Latino Connection to Host Celebration of Successful Latino Professionals at Forty Under 40

Latino Connection to Host Celebration of Successful Latino Professionals at Forty Under 40

PHILADELPHIA— Latino Connection will celebrate and acknowledge forty Latinos under the age of 40 who have achieved great success in their professional careers, while making impactful imprints in their communities.The event will be held in the city of Philadelphia at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Friday, June 30th 2017, from 6- 10pm. The theme of the event is Uniting Powerful Latino Leaders in Pennsylvania and nominations are currently being accepted at

With this years Latino Forty Under 40 event, Latino Connection seeks to honor those individuals who have gone above and beyond in contributing to the advancement of Latinos. The core values of the Forty under 40 event emphasize the following: Cultural Pride- Nominees are of Latino/ Hispanic ancestry; Professional Achievement- Nominees have a demonstrated record of professional accomplishment; Commitment to Community- Nominees are actively involved in their community and serve as a positive force for good.

Latino Connection has been involved in Pennsylvania’s Latino Community since its inception in 2013. With events such as the Annual Latino Ball, that has garnered over 300 attendees, Latino Connection aims to serve the community through a commitment to the advancement of Latinos. “Latinos are a huge part of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and this is an event to highlight those great efforts; it is time that we recognize the leaders who are giving both in their professional careers and communities,” said George Fernandez, CEO of Latino Connection and Editor of Latino Connection Magazine.

Latino Connection has partnered with many sponsors for the Forty Under 40 event, including the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPHCC), Governors Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA), Berks County Latino Chamber of Commerce, 809 Media Agency and Maverick Strategies to bring this exciting event to fruition. The Diamond Sponsorship level grants the sponsors the opportunity to be heavily involved in the events agenda from nominations, features in the program books and websites, keynote speaking, publicity throughout event, signage on all promotional material, complimentary tickets and more.

Latino Forty Under 40 is an exciting opportunity to acknowledge someone you may know who has achieved success and exemplifies a leader in the community. To nominate a professional or business leader and to become involved via sponsorship for this event visit for forms, deadlines and up to date information.

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