Jupiter Media Metrix reports that while online ad spending in the U.S. will increase only five percent in 2001, it will rebound and grow at a compound rate of 22 percent over the next five years - reaching a total of over 15 billion dollars by 2006.

Cartel Creativo named Pablo Muñiz chief strategist from group account director at Bromley Communications, San Antonio.

British Airways has selected Miami-based Publicis Sanchez & Levitan, the recently formed Hispanic marketing unit of Publicis in the United States, as its Agency of Record for the Latin American region.

Líderes Entertainment Group Inc., an affiliate of Grupo Cisneros and Telefonica Media, has teamed up with industry veterans Allen Bloom and Douglas Logan of Total Compass Entertainment LLC to form a new entertainment company focused on producing live family entertainment for Hispanic audiences in

Bank of America has appointed Wendy Dixon as Multicultural Marketing executive to lead the development, implementation and measurement of marketing strategies for fast-growing multicultural customer segments, such as Hispanic, Asian-American and African-American.

Wendy's International has named The Vidal Partnership of New York as its Hispanic agency of record.

Carlos Montemayor, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Montemayor y Asociados, will be honored on Aug. 30 at HISPANIC Magazine's 10th annual Hispanic Achievement Awards for his contributions to the communications field.

Ornelas & Associates announced that it has added four members to its staff: Kelly McDonald, director of client services; Ben Logan, account planner; Manuel Villegas, copywriter; and Victor Rodriguez, creative producer.

The recent streak of honors awarded to Bromley/Manning, Selvage & Lee exemplifies the quality of public relations

Exponential growth at a rapid pace seems to have become the norm at Creative Civilization – An Aguilar Agency.

Premier Maldonado & Associates, Inc. (PM&A) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Havas Advertising and its major network EURO RSCG Worldwide for an undisclosed amount.

Muse Creative Holdings L.L.C. (MCH) is now a public corporation, it was announced by J. Melvin Muse, chairman and executive creative director of MCH.

The San Jose Group (SJG) announced that Ozzie Godinez joined the agency as account director. Godinez will utilize his varied marketing experience to serve SJG's clients as the agency's roster continues to grow.

Burson-Marsteller has been selected as the Public Relations agency for the 2nd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, it was announced by Recording Academy and Latin Recording Academy President/CEO Michael Greene.

Accent Media has launched a new initiative to help government agencies reach Hispanics with effective and culturally sensitive messages.