Monday, June 25, 2018

ITINERARY

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM REGISTRATION / INFORMATION
Registration for the Convention and/or Individual Events.
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM SUPPLIERS AND BUYERS NETWORKING
Businesses will have the opportunity to enhance their network at this FREE Procurement Matchmaking Event with businesses, corporations, state and federal agencies, and universities. No business is too large or too small to attend this event. This opportunity to meet with decision makers regarding procurement is priceless. Why would anyone go to a business convention and leave money on the table?
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ENTREPRENEUR WORKSHOPS
The FREE workshops are set up in a classroom smaller setting to have a comprehensive discussion and training on different topics. The topics target the businesses and entrepreneurs.
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM LUNCH ON THE GO
Take a quick break, grab a box lunch, and continue networking.
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM BUSINESS EXHIBITOR SET UP
Vendors who need to set up early have an opportunity to do so. These exhibit booths will be in the closed area that will be secured overnight.
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
Closed Meeting for the TAMACC Executive Committee
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM GOVERNMENT AGENCY AND MOC PARTNERS’ MEETING
Closed Meeting for the Federal, State, Local Agencies, and University Purchasers and HUB Coordinators
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM WELCOME RECEPTION AND OPENING CELEBRATION
Reconnecting with the TAMACC family and network with Irving elected officials, state agencies, corporate representatives, and leaders from around the state.
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM ENTERTAINMENT AND NETWORKING
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM HOSPITALITY SUITE
A convention is not complete without a couple of hospitality suites. This is just a fun event to unwind and to socially network with the other attendees and friends.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM REGISTRATION / INFORMATION
Registration for the Convention and/or Individual Events.
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM EXHIBITOR CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Attendees enjoy a light Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM – 8:45 AM BUSINESS EXHIBITOR SET UP
Vendor booths set up in time for the Ribbon Cutting
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM CORPORATE PARTNERS’ MEETING
Closed meeting for the TAMACC Corporate and Future Partners
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM AFFILIATE PARTNERS’ BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING
Closed Board Meeting for the Affiliate Partner
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM BUSINESS EXPO RIBBON CUTTING
All Attendees and Exhibitors are invited to Join the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to open the Business Expo
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM BUSINESS EXPO
The Business Expo is a free event for the convention attendees and local community to attend. During the Business Expo, numerous exhibitors from across the state and local businesses will have material and product information available.
9:45 AM – 5:00 PM BUSINESS WORKSHOPS
The FREE workshops are set up in a classroom smaller setting to have a comprehensive discussion and training on different topics. The topics target the businesses and entrepreneurs.
9:45 AM – 5:00 PM PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
The FREE workshops are set up in a classroom smaller setting to have a comprehensive discussion and training on different topics. The topics target the individual development for the Chamber and Nonprofit Organizations’ Leadership as we as young professionals.
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM LATINA EMPOWERMENT LUNCHEON
This luncheon focuses on the great accomplishments of our Latina entrepreneurs. Three women who have excelled over the last year will receive the TAMACC Businesswoman of the Year Award. Paula Mendoza, will provide an inspirational message for our Latina business owners, future entrepreneurs, and a reminder of how empowering women truly are in Texas.
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM MEMBER PRESIDENTS’ MEETING
Closed Meeting for the Member Presidents or Executive Directors
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM ENTERTAINMENT AND NETWORKING
10:00 PM DEADLINE FOR DELEGATE LIST FROM MEMBERS FOR ANNUAL MEETING
TAMACC Members provide their Delegate List to Belinda Aleman-Cruz, TAMACC Staff, of those attending the Annual Meeting for voting eligibility.
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM HOSPITALITY SUITE
A convention is not complete without a couple of hospitality suites. This is just a fun event to unwind and to socially network with the other attendees and friends.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM TAMACC PREVIOUS CHAIRS’ BREAKFAST
Closed Breakfast for the TAMACC Previous Chairs to Share Tales of Leading TAMACC throughout the 43 years.
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM REGISTRATION / INFORMATION
Registration for the Convention and/or Individual Events.
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM VISIT SAN MARCOS
Great opportunity for attendees and families to visit local businesses such as the Outlet Malls, Texas State University campus, Aquarena Springs glass bottom boat, or see real World War II aircraft at the Commemorative Airforce hangar.
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM LUNCH ON THE GO
Take a break and enjoy a box lunch.
12:30 PM – 4:00 PM TAMACC ANNUAL MEETING
Elections, Voting for future Conventions and Quarterly Meetings, Regional Delegation Meetings, TAMACC in Review of the Previous Year and projections for the 44th year of this organization.
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CHAIRMAN’S VIP RECEPTION
Cocktail hour that provides an opportunity to socialize with the attendees, leadership, speakers, awardees, and sponsors.
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CHAIRMAN’S GALA AND AWARDS BANQUET
The Chairman’s Gala is a black-tie event that is the close of another successful convention of Hispanic businesses and stakeholders of Texas. During the gala there are notable speakers, awards, and the induction of the 2018 – 2019 Executive Committee.
10:00 PM – 2:00 AM HOSPITALITY SUITE
A fun event to celebrate, unwind, and say goodbye until next year.

PLEASE NOTE – AS SPEAKERS, SPECIAL GUESTS, AND INFORMATION IS CONFIRMED THE INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED HERE to this itinerary.