Negocios Now is calling for nominations for the Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago Special Edition to be released July 14, 2017 during the 10th Anniversary Gala Event to celebrate Chicago’s Hispanic leadership.
The deadline for submissions is June 8, 2017, when the selection committee will begin considering nominations.
Candidates will come from a variety of industries including Business, Non-Profit, Media, Cultural & Education, Government, Healthcare, and the Corporate sector.
Nominations will come from community members based on criteria that have been established for each category and can be made on the Negocios Now website at www.negociosnow.com/nominate.
During the Gala awards will be presented, including Business of the Year, Community Champion, Latinas in Business Award and Lifetime Achievement Award, along with recognition of special corporation for its commitment to the Hispanic community.
“We are fortunate to celebrate our 10th anniversary with the Hispanic leaders and members of the community of Chicago that has supported Negocios Now every step of the way”, said Clemente Nicado, founder and publisher of Negocios Now.
Sold out in the past 2 years, Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago brings to the city a unique event to recognize more than 120 leaders in different areas.
Founded in 2007 by Nicado Publishing Company, Negocios Now is a national award-winning publication and the Midwest’s most dynamic news source for growing Hispanic businesses, focusing primarily on business owners, entrepreneurs and economic development in the Latino community.
In 2011 Negocios Now received the “Outstanding Business Publication” and “Outstanding Business Article” awards from the National Association of Hispanic Publications. In May 2012, The Chicago Headline Club, a leading association of local professional journalists, awarded Negocios Now the Peter Lisagor Award for General Excellence, a first for a Hispanic newspaper in Chicago. Publisher Clemente Nicado, is the author of “Así lo hicieron”, a 2012 book featuring profiles of outstanding Hispanic businesspeople in the Chicago area. Negocios Now received two additional national awards in 2013 and 4 more awards in 2014 and last year. Nicado is a board member of NAHP.