PARTNERS & SPONSORS
Through a combination of advocacy, programs, networking events, and educational pipeline initiatives, the HNBA has helped generations of Latino students and legal professionals succeed. We have also provided our partners with unique opportunities to showcase their products and services to larger audiences. Together, we have changed the face of the legal profession, and in the process, have improved the communities in which we live and work.
5 REASONS TO PARTNER WITH THE HNBA
| 5 | By partnering with the HNBA, sponsors expand their reach to thousands of Latino lawyers, increase brand recognition in the Latino community, and influence a vibrant demographic that today has an estimated buying power in excess of $1.3 trillion dollars.
View the 2014-2015 HNBA Partnership Opportunities Brochure to determine how we can work together.
Benefactor opportunities offer a wide-range of benefits to our highest-level corporate and law firm partners. These partnerships are designed to allow our sponsors to partner with the HNBA across our entire portfolio of programs and initiatives. This one-time, annual contribution helps our Benefactor partners maximize their marketing dollars by enhancing their visibility, reinforcing brand recognition, and educating our members and friends about our Benefactors' products and services.
The Microsoft Corporation has been a long-standing partner of the HNBA, and in 2013, this commitment was extended through the ground breaking and innovative HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute (IPLI). Part of the HNBA "Su Futuro"™ programs and initiatives, IPLI is a 7-day intensive, immersion program conducted in Washington, D.C. The program is aimed at Latino law students interested in intellectual property law, including patents, copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks. Microsoft has "an enduring commitment to work to fulfill [their] public responsibilities and to serving the needs of people in communities worldwide... This commitment has extended far beyond [their] products and services and has been amplified many times over through a network of partners, including governments, nonprofits and other organizations."
In its continued tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement, MetLife has strategically partnered with our Association in the HNBA/MetLife Mentorship Program. A part of the HNBA "Su Futuro"™ programs and initiatives since 2012, this mentorship program pairs HNBA lawyer members and affiliate bar organizations with Latino law students throughout the country, in order to share guidance, practical knowledge, and career advice. From coast to coast, mentorship receptions and events have already been conducted in 10 different states, with an additional 10 more states planned for the year 2014.