Yearly Archives: 2013

LATISM Partners with New York Magazine LatinTRENDS

Latin Trends

Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) creates national media partnership with Latin Trends for the 2013 National LATISM conference, #LATISM13. The media partnership enhances efforts in fostering community engagement with Latin Trends’ New York community.

“With our National conference being in New York City this year, Latin Trends is a perfect partner,” said Ana Roca Castro, LATISM founder. “We especially love that Latin Trends strives to reach the entire Latino community through a grassroots approach by partnering with local small businesses,” she added.

LatinTRENDS is the #1 brand in New York, & beyond, for progressive men & women who enjoy “la esencia Latina“: culture, cuisine, and entertainment. In addition to distributing their magazine in news stands in four of the five NYC boroughs and collaborating with small business owners such as barber shops, LatinTrends also holds high profile events. This month the magazine celebrates it’s 100th issue Tuesday, August 27th from 6-8pm at Stage 48 at 605 West 48th Street in midtown Manhattan and will have the film and TV star Roselyn Sanchez as its co-host.

A core team from LATISM and Latin Trends will oversee planning and implementation for the partnership. For more information about LatinTRENDS, contact Becky Rumayor at brumayor@latintrends.com.

 

ABOUT LATIN TRENDS

Defining Trends Media Group is a multi-platform media company that connects with the bilingual/bicultural Hispanic community by producing original content with proprietary events, social media, weekly newsletter, website and a magazine, all under the LatinTRENDS brand. Originally launched as Dominican Times in 2001, the magazine was rebranded as LatinTRENDS in 2010.

ABOUT LATISM

Latinos in Tech, Innovation and Social Media (LATISM) is a 501(c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community. LATISM also helps to raise awareness among corporate brands, NGOs and government entities about using social media to reach Latinos. Our partnership initiatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training. A pioneering social media organization with over 140,000 members in its network, LATISM has been hailed as the most influential online movement in the new multicultural Web. To learn more about the Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) organization, visit http://latism.org

#LATISM Conference Scholarships for Students

LATISM (Latinos In Tech Innovation and Social Media) is pleased to provide 10 students with an opportunity to receive a scholarship to attend our national conference for only $50.

LATISM13 will be held September 19­-21, 2013 at the historic Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. This conference will feature tracks in health, business, technology and education. We also have hands ­on workshops offered in a variety of topics.

This year we are pleased to announce our first ever #LATISMSports. Join us and sign up for our tennis tournament at the US Open.

Apply TODAY for these scholarships! Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in:

  • ●  Health related field
  • ●  Business
  • ●  Education
  • ●  Technology To apply please email Helen@latism.org by Friday, August 23, 2013 with:
  • ●  Your name.
  • ●  School currently enrolled in, and major or area of study.
  • ●  List any community service or student organizations you’re a member of.
  • ●  Short 300 ­ 600 word statement on why you want to attend LATISM13Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling admission. Please note this does not cover travel or lodging expenses. All scholarship winners will be announced on Monday, August 30th by email.

 

LATISM’13 National Conference Growing Strong: Focusing on Community Outreach

“If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere.”  Those words that epitomize New York City also express how we feel about LATISM’13 National Conference taking place in the Big Apple this September.

Organizations across a number of industries have teamed up with LATISM in anticipation of connecting with the most influential and passionate Latino(a)s active in the new multicultural web to bring offline and online community leaders together through Education, Technology, Business and Health centered panels, events, and workshops.

“We take pride in engaging our local, regional and national communities during our National conference,” said Sal Mendoz, Director at LATISM New York. “Some attendees arrive without a Twitter account and leave the event empowered with the knowledge of social media and even pick up new technical skills. That education is a huge part of our Mission,” he added.

Learn more about our amazing partners below:

Latina Style Business Series

Latina Style Inc.

