Latin Chamber of Commerce talks business in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Hundreds of Latino business leaders from around the country are in Las Vegas for the Latin Chamber of Commerce’s National Convention. Their goal is to exchange ideas and help each other bounce back from the pandemic.

It’s the first time in 48 years the group has held its national convention in Las Vegas. They are connecting small businesses to tools and resources to bounce back.

Nevada has the sixth-highest number of Latinos among all U.S. states, according to the U.S. Latin Chamber of Commerce. Their message this year: Latinos are ready to do business in the midst of the pandemic.

For the last six years, the Saldivar family has been living out the American dream, owning their own business. But the Colombian restaurant near Spring Mountain and Jones, like so many other small businesses, was hit hard during the pandemic.

“We struggled at the beginning, but we managed to stand above the surface,”…

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