San Diego, California – September, 2009 – Mayté Rodríguez Cedillo received the prestigious “2009 Business Woman of the Year” from the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC). The CHCC presented award winners at its 30th annual state convention and gala event at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego. The convention and gala took place from August 19-22, 2009.
As Entrepreneur, CEO, and Publisher of Mexico Traveler Magazine and Baja Traveler Magazine of Traveler Publications, a division of Traveler International, Inc., Mayté has become the premiere ambassador and promoter of Baja California and Mexico as a choice destination for executives, businessmen, investors, entertainers, and of course, savvy travelers. Her positive message of Mexico and Hispanic culture are a continuing source of inspiration to everyone in these economically challenging times.
“I am extremely honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Mayté upon receiving the award. She added, “I would like to thank the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (CHCC) for creating and promoting opportunities for Hispanics in the U.S. Your presence and support has been a beacon of light to people like me.”
Other awards Mayté has received include:
“2009 Business Woman of the Year” – CHCC
“2008 Entrepreneur of The Year”- San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
“2008 Mujer Internacional”- California Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
“2008 First Place – Mexico Traveler Magazine: Editorial Content” – San Diego Press Club
“2008 Third Place – Baja Traveler Magazine: Design Layout – San Diego Press Club
“2007 Baja’s Successful Woman in Tourism Award” – Sponsored by the Governor of Baja Sur
“2002 Tijuana-San Diego 20/20 Regional Leaders Award” – San Diego Metropolitan and Frontera
The CHCC serves as the leading Hispanic statewide business and professional organization promoting the interests of more than 720,000 Hispanic businesses and over 65 local Hispanic chambers in California. The goal of the CHCC’s Annual Convention is to elevate discussion and participation among Hispanic business owners, corporate business leaders, community leaders, and government officials to address issues of relevance to the Hispanic business community.