SOURCE: Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce

Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce

December 01, 2011 17:27 ET

Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce Announces 31st Annual Holiday Gala Welcoming New Board of Directors at the Eden Roc Hotel December 10, 2011

Mr. Luis Fernandez, President of Entertainment and Univision Studios, to Attend as Guest of Honor and International Talent Firm, Seeliger and Conde to Receive the Business Excellence Award

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - Dec 1, 2011) - The Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce ("Spain US Chamber") announces their 31st annual black-tie gala at the Eden Roc Hotel Miami on Saturday, December 10, 2011 starting at 8 p.m. The Spain US Chamber has facilitated the strengthening of businesses, investments and cultural ties between Spain and the United States.

This year's gala will be an exciting time for the Chamber as they will not only celebrate the accomplishments of Spanish-based companies and professionals throughout the country, but will also inaugurate new board of director members including new President, Emilio T. González and new Executive Director, Aina Juliol.

This year the event will celebrate the merits of Luis Fernandez, president of Entertainment and Univision Studios, the leading media company serving the Latin community, as the Spanish Professional of the Year in the United States Award as well as Seeliger and Conde, a headhunting group specialized in the search and development of executive talent who will receive the Business Excellence Award. Other businesses and personalities invited to attend are a select group of diplomats, entrepreneurs, law firms, bankers, and leaders in the import/export, tourism and media communication businesses.

The evening will begin with a red carpet arrival and cocktail reception followed by a three-course sit-down dinner. Speeches and a recognitions ceremony will follow dinner.

For more information about tickets please contact The Spain US Chamber either by phone at 305.358.5988 or by email at gala@spainchamber.org. Tickets are available for $300 for members and $350 for friends of the Chamber.

ABOUT SPAIN-UNITED STATES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Since its founding in 1980, the Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce has served as a catalyst for the strengthening of businesses, investments and cultural ties between Spain and the United States Chamber, and its more than 500 members.

Members include bankers, lawyers, real estate agents, professionals in the fields of import/export and tourism, and other professional services. Members remain committed to maintaining Florida as the natural linkage to the North American continent and keeping Spain at the cusp of Ibero-American affairs. For more information about the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce, please visit www.spain-uschamber.com.

ABOUT LUIS FERNANDEZ- Spanish Professional of the Year in the United States Award
Beginning his career in radio at only 19 years old, Luis Fernandez now has more than 30 years of experience in the radio and television industry as well as video production. He received his degree in Journalism from the University Complutense in Madrid. Fernandez was CEO of the Spanish Radio and Television Corporation (RTVE), where he led the company to move up to first place in the rankings and led the news to become one of the best programs in the world. Fernandez is currently President of Entertainment and Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving the Latin community.

ABOUT SEELIGER AND CONDE-Business Excellence Award
With more than 20 years of experience and offices in eight countries, Seeliger and Conde is the leading talent firm in Spain. Seeliger and Conde have the largest team of members and consultants, who use their expertise to search for talent in various fields such as finance, healthcare and more. They are part of the AMROP Group, a global network of executive search firms present in 57 countries. For more information, please visit http://en.syc-amrop.es/home.php

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