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AmePower's CEO Luis Contreras Speaks At SBA Roundtable Event

Updated: Mar 15

AmePower Joins SBA Roundtable in Miami as expert in High Power Energy Conversion


AmePower's CEO Luis Contreras Speaks at U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Roundtable on High Power Energy Conversion Solutions

Miami, FL – July 12, 2023, – AmePower, a prominent small business specializing in high power energy conversion solutions for rolling stock, renewable energy, fleet electrification, battery energy storage systems, among others, was honored to participate as a distinguished member in the recent Small Business Administration (SBA) roundtable discussion held in Miami. The roundtable, led by U.S. Small Business Administrator: Isabella Casillas Guzman provided a platform to small businesses and aimed to foster communication, economic growth, equity, and access to opportunities for small businesses. The SBA roundtable, held on July 12, brought together small business owners, industry leaders, government representatives, and the local community for an open-dialogue to support and empower small businesses across the nation and drive continued growth. AmePower’s participation as Florida’s Small Businesspersons awardees for 2023 exemplified its commitment to promoting sustainable development of the clean energy sector as a minority-owned small business and continued partnership with the SBA and their local SBDC chapter at Florida International University. Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman’s visit showcased the Biden administration's commitment to small businesses in America, including the launch of their strategic alliance with the American Jewish Committee, to providing resources, access to capital, federal contracting certifications, small business counseling, and disaster recovery resources. Miami-Dade County's Mayor, Daniella Levine Cava was also in attendance as a panelist for the roundtable discussions, highlighting the significance of local leadership and collaboration in supporting the growth and success of small businesses in Miami-Dade County.

"We are honored to have participated in the SBA roundtable," said Luis Contreras, CEO of AmePower. "This event highlighted the critical resources available to small businesses in the SBA and the commitment to leveraging these opportunities to empower small businesses like ours who have the potential to impact our nation on an unprecedented scale."

SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman and AmePower's CEO Luis Contreras
SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman

AmePower actively contributed to the discussions surrounding access to capital, industry challenges, and small business counseling. Drawing on their expertise in high-power energy conversion solutions, AmePower showcased the importance of its technological advancements in driving the sustainability and efficiency of power electronic systems that are critical to improving and maintaining the resilience of clean energy and infrastructure.



"We remain committed to our vision of empowering the implementation of clean energy and contributing to sustainable development through our high-power energy conversion solutions," said Luis Contreras. "By providing innovative technologies and fostering a robust business environment, we aim to create a greener future and contribute to the continued growth and success of small businesses across the nation."

AmePower stands as a pioneering industry leader in the US small business sector, building a strong, resilient business; creating jobs; increasing competition and innovation, and powering America’s economy. Also, as a Buy America-compliant, Electronic Contract Manufacturer, AmePower provides products that are “Made In America” and contributes to the local economic development landscape. Their current operations are central to the assurance of resilience in the energy and transportation in America and fully align with the federal scope outlined in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill and Inflation Reduction Act.

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vicente388
15. jul. 2023

We are glad to learn all the great work and representation of Florida Business Power in the country.

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