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Frank Lopez, Volvo Rents’ Hispanic business consultant, speaks at premiere event for equipment manufacturing industry

(ASHEVILLE, N.C.) May 19, 2008 – Frank Lopez, Volvo Rents’ Hispanic franchise business development consultant, shared his expertise on marketing to Hispanic entrepreneurs during Marketing Council Seminar, held May 18-20 in Portland, OR.
(ASHEVILLE, N.C.) May 19, 2008  – Frank Lopez, Volvo Rents’ Hispanic franchise business development consultant, shared his expertise on marketing to Hispanic entrepreneurs during “Future Tense Marketing,” the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ annual Marketing Council Seminar, held May 18-20 in Portland, OR.

Lopez, president and CEO of The Taino Group, discussed Volvo Rents’ initiatives to market to Hispanic entrepreneurs and contractor business executives during the event’s opening session, “Marketing to Cultures within North America.” His talk focused on the importance of understanding the buying habits of the Hispanic market, and issues important to the market.

Earlier this year Volvo Rents, the world’s largest franchise construction equipment rental company, announced Lopez’s association with the company, and the company’s initiative to cultivate diversity among its roster of franchise owners. Currently, Hispanic entrepreneurs, many of who own multiple Volvo Rents stores, own 14 percent of Volvo Rents’ North American stores.