UNICEF’s Claudia Gonzalez Romo appointed chairman of Hispanicize CMO Summit; organizers select The Epic Hotel

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MIAMI, Feb. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Organizers of the 8th Annual Hispanicize 2017 event (www.HispanicizeEvent.com) and PR Week today announced that global communications leader and internationally renowned speaker Claudia Gonzalez Romo of UNICEF will serve as chairman and co-emcee of the Hispanicize CMO Summit.

The one-day Hispanicize CMO Summit will take place at The Kimpton EPIC Hotel on Monday, April 3rd and will feature keynotes with senior industry thought leaders, fireside chats, case studies, a live focus group and a special music industry reception. The summit will kick off the Hispanicize 2017 Week (April 3-6) that will be headquartered out of the main hotel venue, the JW Marriott Marquis in downtown Miami. (Summit registration is available at http://bit.ly/Hispz17Register).

“Claudia has the credentials and leadership experience to shape a Hispanicize CMO Summit that will not only be the most high profile event in the history of our multicultural marketing industry showcase but that will also be outstanding for brand leaders to attend,” said Manny Ruiz, CEO of the Hispanicize Media Group that owns the Hispanicize event.

A former Mexican diplomat, Gonzalez Romo leads global public advocacy for UNICEF since 2014, after working in the Executive Office of the Secretary General of the United Nations running communications and advocacy for the Special Adviser for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Climate Change. Claudia who also works with the UN Foundation on partnerships is a member of the Board of Bank Street College and the Ad Council and has led PR, brand and marketing for some of the world's biggest global organizations including the World Economic Forum, the UN Refugee Agency and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.

Access to the Hispanicize CMO Summit will be limited exclusively to brands, agencies and media companies on a first come, first served basis. To purchase the special, $425 Hispanicize CMO Summit only badge, or to purchase the $900 badge that includes full access to the Hispanicize CMO Summit and all Hispanicize 2017, visit http://bit.ly/Hispz17Register.

In addition to the top Hispanic marketing agencies and brands that speak at Hispanicize 2017, digital influencers will also hear from more than 70 top multicultural creators, bloggers, and influencers in 41+ sessions.

Hispanicize 2017 Week will feature more than 200 speakers in 100+ sessions, town halls, workshops, fireside chats and keynotes. Hispanicize 2017 also features the Second Annual DiMe Summit, the first annual Hispanicize CMO Summit, the Third Annual Tecla Awards, the Fourth Annual Positive Impact Awards and Second Annual NAHJ Spanish-language Journalists Conference.

To register to Hispanicize Event please click HERE. To reserve a hotel room visit http://bit.ly/20wa0iM. See the official preview video of Hispanicize 2017 here: https://youtu.be/2c-oWnYBM0c.

This year’s event is being produced in collaboration with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, PR Week, the Latino Startup Alliance and Black Tech Week.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship information is still available by contacting sponsorship@hispanicizeevent.com or calling 203.364.4779.

In addition to presenting sponsor Prudential Financial, as of today, announced sponsors also include: Toyota, State Farm, KOA, CNN, CNN Español, Best Western, Kelley Blue Book, Regions Bank, Pan American Life Insurance, ESPN Deportes, The City of Miami, Florida Dairy Farmers, Alma, República, C-Com Group, FundLatinos.com, APC Collective, BodenPR, Savings.com, Visit Philly, SaludMóvil and Balsera Communications.

Additional media partners include: Hispanicize Wire, Mamiverse, Popful, LatinaMoms.com, Hispanic Kitchen, 2BTube, PRODU, El Sentinel, Puerto Rico BloggerCon, Hispanic PR Blog, the Hispanic Public Relations Association, Miami Herald Media, Black Enterprise, Media Moves and iBlog Magazine.

About The Hispanicize Event 
Now in its 8th year, Hispanicize 2017 Week (www.HispanicizeEvent.com) (#Hispz17) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

Hispanicize 2017 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 four days. The event will take place in downtown Miami’s JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, April 3-6, 2017.

The Hispanicize event is 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.

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

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


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