Waco: Second Floating Mercado helps small businesses branch out

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A second Floating Mercado was held at the Cen Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Sunday (5/19).

The event was started has a way to promote local small businesses and vendors, and help them network with each other.

From wedding and event planning business to a Tupperware business, about 15 unique local businesses were featured. Several local food trucks were also on hand.

Alfred Solano, President of the Cen Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce wants to see the event grow, but also likes how small and intimate it is currently.

“It’s a variety of businesses that may not have the opportunity during their busy work day to get out and see each other,” said Solano. “So it's another way for them to get out and network."
Solano also stated that he hopes to continue the event quarterly.