The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing opened registration today for its 2019 Annual Summit taking place June 10-12 at the Statler Hotel in Dallas. The summit, which brings together the best strategic and creative minds in the multicultural marketing industry, will focus on the theme Culture-Driven Marketing with thought-provoking content to arm a new generation of culture creators with proven strategies to make an impact in today’s complex marketplace.

Circulo Creativo USA is increasingly consolidated as the only organization that works to improve creativity and unite Hispanic American creative talent in the United States, after the successful completion of the first "A week after the Super Bowl" event that brought together the advertising creative industry simultaneously in six different cities across the country.

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing announced GroupM Multicultural President Gonzalo Del Fa has been named chair-elect of the organization. Del Fa will work closely with the CMC’s governing bodies, committees and the executive director to support the organization’s strategic plan, which champions the quality of Hispanic marketing in the U.S., focusing on the value of culture-driven segmentation and elevating the critical role of the culture marketing specialist.

American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Fame this year will inducted Hector Orci - founder and co-chairman, Orci.

The Círculo Creativo of the Hispanic Market in the United States released the new platform for its relaunch. Yes, you heard that right. Relaunch.

 

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

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