4th Annual CEO Summit Focuses on Hispanics: The New General Market

LatinVision Media, together with the New York City Latin Media & Entertainment Commission (LMEC), Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Advertising Week (AW) and Marketwire (MW) and Netstairs (NS) as media and technology partners, announce the speaker lineup for the 4th annual CEO Summit Convergence on October 6th, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Time Inc. Headquarters in New York City.

This Hispanic Media conference features nearly 50 speakers, including entertainers as well as Chief Officers and top Executives from Prisa, Google, Yahoo!, People en Espanol, CNN, ESPN Deportes, Univision and IMG who will speak about the emerging trends in media and advertising to US Hispanics.

“Our conference brings together the CEOs and top Executives of companies that everyone in the Hispanic and Media Industry wants to hear from,” commented Carlos Vassallo, CEO of LatinVision Media. “Hispanics are now the largest minority and the continued growth of the group is positioning us as an emerging and new general market. As a result, Latinos represent the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs and small businesses and as a group we lead in the adoption of new media across all segments of the US population.”

This is the fourth consecutive year the one-day conference and exhibition is held and this year it offers attendees a unique view on how brands, advertisers and agencies can leverage all media to create an impactful and effective experience with consumers.

The conference features 7 moderated panels that will each include an opportunity for attendees to ask questions directly to the speakers and network heavily after each session. Panels include topics on digital content creation, digital and print media, social media and Hispanics, Hispanic television, the business of entertainment, sports and multi-cultural marketing.

Attendees will experience an unrivaled opportunity to learn from CEOs and senior marketers who will share their experience from across a variety of emerging platforms including Podcasting, Blogging, Social Networking, Streaming Video and Mobile Casting. As in previous editions, the conference will also feature live tweeting, live streaming video.

This year’s speakers include:

        Gabriel    Abaroa         CEO & President          Latin Grammys
        Leylha     Alhuile        SVP Multicultural        Mintel
                                  SVP Lat Am, Carib & US
        Felix      Alvarez Garmon Hispanic                 IMG
                                                           Latin Media &
        Mario      Baeza          Chairman                 Entertainment Comm
        Ivan       Braiker        Co-Founder & CEO         Hipcricket
        Martin     Breidsprecher  CEO                      Azteca America
        Michelle   Caruso Cabrera Anchor and Reporter      CNBC
                                  President Online
        Kevin      Conroy         Properties               Univision
        Vincent    Cordero        EVP & General Manager    Fox Deportes
        Guido      Conterno       CEO                      Grupo Diarios America
                                  Investor, Owner &
        Antonio    Cue            President                Chivas USA
        Chris      Cunningham     CEO                      Appssavvy.com
        Carmen     Di Rienzo      CEO                      V-me Media
                                  Global Head News
        Adrian     Dickson        Products                 Thomson Reuters
        Lino       Garcia         General Manager          ESPN Deportes
        Hilda      Garcia         Chief Digital Officer    Impremedia
                                                           National Academy of TV,
        Jacqueline Gonzalez       Executive Director       Arts & Sciences
        Brian      Hopman         GM and Hispanic Markets  The Associated Press
        Cynthia    Hudson         General Manager          CNN En Espanol
        Viviana    Hurtado        Founder & CEO            The Wise Latina Club
                                  General Manager US
        Mark       Lopez          Hispanics                Google
        Monique    Manso          Publisher                People en Espanol
                                                           Latin Media &
        Carlos     Manzano        Executive Director       Entertainment Commission
        Marta      Martinez       Chief Marketing Officer  MediaMath
        Betti      Ortega         SVP                      Mexicanal
        Ingrid     Otero-Smart    CEO                      Casanova Pendrill
        Alvaro     Palacios       SVP Sales & OperAmericas Prisa Digital
        Jessica    Pantanini      COO                      Broomley Communications
        Matias     Perel          CEO                      Latin3
                                                           NYC Economic Development
        Seth       Pinsky         President                Corporation
        Jorge      Plasencia      Chairman & CEO           Republica
                                  Producer Anderson Cooper
        David      Puente         360 degrees              CNN
                                  Multicultural Marketing
        Maria      Rios           Manager                  Macys
        Ana        Roca Csatro    Founder & CEO            Latism
                                  General Manager US
        Armando    Rodriguez      Hispanics                Yahoo
                                                           Interactive Advertising
        Randall    Rothenberg     President & CEO          Bureau
                                  Worldwide Managing
        Mauricio   Sabogal        Director                 Initiative
        Liz        Sarachek       Chief Revenue Officer    Terra Networks
        Rachel     Sterne         Chief Digital Officer    The City of New York
        Carlos     Vassallo       CEO                      LatinVision Media
        Alberto    Vourvoulias    Managing Director        Fox News Latino

“As the Hispanic market continues to grow, marketers need to pay serious attention and increase their budgets as they will be investing in the fastest growing consumer market in the nation,” said Carlos Vassallo, CEO of LatinVision Media. “Our CEOs Conference will showcase companies and individuals actively positioning themselves in their respective industries and capitalizing on this powerful trend.”

To learn more about the conference and to register: www.latinvision.com/conference

To sponsor: http://www.latinvision.com/conference/sponsors.pdf