Hola Mi Gente’!
For all my Latino Followers, Do you have a small business? The entry period for the Annual Latino Small Business Series Awards presented by Verizon Wireless has officially started and will continue through September 28, 2012. Established entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and working professionals can nominate themselves or others for prizes totaling $15,000, including five Motorola smartphones plus free voice and data service on the company’s 4G LTE network for one year.
According to the Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles over 500,000 Latino businesses now operate in Southern California, and are growing at a rate of 35% greater than the nation at large. To celebrate their achievements Verizon Wireless will honor a Latino professional as the Verizon Latino Entrepreneur of the Year. This year’s winner will receive prizes totaling $15,000, including five Motorola smartphones plus free voice and data service on the company’s 4G LTE network for one year. The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is the fastest 4G network in America and the largest 4G LTE network, covering two thirds of the country.
Again, the entry period for nominations is now open and will continue through September 28, 2012 for established entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and working professionals. For more information, including how to enter, please visit www.verizoninsider.com/
Applicants must answer the following questions on http://www.verizoninsider.com/
- Tell us about your business; please provide as many details as possible including your mission statement.
- What role has the Latino culture played in the inspiration and continuation of your business?
- How do you or would you incorporate mobile technology within your day-to-day operations to make your business more efficient?
Verizon Wireless will announce the winner on November 1, 2012 at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach. As part of the Latino Small Business Series, Verizon Wireless will partner with several Latino business events throughout Southern California. Updated times and addresses will be posted on www.verizoninsider.com/
For more information, including how to enter and official rules visit http://www.verizoninsider.com/
Good luck everyone!