Sunday, April 19, 2015

TAMACC is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization founded in 1975 by a small group of Hispanic businesspersons interested in increasing business opportunities. The association, strategically headquartered in Austin, Texas is the organizational umbrella for, and provides advocacy, technical assistance, programs, and services to, the network of local Hispanic Chambers of Commerce with a base membership of over 15,000. TAMACC is the leading advocate for over 500,000 Hispanic businesses in Texas.

The U.S. Hispanic population is now 50.5 million and is projected to double over the next 35 to 40 years. Hispanic buying power will exceed $1.3 trillion in 2013 and Hispanics continue to be brand loyal even during tough economic times.

New Census projections indicate that the Hispanic population is growing faster than originally projected after the 2010 census.

This graphic provides a look at the growth of the Hispanic population from 1980 to 2013 and projections of the population to 2050.

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Changing Nation

Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce Supports Efforts To Eliminate Anti-­Competitive TABC Laws

State’s Leading Hispanic Business Organization Calls for Leveling the Playing Field for Texas Retailers

AUSTIN – The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC), the state’s leading Hispanic business organization, has joined Texans for Consumer Freedom (TCF) in supporting legislation that would eliminate anti-­competitive provisions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code. TAMACC joins TCF alongside Costco, Kroger, Walmart, Brookshire Grocery Company, the Texas Association of Business, the Texas Consumer Association, the Texas Retailers Association and free market advocacy groups.

Memorandum of Cooperation with 16 State Agencies and Universities


AUSTIN – The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) will be signing a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with sixteen (16) state agencies and universities on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

The purpose of this “good faith” agreement is to create a mutually beneficial relationship between the agencies and universities listed below, which will encourage and assist the development of Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) within the State of Texas.



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WGU Texas Announces TAMACC Partnership and $25,000 in Scholarships

WGU TexasAUSTIN — To commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month and fill the growing need for a robust, well- educated Hispanic workforce in Texas, WGU Texas has signed an agreement with the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC). TAMACC, is a 39-year-old Austin-based organization, consisting of 24 local Hispanic chambers of commerce throughout Texas, and represents more than 15,000 Hispanic business members. WGU Texas is the first university to partner with TAMACC.