MIAMI, FL – March 28, 2017 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Hispanicize 2017, the iconic 8th annual Latino trends and newsmakers event taking place in Miami from April 3-6, 2017, has just announced that CNN Worldwide will be a multi-level media sponsor of Hispanicize 2017.

The network will sponsor the NAHJ Student Project who’s mission is to team up students from universities across the country with full time journalists to produce daily news content from the event, the CNN Air Team will be leading a session dedicated to drone journalism, and ‘Great Big Story’ executive producer will conduct a session about producing and shooting micro-documentaries.

“CNN Worldwide is thrilled to be sponsoring the iconic Hispanicize in Miami. As the global leader in news, we share the Hispanicize mission that focuses on diversity and content creation” said Ramon Escobar, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, CNN Worldwide

CNN en Español will be returning to this year’s event as the premier media partner of the Positive Impact Awards (PIAs). The 4th annual PIAs will be held as the opening reception gala of Hispanicize 2017 on Tuesday, April 4th at 7 pm. In partnership with Prudential Financial, the PIAs celebrate Latinos and Latinas who volunteer their time, talent and resources to make the lives of others better in their communities across the country. For the second consecutive year, CNN en Español will serve as the event’s presenting media partner. In addition to providing the Awards with strong media and social media support, the network is also contributing to the program by bringing CNN en Español’s Juan Carlos Lopez to host the annual awards program.

“We’re honored to have CNN en Español return to the Positive Impact Awards for a second year, and we couldn’t be more pleased their integration into Hispanicize Week has increased exponentially.” said Manny Ruiz, founder and CEO of Hispanicize Media Group, the holding company of the Hispanicize event. “The contributions the organization makes daily to the U.S. Hispanic community makes them an asset to our event. The ideas and content they’re bringing with them this year will surely impress attendees.”

“We are committed to reaching Hispanic audiences on all platforms with quality news and information programming and are proud to support Hispanicize and the Positive Impact Awards as we continue to grow in the U.S. Hispanic market.” said Cynthia Hudson, SVP and General Manager, CNN en Español.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship information is still available by contacting [email protected] or calling 203.364.4779.

Presented by Prudential Financial, Hispanicize 2017 Week ( is sponsored by a growing list of sponsors. As of today, announced sponsors also include: P&G Orgullosa, Crest, Neutrogena, DishLATINO, Cine Latino, Toyota, SBS’ LaMusica, Dove, Wells Fargo, Walmart, State Farm, NASCAR, Best Western, JCPenney, Google, Yahoo, Go Rving, KOA, Israel Board of Tourism, The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, Comcast, MSNBC, NBC News, AARP, CNN, CNN Español, Cooper Tires, Publicis, The City of Miami, Kelley Blue Book, Princess House, Home Depot, Regions Bank, Pan American Life Insurance, ESPN Deportes, Florida Dairy Farmers, Ole Henriksen, Lansinoh, República, C-Com Group, WOW Factor Marketing, Synergy Workspaces,, APC Collective, BodenPR,, the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network, Visit Philly, Sensis, ThinkNow Research,, Rebel Eleven, Octopus Advertising Group, saludmóvil, Wow Factor, The Calvert Foundation, Dvdendo, and Lingua Franca Translations.

Additional media partners include: PRWeek, Hispanicize Wire, Mamiverse,, Popful, Hispanic Kitchen, 2BTube, PRODU, El Sentinel, Puerto Rico BloggerCon, Hispanic PR Blog, the Hispanic Public Relations Association, Miami Herald Media, Media Moves, iBlog Magazine, Escuchamos FM, and the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR).

About The Hispanicize Event
Now in its 8th year, Hispanicize 2017 Week ( (#Hispz17) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

Hispanicize 2017 is expected to gather more than 3,000 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of digital content creation, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over four days. The event will take place in downtown Miami’s JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, April 3-6, 2017.

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

The Hispanicize event is owned and operated by Hispanicize Media Group, LLC, the parent company of DiMe Media, Hispanic Kitchen and the Hispanic PR Blog.

The Hispanicize Event can be found on Facebook, Instagram (@HispanicizeEvent) and Twitter (@Hispanicize).

About CNN
CNN Worldwide is a portfolio of two dozen news and information services across cable, satellite, radio, wireless devices and the Internet in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Domestically, CNN reaches more individuals on television, the web and mobile devices than any other cable TV news organization in the United States. Internationally, CNN is the most widely distributed news channel reaching more than 323 million households abroad; and CNN Digital is a top network for online news, mobile news and social media. Additionally, CNN Newsource is the world’s most extensively utilized news service partnering with hundreds of local and international news organizations around the world. CNN is a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company.