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Nation's Largest Hispanic Career Expo Hosted by the National Society of Hispanic MBAs Coming to Orlando, October 4-6

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Nation's Largest Hispanic Career Expo Hosted by the National Society of Hispanic MBAs Coming to Orlando, October 4-608:11 EDT Wednesday, September 19, 2012DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) will hold its 23rd Annual Conference & Career Expo, October 4-6 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. More than 6,000 professionals and students are expected to attend the nation's largest Hispanic career expo, which will include the launch of NSHMBA's Ignite Program. This new program will invite previously selected undergraduate students from Florida colleges and universities to attend sessions designed to prepare them to find that first critical job. They will also learn the benefits of pursuing and preparing for an MBA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120919/DC77016LOGO )NSHMBA has partnered with lead sponsors Dell, UnitedHealth Group, Florida International University and NektPro. This year's conference theme is Invest. Connect. Accelerate., highlighting the importance of education, networking, professional development and career advancement.The annual conference will also include:The Power of the Hispanic Market event on October 3 will feature a panel discussion among political and business leaders which will focus on the issues of most importance to Hispanics. The event is sponsored by The Walt Disney Company and hosted by WFTV ABC9. www.nshmba.org/page/powerofhispanic Professional development seminars include Mid-Level Managers' Development, Diversity: Fostering a Multi-Cultural and Multi-Generational Workplace, Personal Career Development: Branding "You" Workshops, and Emerging Technologies and Implications on Business Trends. A Career Management Center offering resume critique, interview preparation and elevator pitches. More than 250 corporations, nonprofits, government agencies and academic institutions looking to recruit the most talented Hispanic students and professionals. Job offers will be made to the right candidates. The Brillante Awards for Excellence, awarded on October 6, are the most prestigious honor granted by NSHMBA, and are given to bright shining leaders whose work and contributions reflect the organization's mission."As we look to the future, there is no doubt that Hispanic professionals belong in boardrooms across America," said Manny Gonzalez, NSHMBA CEO. "NSHMBA provides a bridge between education and career development, empowering Hispanic professionals to achieve great heights in their careers. NSHMBA, our sponsoring companies and academic institutions are excited to meet the Hispanic leaders of the future."For more information or to register to attend the 2012 NSHMBA Conference & Career Expo, visit www.nshmba.org/NationalConference.About The National Society of Hispanic MBAs  The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was created in 1988 as a non-profit organization. Widely known as the "Premier Hispanic Organization," NSHMBA serves 37 chapters and more than 17,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. NSHMBA is dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership, advocating the pursuit of higher education and providing our members with world-class career management programs. For more information, visit www.nshmba.org.About UnitedHealth Group  UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making health care work better. With headquarters in Minnetonka, Minn., UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. Through its businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves more than 75 million people worldwide. Visit www.unitedhealthgroup.com for more information.About Dell  Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more information, visit www.dell.com.Join us at Dell World 2012 ? The Power to Do More. Technology professionals will learn from one another and identify key challenges and opportunities connected to the top forces changing business today. Learn more at www.DellWorld.com or follow #DellWorld on Twitter. Dell is a trademark of Dell Inc. Dell disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. About Florida International University Florida International University is a vibrant, student-centered public research university, ideally located in Miami, worlds ahead in its commitment to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity so that their graduates are prepared to succeed in a global market.About NektPro - NSHMBA's Recruitment Job Site  NektPro is an online, 24/7 extension of NSHMBA's networking capability and its annual career expo. It is part of a total NSHMBA experience and service, which makes it different than the roughly 50,000 job boards that operate globally. Additionally, with NektPro's MatchPro functionality that searches active and passive candidates to find the best match for any role, it is a must-have for companies and search firms. Plus, candidates are pre-screened and prequalified saving valuable time in the recruitment process.   SOURCE The National Society of Hispanic MBAsFor further information: Media Inquiries: Gwynneth Dodge, AMF Media Group, +1-925-790-2694, gwynneth@amfmediagroup.com