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Negocios Now announces Special Award recipients for “Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago”


Chicago – (HINA) – Today Negocios Now announced the first Special Awards recipients for the annual “Who is Who in Hispanic Chicago” gala, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on July 12, 2019.

Camerino Gonzalez, founder of Los Comales Restaurants, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; Socorro Vasquez, president of Toro Construction Corp, will receive the Latinas in Business Award; Daniel Arce, CEO of Tropical Optical, will receive the Business of the Year Award; and Jose R. Sanchez, president of Norwegian American Hospital, will receive the Community Champion Award.

“Congratulations to all of them. Once again we have a great representation of Latino leaders receiving our Special Award,” said Clemente Nicado, publisher of Negocios Now. “We cannot wait to share our video showcasing Chicago’s Hispanic leaders during the celebration.”

This week the publication will also announce recipients of the El Amigo de Negocios Now Award and the Corporate Excellence Award.

“Who is Who in Hispanic Chicago” is a unique celebration, recognizing Hispanic leadership in Chicago with a gala and special edition publication profiling outstanding Hispanic work in the following fields: business, corporate, government, law, non-profit, real estate, health care, and finance.

“This year, for the first time, we will publish a section on emerging Latino leaders,” said Nicado. “This will showcase a generation of young and brilliant Latinos who are making a difference in their respective areas.”

Once again BMO Harris Bank is the presenting sponsor of the event that has received support from ComEd, Wintrust, Peoples Gas, Remy Martin, Coca Cola, Northeastern University and small business such as MZI and GSG Consultants. Other sponsors will be announced in the upcoming days.

The “Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago” gala has been a sold-out event since its creation in 2014. This year, almost 60 percent of available tickets have already been sold.

Negocios Now is a National award-winning publication founded by Nicado Publishing Company in 2007.

For more information, contact Alejandra Cano acano@negociosnow.com or Negocios Now Who’s Who Gala team -who’swho@negociosnow.com -773-942-7410