But I did not watch much of the Olympics. After reading a bunch of hoopla about how ratings were down, particularly among Millennials, I saw that clearly I was not alone. Many pundits have been saying NBC didn’t offer its programing at the right proportions on the right channels (i.e., more real-time online streaming).

Telemundo62 / WWSI announced it will once again sponsor the 2016 Annual Feria del Barrio on Sunday, September 11, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in North Philadelphia.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) and the Fusion Media Group (FMG) announced ‘RiseUp AS ONE’ (#RiseUpAsOne) – a two-day event where a heavyweight lineup of artists, musicians, influencers and thought leaders will come together to celebrate music, diversity and unity through performances, talks and cultural expositions.

The lineup for The Latin Recording Academy®'s 2016 Latin GRAMMY® Acoustic Sessions will feature headline performances by five-time Latin GRAMMY winners Jesse & Joy, two-time Latin GRAMMY-winning duo Sin Bandera, and Latin pop trailblazer Gloria Trevi.

Telemndo announced Allstate, Anheuser-Busch, L’Oréal Paris, Samsung and Walmart as sponsors of the 2016 edition of “Premios Tu Mundo,” honoring the year’s best Hispanic actors, singers and TV moments.

Quri is announcing critical lessons learned from its "Summer of Merchandising" data, giving brands the keys to drive ROI ahead of Labor Day.

Verizon and actress Gina Rodriguez kicked off Bienvenido a lo Mejor, a nationwide campaign to engage Hispanic millennials with experiences and connections that can fuel their fast, varied and always-on lifestyles.

YouTube Spaces and Telemundo announced a partnership to bring a YouTube Pop-Up Space to Miami at Wynwood Warehouse Project on July 26-28, 2016. Telemundo will be the broadcast network partner at the three-day event that will bring together YouTube creators and Telemundo stars to generate original content. 

Latinobaseball.com will pay tribute to David “Papi” Ortiz with the “2016 Player of the Year Award” on Dominican Republic Day at Fenway Park on July 27, 2016, prior to the Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers 1:35pm game.

You did it! You decided to sponsor a team, arena or player in a sport that supports your company’s goals, indexes highly in your target market or is simply your CEO’s favorite past time. Now what?

Univision Communications Inc. announced Chevrolet, Dodge, Dr Pepper, M&Ms® McDonalds, Nissan, Orbit®, State Farm, Target, T-Mobile USA Inc., and Verizon as the official sponsors of the 13th annual “Premios Juventud” (Youth Awards).

Azteca America announced it continues its partnership with leading multicultural event marketing agency and tour producer, Cardenas Marketing Network (CMN Events) and will serve as the presenting sponsor and official television station for a series of six concerts in 2016 featuring one of today’s most renowned Regional Mexican artists, Julión Álvarez.

As the clock ticks down to the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Coca-Cola has its eyes set on celebrating gold.  But not just the gold found on top of the world’s most elite podium. In the 88th year of this special partnership, Coca-Cola will celebrate with fans across the world the gold feeling that comes from accomplishing something great, however simple, in an everyday moment.  

In the beginning, it was about showing up and hanging banners. That was the extent of experiential marketing in the 80s. It was a community relations function of Corporate Affairs departments. No need to show ROI.  Take a few pictures, put them in a recap, send it to the client and get glowing reviews, piece of cake. We all knew that no client would ever show up to a Hispanic event, particularly when they were in Brooklyn (when Brooklyn was Brooklyn), Orchard Beach, East LA, and the Rio Grande Valley. Vexing choices they had to make, the Hamptons for the weekend or Orchard Beach for an event, go figure.  By Pedro de Córdoba is SVP of Strategic Planning at Eventus Multicultural Marketing

The makers of the HERDEZ Brand named Latin food chef and author Chef Lala as spokesperson

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