What: Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 22nd luncheon and Business Expo.
Where: Hilton Americas-Houston.
The 411: Anyone who ever doubted the political impact of the Hispanic business community was proven wrong at the annual event that drew more than 1,500 influential executives and politicians. Much emphasis was placed on Houston's golden touch when it comes to creating jobs and opportunities. Leading the charge was Gov. Greg Abbott who praised the the city for the "entrepreneurial spirit of Hispanic businesses and the positive impact they have in the Houston economy."
Chamber president and CEO Laura Murillo welcomed the contingent that is said to be the largest business luncheon in the city.
Who: Mayor Annise Parker, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Congressmen Ted Poe and Pete Olsen, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, Michael Moore, Mustafa Tameez, Cesár Vasquez, David Feldman and Jay Guerrero.