Thank you for attending the Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's 18th annual Awards Gala, now known as Noche de Gala. While we weren't able to come together in person we hope you enjoyed the virtual video presentation in the comfort of your own home. We were thrilled to recognize and celebrate the achievements of outstanding Hispanic leaders within our community for their tremendous accomplishments. Special thank you to our restaurant partners: Molino's, Los Compadres, and Sazon. For those who purchased your tickets early, we hope you enjoyed your gala gift box/bags with swag from various Latino owned business in Wichita!
Congratulation to our honorees!
Corporate Partner Award Honoree
This award is presented to the WHCC corporate partner who has contributed and supported the mission of the WHCC and the advancement of the Hispanic community.
Kansas Leadership Center
Community Partner Award Honoree
This award is presented to an educational institution, non-profit organization or an individual who has contributed towards the advancement of the Hispanic community
Sazón Mexican Food
Hispanic Entrepreneurs of the Year Award Honoree
This award is presented to a Chamber member who create products and services that keep our Hispanic economy moving forward.
Eddie Sandoval, Pinole Blue
Orgullo Hispano Award Honoree
This award is intended to highlight leaders of the Hispanic community emphasizing their story and trajectory. 2015 was the first year that the WHCC presented this award to Judge Joe Briebesca.
Rising Star Award Honoree
This award is presented to an individual member whose leadership, professionalism and growth has allowed them to contribute to the Hispanic community and the community at large.
YLPW Distinguished Leader Award
This award is intended to recognize a member of YLPW who has demonstrated leadership and a passion for making a difference in the Hispanic community.
Irma Luna, Kansas Hispanic Education & Development
Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree
This award is presented to an individual and/or a business who is recognized for their contributions over the whole of a career, rather than or in addition to a single contribution.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Thank you to all of our sponsors who supported Noche de Gala 2020! We appreciate your ongoing support.