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One Conexión at a Time.

The Indy Chamber’s Hispanic Business Council works to grow the Hispanic business community one connection at a time. Through its Conexión event series or its Mentor-Protégé program, the Hispanic Business Council represents an important demographic of the Indianapolis region.

Council Leadership

Take a look at the people who make the Hispanic Business Council possible.

Mentor-Protégé Program

Jump start your business growth with a trusted mentor.

Accelerate Latinx Program

Enroll in 7 months of MBA-level education for growth-oriented hispanic businesses.

Events

Connect with the regional business community and learn a few things along the way.

Latinx Business Directory

A guide for residents and businesses to discover local Latinx businesses that represent a variety of industries and services. This directory was a collaborative effort with La Plaza, LISC Indianapolis, Indy Chamber Business Ownership Initiative, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Indiana Latino Expo, and the City of Indianapolis.

Data & Reserach

Take a look at some key findings about the Hispanic business community or learn more by downloading the Hispanic Community Report 2018 below.

Hispanic Community Report 2018

With help from our partners at the IU Kelley School of Business and Indiana Business Research Center, we have compiled demographic and business information on the Hispanic community in the Indianapolis Region. Notable facts include Hispanic-owned businesses eclipsing $1.1 Billion in economic impact.

Check Out the Report

Hispanic Community Report 2018

With help from our partners at the IU Kelley School of Business and Indiana Business Research Center, we have compiled demographic and business information on the Hispanic community in the Indianapolis Region. Notable facts include Hispanic-owned businesses eclipsing $1.1 Billion in economic impact.

Check Out the Report

HBC Stories & Impact

Member Story: Elite Management Services

Indy Chamber member, Elite Management Services took part in the Accelerate Latinx program, a free program for growth-oriented, Latinx-owned businesses. This program is designed to help business owners discover opportunities to grow, connect with other businesses, and sharpen the skills they already possess. Watch the video to learn more about how Diana and Yancey Kay took their learnings from the program to survive the global pandemic.

Member Story: Elite Management Services

Indy Chamber member, Elite Management Services took part in the Accelerate Latinx program, a free program for growth-oriented, Latinx-owned businesses. This program is designed to help business owners discover opportunities to grow, connect with other businesses, and sharpen the skills they already possess. Watch the video to learn more about how Diana and Yancey Kay took their learnings from the program to survive the global pandemic.

Conexión Five for 500

The Conexión series visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the month of May to honor five leaders for their impact they’ve had in paving the way for Hispanic businesses and progress in our community. We also welcomed Rolando Coronado of Andretti Auotsports to hear his story on how his hobby of go-karting in Colombia brought him to the Verizon IndyCar Series. A big thanks to Telemundo Indy for capturing this event for us!

Conexión Five for 500

The Conexión series visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the month of May to honor five leaders for their impact they’ve had in paving the way for Hispanic businesses and progress in our community. We also welcomed Rolando Coronado of Andretti Auotsports to hear his story on how his hobby of go-karting in Colombia brought him to the Verizon IndyCar Series. A big thanks to Telemundo Indy for capturing this event for us!

A Morning with Morales Group

A special thank you to Tom Morales and Morales Group for hosting Conexion. Tom describes his passion and experience with the Mentor-Protégé Program, and a panel of experts explored the search for capital to build sustainable business growth.

A Morning with Morales Group

A special thank you to Tom Morales and Morales Group for hosting Conexion. Tom describes his passion and experience with the Mentor-Protégé Program, and a panel of experts explored the search for capital to build sustainable business growth.

Making a Conexión with IPL

The Conexión series recently visited Indianapolis Power & Light, led by former Hispanic Business Council Chairman Rafael Sanchez. A big thank you to Telemundo Indy for capturing this important conversation.

Making a Conexión with IPL

The Conexión series recently visited Indianapolis Power & Light, led by former Hispanic Business Council Chairman Rafael Sanchez. A big thank you to Telemundo Indy for capturing this important conversation.

A Little Help Goes a Long Way

The Indy Chamber’s Hispanic Business Council is dedicated to providing opportunities for Hispanic businesses to grow in Indianapolis. Pairing Hispanic entrepreneurs with larger mentor firms, their Mentor-Protégé Program has been a catalyst for Hispanic small business owners.

One of the mentor protégé pairs turned into a profitable opportunity for both parties. Read the story of mentor KeyBank and their former protégé ECU Staffing, and learn how you can get connected.

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A Little Help Goes a Long Way

The Indy Chamber’s Hispanic Business Council is dedicated to providing opportunities for Hispanic businesses to grow in Indianapolis. Pairing Hispanic entrepreneurs with larger mentor firms, their Mentor-Protégé Program has been a catalyst for Hispanic small business owners.

One of the mentor protégé pairs turned into a profitable opportunity for both parties. Read the story of mentor KeyBank and their former protégé ECU Staffing, and learn how you can get connected.

Read the Story

A Cummins Conexión

A big thank you to Cummins for hosting the Hispanic Business Council at their new location in downtown Indy in the latest installment of our How To Do Business With… series.

A Cummins Conexión

A big thank you to Cummins for hosting the Hispanic Business Council at their new location in downtown Indy in the latest installment of our How To Do Business With… series.

Learning from Industry Leaders

A participant of the Mentor-Protégé Program, the 2015 Indiana Small Business Person of the Year Shane Conner of Advanced Technologies in Electrical and Communications, Inc. is quick to acknowledge that his relationship with mentor Ryan Steinert of Messer Construction helped him to be more successful. Read their story and how the Mentor-Protégé Program changed the future of his business.

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Learning from Industry Leaders

A participant of the Mentor-Protégé Program, the 2015 Indiana Small Business Person of the Year Shane Conner of Advanced Technologies in Electrical and Communications, Inc. is quick to acknowledge that his relationship with mentor Ryan Steinert of Messer Construction helped him to be more successful. Read their story and how the Mentor-Protégé Program changed the future of his business.

Read On

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