WASHINGTON, 20th April, 2016 (WAM)–Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered remarks at “The State of Hispanic Small Business Breakfast” held during the 2016 U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Legislative Summit.

The Summit is a forum for public and private sector leaders to discuss the opportunities and challenges faced by the Hispanic business community.

During her remarks, Secretary Pritzker highlighted the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for American businesses and workers, and “how the trade agreement will ensure our nation’s economic competitiveness in the 21st century global economy.”

President and CEO of USHCC Javier Palomarez and Chairman and CEO of the Pinnacle Group Nina Vaca, who is also a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, were also in attendance.