MIAMI, Florida – September 30, 2013 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Hispanicize HX, the regional Latino influencers events platform of the annual Hispanicize event, will make its New York City debut in Midtown this Thursday, October 3rd at the Copacabana club from 7 to 11 p.m.

“Our HX events will bring greater media, social media and marketing recognition to talented presenters and Latino music artists that deserve to be better known”

The free event will gather New York’s top influencers in journalism, blogging, marketing and entertainment with “TED Talks”-type presentations by award-winning writer, author, performer, and director Rick Najera as well as author and corporate consultant Mariela Dabbah of the “Find Your Inner Red Shoes” movement.

The event culminates with high caliber networking and a live musical performance by La Mecánica Popular.


Sponsored by Chivas and Hispanicize Wire, the event will take place at the Copacabana located in Midtown West at 268 W 47th St. New York, NY 10036.

Media partners include the Sofrito for Your Soul, Being Latino, the Hispanic Public Relations Association and Impacto Latin News.

The inclusion of psychedelic salsa band La Mecánica Popular, a band that The New York Music Daily says “have the potential to be one of the most interesting bands in town,” marks important milestone for Hispanicize as it delves deeper into highlighting Latinos in the music industry.

“Our HX events will bring greater media, social media and marketing recognition to talented presenters and Latino music artists that deserve to be better known,” said Manny Ruiz, founder of the Hispanicize platforms that include the Hispanicize event, Hispanicize Wire and Hispanicize digital. “Through the HX events and our Hispanicize Wire press release distribution platform we will change the game for influential thought leaders and Latin music artists.”

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Select sponsorship opportunities remain for both the Hispanicize HX and Hispanicize 2014 events. To inquire about sponsoring them, contact [email protected] (See the special Hispanicize 2014 Preview video here:

Hispanicize 2014 ( is expected to gather more than 1,700 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of blogging, journalism, music, marketing, film and business. Featuring U.S. Hispanic thought leaders and celebrities, the 5th anniversary edition of Hispanicize will be taking place at the InterContinental Miami with several offsite events at major cultural venues.

About Hispanicize HX

Hispanicize HX, the regional events platform of the annual Hispanicize event, are dynamic regional events for top Latino thought leaders that feature “TED Talks”-type presentations, high caliber networking and live music and/or DJs.

Powered by sister company Hispanicize Wire and working with regional media and partner organizations across the nation, Hispanicize HX events will take place from September through early November in Miami, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, San Diego, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington, DC.

The content, style and high-energy fun of Hispanicize HX are mini versions of what everyone experiences at the annual Hispanicize event. Hispanicize HX will continuously unite thought leaders from multiple industries in order to improve their careers, lives and businesses.

About Hispanicize 2014

Now in its fifth year, Hispanicize 2014 ( (#Hispz14) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social media, journalism, advertising, PR, film, music and innovation.

Hispanicize 2014 brings journalists, bloggers, brands, marketers, celebrities, filmmakers and innovators 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 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.