The Latin American Association is holding its 5th Annual Latino Summit, Tuesday, June 11, through Thursday, June 13, at the Cobb Galleria Centre to address Latino issues in the Americas.

Rolando Santos, executive vice president and general manager of CNN Headline News, is to be the keynote speaker.

          Conference workshops include topics relevant to doing business in Latin America, marketing to Latinos, understanding immigration law and other work-related issues. Additional workshops will focus on education, human resources, demographics and non-profit organizations.

Among the conference speakers are:

          Mexican Consul General Remedios Gomez-Arnau, along with David Bruce, a professor at Georgia State University and John Munevar, a representative of the International News Center in Atlanta, who will present country profiles of Argentina, Colombia and Mexico for persons interested in doing business there.

          HollyBeth Anderson, vice president of international at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, will discuss Latino business culture and tactics for closing business deals in Latin America.

          Roberto Peon, chief marketing officer of BellSouth International, and Mario Trujillo, president and CEO of, will give an overview of Latino purchasing power in Brazil and Mexico.

          Cost is $350, $225 for non-profits. Contact the LAA at (404) 638-1815 or for more information. Visit