BlogWorld NY event to Include LATISM Panel to Unveil Results of the Largest Study of Latino Blogosphere
Washington DC – May 17, 2011 – Officials for the Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) organization today have announced a partnership with BlogWorld & New Media Expo, the first and only industry-wide conference, tradeshow and media event for all New Media, scheduled to take place on May 24-26 in New York City at the Javits Convention Center. The partnership is aimed at offering LATISM members much needed opportunities to attend the conference and enjoy the learning, networking opportunities and extraordinary exposure the event will offer, as well as finding important resources at the New Media Expo.
As part of the partnership, the BlogWorld Conference will include a Latinos in Social Media panel during which LATISM board members Ana Roca Castro, Elianne Ramos, Giovanni Rodriguez and Sylvia Aguilera will unveil the results of the largest study of the Latino Blogosphere 2011 before it is sent to the press. With a network of 134,000 Latino/a bloggers, LATISM continues to study the trends, behaviors, demographics and purchasing behavior of Latinos who have become influential voices in their respective communities.
“We are thrilled to partner with BlogWorld,” says Ana Roca Castro, Founder and Chair of LATISM. “As one of the nation’s foremost new media conferences, BlogWorld is a perfect conference partner to our organization as we aim to offer our members higher visibility in the social media and blogging arena, as well as provide the inspiration and learning that can help to take their blogging careers to the next level.”
Dave Cynkin, Co-Founder of BlogWorld & New Media Expo, gave his perspective about the partnership. “Given the synergies of our organizations’ missions, we are also thrilled to be working together with LATISM to offer attendees the much needed Latino perspective on the social media conversation taking place at the conference. Additionally, creating better opportunities to attend this educational conference by offering LATISM members discounted rates, affords more bloggers the opportunity to learn about improving their online content, distribution and monetization. The overall purpose of the conference–to help online content creators and businesses expand their knowledge and become more successful online–is a goal BlogWorld and LATISM share, and we’re very proud to be working together with such a passionate and like-minded organization.”
Further details about the partnership, including scholarships and special discounted rates, will be revealed under separate communications.
BlogWorld is the world’s largest blogging and social media conference, and it’s known worldwide for presenting internet luminaries, mavericks at monetizing their brands online and the most popular and knowledgeable bloggers, podcasters and social media thought leaders. This year’s event will feature great educational content, so new media content creators of all kinds will learn the best tips, technologies and methods for growing their brands, audiences and businesses online. For more information and to register, please visit the BlogWorld Conference and New Media Expo site.
Latinos in 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 initatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training. A pioneering social media organization, LATISM has been hailed as the most influential online movement in the new multicultural Web. Visit http://latism.org/beta
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