2013 marks our 19th year of publication. During this time, LATINA Style Magazine has become the most influential publication reaching the contemporary Hispanic woman. LATINA Style broke new ground in 1994 by launching the first national magazine dedicated to the needs and concerns of the contemporary Latina professional workingwoman and the Latina business owner in the United States. With a national circulation of 150,000 and a readership of nearly 600,000, LATINA Style is unique in its ability to reach both the seasoned professional and the young Latina entering the workforce for the first time. The culturally sensitive editorial environment we provided showcases Latina achievements in all areas, including business, science, civic affairs, education, entertainment, sports, and the arts. We also offer technology tips and reviews, entertainment reviews, travel recommendations, investment guidance, beauty tips, food and drink recipes, automotive updates, and career advice—in summary, all of the things that impact the quality of life.

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El DIARO

El Diario has built a reputation as a paper with a purpose. For over 99 years, El Diario has consistently provided community coverage. It continues to be the source for news and information in both online and print for Hispanics in the New York Tri-State area.

La Prensa delivers unsurpassed journalism in both online and print to Florida Hispanics. La Prensa connects you to Florida’s dynamic Hispanic community as the premier newspaper for and by Hispanics.

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Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce has attracted the attention of top government and business leaders in the state as one of the premier business support groups in New Jersey. We are the complete resource for any business of any size. 

For over a hundred years, the Chamber has helped drive economic growth in and around the region, while continually providing an inclusive business community. Middlesex County is truly an outstanding place to do business, and we are committed to helping the county prosper with a strong foundation of networking opportunities and helpful business resources.

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Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the SHCC is to promote the continued growth and development of New Jersey business while upholding the highest standards of conduct and excellence. We fulfill our mission, in part, by: 1) Helping our members (both Hispanic and non-Hispanic) find expanded business opportunities – through networking and mutual support. 2) Encouraging and facilitating mutually beneficial ties between the private and public sectors. 3) Serving as an active and visible advocate for small business in the political process 4) Actively promoting trade for the New Jersey business community.

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National Latina Business Women Association

NLBWA’s mission since 1998 has been to promote, develop and support the rapid growth of Latina business owners, professionals and their families. The national organization supports the development of chapters throughout the U.S. and these chapters deliver programs and services enabling greater success for this critical, underrepresented market.

The purpose of NLBWA is to create more representation, visibility, and business development, networking and mentoring opportunities for Latinas and their families in the world of business and at the executive level throughout the country.

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Latina Bloggers Connect

Latina Bloggers Connect started with a simple idea: community. Together, we support bloggers and brands in building authentic collaborations.

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 NAHJ

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Established in April 1984, NAHJ created a national voice and unified vision for all Hispanic journalists. National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) will partner with the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) at the annual Excellence in Journalism Conference in 2013 in Anaheim, Calif. taking place August 24-26.

 

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A movement of women supporting women for career success, our mission is to help increase female representation at the highest levels of decision-making across all kinds of organizations.

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Impacto 

Impacto Latin News is New York’s oldest spanish language weekly newspaper.  Founded in 1967 by the late Carlos G. Carrillo.  With a long history of serving New York’s Latino communities with news stories and information on community, social, political, business, entertainment and sports news along with a variety of other topics of interest relevant to Latinos living in New York, the United States and overseas. Impacto Latin News is a muti-media news source serving the New York Latino community with our print editions, a national source through our digital platforms including online news in Spanish, mobile application and iPad/iPhone apps rolling out in Spring 2012. – See more at: http://www.impactony.com/about/#sthash.2Ykq1ZKQ.dpuf

 

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Conferences for Women

The annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Texas Conference for Women, and Massachusetts Conference for Women are among the largest women’s conferences in the United States. These non-profit, non-partisan events feature inspirational: keynote speakers, skill-building breakout sessions focused on personal and professional development, and incredible opportunities for networking and business development. With sessions ranging from personal finance to health and wellness to career advancement, these unique conferences offer something for everyone.

