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Minority Business

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Eagle Award Ceremony Recognizes Local Business Leaders -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 21, 2013 - As part of its commitment to diversity and the local community, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts recently sponsored the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida’s 2013 Eagle Award Ceremony. The annual event, held at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, recognizes African-American businesses and entrepreneurs for their vision, business leadership and achievements. “Our …

Awards & Recognition -

2014 Founding Trustee and Event Sponsor Award  from the African American Chamber of Commerce 2013 Founding Trustee Award from the African American Chamber of Commerce Exemplary Service Award to Angeline Aguayo from the African American Chamber of Commerce Silver Sponsor Award from the Black Business Investment Fund Platinum Sponsor Award from HBIF Beacons Brunch Chamber …

Walt Disney World Resort Hosts Quijote Awards -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 18, 2012— The 15th Annual Don Quijote Awards Gala, hosted by Walt Disney World at Epcot World Showplace Pavilion, welcomed more than 1,000 guests as the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando and the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund of Florida (HBIF) honored individuals who demonstrate extraordinary abilities in their …

Cast Members Receive Honors for Achievements in Engineering -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 12, 2012—Excellence and the pursuit of innovation recently brought 2,000 professionals and students to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort for the 24th annual HENNAC Great Minds in STEM (Science, Technology, Math and Engineering) conference hosted by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. For the past 23 years, the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement …

Gala Osceola Celebrates Local Leaders for Sharing Magic -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 11, 2012 – A magical evening took place at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Resort recently as the Hispanic Business Council of Osceola County held its annual Gala Osceola event. The elegant black tie affair recognized individuals and companies who have excelled in making the local community a better place. Receiving …

MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kicks Off College Football Season -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2012 – Nearly 20,000 football fans touched down in Central Florida during Labor Day weekend for the 8th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney. Televised live on ESPN, the gridiron battle at the Florida Citrus Bowl saw the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (MEAC) score a 38-28 victory over the Alabama State Hornets …

Local Teens Score Advice at ESPN 101 Career Panel -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012 – More than 750 local high school juniors and seniors recently got a glimpse at what could be their futures as prominent sports personalities and executives shared insights and real-world advice on how to land careers that tap into their potential. Edgewater High School set the stage for …

MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney Inspires Careers -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 24, 2012— While football is at the center of the upcoming MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney, the annual event is more than just a game for two Disney Cast Members. It was the spark that inspired them to follow their dreams and land careers at Walt Disney World. A passion …

Past Events -

January MANRRS Leadership Conference January 5-8, 2012 | Lake Buena Vista, FL Hispanic Bar Installation Dinner January 21, 2012 | Lake Buena Vista, FL National Society Hispanic MBA Installation Reception January 25, 2012 | Lake Buena Vista, FL   March Women of ALPFA March 1, 2012 | Lake Buena Vista, FL Women Making a Difference …

Thousands Attend LULAC Convention at Disney -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 30, 2012 – Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort recently set the stage for the 83rd Annual League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Convention. More than 10,000 attendees came together with top leaders from government and the business community to celebrate their culture and address issues that affect Latino communities. …

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