New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Luncheon abroad the Bateaux -2018

By: Lidia Evita, Staff Writer for World Liberty TV


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2018 Honorees with NYCHCC Staff Members

The New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NYCHCC), will honor five leading Hispanic business women at their 12th annual Women in Business luncheon.

Chelsea Pier 60 NYC

100’s in attendance

The event is in celebration of Women’s History Month and will be held on Thursday, March 22nd 2018 (11:00 AM – 2:00 PM) aboard The Bateaux New York, a Luxury Sightseeing Lunch Cruise, departing from Chelsea Pier 62 in Manhattan’s West Side.

Nick Lugos Travel & Cruise Business

Dr.Abbey with Nick Lugo President & CEO NYCHCC

The Chamber will be honoring Alana Cantillo – Charter Communications (NYC Director of Government Affairs) Rayda Marquez – YMCA of Greater New York (Director of International Programs) Annie Rodriguez –Credit City New York (President), Lourdes Zapata – Office of the Governor (Chief Diversity Officer) and Vanessa Mendez -Gamez – Tropical Cheese (Director of Marketing). We are also excited to welcome back our Mistress of Ceremonies, Cristy Marrero Journalist/Author/Content Creator.

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2018 NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Honorees

“The New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our 2018 Women in Business Awards Luncheon,” says Nick Lugo, President of NYCHCC.  “The Women in Business Luncheon was created to salute and honor the commitment of exceptional Hispanic women.

Cheif Diversity Officer

Honoree Lourdes Zapata CDO for office of Gov Andrew Cuomo

It also serves as the Chamber’s first fundraiser of the year. All honorees have proven themselves in their respective fields, and have worked diligently and with integrity to climb the corporate ladder. Each honoree has demonstrated social responsibility by giving back to their communities.”


Zenaida Rodriguez of MTA with Co Work

“At the NYCHCC, it gives us great pleasure to recognize the commitment of these exceptional Hispanic women that we are honoring today,” says Sulma Arzu-Brown, Director of Events at NYCHCC. “Their stories of sacrifice, achievement and triumph are inspiring.

Credit City NY

Honoree Annie Rodriguez with Family Members

The Chamber hopes that our 12th Annual Women in Business Luncheon inspires more support and membership so that we can continue to uphold the standards of our mission and our vision to build a healthy, culturally diverse and economically strong Hispanic business organization in New York City.”

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Sulma Arzu with Eileen Guzzo officers of NYCHCC

The Women in Business Luncheon is one of the Chamber’s many events of the year that present opportunities for sponsorship and mutually beneficial partnerships, said Nick Lugo, President of NYCHCC. “Many of our activities throughout the year provide free seminars and networking opportunities that support the Chamber’s membership.”

The Bateaux Boat Ride NYC

NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Lunch abroad The Bateaux

About New York City Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce (NYCHCC): The New York City Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce’s mission is to facilitate commerce and understanding among Hispanic Businesses and all businesses within New York City and develop opportunities for businesses located in New York City to other regions.

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