Indie showcase to feature the rising artists and bands that brands should be paying attention to

The volume will be rising tenfold at Hispanicize 2013 this year as the annual Latino trends event today unveiled a music line up of indie groups and artists that will highlight the event’s “Biggest Night in Music” showcase set for Thursday, April 11 at the iconic New World Center of Miami Beach.

“This music night is a statement night for Hispanicize 2013 because it underscores the extreme lengths we will go to showcase the rising Latin music stars that deserve to be recognized by brands, agencies, bloggers, journalists and all Latino cultural influencers that converge at Hispanicize,” said Manny Ruiz, founder and creative director of Hispanicize 2013.  “We will work hard to introduce these artists to the brands and influencers that should pay attention to them because it’s for this very reason why Hispanicize was created.”


Headlining the show will be Puerto Rican pop-rock duo, Domino Saints, and 10 other indie artists, DJs and bands that include: Hola Hi, Solz5, Sonsoles, Locos Por Juana, DJ EL Dusty, La Santa Cecilia, Sons of Mariel (Diego Val), Sito Rocks, Wise the Gold Pen, Santaye and a multi Grammy-award winning music group that will be announced shortly.


Hispanicize Event badge holders will have access to the entire New World Center—the main stage that will feature non-stop performances, backed up by DJs who will endlessly spin through out the night and in-between sets.  Each floor of the New World Center will be taken over by music performances or appearances, while appetizers and specialty cocktails are served.   Online radio giant Pandora will feature an exclusive “Pandora Den” with intimate acoustic performances by rising stars.


The full day-by-day schedule for the Latin music industry panels of the event and the entire music performance schedule will be announced next week.


Special Hispanicize Music and Film Festival Badges for limited access to those portions of the event are available online for $150 at  Full access to the event can be purchased online.  Hispanicize 2013 ( will take place April 9-13, 2013 at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach (REGISTER HERE).


The fourth annual Latino trends event, journalists, bloggers, filmmakers, marketers and music artists will convene throughout the course of five days with more than 105 sessions and 260 speakers discussing ever facet of Hispanic media, social media, entertainment and marketing.


Sponsorship and Registration Information


Sponsorship information is available by emailing or by contacting: 203.364.4779.


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The title sponsor of the event is Procter & Gamble.  As of today, other sponsors include: Pandora, Telemundo, Bumble Bee Foods, NASCAR, Tide, Charmin, Lowes, Coca-Cola, MundoFox, Sherwin-Williams, Ford, McDonald’s, The Clorox Company, Maseca, ViSalus, Swiffer, Fender, Radio Shack, Transitions, Avocados of Mexico, UnitedHealthcare, NBC Latino, Yo Soy Segundo, The Axis Agency, ESPN Deportes, The American Latino Museum, JeffreyGroup, NBCUniversal, Lanugo, Visit Orlando, Fox News Latino, AARP, Business Wire, Sensis Agency, PR Newswire, The Zocalo Group, El Sentinel, The American Latino Museum, Marketwire, The St. Augustine Visitor’s Bureau, Collective Bias and several more brands who will shortly be disclosed.  Media partners include Latin Heat Media, Getty Images Hispanic, Media Moves, Voxxi, Mamiverse, PRODU and Hispanic Market Weekly.


About Hispanicize 2013

Now in its fourth year, Hispanicize 2013 ( (#Hispz13) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social media, journalism, advertising, PR, film, music and innovation.

Hispanicize 2013 brings brands, media, marketers, celebrities, filmmakers, innovators and bloggers together in a unique creative environment focused on ideas and best practices.  The event is a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books and more targeting Latinos.

Hispanicize 2013, a partnership of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), Hispanicize and the Public Relations Society of America(PRSA), will be held at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, April 9-13, 2013.

Hispanicize 2013
Michelle Jerrier (@DavEllePR)

Tel: 917.370.6016

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