Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

with special events and resources available for Latino and Hispanic business owners and entrepreneurs. 

Governor Murphy’s Hispanic State Resource Fair returns on September 23, 2022 with the theme of “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.”  Additionally, the New Jersey Puerto Rico Commission will be hosting its first New Jersey Puerto Rican Summit.

What:     Governor Murphy’s Hispanic Resource Fair in partnership with the NJ Puerto Rico Commission
When:    Friday, September 23, 2022 from 9:30am
Where:   30 Van Dyke Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 0890 - DCF Training Academy
How:       RSVP at bit.ly/HRF22


The Small Business Administration celebrates the impact that Hispanic entrepreneurs have had on the economy:

  • Nearly one in four new businesses is Hispanic-owned.
  • The nearly 5 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States contribute more than $800 billion to the American economy annually.
  • There are more than 300,000 Hispanic-owned, employer businesses located across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. These enterprises employ at least one employee other than the owner.
  • Hispanic employer businesses employ about 1 million workers, with more than $100 billion in annual payroll. The number of Hispanic-owned businesses that employ at least one employee other than the owner increased by 14% between 2012 and 2017 — more than twice as fast as the national average.
  • In the decade preceding the pandemic, the number of Hispanic business owners increased 34% compared to an increase of just 1% among non-Hispanic business owners.

Visit the SBA for more information in English or in Spanish.

Register here for free Spanish-language webinars on running a successful business hosted by the Small Business Development Centers of CT, NY, NJ, PA, PR and RI.

SCORE maintains a special business hub for Hispanic entrepreneurs.

The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce offers training and events.