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(KSL News) -- Utah's Hispanic community shows it's an economic force to be reckoned with.
Our state is hosting the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce meetings this weekend. Zions Bank hosted a "Contactos", or get together, tonight. This is only the second time the group has met outside of Washington, D.C. And organizers say they're impressed with all Utah's hispanic community has to offer.
J.R. Gonzales Chairman, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: "I SEE THAT IT'S A YOUNG COMMUNITY, IT'S A GROWING COMMUNITY AND THE POTENTIAL THAT THE COMMUNITY HAS IS INCREDIBLE.
The national Hispanic market accounts for 600-billion dollars annually. This is an opportunity for Salt Lake City business and political leaders to make new connections in that market.