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Latin Vision

LatinVision Media organizes and runs the Marketing to Latinos Summit Series and Networking Events. The Conference seeks to share and enhance a broader knowledge of market’s best practices to transform businesses and to better meet the demands of an increasingly mobile, fragmented, and elusive target audience. It’ll also showcase New York City’s efforts to promote and support Latinas as well as to how Latina businesses can benefit and contribute to the future of the Nation. Major U.S. and international corporations sponsor the conference. This year’s conference will include a three-hour networking business reception where industry, talent and the new players will be able to connect in a more relaxed environment at the crossroads of the world.

Bloggers of Health

Bloggers of Health is a community for people who write about health in their blogs. We brainstorm, support, build friendships, educate, encourage, empower, create and share ideas, engage online and make connections with one another. We all come together with one major focus: HEALTH.

Mission: Bloggers of Health Media Company (bloggersofhealth.com) aims to improve, educate and facilitate changes in peoples’ behaviors, thoughts and feeling about health through social media—always keeping identity, culture, and sub-cultures in mind.

Vision: The bloggers of Health Network aims to work and network with the blogging community to quickly and effectively disseminate useful information that will enable people to live healthier lives.

Slogan: going viral has never been so healthy.

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AL DÍA is an American news media company seeking to contribute to the dialogue on Latino issues nationwide.  Their singular purpose is to grow as an independent American news media company that maintains the highest levels of integrity and excellence in journalism, smart marketing, aggressive technological innovation, and bold customer service.

Their news coverage includes breaking news, national news analysis, political coverage, and opinion. AL DÍA is based in the city of Philadelphia. They promote excellence in American journalism that focuses on Latino issues in the US via print, digital, and event products. The AL DÍA Foundation promotes excellence in journalism through a national competition on American Latino issues known as the “Felix Varela” awards.

Audited by CAC, AL DÍA the newspaper is the only circulation-audited Latino print product in the Philadelphia region.

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United Latino Professionals (ULP) was founded as a social networking group in December of 2008 with the original purpose of bringing professional people of like mind together to enjoy socio-cultural events and gatherings around Latino culture themes, expanding their social network among Latino professionals and giving back to the community via volunteer opportunities and other community outreach events. Since its inception ULP has grown to include more than 1000 members in New York, Washington DC, and San Diego California with more members joining everyday nationwide.United Latino Professionals offers free membership to anyone interested in expanding their social network, exploring Latino cultures, and supporting the Latino community.

blissdom

BlissDom is the premier conference for women who find and express their bliss by publishing online. BlissDom ’13, our ninth conference (including three BlissDom Canada events held in Toronto), is a welcoming oasis in the ever-changing blogging world. Speakers and panels featuring the best bloggingpublic relationsand social media pros will be gathering to mentor new and old friends alike.

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Fox News Latino is place to go for all the latest news, politics, entertainment, money, health and lifestyle stories that are impacting the Latino community. Visit Fox News Latino at http://latino.foxnews.com/
latin trends

Defining Trends Media Group is a multi-platform media company that connects with the bilingual/bicultural Hispanic community by producing original content with proprietary events, social media, weekly newsletter, website and a magazine, all under the LatinTRENDS brand.

LatinTRENDS is the #1 brand in New York, & beyond, for progressive men & women who enjoy “la esencia Latina“: culture, cuisine, and entertainment.

LatinTRENDS prides itself on being the source of “pop culture with a Latin twist!”

blogalicious

Since being founded in 2009, the mission of the Blogalicious online community and annual conferences has remained the same:

Our Mission:

to grow a community that celebrates digital diversity and to serve as a supportive platform for its members to develop their social media presence, blogs, brands, and businesses.

The yearly Blogalicious Weekend conference - the first and only event of its kind – is THE go-to destination for influential multicultural women social media enthusiasts from all over the world to collaborate, connect and uplift one another. Also integral to the Blogalicious charter is the desire to ignite a sense of unity within the multicultural blogging community as welll as to educate marketers about the value of the demographic in today’s marketplace.

