Our special events celebrate memorable occasions throughout the year and create many business opportunities for our members as well as recreational and educational opportunities for the whole family .
There is always something to do: From spring's "Cinco de Mayo" to Hispanic and international film festivals and government procurement fairs in the fall, and even to the last jingle bell at year's end with our annual Poinsettia Festival Awards Banquet and Dance that celebrates the Chamber and members' accomplishments.
Also, we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, National Family Literacy Day, International Literacy Day, National Small Business Week, National Women's History Month, National Poinsettia Day, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Thanksgiving Day and the Fourth of July, and many national holidays of profound signicance to our American heritage such as President's Day, Martin Luther King's Day, Veteran's Day and Memorial Day.
Finally, we partner with like-minded organizations and the news media to bring health and consumer information as well as recreational and educational activities the entire family can enjoy. Check our Calendar of Events frequently and mark on your calendar events those that may be of greatest interest to you!
Our annual signature events are:
End-of-year celebrations are deeply ingrained traditions in many cultures. In the workplace, they are memorable and exciting occasions that can help boost morale and forge stronger relationships as the successes of the past year are celebrated. However, as the workplace has become increasingly more diverse the need to be sensitive to the beliefs of others has become an important consideration. Moreover, holidays can be stressful times. . .
Procurement fairs, trade shows and conferences are excellent means for promoting your products and services, but they are most beneficial to both buyers and suppliers when accompanied by a matchmaking event that brings businesspeople (suppliers) face-to-face with other businesses and agencies (buyers) in need of products or services. The Greater Washington Procurement Fair & Matchmaking Event, now in its second year, offers that opportunity. Moreover, in partnership with ShoWorks, Inc., we offer our local businesses in the Greater Baltimore region and beyond a second procurement fair and Matchmaking event at the Baltimore Convention Center.
The Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner again with the AFI Silver Theater & Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD to present the Annual AFI Latin American Film Festival from September 22 through October 12, 2011.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15, when the American people recognize Hispanic and Latino Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America, and celebrate their histories, cultures and contributions to the nation's well-being.
For all practical purposes, "Cinco de Mayo" (Spanish for "Fifth of May") in the United States is a national day that celebrates the culture and experiences of Americans of Mexican descent, much as St. Patrick's Day, Oktoberfest, and the Chinese New Year are used to celebrate the cultural heritage and contributions of Americans of Irish, German, and Chinese ancestry, respectively.
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First Annual I-81 Corridor - Tri-state Multicultural FestWhen:
Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
Hagerstown's Seventh Annual Hispanic FestivalWhen:
Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)