Career Fair for Hispanic Professionals Comes to Los Angeles Area

LatPro’s Nationwide Diversity Job Fair Series will visit the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center on June 4 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – May 6, 2009
– Diversity job board LatPro (, in partnership with the National Society for Hispanic Professionals (, will host their 5th nationwide diversity career fair of 2009 at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center on Thursday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Designed for multicultural jobseekers, the event will provide a unique opportunity for diversity-conscious employers to meet with professional candidates who have keen language and multicultural skills.

“The Greater Los Angeles area is a prime location for the recruitment of diverse professionals, particularly those with Spanish-language abilities,” said Ricardo Villalba, Events Manager for NSHP. The presence of such a robust and varied offering of companies and employers in the area provides numerous professional opportunities. This, partnered with a population rich with educated Hispanic professionals, makes the Greater Los Angeles area an ideal city in the annual career fair series.

Candidates attending the fair should come professionally dressed and bring at least 30 copies of their resume, as they will be meeting with representatives from prestigious employers including U.S. Department of State, Innovex, American Honda, Walmart, and BP.

Admission is free for all jobseekers. Professional dress is required. Jobseekers can pre-register at:

The remaining 2009 Career Fair schedule includes:
May 21 - Trinity Center at Trinity College, Washington, D.C.
June 4 - Long Beach Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
August 27 – To be determined, Atlanta, GA
September 24 - Trinity Center at Trinity College, Washington, D.C.
October 22 - Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TX
November 5 - To be determined, Phoenix, AZ

For more details, exhibitor and sponsorship information, contact:
(954) 727-3863

Established in 1997, LatPro is the worldwide leader in online employment resources for Hispanic and bilingual professionals. With over 329,000 registered candidates and 90 of the Fortune 100 companies using its award-winning service, the site (available in English, Spanish and Portuguese) is the premier career destination for Latino and bilingual professionals throughout the U.S. and Latin America.

LatPro, Inc. Contact:

Rob Steward

About The National Society for Hispanic Professionals
The National Society for Hispanic Professionals (NSHP), a non-profit organization with more than 20,000 registered members, works to empower Hispanic professionals with connections, networking and leadership opportunities, as well as information on education, scholarships, careers and entrepreneurship. NSHP seeks to ensure the inclusion of Hispanics in corporate America at a level commensurate with the representation of Hispanic Americans within our communities.

NSHP Contact:
Ricardo Villalba

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