 

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To address the disparity of representation of Latinas in leadership positions, NHLI, a national 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C., was created in 1987 in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Glass Ceiling Initiative. This seminal study found that while minorities and women were making substantial gains in entering the workforce, they were not equally represented at the mid- and senior-levels of management in government or corporate sectors. The report found that Latinas were also significantly underrepresented on corporate boards and in the nonprofit and political arenas.

The NHLI is the only national leadership development program in the United States focused on future Latina leaders. The Institute’s goals include:

  • Ensuring that Hispanic women are in leadership positions and have the access and power to influence public policy and shape an equitable and humane society.
  • Enhancing and developing leadership abilities among Hispanic women whose commitment, contribution and dedication will help ensure a vibrant and sustainable future for the United States.
  • Providing visible role models and mentors for Hispanic women leaders.
  • Improving services provided to the Hispanic community by local, state and national organizations.
latinscoop

LatinoScoop.com is a multi-city online brand with local dedicated e-news letters targeted at the new generation of English dominant Latinos.

We promote entertainment with an emphasis on film, concerts, sports and community events. Our newsletter directly interacts with local Latino markets creating a single source for product and event promotion.

Everyone wants to reach the fastest growing demographic in the United States. Our formula and strategy is simple- create quality content and promote the best events. Our staff editors and writers bring a diverse wealth of experience that represents our unique yet multifaceted culture. We believe our generation can embrace the mainstream while still holding true to our heritage. We want to watch the latest Hollywood Blockbuster and support the organizations in our community that make a difference.

At LatinoScoop.com we see the internet and social media as a communication platform still in its infancy and a new generation hungry to connect. Always believing that our culture is one of hospitality, we invite you to grab a seat at the table, grab a spoon and dig in.

 

Pix-l Graphx

We’re all about exceeding expectations.Whether it’s a simple but elegant logo, a detailed capabilities brochure or a head-turning event poster, we’re never satisfied unless we deliver more than was asked of us. In fact, we have a habit of over-delivering.

Here’s our story.

What started as a college assignment (to develop a brand awareness campaign for a hypothetical company) quickly morphed into a passion, then an obsession, then a livelihood. Not content to simply create the campaign on paper and pixels, Alcides Aguasvivas and Jose Martinez made their plan a reality and launched a full-service graphics and printing house—Pix-L Graphx.

Aided by a handful of talented design school recruits, and their indispensable head of security, Mason, Pix-L Graphx quickly made a name for itself with fresh, hip graphic design and affordable full-color printing to entertainment companies, restaurants, health and fitness firms, and other established and startup ventures. Early payments included a lifetime gym membership and a few spectacular meals.

Pix-L Graphx soon outgrew its Hudson County design studio and established a full-service graphics and print shop in Rutherford, New Jersey. There they tailor cutting edge creative and printing solutions for companies of all sizes, from Fortune to midsize to sole proprietors.

Visit www.pixlgraphx.com to view their work.

 

 

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#LATISM13 INAUGURAL SPORTING EVENTS

Hola LATISM familia! Next time we all meet it will be in New York City for the LATISM13 Annual Conference. How about we warm things up and break the ice with a little fun and exercise?

On Thursday September 19th, prior to the Conference opening, we are planning on adding a 5K run through Central Park and an indoor Tennis Tournament (Round Robin Doubles) at one of NYC best facilities!

INTERESTED?

Then we need to hear from you right away, so that we may put these events together.

We have big plans but will only proceed if there is enough interest.
Therefore let us know right away if you’re in.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP ONLINE

Contact Ernesto Sosa at:
esosa@sowebinc.com if you want to participate in a 5K run.
Twitter: @ernestososa

Contact Lawrence Pedrosa at:
MiamiLawrence@gmail.com if you want to play Tennis.
Twitter: @MiamiLawrence