MIAMI, FL – March 12, 2015 – (HISPANICIZE WRE) – Being Latino, the digital entertainment platform with one billion organic impressions per week and more than six million followers, is sponsoring the special March 17th Hispanic Social Media Industry Townhall session of Hispanicize 2015.

Being Latino founder and Hispanicize partner Lance Rios will moderate the Townhall. The event-wide session features one of the hottest social media-related line-ups of all Hispanicize 2015, including:

Christian Martinez, Head of Sales, U.S. Multicultural, Facebook

Carolina Valencia, Senior Director, Social Media at Univision Communications

Jenina Nuñez, Manager, External Communications, McDonald’s

Borja Perez, Senior Vice President, Digital and Social Media, Telemundo

Matt Cherry, Founder, iBlog magazine

Nuria Santamaria, Head of Multicultural Strategy, Twitter

Jorge A. Plasencia, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO, República

Ted Rubin, Leading Social Marketing Strategist, Keynote Speaker, Brand Evangelist, and Acting CMO of Brand Innovators, Ted Rubin

Hispanicize 2015 ( takes place March 16-20 in Miami.

About Being Latino
Being Latino is a digital entertainment platform founded in 2009 with a goal to create a unique and engaging experience for bi-cultural Latinos through the use of social media. Since its inception, Being Latino has garnered over 6 million organic followers and engages over 12 million people, generating upwards of 1 billion impressions per week. Having worked with over 50 brands in the past two years, (including Coca-Cola, Boost Mobile, Kraft, Procter & Gamble, Nissan, Heineken, and more), Being Latino is the premiere destination for brands looking to target US Hispanic consumers, digitally. Being Latino is a sister company and company shareholder of DigiBunch, LLC, the Hispanicize event and Latina Mom Bloggers, LLC.

About Hispanicize 2015
Now in its sixth year, Hispanicize 2015 Week ( (#Hispz15) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in journalism, blogging, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

Co-chaired by Facebook’s U.S. Hispanic Head of Sales Christian Martinez and award-winning actor Luis Guzmán, Hispanicize 2015 is a production of the Hispanicize companies that include the Latina Mom Bloggers network, Being Latino, Hispanicize Wire and the Hispanic PR Blog. Hispanicize 2015 is expected to gather more than 2,100 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of blogging, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over five days. The event will take place in downtown Miami March 16-20, 2015.

The Hispanicize event is a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books and more targeting Latinos in the U.S. and/or Puerto Rico.

Hispanicize 2015 is a partner of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), Hispanicize and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

The presenting sponsor of Hispanicize 2016 and sponsor of the Positive Impact Awards is 3M. The official automotive sponsor and presenting sponsor of the Tecla Awards is Toyota. The event’s presenting media partner is Univision Communications. As of today other announced sponsors include: Target, Cricket Wireless, Vive Mejor, Coca-Cola, Facebook, Procter & Gamble, Tabasco, Neutrogena, Samsung, Telemundo/NBC Universo, Sprint, Prudential Financial, SheaMoisture, Hasbro, McDonald’s, Best Western, The Home Depot, Disney World Resorts, Yelp, JetBlue, Florida Blue,, Rebtel, Martell Caractere, CNN en español, Fox News Latino, República, Transitions, Mazola, Visit Philly, BodenPR, Kelley Blue Book, ConneXión Research, Alma, RL Public Relations, Rebtel, United Healthcare Foundation, The Sensis Agency, Latina, Miami Herald Media Company, The St. Augustine Visitor’s Bureau, Diario Las Americas, Hispanic Market Advisors, El Sentinel, Sverve, Balsera Communications, BTL Network, Batanga’s, Juana La Iguana and Lingua Franca.