What is The Inspirational Latin Awards and 7 reasons why you should attend this Gala Event

What is The Inspirational Latin Awards Event

Did you know that there are over 1 million first generation Hispanics in Canada? More than 70% arrived in Canada in the past 30 years with an excellent academic level. According to the study done by the Canadian Hispanic Business alliance – Statistics Canada, Spanish is the third most spoken language in Canada.

Empowering people has always been one of Latincouver priorities and The Inspirational Latin Awards (ILA) Gala Event is a way of recognizing the outstanding achievements of individuals making a positive impact in the Latin American community in BC and overseas. This is the 5th edition of ILA and the nomination categories recognize the achievements of different categories, including Waldo Briño, Business Entrepreneur, Arts & Culture, Innovation & Sustainability and Non-Latino Marking an Impact.

7 reasons why you should attend the Inspirational Latin Awards Gala Event

Besides of being a gala event where people will be wearing their fancy clothes, there are many other reasons why you should attend the awards:

  1. It is a great opportunity to network with professionals making an impact in the Latin American community
  2. Connect with the Latin American community in a fun and rewarding event
  3. Come to meet the first Latin American Minister: Pablo Rodriguez, the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism and our Keynote speakers
  4. Connect with extraordinary people from different walk of life, with great stories and achievements
  5. Feel empowered and celebrate people who are making an impact in Canada and the Latin American Community
  6. Get to know the nominees and their amazing journey, get inspired
  7. Meet Vancouver’s members of society coming from other parts of Canada and recognize leading figures from the community.

Meet the Nominees of the Inspirational Latin Awards

The nominees are individuals with extraordinary life stories. Check out some of their achievements:

  • A former shelter refugee, who became and international expert on nuclear disarmament,
  • The only Hispanic in Canada, who has founded a public traded company that has a market capital of $40 million,
  • Pioneers in the fields of nanotechnology and epilepsy,
  • One of Canada´s top social demographers,
  • The manager of the largest university provider of Academic English training in Canada,
  • An executive whose decisions influence 35,000 professionals worldwide,
  • A former Chief Monetary Officer of the central bank in a Latin American country and now a respected global management consultant,
  • An executive in charge of asset management at a major multinational Canadian company,
  • One of Canadas leaders in pollution control and now tasked with developing legislation for the entire country,
  • A woman who created an organization bringing innovation technology to Latin America,
  • An entrepreneur who created dozens of interactive artworks admired throughout the world,
  • A film maker who has ben invited to participate at Cannes International Film Festival,
  • A philanthropist with a record providing housing around Latin America and other countries around the world

And many other high-level achievers. Learn more about all ILA nominees.

Join us on this amazing event where you will get to network, learn, empower people and be inspired by them:
Date: November 1, 2018
Time: 6pm
Venue: The Westin Bayshore – 1601 Bayshore Drive. Vancouver, BC


Check out more photos of the previous ILA

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