Established in 1986 in Santa Ana, California, the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has provided services to businesses in Orange County for over thirty years. The Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce membership is comprised of great variations. It includes businesses in Orange County to those outside the county, Hispanic as well as non-Hispanic, small businesses and large corporations. Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce focuses on Advocacy, Economic Development, and Education.
The OCHCC is a non-profit coporation governed by a board of directors. The OCHCC established an Education Foundation that includes the Orange County Hispanic Youth Chamber of Commerce as well as our partnership with the Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center.
Through our Youth Chamber, we provide the tools necessary for a smooth transition from student to professional. The Youth Chamber has three pillars: Career Development, Community Involvement, and Access to Higher Education. The Youth Chamber hosts roundtables every month with different professionals to further develop students.
The OCHCC along with California State University of Fullerton host the Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center. The OCHCC is one of three chambers to host a Small Business Development Center. With the additional resource of the OCIE SBDC, we provide start-ups and small businesses the opportunity to get consulting and advice on how to establish and grow their business.