Mission, Vision & Goals

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a private non-profit corporation with a 501(c)(6) IRS designation. The Chamber was founded in 1982 by a group of Hispanic businesspersons interested in increasing opportunities for Hispanic business owners.

Mission Statement

To promote the economic development of Hispanic firms and improve business opportunities for all in the St. Louis Region.

Vision

To enhance and increase the Hispanic business competitiveness in the local, state and international market.

Goals

To become the cornerstone for the Hispanic business community, and to participate in present and future business developments of metropolitan St. Louis.

Why Become a Member?

According to a study conducted by the Schapiro Group, when consumers know that a small business is a member of a chamber of commerce, they are 49% more likely to think favorably of it and 80% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future.

Who are HCC Members?

The HCC currently has over 225 members including Hispanic enterprises, small and minority-owned businesses as well as major corporate clients and community partners such as Anheuser-Busch, Inc, Centene, Nestle Purina, Regional Business Council and AT&T.

Can I Volunteer?

There are several committee and event volunteer opportunities throughout the year, please contact the office for details.