NEW YORK, NY â€“ October 16, 2014 â€“ (HISPANICIZE WIRE) â€“ Hispanicize and Hennessy V.S are teaming up to host the official launch party of Hispanicize New York on Tuesday, October 21st at Midtown Loft & Terrace 267 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016.
â€œWe are excited about launching Hispanicize New York with a program that is raising funds for the NAHJ and also recognizes three Latinos we feel are top regional influencers.â€
The special event will gather and honor a Whoâ€™s Who of New York’s Latino influencers in advertising, PR, journalism, blogging, entertainment and entrepreneurship. The event will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Limited complimentary passes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at http://hispanicizehxnyc.splashthat.com.
The networking event will feature a brief awards program recognizing regional Latino influencers, music and complimentary cocktails courtesy of Hennessy. There will also be a raffle to benefit the scholarship fund of the National Association of Hispanic Journalistsâ€™ New York Chapter. The NAHJâ€™s New York chapter is the official, non-profit partner of Hispanicize New York.
â€œHispanicize New York inaugurates an exclusive group of powerful, influential and trendsetting Latinos and multicultural professionals,â€ said Manny Ruiz, chairman of the Hispanicize companies. â€œWe are excited about launching Hispanicize New York with a program that is raising funds for the NAHJ and also recognizes three Latinos we feel are top regional influencers.â€
Being honored with this yearâ€™s regional Hispanicize Stars award are:
– Francisco CortÃ©s, Vice President, Fox News Latino
– Adrian Carasquillo, Editor, Latino coverage of BuzzFeed
About Hispanicize New York Tri-State
The invitation-only, Facebook-based Hispanicize New York city group is a one-of-a-kind, ongoing platform for Latino influencers from the industries of journalism, blogging, marketing, tech, film and music. The Tri-State group will routinely connect with each other online and, equally importantly, in person. The Hispanicize New York City Group is open to Latino and non-Latinos alike.
The leaders of Hispanicize New York are: Luis Rosero, Director of Hispanic Business Strategy Group, Toyota Motor North America; George â€œUrban Jibaroâ€ Torres, founder of the Sofrito Media Group and the chapter representative of the Latino Startup Alliance; Vanessa Smith, publisher of Impacto Latin News; Calixto Chinchilla, founder emeritus of the New York International Film Festival; Mike Warner, co-founder of Egami Consulting Group; and Leaura Luciano, blogger and publisher of EverSoPopular.com.
Hennessy is imported and distributed in the U.S. by MoÃ«t Hennessy USA, Inc. and is produced by Jas Hennessy & Co., a subsidiary of LVMH MoÃ«t Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.A. Hennessy distills, ages and blends a full range of marques, including Hennessy V.S, Hennessy Black, V.S.O.P Privilege, X.O, Paradis, Paradis Imperial and Richard Hennessy. For more information please go to Hennessy.com/us.
About the Hispanicize Companies
Hispanicize is the collective brand for a group of leading Latino social media companies that consist of the annual Hispanicize event (www.HispanicizeEvent.com), the Latina Mom Bloggers network, Hispanicize Wire and the Hispanic PR Blog. Hispanicize is also a large shareholder of Being Latino.