Kern County Hispanic Business Conference & Expo returns for its 27th year

August 29, 2023 /

Today, the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (KCHCC) announced the return of its annual Hispanic Business Conference and Expo happening from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 30

According to a press release sent out by the KCHCC stated that: “This year’s event marks 27 years where businesses and business professionals connect and engage in informative workshops on the latest business issues and trends as well as allowing businesses and nonprofits to share their resources and services with the public, area professionals and entrepreneurs.”

The conference will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at 3100 Camino Del Rio Court in Bakersfield. Appetizers will be provided in the late afternoon and the public is invited to attend. 

Admission is free with complimentary tickets available at

“Our event is dedicated to expanding Kern’ County’s professional network,” said Jay Tamsi,  President/CEO of the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “From professional  development to making new connections within our local business community, we are here to  open doors and provide access to our members and our community at large.”

From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Hispanic Business Conference & Expo will hold a series of English and Spanish workshops organized by AltaOne Federal Credit Union. Topics include “Marketing  2.0 – Crafting a Digital Presence For Your Business;” “Find Your Business: A Guide to Loan  Success;” and a workshop organized by Dignity Health, “The Path to Healthy Living: Changes  You Need To Know to Ensure the Well-Being of You and Your Family.”

The public has the choice to attend a Spanish-speaking session or an English-speaking session. Tamsi said these workshops are great for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. 

Once the workshops have concluded at 4 p.m., the doors of the Expo will open where several area-owned/directed businesses will showcase their services, products, and their passion to the attendees.

“The community, career professionals, and business owners all could connect and engage with each other, which KCHCC hopes will create a lifelong impact on each attendee,” the KCHCC stated in their press release. “The event will also showcase a VIP Beauty Bar featuring Beautiful You Medical Aesthetics and the MILAN Institute. This element has been wildly popular in the past. Appetizers and refreshments will also be served by Chef Lino’s Catering.”

The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (KCHCC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, and nonsectarian organization. It is a recognized Hispanic business resource and leader in the economic and business development of Kern County. As the largest Hispanic business organization in the region, the KCHCC can help you and your business access this growing and dynamic Hispanic marketplace. 

The 27th Annual Hispanic Business Conference and Expo is presented by AltaOne Federal,  Dignity Health – Mercy and Memorial Hospitals, and Jim Burke Ford.