Alejandra Lopez (second from right), assistant director of the Small Business office at the San Antonio Economic Development Department, takes part in a Business Connect panel. Photo by Edmond Ortiz.

Hispanic Chamber Connects Hundreds of Entrepreneurs to Big Time Buyers

More than 200 local, small businesses registered for face time with representatives of about 50 potential buyers in the public and private sector at the first Business Connect event on Tuesday at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is spearheading the program that works to match emerging local minority, and female-owned ventures with a variety of large organizations that work at the local, regional, and national level.