Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City
Annual Award Nomination Guidelines & Entry Form
To be presented at the 40th Anniversary Gala, October 12th, 2017
Sheraton at Crown Center
2345 McGee Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Current members of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are invited to nominate business associates or themselves to be honored with one of six distinguished awards at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 40th Anniversary Gala. Only members may submit nominations (except the Carlos F. Cortes Humanitarian of the Year Award recipient and The Richard Barrera Award). Nominations must include examples of the company or person’s involvement and specific accomplishments pertaining to the award for which they are being nominated.
Nominations must be received at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce office by August 25th, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.
El Dorado Corporation of the Year Award
Presented to the corporation that has demonstrated and implemented initiatives that make a positive difference in the growth of Hispanic business.
Jesse F. Flores Hispanic Business of the Year Award
Presented to a business or organization that has been in existence more than five years. Presented to a Hispanic-owned company that most exemplifies excellence in entrepreneurial spirit, success in business and has demonstrated commitment to the community.
Hector Barreto, Sr. New Small Business of the Year Award
Presented to a business or organization that has been in existence less than five years and has shown growth in their business as well as demonstrated positive impact within the Hispanic community.
Carlos F. Cortes Humanitarian of the Year Award
This award is open to the public and is presented to an individual who best exemplifies the traits of volunteering, community service and tireless dedication to the well-being of the Hispanic community.
The Richard Barrera Award
This Award will recognize an individual who works in Corporate America, Government, or any other organization that has contributed to the mission of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City.
The Manny Lopez Legacy Award
This Award commemorates the success, hard work and the legacy that Manny Lopez was to Kansas City. The Manny Lopez Legacy Award will be given to an individual, entity or business that has made a positive impact in the economic landscape or business landscape of greater Kansas City or company that has made a difference in the economic landscape and or business community in Greater Kansas City.
Submit nominations to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, attention Yani Vázquez-Cruz, 107 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 25th, 2017 by 5:00 p.m