NEW YORK, NY – June 11, 2018 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – HMG, the parent company of Hispanicize Events, announced today that Hispanicize Los Angeles 2018 is slated for October 11 – 13th during Hispanic Heritage Month at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City. The event is expanding from one to three days as a result of social influencer and sponsor demand for a more in-depth experience with a focus on opportunities for Latinos in the tech, entertainment and journalism industries.

HMG Chairman and CEO, Joe Uva, announced that two of HMG’s founders, Katherine Johnson-Gunn and Cristy Clavijo-Kish have been named to lead the Hispanicize Events management team and are responsible for the planning and execution of all Hispanicize events. Both executives will report to Uva. Clavijo-Kish becomes Managing Director, Hispanicize Sponsorship Sales & Brand Partnerships while Johnson-Gunn becomes Managing Director of Hispanicize Event Production & Programming.

“Katherine and Cristy have both played pivotal roles in the incredible success of the Hispanicize events for the past nine years and will work together to provide sponsors and attendees with increased value for many years to come,” said Uva. He added, “I’m very excited about their plans to bring the full-power of HMG’s resources and unparalleled engagement with Millennial and GenZ LatinX consumers to enhance experiences at our events with digital campaigns that will expand opportunities for sponsors and influencers.”

The full agenda and speaker list for Hispanicize Los Angeles 2018 will be announced in the coming weeks.

About HMG
HMG is a multi-platform media company for multicultural Millennials and Generation Z. HMG works with leading brands and advertisers to navigate the rapidly evolving, $1.7 Trillion U.S. Hispanic market by offering branded media opportunities, brand integrations, celebrity endorsements, digital marketing and paid social campaigns, social influencer and talent management. HMG’s Hispanicize Miami is the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship. In 2018 the Hispanicize event is expanding to Los Angeles for another three days of market innovation during Hispanic Heritage Month in October. The company also owns and operates Latino influencer network DiMe Media, digital publishing platforms Hispanic Kitchen and Latina Moms, and is a strategic investor in AI technology company Nectar9. Recently, HMG entered a strategic partnership with Designated Player, a content production and marketing company founded by Spanish soccer star David Vila and formed a joint-venture with Silicon Valley based Fligoo, a big-data and analytics technology enterprise. More details can be found at