Tag Archives: RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Work Visa Rules See Changes

On the same day that President Donald Trump visited the Rio Grande Valley to drum up support for a border wall, a group of business people gathered to learn about immigration issues facing workers and employers. “It’s really hard to keep up. Changes are occurring on an almost daily basis and the changes are affecting immigrants and employers,” said immigration attorney Belia A. Pena, who presented the workshop sponsored by…

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Tax Tips for Small Businesses

Business owners, who want to better prepare for the upcoming tax season, are invited to a tax seminar by Salinas, Allen & Schmitt, LLP. Co-sponsored by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and UTRGV Small Business Development Center, this seminar teaches business owners how to better manage their small business expenses when filing their taxes. There is no fee to attend but pre-registration is required to secure a seat. To…

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Financing Options for Small Businesses

Is your existing business looking for financing? Lending experts lead a panel discussion on small business loans, covering requirements that a business owner should meet in order to secure a loan. Panelists include the U.S. Small Business Administration, LiftFund and PeopleFund. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions relevant to their own small businesses. Pre-registration is required to secure a seat for this free workshop. To register for this…

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H-E-B Buys Texas First!

Small businesses are invited to a workshop on how to do business with H-E-B Grocery. The session will be held on November 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at The Monitor, located at 1400 E. Nolana Avenue in McAllen. The “H-E-B Buys Texas First!” workshop offers attendees information on how they can do business with H-E-B or on how to sell their general merchandize and food products at this…

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Starting a Business

The “Starting a Business” workshop cover what steps prospective business owners need to take to start a business and features speakers from the U.S. Small Business Administration and the UTRGV Small Business Development Center (SBDC). This session is sponsored by the UTRGV SBDC and hosted by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Pre-registration is required to secure a seat. To register for this seminar, contact the RGV Hispanic Chamber of…

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Doing Business in the RGV

Foreign investors interested in launching or expanding businesses in the Rio Grande Valley are invited to this free forum. The “Doing Business in the RGV” forum covers resources to identify the best types of products and/or services for the Rio Grande Valley market, as well as the tax and legal considerations for launching or expanding business in the area. The forum is hosted by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce…

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Legal Summit for Small Business

Navigating Legal Issues in Business “Legal Summit for Small Business” covers business structures and their legal implications, licenses and permits, zoning, contracts, commercial leases, insurance, employees, taxes, workplace safety and protecting intellectual property. This free session for small business owners is presented by Attorney Andrea Beleno Harrington from Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid. Pre-registration is required to secure a seat. To register for this summit, contact the RGV Hispanic Chamber…

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Financial Statement Analysis for Small Business Owners

Local small business owners can receive training on understanding and managing their finances at this free workshop presented by the UTRGV Small Business Development Center. This workshop covers Revenue and Expenses; Costs and Pricing; Profit & Loss Statement; Balance Sheet; Cash Flow Statement; Tools for Sales Growth; Use of Proceeds; and Sources of Financing. The workshop, hosted by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is partly sponsored by the BBVA…

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