Art Fair
  • Business Fair
  • Partnership with University of Houston, Rice University, SBDC, SBA, Score and Liftfund, HMSDC.

Types of Memberships

In order to build a business community in which various types of businesses, regardless of size, industry and capacity are included. The chamber currently offers several levels of membership, which are grouped into two categories