A two-day symposium focusing on the future of Arizona’s economy, and specifically how the Latino community will impact that future, is scheduled for May 4-5 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is hosting “Transforming Arizona’s Economy,” with workshops, seminars, and presentations focusing on “the historic and growing impact of Latino-owned businesses and consumers statewide and across the nation.”

The event, presented by University of Phoenix, will including a community town hall, screening of the HBO production “The Latino List,” and the 54th annual black and white ball and business awards – on top of the release of the Chamber’s 16th-annual “Datos: Focus on the Hispanic Market.”

Designated as an official Arizona Centennial event, the symposium will highlight the historical legacy of Arizona’s Latino community.

For information about purchasing individual tickets or table for the DATOS luncheon or Black & White Ball and Business Awards please contact Norma Macias at (602) 294-6081 or normam@azhcc.com.

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