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VIDEO: Elected Officials and Business Leaders Launch the 2018 Hispanic Business Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Elected officials and HCCMO trustees launched the 2018 Hispanic Business Conference with a ribbon cutting at Rosen Shingle Creek Thursday morning.

Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

Elected officials in attendance to support the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro-Orlando (HCCMO) include U.S. Congressmen Darren Soto (D-FL-09) and Mark Pocan (D-W-02), Orange Soil & Water Conservation Board Vice Chairman and Supervisor Daisy Morales, Osceola County Sheriff Russell Gibson, Osceola County Commissioner and Board Vice Chairman Cheryl Grieb, Orange County Comptroller Phil Diamond, Orange County Clerk of Courts Tiffany Moore Russell, Orlando Police Chief John Mina, former Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner and a representative from U.S. Senator Bill Nelson‘s office.

Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

After a hearty welcome breakfast reception, which inlcuded a welcome address from HCCMO president Gaby Ortigoni (pictured above), attendees got down to business for day one of the two-day conference, which featured workshops and breakout sessions, keynote speaker and life strategist Ismael Cala, as well as a VIP reception in the evening.

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Mellissa Thomas is Editor for Florida National News. | mellissa.thomas@floridanationalnews.com

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