MIAMI, FL – March 25, 2014 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – The Florida Association of Hispanic Journalists and Hispanicize 2014, the annual Latino trends for journalism, will host a special half-day Social Media for Spanish-speaking Journalists Training session March 31 in downtown Miami. Hispanicize 2014, www.HispanicizeEvent.com officially takes place April 1-4 at the Intercontinental Miami hotel.

Led by two veteran Latina journalists, Lorraine Ladish, Editor in Chief of Mamiverse and Laura Termini of Publisher of Chicanol, the free, in-depth social media training workshop will empower Spanish-language journalists to more effectively leverage the power of Twitter, Facebook and blogging for news gathering, reporting and audience engagement.

The entire training is being conducted in Spanish and is only for journalists. Journalists must RSVP through Eventbrite at

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adiestramiento-para-periodistas-sobre-el-manejo-de-los-medios-sociales-12-dia-tickets-11057464173?ref=estw.

Sponsorship and Registration Information
The presenting sponsor and exclusive beauty care sponsor of the event is Procter & Gamble. As of today, other announced sponsors include: 3M, Toyota, Walt Disney World, Google, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Gain, Sherwin-Williams, Crest, Home Depot, Coffee-mate, Burson-Marsteller, Transitions, Fox News Latino, NASDAQ’s GlobeNewswire, Vme TV, Florida Blue, The Zocalo Group, Visit Philadelphia, Sensis Agency, Hispanicize Wire, Textter, Balsera Communications, El Sol Newspaper, Traffic Sports, Pinta, Latinum Network, Center for American Progress, BodenPR, República, Thomas & LoCicero, Startup Angels, VPE Tradigital Communications and other consumer products, food and and travel brands who will shortly be disclosed. Media partners include Being Latino, NPR’S Latino USA, Latin Heat, Media Moves, PRODU, OVN Latino and iBlog Magazine.

Sponsorship information is available by contacting [email protected] or calling 203.364.4779. To reserve a hotel room visit

http://www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/gb/en/miami/miaha/hoteldetail?qAdlt=1&qChld=0&qRms=1&qIta=99801505&qGrpCd=SKS&qPSt=0&qSmP=3&qWch=0&qSHp=1&qBrs=6c.hi.ex.rs.ic.cp.in.sb.cw.cv&qSrt=BRAND_SORT&qRpp=25&qRRSrt=rt&qFRA=1&srb_u=1&icdv=99801505

About Hispanicize 2014
Now in its fifth year, Hispanicize 2014 (http://www.HispanicizeEvent.com) (#Hispz14) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social media, journalism, advertising, PR, technology, film and music.

Co-chaired by award winning journalist Maria Hinojosa of NPR’s Latino USA and Patricia Pineda, Group Vice President of the Hispanic Business Strategy Group of Toyota Motor North America, Hispanicize 2014 is expected to gather more than 1,700 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of blogging, journalism, technology, music, marketing, film and business over four full days. Featuring U.S. Hispanic thought leaders and celebrities, the 5th anniversary edition of Hispanicize will be taking place at the InterContinental Miami hotel with several offsite events at major cultural venues.

The 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 2014, a partnership of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), Hispanicize and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), will be held at the InterContinental Miami hotel, April 1-4, 2014 in downtown Miami.