MIAMI, FL – March 2, 2016 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) –

WHAT:
Now in its seventh year, Hispanicize 2016 Week (http://www.HispanicizeEvent.com) (#Hispz16) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, PR, music, film and tech entrepreneurship. Featuring U.S. Hispanic thought leaders and celebrities from across the country, the 7th anniversary edition of Hispanicize will be taking place at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Miami with several offsite events at major cultural venues.

Hispanicize 2016 is expected to gather more than 3,000 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of blogging, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over five full days.

The 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. (See the 1-minute long Hispanicize Preview Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVG9vBmpJJc

WHO: 
In addition to Hollywood music and film icons, Hispanicize this year will reward several top Latinos with its coveted Latinovator Award. Three of the four recipients (one more will be named soon) include:e

— The World’s No. 1 Vine Personality Lele Pons

— Anti-bullying champion, motivational speaker and YouTube star Lizzie Velasquez

— Tyler Perry Studios President Ozzie Areu

Recent Program Highlights Include:

— The 2nd Annual Tecla Awards Nominations Kick Off with New Categories and Voting Process http://bit.ly/21qYPZ9 

— Hispanicize 2016 and NAHJ Announce Speakers and Sessions of Inaugural NAHJ Convention for Spanish-language Journalists http://bit.ly/1WOBmhh 

— Nation’s Top Latino and Multicultural Creators Headline Hispanicize 2016’s DiMe Summit and Digital Influencers Showcase http://bit.ly/1KdYl40 

–Hispanicize enters into major media partnership w NBCUniversal, Telemundo, NBC News & CNBC bit.ly/1Z8cYr9

— DiMe Media Launches ¡DiMe! Confab for Latino Content Creators at #Hispz16 http://bit.ly/1GXcdsD

— The Hispanicize 2015 recap video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVG9vBmpJJc

— Hispanicize 2016 Sets Dates; Announces Most Ambitious Agenda #Hispanicize16 http://bit.ly/1CJBlGs 

— Anti-Bullying star Lizzie Velasquez Named 1st Latinovator recipient of #Hispanicize16 #PowerInUnity http://bit.ly/1Kqx78e

— NAHJ Partners with #Hispanicize16 to Launch National Conference for Spanish-language Journalists #PowerInUnity http://bit.ly/1OPEQP3

— Geoscape® Unites with Hispanicize to Lead Marketing and Strategy Showcase of Hispanicize 2016 Event http://bit.ly/1MLqH3f 

2016 Sponsors as of Today:

As of today, announced sponsors also include: Toyota, Que Rica Vida, General Mills, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Wells Fargo, State Farm, Dominican Republic Tourism, Kelley Blue Book, Savings.com, Comcast, Pinterest, JetBlue Airways, Visit Philly, Alma, República, Sensis, BTL Network, IZEA, Paco Collective, BodenPR, Newlink Americas, Pinta, and Raydr.

Additional media partners include: The Miami Herald, Hispanicize Wire, PRODU, El Sentinel, Hispanic PR Blog, the Hispanic Public Relations Association, Media Moves, Geoscape, iBlog Magazine, Black Enterprise and Digital Trends en Español.

WHEN:
April 4-8, 2016

WHERE:
InterContinental Miami Hotel: 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami FL 33131 / Tel: +1(305) 577-1000

HOW:
To request press credentials for Hispanicize 2016, please fill out the form found here: http://hispanicizeevent.com/credentials/. For additional questions, please contact DavEllePR at [email protected], [email protected] and [email protected]

The deadline to apply for media credentials is March 15, 2016 no exceptions.

**Credential requests for Hispanicize 2016 are not guaranteed. Hispanicize 2016 reserves the right to deny any request for any reason.

DETAILS:
Thank you for your interest in covering Hispanicize 2016. We intend to do everything in our power to credential as many media outlets as space will allow. We would appreciate your cooperation in keeping your staff in attendance to the amount needed. Your request for media credentials will be considered, and you will receive a confirmation letter via e-mail once you have been approved or denied. Please do not make any travel arrangements until your credential status has been approved and confirmed by Hispanicize 2016. Press credentials are non transferable. Approved media will have full access to the event, including meals, drinks, entertainment and professional development sessions.

Prior to the event, Hispanicize 2016 will publish the “The Media Guide to Covering Hispanicize 2016”. All media will be able to download this document and Hispanicize 2016 marketing staff will make sure to always keep schedules updated online.

To view the constantly updated schedule, download the Hispanicize 2016 event app on iTunes, Android, BlackBerry or view it online here: http://hispanicizeevent.com/schedule/

Please follow Hispanicize on social media for all event updates:

— Twitter: @hispanicize / Hashtag: #HISPZ16

— Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Hispanicize

About Hispanicize 2016
Now in its seventh year, Hispanicize 2016 Week (www.HispanicizeEvent.com) (#Hispz16) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

Hispanicize 2016 is expected to gather more than 3,000 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of digital content creation, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over five days. The event will take place in downtown Miami’s InterContinental hotel, April 4-8, 2016.

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.