The vision of HCCET is to see Hispanic-owned businesses thrive and to see the Hispanic population of East Tennessee fully connected to local and regional businesses as consumers and employees. Our mission is to foster the development of vibrant, prosperous Hispanic-owned businesses and to connect businesses throughout East Tennessee to the Hispanic marketplace. We will accomplish this mission through a combination of programs and services including: Networking to engage and build relationships, Education to encourage cultural connections and stronger businesses, Advocacy to support initiatives and legislation that furthers the interests of our constituents, Workforce development to develop and promote the Hispanic workforce and connect that workforce with available jobs, Leadership development, and partnerships and alliances that support our goals and initiatives.
Legal Entities HCCET is organized under Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code. Its sister 501 (c)(3) organization, The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, was founded to facilitate educational outreach and economic development efforts in our community.