Category Archives: Press Release

Press Conference: Officially announcing His Excellency, Jovenel Moïse, President of the Republic of Haiti, as this year’s special guest at the Haitian American Business Summit and Top 20 Under 40 Haitian Young Professional’s (YoPros) Presidential Gala.

Miami, Florida                                                                                                                           June 10, 2017
The Board of Directors of the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of FL (HACCOF), the Consul General of Haiti in Miami, Mr. Gandy Thomas, Banque de la Republique d’Haiti (BRH) and the Office of Commissioner Jean Monestime, will hold a joint press conference on Monday, June 12, 2017 to announce officially His Excellency, Jovenel Moïse, President of the Republic of Haiti, as this year’s special guest at the Haitian American Business Summit and Top 20 Under 40 Haitian Young Professional’s (YoPros) Presidential Gala.
The press conference will be held at Ivan’s Cookhouse, 14815 Biscayne Boulevard, North Miami, FL 33181 at 4:30 PM.
 
The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce will host The Haitian American Business Summit at Florida International University North Campus Koven’s Center (3000 NE 151st St, Miami 33181) on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 8:00AM to 6:00PM. The 2nd Annual Top 20 Under 40 Haitian American Young Professional’s Presidential Gala will be held at the JW Marriott Miami (1109 Brickell Avenue, Miami 33131) on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 6:00PM to Midnight.
This two-day summit is open to the public. Pre-registration is required and tickets may be purchased online at www.haccof.com. For additional information, please contact Joann Milord at jmilord@haccof.com. Please join us on June 16-17, 2017, where your presence and interaction will surely enhance our CONNECT – ENGAGE – INVEST objectives.
 
About HACCOF 
Established in February 2005, the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) serves as a resource for its members, partners and businesses, dedicated to serving their needs and the economic development of the broader Haitian-American community. The Chamber promotes partnerships and alliances within communities throughout Florida and Haiti to build healthy business climates, foster investment opportunities, create employment growth, and encourage public and private sector collaboration. 
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FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT:
Joann Milord, Executive Director for HACCOF

Press Release: Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of FL is pleased to announce His Excellency, Mr. Jovenel Moise will attend the Haitian American Business Summit.

Miami, FL.                                                                                                                                       June 6, 2017
The Board of Directors of the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) and the office of Commissioner Jean Monestime present the Haitian American Business Summit (HABS-2017) being held in Miami, Florida from June 15th, 2017 to June 17th, 2017. The summit will conclude with our 2nd Annual Top 20 under 40
YoPro Presidential Gala on June 17th, 2017.
The Haitian American Business Summit will present a much needed platform for the Haitian American community to interact and explore new opportunities that will further our recent local progress and allow us to continue our investment in Haiti. We are pleased to have the support from Miami and Haiti as we come together to build a bridge and bring about new opportunities. This year we are honored to welcome Haiti’s newly elected President, Mr. Jovenel Moïse.
During his first trip to Miami, President Moïse will also honor us as our keynote speaker at the Top 20 Under 40 YoPro Presidential Gala. His visit supports our collaborative efforts and the Haitian diaspora’s efforts to expand opportunities to attract private sector investments, create jobs, and further advance the development of our Haitian American community.
This conference will start a movement to help gauge the current level of diaspora involvement in Haiti and support new methods of engagement. The Summit and Gala is gearing up to be an exciting and innovating event. We look forward to engaging with everyone and sharing ideas.
This two-day summit is open to the public. Pre-registration is required and tickets can be purchased online at www.haccof.com. For additional information, please contact Joann Milord at jmilord@haccof.com. Please join us on June 16-17, 2017, where your presence and interaction will surely enhance our CONNECTENGAGEINVEST objectives.
 
About HACCOF 
Established in February 2005, the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) serves as a resource for its members, partners and businesses, dedicated to serving their needs and the economic development of the broader Haitian-American community. The Chamber promotes partnerships and alliances within communities throughout Florida and Haiti to build healthy business climates, foster investment opportunities, create employment growth, and encourage public and private sector collaboration. 
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FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT:
Joann Milord, Executive Director for HACCOF

Press Release – The Haitian-American Chamber Of Commerce Presents The 2nd Annual “Top 20 Under 40” awards to honor Haitian-American Young Professionals.

Miami, FL.                                                                                                                                   May 18, 2017
 
The Board of Directors of the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) presents The Second Annual ” Top 20 Under 40″ awards to honor Haitian-American Young Professionals (YoPros) in the South Florida community, age 40 and under, for their commitment and contributions professionally, civically, academically and personally. As a community of vibrant, energetic, creative and out-of-the box thinkers, YoPros are an expression of cultural pride throughout the Haitian community.
 
HACCOF received almost 70 applications from successful young Haitian-American professionals in South Florida.  Through a highly competitive process, HACCOF has selected the 2017 class of Top 20 under 40 YoPros and is pleased to announce the awardees.
 
On June 17, 2017, the YoPro Award ceremony will culminate the Haitian American Business Summit  presented by the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, the Office of Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime and the Banque de la République d’Haïti (BRH). The Haitian American Business Summit is being held at FIU’s Kovens Center on June 16th and will provide an opportunity to evaluate and assess the current level of diaspora involvement in Haiti and explore new methods of interaction. HABS-2017 Miami will serve as a platform for Haitian American organizations throughout the United States, professional associations along with public & private sectors of Haiti to exchange ideas and establish a working plan toward greater cooperation. HABS-Miami 2017 will feature keynote speakers including high-level Haitian govern ment officials, leaders of the Haitian financial community and United States elected officials.
Tickets for the Haitian American Business Summit and the YoPro awards gala can be purchased at www.haccof.com
For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida at info@haccof.com

About HACCOF 

Established in February 2005, the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) serves as a resource for its members, partners and businesses, dedicated to serving their needs and the economic development of the broader Haitian-American community. The Chamber promotes partnerships and alliances within communities throughout Florida and Haiti to build healthy business climates, foster investment opportunities, create employment growth, and encourage public and private sector collaboration. 

