MIAMI, FL – February 3, 2015 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Venezuelan duo Chino y Nacho, the music artists behind such romantic-themed hits like “Mi Niña Bonita” and “Mi Chica Ideal”, will headline the first annual Tecla Awards gala recognizing excellence in Latino blogging, micro-blogging, social media and digital marketing. The exclusive event takes place on Monday, March 16th at 7 pm at the JW Marriott rooftop in Downtown Miami and will also include performances by other Latin artists.

“Given that Chino y Nacho are one of the hottest groups in Latin music and that they have their own incredible social media following we couldn’t think of a better group to perform at the Tecla Awards”

“Securing Chino y Nacho at the Tecla Awards underscores our commitment to delivering an unforgettable awards show that will make all the winners and nominees very proud. Given that Chino y Nacho are one of the hottest groups in Latin music and that they have their own incredible social media following we couldn’t think of a better group to perform at the Tecla Awards,” said Hispanicize Event Founder and Creative Director, Manny Ruiz.

Chino y Nacho’s unique musical style has positioned them in the mecca of Latin Music, on an international level. The multi-award winning duo has won one Latin GRAMMY, one Premios Texas, four Premio Lo Nuestro, one Premios Juventud, nine Premios Pepsi, and three Latin Billboard Awards. The duo is releasing a new album entitled “Radio Universo” this spring –their 6th studio album and 5th album released in the U.S. market.

In addition to Chino y Nacho’s performance, attendees can expect celebrity appearances, TV personality hosts, as well as other surprises during the first annual TECLA awards gala that officially kicks off Hispanicize 2015 week, March 16-20 (www.HispanicizeEvent.com).

Sponsorship and Registration Information

As of today, announced sponsors include: Procter & Gamble, 3M, Best Western, Disney World Resorts, Tabasco, SheaMoisture, WordPress.com, CNN en Español, Visit Philly, BodenPR, Connexión Research, República, Fox News Latino, Alma, RL Public Relations, Hispanic Market Advisors and many more consumer products, food, fashion and lifestyle, toy and travel brands who will shortly be disclosed.

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&qBrs=6c.hi.ex.rs.ic.cp.in.sb.cw.cv.ul.vn&qChld=0&qFRA=1&qGRM=0&qGrpCd=YZR&qPSt=0&qRRSrt=rt&qRef=df&qRms=1&qRpn=1&qRpp=12&qSHp=1&qSmP=3&qSrt=sDD&qWch=0&srb_u=1&icdv=99801505&icdv=99801505

To reserve or purchase your pass to attend Hispanicize 2015 click here:
http://www.hispanicizeevent.com/event-registration

About TECLA Awards
The Tecla Awards are comprised of 30 categories; 20 devoted to Latino bloggers, vloggers and journalists and 10 focused on excellence in Hispanic marketing and media. Submissions are closed. http://www.hispanicizeevent.com/tecla-awards-2015.

Finalists will be announced in mid-February, followed by a red carpet gala with celebrities, top U.S. Hispanic blogging, vlogging, journalism, advertising and marketing executives, which will be held in downtown Miami on March 16, the first day of Hispanicize 2015

About Hispanicize 2015
Now in its sixth year, Hispanicize 2015 Week (www.HispanicizeEvent.com) (#Hispz15) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in journalism, blogging, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

Co-chaired by Facebook’s U.S. Hispanic Head of Sales Christian Martinez and award-winning actor Luis Guzmán, Hispanicize 2015 is a production of the Hispanicize companies that include the Latina Mom Bloggers network, Being Latino, Hispanicize Wire and the Hispanic PR Blog, Hispanicize 2015 is expected to gather more than 2,100 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of blogging, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over five days. The event will take place in downtown Miami March 16-20, 2015.

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.