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SFLHCC celebrates milestone anniversary and welcomes new leadership at 30th Annual Installation Luncheon

The annual luncheon recognized Commissioner Rebecca Sosa and Senator Rick Scott delivers the keynote address

The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC) marked a significant milestone and ushered in a new era of leadership at its prestigious 30th Annual Installation and Golden Eagle Award Luncheon held on May 3rd, 2024, at the Baltimore Hotel. Continue reading this news to get event highlights and sponsorship details.

Passing the torch and honoring the legacy

The event served as a platform for both celebration and transition. Outgoing Chairman Roland Sanchez Medina Jr., Esq., completed a successful four-year term, handing over the reins to incoming Chairman Jose Perez De Corcho. The ceremony underscored the SFLHCC's legacy of strong leadership dedicated to empowering Hispanic businesses in South Florida.

The luncheon's highlight was a captivating keynote address by Senator Rick Scott. He addressed the gathering, emphasizing the critical role Hispanic businesses play in the community's economic and social fabric. Senator Scott's insights resonated with the audience, further solidifying the importance of the SFLHCC's mission.

President Liliam López and Chairman Jose Perez de Corcho

Golden Eagle Award bestowed on Commissioner Rebecca Sosa

A cornerstone of the event was the presentation of the prestigious Golden Eagle Award. This year, the honor was bestowed upon Miami-Dade County Commissioner Rebecca Sosa in recognition of her exceptional contributions to the community. Commissioner Sosa's dedication to public service and her commitment to fostering positive change was celebrated by all in attendance.

The SFLHCC expressed its sincere gratitude to the sponsors and attendees who played a vital role in making the Installation Luncheon a resounding success. Their continued support is instrumental in propelling the organization's mission forward and fostering a vibrant environment for Hispanic businesses in South Florida.

A Look Inside the SFLHCC Installation Luncheon

The annual Installation Luncheon is a highly anticipated event for the SFLHCC community. It provides a unique opportunity for members to network, connect with fellow business leaders, and engage with the organization's board of directors. This year's luncheon drew a diverse crowd of approximately 200-350 attendees, with a demographic breakdown of 55% men and 45% women. The event boasted a strong Hispanic presence (80%) alongside a healthy representation of white (18%) and African American (2%) attendees.

The Installation Luncheon offers valuable sponsorship opportunities for businesses seeking to connect with a dynamic audience of Hispanic entrepreneurs and leaders. Sponsorship tiers range from Silver ($1,300) to Platinum ($3,500), each offering a combination of benefits such as preferential seating, company logo placement on event materials, and advertising space in the program.

Roland Sanchez-Medina Jr., President Liliam López and Chairman Jose Perez de Corcho

For those interested in a more direct engagement opportunity, membership was available for $110. Businesses also had the option to secure a display table for $250 to showcase their products or services to fellow attendees. Non-members were welcome to attend for $130, which included one lunch ticket.

With the 30th Annual Installation Luncheon successfully concluded, the SFLHCC looks towards the future with renewed purpose and a commitment to building upon its strong foundation. The organization remains dedicated to serving as a catalyst for growth and prosperity for Hispanic businesses in South Florida.

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Roland Sanchez-Medina Jr., Senator Rick Scott and President Liliam López
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