Frank Garcia Chairman of Hispanic Groups welcome’s Colombian & South American Business & Advocacy Groups in NYC-2023

By:Dr.Adal M.Hussain,Phd (AKA) Dr. Abbey ,Editor @ Large for World Liberty TV

Hispanic business groups from New York City are welcoming Colombian business and advocacy groups that will meet with elected officials and trade groups.

R-L Frank Garcia with Honored guests in attendance

To promote economic empowerment in south America while helping to mitigate the recent unexpected migration crisis in the City of New York.

Keynote Speech by Dr Abbey at VIP Reception

Frank Garcia, former Chairman of the National Association of State Chambers and founder of the Hispanic Buying Groups, says:

Business leaders from Colombia

“We can help decrease the new undocumented immigration issue that New York is facing by creating business opportunities for these disadvantaged businesses in countries in the Caribbean, Central, and South America.”

Dr Abbey with SBA Commish Kevin D. Kim , Mr Garcia & Juan Almanzar of SBS Group

Mr. Garcia adds, “Our Hispanic and minority business partners visited Colombia several times last year to identify and develop business opportunities in economic and socially distressed populations.

Now Colombian representatives are coming to New York to learn about our vibrant Hispanic business community and to meet with New York elected and government officials.

Dr Abbey with Monica Morales 6 Time Emmy Award Winning Journalist for PIX11 News

We will create win-win trade and economic development opportunities for the City of New York, our minority-owned business, and emerging entrepreneurs from difficult areas in Latin America.”

Business Panel in Progress

To welcome the Colombian delegation, the New York State Coalition of Hispanic Chambers held a press conference at Resolution 39 | Best Rooftop Bar & Restaurant in Midtown NYC Restaurant in the Manhattan.

Dr Abbey with Ralph W. Tejeda Chairman of Morris County Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce

“Our Coalition and representatives from the most important NYC trade groups will welcome the National Association of Mayors, a Colombian group of Mayors and partners of all Colombia’s Business men and women, that promote economic development from women displaced by conflict and war,” says Frank Garcia, current Chairman of the New York State Coalition of Hispanic Chambers.

Dr Abbey with Eduardo Giraldo Newly appointed Chairman NYSHCC & a guest

It is a vision of several Hispanic business leaders to create a bridge of trade between Colombia and the United States to give opportunities to minority-owned businesses in the United States while at the same time creating economic development opportunities in Latin America.

Dr Abbey with Chaplian Marisa Estrella Founder WorldWide Veterans & Family SVCS & a guest

Thus potentially mitigating recently migration patterns in New York City. The Hispanic Buying Group and recent new trade group will spread head this effort and is seeking to create an international distribution center in the Bronx NY, that will also host an incubator and accelerator program for minority-owned startup companies looking to serve the international trade to and from Latino America.

Dr Abbey with Bertha Lewis Founder Black Institute ,VIP Keynote Speaker

Welcoming the Colombian group are Mayor Eric Adams, Terence Clark, President and CEO, New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Lisa M. Flores, Chief City Procurement Officer and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, Michael J. Garner, city’s first ever chief business diversity officer.

Guests Enjoying VIP Reception

Wendy Garcia, Deputy Commissioner for Equity and Inclusion for NYPD, Bertha Lewis, Founder and President of the Black Institute, William Pan, Chairman of PW Co, The New York State Coalition of Hispanic Chambers, National Association of State Chambers.

R-L Dr Abbey Terrance Clark CEO Nymsdc & Frank Garcia

Association of First Ladies of Colombia, Association of City Council Members of Colombia, Association of Veterans of Korea of Colombia, National Supermarket Association, Bronx Hispanic Chamber, Worldwide churches.

Dr Abbey with Bishop Dr. Ebony Kirkland ,Founder Worldwide Assoc of Small Churches

Bodega and Small Business Group, New Jersey Veterans Chamber of Commerce, Association of victims of the Conflict of Columbia from New York and the Hispanic Buying Group and Monica Morales, Six-time Emmy Award-winner Monica Makes It Happen, of PIX11 News.

Dr Abbey with William Pan President PW Shoes & VIP Sponsor

This was truly a wonderful event, bringing minorities from Colombia, Guatemala, South American and the Caribbean regions.

Mayors of Colombia speeches Mr Garcia & Clark looking on

This was a brain Child of Frank Garcia, Former National Association of State Chambers and Founder and president of Hispanic Buying Group.

Guests from Colombia introducing themselves

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1 comment

  1. This event was important.
    I am glad there was a global participation.
    I attended Friday morning to speak on the issue of Hope and the importance of each contribution to a better society and how we can do it.
    Thank you for writing and preserving the essence of Meeting.
    Justice Carmen Velasquez
    G-100 Global Chair Law & Justice

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