The 7th Annual Hispanicize 2016 event today unveiled the comprehensive agenda and top Latino and multicultural creators that are headlining its Digital Influencers Showcase and inaugural DiMe Summit. Co-presented by Prudential Financial, Hispanicize 2016 ( is taking place April 4-8 in Miami’s InterContinental Hotel.

Curated by DiMe Media (formerly the Latina Mom Bloggers network), the digital influencers platform of Hispanicize 2016 features more social media A-listers and rising stars from YouTube, Facebook, Vine, Periscope, YouNow, SnapChat, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and blogging than ever before.

“We are so proud of our outstanding speaker line-up and that this year’s agenda takes a deep dive into the personal, economic and technical hands-on development that will help creators not only be more creative, but also make more money and build better content platforms,” said Piera Jolly, Co-CEO of DiMe Media.

In the spirit of unity that marks this year’s event, Hispanicize and DiMe Media are collaborating with other creator networks to incorporate them and the talents they represent in the agenda. Maker Studios, Univision Creators Network, 2BTube and LatinWe are all bringing high profile creators to present at the DiMe Summit and/or Hispanicize.

“Seven Hispanicize events ago we founded the business side of Latino social media industry and today this commitment to inclusiveness is what makes Hispanicize the destination for hundreds of brands and agencies to discover and engage today’s Latina and multicultural creators,” said Manny Ruiz, founder and creative director of the Hispanicize event.

Key highlights of the 2016 event include:

The Inaugural DiMe Summit: This intimate, influencers-only day of in-depth workshops, sessions, inspirational talks, and VIP content will kick off Hispanicize Week April 4th.

— CreatorLab: How To Make Videos Like A Boss

— Get Published! How To Write a Book Proposal

— CreatorLab: Photography & Photo Styling Workshop for Influencers

— Create a Life You Love: Vision Board Workshop

— Influencers Unite! How Collaborating Makes Us Stronger

— The Art of the Pitch Workshop + Meet the Media

— En Vivo! How To Use Periscope To Build Your Brand

— CLICK! Secrets to a Prettier & More Engaged Instagram Feed

— Get Creativa with Modern Calligraphy

— The Power of Pinning: How to Drive Traffic and Expand Your Reach on Pinterest

— Business Building: How To Set Rates & Know Your Worth

— State of the Industry: Influencer Town Hall

The Second Annual Tecla Awards: The Latino social media industry’s premier awards program is back with a vengeance that will all but guarantee it will be the most high profile event of all Hispanicize 2016. Produced by DiMe Media and created to recognize the Latina/o creators, marketers and media that are producing award-winning content, the red carpet gala will be packed with many of the industry’s top digital influencers, brands, agencies and celebrities. Nominations for the Tecla Awards begin in February (Here’s a 30 sec. preview of the 2016 Tecla Awards:


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