The Latino Food & Beverage Show today announced that Bank of America will be a prime sponsor of the event which will be held at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New Jersey on September 24-25, 2019.
Bank of America will be the presenting sponsor of the Grand Reception/Latin Food & Wine Fest on the evening of Tuesday, September 24th. The evening will include the presentation of the LatinX Pioneers in the Food Industry Awards. These awards are presented to individuals and/or companies who are trailblazers in the industry.
On September 25th, Bank of America will also lead a discussion on business succession planning. Transitioning a business requires early and frequent planning. This session will provide perspective and actions companies can take now to help protect their business through a transition.
The Latino Food & Beverage show is in its sixth year. The show includes an exhibitor floor, educational sessions, and culinary demonstrations by celebrity chefs. On Wednesday, September 25th, the show will feature the LatinX Culinary Xtravaganza with presentations by master chefs.
The demonstrations include sampling of the dishes of the varied Latino cuisines including
Mexican, Peruvian, Cuban, Colombian, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and Latin fusion plates.
“We are extremely honored to partner with Bank of America for this year’s show. Their participation is extremely valuable to us, as it adds a new level of recognition to the importance of the growing Latino market”, said Bill Colón, president and CEO of the World of the Latino Cuisine, Inc, the show’s organizer.
“At Bank of America, we recognize the importance of the fast growing Latino business community. Many Hispanic entrepreneurs view their business as a multi-generational investment and 38% plan to pass their businesses on to their children”, says John Bell, Business Banking Market Executive with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New Jersey. "We are positioned to help businesses prepare and grow for the next generation and proud to support the Latino Food & Beverage Show this year.”
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