Senior Hispanic Marketing Executives from Target, Kellogg’s and Sherwin-Williams to judge Hispanicize 2013 ‘El Buen Pitch’ competition

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                  - Competition deadline extended to March 21 -  El Buen Pitch is the “The Apprentice"-style competition that will recognize one agency for creating the best marketing campaign for this national non-profit organization Senior Hispanic marketing executives from Target, Kellogg’s and The Sherwin-Williams Company today were named the official judges of the “El Buen Pitch” competition of Hispanicize 2013
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Hispanic PR Blog, Produ and Hispanic Market Weekly Unite to Create Ambitious Marketing Agenda for Hispanicize 2013

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In an unprecedented bid to bring unity to the Hispanic advertising, PR and social media industries, three of the nation’s top Latino marketing trade media journals - The Hispanic PR Blog, Produ and Hispanic Market Weekly – announced today that they are uniting to help create the marketing industry content of Hispanicize 2013. Now in its fourth year April 9-13 in Miami Beach, Hispanicize 2013 ( (#Hispz13) is the iconic annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social
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Hispanicize Hosts Memorial Day BBQ & Networking Event

The Hispanicize team is gearing up for an amazing Memorial Day BBQ at Jungle Island with a mix of networking and good old fashioned family time with some of the movers and shakers in the Miami Social Media Scene. The event is free for bloggers and social media influencers, if you plan on attending, please send an email to as space is very limited. RSVP here:
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Special Encore Film Screenings and Networking Event Set for Miami May 31 to Honor Winners of Hispanicize 2012 National Latino Film Showcase Awards


An encore screening of the best of show feature length and short films of Hispanicize 2012 will be held May 31st in Miami as part of a special event that will also include a networking reception for South Florida filmmakers. "The Miracle of Spanish Harlem", a feature length film directed by Derek Velez Partridge and "The History of Spaceflight", a short directed by Chris Caraballo will be exhibited back to back from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Miami's historic Tower Theater, 1508 Southwest 8th Street in Little Havana. The
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Hispanicize at Cuban National Council Conference [Gallery]

The Hispanicize team was proud to present social media trends at recently concluded Cuban National Council Conference. All photos courtesy of
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Hispanicize 2012 And The New Media ‘Emprendedores’

In April I had the opportunity to attend, speak at, and sponsor the third annual Hispanicize 2012 conference. The event has quickly grown into a premier conference for the new Hispanic social world – the intersection of business and Hispanic media, advertising, film, culture and social media. I have had the unique vantage point of having been intimately involved in the conference since its inception in Dallas back in April 2010 (originally billed the Hispanic PR and Social Media conference). 2012 was a real coming of
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Official Hispanicize 2012 Recap Released [VIDEO]


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Hispanicize 2012 Wrapup – DK’s Thoughts on a Grand Latino Leadership Conference

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The DK leadership team, Natasha Pongonis and Eric Diaz, just got back from Hispanicize 2012 and really were amazed by the overall experience.  Here they want to share a few thoughts from their team that other marketers and bloggers may consider for their future conference decisions.  To view all their photos from the Hispanicize conference check out the DK Facebook page. Bloggers in Force! There were many, many Latina bloggers at the conference.  DK works with many bloggers on brand messaging, so to have a chance
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Chevrolet Returned to Hispanicize with New Vehicles

  For the second year in a row, Chevrolet was the official automotive sponsor of Hispanicize 2012, the annual Latino trends event held from April 10-13, in Miami, Florida. Alma L. Guajardo-Crossley, Director of Diversity Initiatives at General Motors, spoke during the First Annual Champions of Corporate Diversity Lunch about how the company is providing support for Hispanics in the United States and how GM has become an advocate for Latino inclusion. General Motors also presented the award-winning
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Hispanicize 2012 a Huge Success

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If you haven't visited the Hispanicize website today, please do. And be sure to read the latest post by Manny Ruiz, the  mastermind behind the Hispanic PR Blog and Hispanicize event. In addition to wrapping up his thoughts about this year's event, and expressing his gratitude to all the wonderful people who helped make Hispanicize 2012 possible, he shares his thoughts about what the annual conference has become -- a Cultural Catalyst. I always intended for Hispanicize 2012 to be an unprecedented showcase for Latinos
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Latino Hollywood Comes Alive This Evening at Hispanicize 2012 Latino Film Showcase

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Tonight it is Lights, Cameras, Action!!! BlackBerry Black Carpet Night. The stars of this year's Hispanicize 2012 National Latino Film Showcase will shine brightest on the Black Carpet Night of Thursday, April 12 @ 6:15 PM, sponsored by BlackBerry.  The Black Carpet will feature a parade of Latino stars, directors and producers followed by the screening of several films on four screens at South Beach's Regal Stadium 18 at 1120 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL. The event's Latino Hollywood after party presented by
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McDonald’s Hosts Latino Bloggers for a “Chill Evening at Sea” During Hispanicize 2012


  As the sun went down in Miami on Wednesday, April 11, more than 120 bloggers and social media influencers from across the country joined McDonald's and Hispanicize 2012 organizers for a chill evening at sea onboard The Venetian Lady. Guests enjoyed three hours of tantalizing beverages, food and DJ grooves afloat the clear waters of Biscayne Bay. They also relaxed in style at the McCafe® Chill Lounge – a unique deck turned into ice lounge to reflect the cool vibe of the new Cherry Berry Chiller, the latest
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