HOUSTON, Texas – July 24, 2017 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – In the spirit of entrepreneurship that will converge in Houston, July 29th for Hispanicize Texas, organizers today announced that they will host a Latina Creative Entrepreneurs Marketplace onsite called El Mercadito.

The El Mercadito will provide Latino creative entrepreneurs from around the state with an opportunity to showcase and sell their unique handcrafts, artwork, books and more.

“We are very excited to collaborate with Hispanicize to bring together artists and artisans from across the state of Texas and beyond to showcase the tremendous talent and ingenuity of our community,” says Anjelica Cazares, Creative Director of Big Oak Tree Media and Content Creator at Juan of Words. “El Mercadito will bring a unique and signature experience to the first Hispanicize Texas event.”

“Being Tejana is something special. It’s a point of pride, a badge of honor, a way of life,” says Vianney Rodriguez the co-creator of the Soy Tejana Store that will participate in the Mercadito. “From our “Raised on Selena” Tees to our “No Manches” mugs, everything in our shop is a loving nod to our Tejana roots. We’re proud of who we are, and we know you are too.”

Other featured artists include:

Sew Bonita – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sewbonita/
Barbacoa Apparel – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/barbacoapparel/
Very That – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/verythat/
Soy Tejana – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/soytejanastore/
Spoiled Latina – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spoiledlatina/
Mayra Zamora Art – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miramayraart/
Tierra De Los Artesanos – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tierra.yvonne/
Crafty Chica – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/craftychica/
Byrdie Franco – BSoFly – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/byrdiefranco_bsofly/

Mercadito Exhibit Inquiries

If you are a Texas based artist who would like to participate in the Mercadito of Hispanicize Texas, please contact Anjelica Cazares at [email protected]

Hispanicize Texas Registration

To purchase a pass to attend Hispanicize Texas, please visit www.HispanicizeTexas.com. On-site registration will also be available at the venue on Satuday.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship information for Hispanicize Texas and Hispanicize Los Angeles is available by contacting [email protected] or calling 203-364-4779.

About The Hispanicize Event

Now headed into its 9th year, the Hispanicize Event is the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship. During its national signature event that was held from April 3-6, 2017, Hispanicize 2017 drew more than 2,900 attendees to Miami over four days while generating more than 2.5 billion combined media and social media impressions.

Hispanicize is packed with keynote speakers, sessions, workshops, showcases, celebrity meet and greets, screenings, exhibitions, award ceremonies and concerts that celebrate U.S. Latinos. The event is regularly used as 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. It also provides sponsors and attendees with unparalleled networking opportunities as it is the only event in the U.S. Hispanic space that brings together leaders from the social media, marketing/PR, journalism, film, and music industries.

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

The Hispanicize Event can be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Hispanicize, Instagram (@HispanicizeEvent) and Twitter (@Hispanicize).