The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced its 2018 Hispanic Market Guide is now available to download.

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing announced Sarah Carberry, Head of US Multicultural Strategy & Sales, Google; former CMC Chair Alex López Negrete, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lopez Negrete Communications, Inc.; and Eduardo Pérez, Founding Partner, PM3 have joined its Board of Directors.

The Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council (HITEC) announced its prestigious list of the 100 most influential Hispanic leaders in technology.

Mario Xavier Carrasco, co-founder and principal of ThinkNow, a technology driven cultural insights agency, has received the 2018 Industry Change Agent of the Year award by the Next Gen Market Research Group (NGMR).

Jorge A. Plasencia, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Republica Havas, was recognized by the Hispanic Public Relations Association’s (HPRA) with its 2018 ¡BRAVO! Pioneer of the Year Award. The HPRA National ¡BRAVO! Awards are one to the most prestigious awards in U.S. Hispanic communications and marketing.

With AARP turning into an undisputed winner and in a combination of wins that straddled public affairs, media events and not-for-profit communications, d expósito & Partners, and its client AARP, walked away with three of the 2018 National ¡Bravo! Awards at this year’s New York ceremony of the Hispanic Public Relations Association.

Set under the stars on a rooftop in downtown Los Angeles, the Hispanic Public Relations Association, Los Angeles Chapter (HPRA-LA) will be awarding next week scholarships and recognizing a national organization, an actress from Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, and a Pulitzer prize-winning Hispanic journalist, all who are using their platforms to educate and uplift the Latino community.

Lilly Rocha, founder of the Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade show, will now lead the nation's first national association representing Latinos involved in every aspect of the food industry.

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) announced the appointment of Ramiro Cavazos as its next President and Chief Executive Officer.

In a previous post I mentioned that there were some disturbing trends lurking in WARC’s analysis of campaign trends from this year’s Cannes Lions. To my mind those trends say a lot about the sorry state of marketing practice today.  by Nigel Hollis

For brands and organizations eager to sharpen their multichannel marketing efforts, it's the little things that count.

HispanicAd and the Culture Marketing Council celebrated the first ever Grand Prix in Account Planning in the US Hispanic Market after ten (10) years of our Account Planning Excellence Competition.  The recognition was bestowed to AARP and New York based d expósito & Partners team for excellence in the HispanicAd Culture Account Planning Excellence (C.A.P.E.) awards competition.  This is a first for our Industry and we look forward to more great account planning excellence and hope our Industry account planners get motivated to hone their craft in culturally focused account planning.  We have set the benchmark.

 

The ANA (Association of National Advertisers), one of the oldest and most venerated trade association in the marketing industry, announced that it is acquiring another leading trade group, the Data & Marketing Association (formerly the Direct Marketing Association).

The National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) has entered into an agreement with Jose Sueiro to serve as the organization's Executive Director headquartered at the National Press Building in Washington DC.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association, Los Angeles chapter (HPRA-LA) is accepting applications for the 2018 Scholarship Program.

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