The Dayton Hispanic Chamber strives to provide opportunities for you and your business through networking, advocacy and education. We help the community understand how each company contributes to the economic growth and social development in the Greater Dayton Area.
As such our chamber serves as an aggregator of information, resources and a promoter of interests related to the Hispanic Community and to those wanting to grow their businesses by reaching out to the Hispanic Community. We hope to be an asset to you and your business building a strong and enduring relationship. Enjoy our site and feel free to contact us with any questions.
For the first time ever, Ohio's goal of awarding 15 percent of eligible contractors to minority-owned businesses could be in sight. Click here to read about Ohio's progress.
Businesses are actively looking for bilingual employees because they realize there’s a dramatic demographic shift taking place in the country. Click here to learn more.
U.S. Air Force officials have ordered a cost-benefit analysis to see if moving its Office of Scientific Research to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base from Virginia would make sense. The move could bring 170 jobs with it. Click here to read more.
Local banks reported higher earnings higher earnings in 2013. This is seen by experts as another sign of recovery. As people and businesses feel better about the state of the economy, they tend to borrow more money. This is good news for our local economy.
The new plant will bring about 800 new jobs to Moraine. Hiring of managers to begin in May, 2014. Fuyao, headquartered in Fuzhou, China, employs more than 18,000 workers globally and plans to use its new Moraine facility to supply its growing U.S. customer base, including GM, Chrysler, Hyundai, Honda and Kia.
Dear Friends and Members,
This is a just a little appreciation letter to all of you for being so supportive of our Hispanic Chamber in 2013.
But the most impressive show and proof of your dedication was last night, when over 75 people braved the horrific weather and took to the roads (many of us at 30 mph) to attend our Fiesta Gala. Several people even came from Columbus.... talk about brave and determined.
Today Gov. John R. Kasich released the following statement in response to the announcement that Nestlé, the world’s largest food company with more than $98 billion in sales, will relocate its Nestlé USA Pizza Division from its present location in Northbrook, Illinois to Solon, Ohio. Nestlé USA is expected to create approximately 250 jobs in Solon as a result of the move.
“When one of the world’s largest companies chooses Ohio as its new destination for an entire business division, I think that sends a strong message about the work we’re doing to make our state a better place for job creators. Our results-focused economic development team at JobsOhio and a more business-friendly environment is proving to be a winning formula for job creation.”
The Ohio Minority Business Development Division now has a minority tab on the Development webpage. Please visit this new link by clicking here to gain access to important resources, such as:
- Capital for Small and Minority Businesses
- Minority Business Assistance Centers (MBAC)
- Ohio Minority Business Advisory Council (OMBAC)
- Minority Development Financing Advisory Board (MDFAB)
- And much more. A procurement section will be added soon, so please stay tuned to this important resource.
We are seeing a great deal of momentum and interest in our downtown, which is exciting news for the Dayton region -- as economic development trends nationwide show a vibrant downtown is, literally, at the heart of a prosperous region.
Visit this link to read the most recent Greater Downtown Dayton Plan progress report, a summary of projects and other efforts in our downtown. Please forward this report to your personal and professional networks to help us spread the good news about positive activities in our downtown.
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) has selected Miguel Maldonado, Chief of the Fuels and Energy Branch at WPAFB, as the recipient of its prestigious Hispanic in Technology - STAR Award for his outstanding contributions in the fields of engineering and science. The honorable STAR Awards recognize individuals and corporations nationally for their dedication, commitment and selfless efforts to the growth and advancement of Hispanic students and professionals pursuing STEM careers. THE DHC is proud to congratulate Miguel Maldonado, an active member of Dayton’s Hispanic community and a volunteer for our member organization, PACO, for this national honor.