2nd edition Puerto Rico Business Tours Reconstruction Summit to focus on bettering infrastructure, Contracting and disaster preparedness

Update: Official Venue for Summit is the exclusive Hotel Marriot Resort San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Washington DC, July 31, 2018 – The U.S Minority Chamber of Commerce announces open registration for its national conference, the 2nd Puerto Rico Reconstruction Summit 2018, “Planning Today for Rebuilding Tomorrow.” The timely conference, providing a comprehensive update on the reconstruction and contracting effort on the island, takes place September 6-9, 2018. This edition of the event is sponsored by Data Stream Mobile Technologies, Inc, and the Hotel Marriot Resort in Condado, Puerto Rico.

This signature event features a range of experts from the private sector representing in technology, construction, energy and emergency preparedness, as well as federal government leaders addressing immediate needs as related to response, repair, remediation, and restoration of Puerto Rico. The theme of the conferences is, “Be Ready for the Big One!”

According to Doug Mayorga, CEO of MCC, this 2nd edition MCC summit will present new and exciting business opportunities to attendees interested in Puerto Rico’s rapidly advancing reconstruction, through innovative ideas and products from the tech world.

“Puerto Rico is facing enormous challenges,” says Mayorga. “Every time a business or homeowner experiences a loss of electrical power or other major issues related to hurricane impact, a lucrative new business opportunity is created for entrepreneurs willing and able to step up to help address these problems.”

Mr. Sean Lee, CEO of Data Stream Mobile Technology, said: “We are investing in Puerto Rico, no matter how long it takes to rebuild the island stronger than it was before – we will be participating as a component in the reconstruction inside communication. Hurricane Maria caused massive destruction and the needs are enormous, but so is the opportunity to reconstruct a better, more resilient Puerto Rico – one that is more cohesive, and where everyone has an equal opportunity to shape their own destiny for their citizens. We are supporting MCC because of its credibility and success, going directly to our interest for Puerto Rico and the U.S Virgin Islands”.

Myriad work opportunities exist regarding construction, housing energy development, building services, insurance, environmental hygiene, and hazardous materials mitigation. Data-center emergency solutions consultants are also among those who will certainly benefit through valuable work opportunities in disaster response.

Topics Areas Covered: “The Energy Challenge in Puerto Rico” ; “Update on Economic Overview of Puerto Rico” ; “New Legislation in favor of Reconstruction”; “Securing Government Contracts & Doing Business with FEMA” ; “The Municipality of Puerto Rico: Challenges and Opportunities” ; “Interpreting GSA Contracting for Puerto Rico” ; “The Disaster Experience” and; “The U.S. and Puerto Rico Private Sector Speak out: Experiences & Challenges in Puerto Rico Reconstruction.”

Benefits of Conference Attendance:

• Thursday, August 31, 2018 delegation will have a welcome reception at the MCC’s Offices
• Friday, August 31, 2018 delegations will have a corporate reception with the private sector
• Access to MCC’s database of 25,000 minority-company emails, profiles, trades, and proprietors – to expand their marketing efforts.
• Free virtual service for 30 days at MCC centers in Miami, New York, Washington, and Puerto Rico with VIP services.
• 30 days of public relations services for any Puerto Rican company wishing to gain access to lucrative markets of Miami, Washington, and Honduras.
• Saturday, September 1- Delegation will have Back to 80 Parties -Public Recognitions
• Sunday, September 2 – Delegations will visit different cities in Puerto Rico

About the Chamber: MCC is excited to announce a smart new approach to jump-starting small-business involvement in the economic development and modernization via its Puerto Rico Hub Center in San Juan. Utilizing a trained support staff of bilingual professionals, MCC stands ready to help businesses succeed in their pursuit of opportunities in the reconstruction process by offering: on-island knowledge and relations, relocation services, and comprehensive small-business development services. For local companies certification will be available to expedite relocation programs, legal registration with permit and licensee, office-warehousing, public relations with database and vendor registrations to federal government agencies and with the States of Florida, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Delaware.

For More Information: Contact Maria Loaisiga at [email protected] or call 786-406-2190. On-site registration is available at the Marriot Resort San Juan located at 1309 Ashford Avenue, Condado Puerto Rico, as well as by calling 202-250-0260 our Washington Headquarters or sending an email to: [email protected]

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