Press Release – Haitian American Business Summit

 

The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF), The American Chamber of Commerce in Haiti (AMCHAM) and the Office of Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime will host the Haitian American Business Summit (HABS-2017) June 16th to 17th, 2017 at Florida International University’s Kovens Conference Center.

The Haitian American Business Summit (HABS-2017) will provide an opportunity to evaluate and assess the current level of diaspora involvement in Haiti and explore new methods of interaction. HABS-2017 Miami will serve as a platform for Haitian American organizations throughout the United States, professional associations along with public & private sectors of Haiti to exchange ideas and establish a working plan toward greater cooperation. HABS-2017 Miami will provide the arena for the Haitian American community to connect, engage and explore opportunities to invest in Haiti. HABS-Miami 2017 will feature keynote speakers including United States Elected Officials.

On Saturday, June 17th during the closing ceremony, HACCOF will honor the second annual Top 20 under 40 Haitian American Young Professionals (YOPRO) for their commitment and contributions to the South Florida community.  Applications are currently being accepted until March 31, 2017. Interested parties should apply online at www.haccof.com/yopro. Please join us on June 16-17, 2017, where your presence and interaction will surely enhance our CONNECT – ENGAGE – INVEST objectives.

This two day summit is open to the public. Pre-registration is required and tickets can be purchased online at www.haccof.com. For additional information, please contact Joann Milord at jmilord@haccof.com. Please join us on June 16-17, 2017, where your presence and interaction will surely enhance our CONNECT – ENGAGE – INVEST objectives. 

About HACCOF 

Established in February 2005, the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) serves as a resource for its members, partners and businesses, dedicated to serving their needs and the economic development of the broader Haitian-American community. The Chamber promotes partnerships and alliances within communities throughout Florida and Haiti to build healthy business climates, foster investment opportunities, create employment growth, and encourage public and private sector collaboration. 

Press Release: March 20, 2017

Press Release: The Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida will recognize the Top 20 under 40 Young Haitian-American emerging as leaders withing their perspective fields.

Miami, FL, March 20, 2017
In celebration of significant professional contributions passed on to a vast and diverse group of emerging young leaders, on June 17, 2017, the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) will recognize the top 20 under 40 Haitian Young Professionals (YoPros) spanning in the areas of Law, Business, Education and Health, to name a few.
The 2nd Annual Top “20 Under 40” award will honor Haitian American YoPros in the South Florida community, age 40 and under, for their commitment and contributions both professionally, civically, academically and personally. As a community of vibrant, energetic, creative and out-of-the box thinkers, YoPros are an expression of culture and pride throughout the Haitian community; whether it is through the art of Media or Politics, Medicine or Social Entrepreneurship, Research or Sports. So join us in honoring our future giants, as we all stand on the shoulders of those before us. Nominate someone or apply on your behalf today. Applications must be submitted by March 31st, 2017. You can apply online at:  www.haccof.com/yopro
For additional information, please contact Joann Milord at jmilord@haccof.com.
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John Maxwell
About HACCOF
Established in February 2005, the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF) serves as a resource for its members, partners and businesses, dedicated to serving their needs and the economic development of the broader Haitian-American community. The Chamber p romotes partnerships and alliances within communities throughout Florida and Haiti to build healthy business climates, foster investment opportunities, create employment growth, and encourage public and private sector collaboration.

Press Release – “HACCOF Welcomes Our New Board Members.”

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“Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida Welcomes Our New Board Members.”

 Miami, FL, June 10, 2016
The Haitian-American Chamber of Florida is pleased to announce the appointment of 5 qualified new Board members. The chamber is fortunate to have active community leaders that help support our vision.
We look forward to working with them in the coming months; to help us achieve and continue to unfold our mission.     —— Meet our new Board Member | Full Press Release

Press Release – “HACCOF Congratulates the Democratic Delegates”

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Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida Congratulates the Democratic Delegates

 Miami, FL, June 8, 2016
 Congratulations are in order for our own member Dr. Marie Flore Lindor Latortue elected on May 7, 2016, Congressional District 26 Delegate for the 2016 Democratic Convention.
Later after, last Saturday May 21, 2016,  Chairman Jean Monestime and Councilman Alix Desulme were also elected as Pledged Elected Delegate at the Florida Democratic Delegation Meeting in Orlando.      —— Full Press Release

Press Release – “Top 20 Under 40” Young Haitian-American Professionals

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The Haitian-American Chamber Of Commerce Presents The 1st Annual
Top 20 Under 40” Awards To Honor Haitian-American Young Professionals.
Miami, FL, May 13, 2016
The board of directors of the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce presents The 1st Annual “Top 20 Under 40” awards to honor Haitian American Young Professionals (YoPros) in the South Florida community, age 40 and under, for their commitment and contributions both professionally, civically, academically and personally. As a community of vibrant, energetic, creative and out-of-the box thinkers, YoPros are an expression of culture and pride throughout the Haitian community.       —— Full Press Release