MIAMI, FL – March 20, 2018 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – To the scores of brands, advertising, PR, media and digital agencies who routinely complain they can’t find qualified Latinas and Latinos in the marketing and communications fields, your wait is over.

In what is a historic first, organizers of Hispanicize 2018 – the nation’s largest gathering of Hispanic communicators – today announced they are partnering with Publicis Groupe and HP to host the inaugural Hispanicize Marketing and Communications Jobs and Career Fair. The national job/career fair will take place between 1 and 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 and will be open to both professionals and university seniors from schools nationwide who have registered to attend the event. Hispanicize 2018 ( will be headquartered in downtown Miami’s JW Marriott Marquis, April 17-19.

Among the growing list of agency and brand partners that will be actively recruiting, are: Leo Burnett; Saatchi & Saatchi; Starcom Worldwide; SapientRazorfish; DigitasLBi; MSL, Anomaly; Edelman; Havas Formulatin; Prudential Financial; Microsoft; Wells Fargo; National Public Radio; Egami Consulting, and República. The employment opportunities range broadly from media buying and planning to public relations, creative, marketing, and social media. The positions are for openings across the country.

“We expect agencies who are truly committed to diversity to use this platform to find highly qualified Latinas and Latinos,” said Manny Ruiz, founder of Hispanicize Media Group and the Hispanicize event. “We created this platform because we are uniquely suited to do so and because D&I hiring initiatives that do not robustly include Latinos are incomplete at best and a sham at worse.”

In order to build a bigger pipeline for recruiters and tell a larger diversity and inclusion story, Hispanicize 2018 organizers this year expanded the highly touted Hispanicize CMO & Diversity Summit to two days, relaunched a Hispanic PR track in partnership with the Hispanic Public Relations Association, and created an unprecedented program called Hispanicize U.

The Hispanicize U platform, which HP is playing a leading role in making possible, includes partnerships with 11 universities and higher education organizations nationwide whose students will be able to attend the event free. Among those are Cal State Fullerton, Florida International University, the University of Miami. Florida State University, and Miami Dade College,


Job and internship applicants are welcome to submit their information for potential employers HEREThe resumes will be compiled and sent to recruiters from all the partner organizations and brands that applicants say they want their information submitted to.  On Thursday, March 29, Hispanicize 2018 will distribute a comprehensive guide to all the jobs and/or internship opportunities that will be available as well as the mechanism for interviews that will take place onsite at the event.


The flagship sponsor of Hispanicize 2018 is Prudential Financial. Additional sponsors include Toyota, Universal Orlando Resort, Carnival Corporation, Wells Fargo, HP, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, United Airlines, República, Edelman, Publicis Groupe, Regions Bank, Cantu, the Greater Miami and Conventions Visitors Bureau, El Hint, Visit Philly, Israel Tourism, Telemundo, Microsoft, AARP, Suave, Hispanicize Wire, the Latino Museum, HCode Media, Cesare Salerno, Ford Fund, Gil Media Co, Boden, Havas Formulatin, NASCAR, SBS/La Music, Vioss, Otter Box, Anomaly, the City of Miami, Octopus Advertising Group, NBC News, CS Media Group, Calvert Foundation, Vioss, and Sensis.


Sponsorship information for the career fair and Hispanicize 2018 can be obtained by emailing [email protected] (See the Hispanicize 2017 recap video here:

About The Hispanicize Event
Now in its 9th year, Hispanicize 2018 Week ( (#Hispz18) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

Hispanicize 2018 is expected to draw more than 2,500 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 17-19, 2018.

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.

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

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