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

The summer music scene kicked into high gear this weekend during one of the nation’s largest Latin alternative music festivals, Ruido Fest.

As part of the “Bring Your Challenges” initiative, Prudential together with DiMe Media launch the first ‘Women Inspired’ workshops designed to empower multicultural women entrepreneurs for career and financial success.

Univision and Eventus announced the dates and lineup of the artists who will headline the 2016 Premios Juventud VIP Tour (PJ VIP Tour), with Unilever as official sponsor, a series of private concerts with performances by today's leading Latin music stars, including past Premios Juventud nominees and winners.

The first ever LGBT Puerto Rican Diaspora Summit, "LGBT Ricans: El Encuentro, Beyond Marriage Equality", will unite key members of the Puerto Rican Diaspora as a part of the Puerto Rican Day Parade programming on June 11th, 2016, from 11am to 5pm.

Miller Lite Conciertos Originales returns to Texas for its third annual installment. June 23 through August 27, consumers will have a chance to experience from over ten free concerts taking place in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and McAllen, Texas.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the launch of “El Poder En Ti,” the company’s robust community initiative aimed at empowering viewers to take action for a better life in areas of key importance to U.S. Hispanics: education (Tu Educación), health (Tu Salud), finance (Tu Dinero) and civic engagement (#YoDecido). Cesar Conde, Chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, together with key partners and Telemundo talent, will unveil the new campaign at a special star-studded cocktail reception in Miami, Florida.

After 27 rewarding years as the producer of FIESTA BROADWAY, Los Angeles’ famous “Cinco de Mayo” street and music festival that entertained generations of L.A. Latinos through the streets of downtown Los Angeles, Peter Bellas has announced he has sold his company, All Access Entertainment, to a media executive from Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG). 

Honey Bunches of Oats announced the launch of its new campaign, Voces con Dedicación (Voices with Dedication) in collaboration with Mexican recording sensation, Sofia Reyes.

Dunkin’ Donuts, in partnership with Coca-Cola, is offering people who join DD Perks this week the opportunity to win tickets to one of the most exciting U.S. sporting events of the summer, the COPA America Centenario.

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) announced that it is launching the "Conoce a Don Francisco" sweepstakes, offering a chance to meet iconic entertainer Mario Kreutzberger (better known as Don Francisco), who for the past two years has been the face of the company's "Cuida Tu Don" initiative.

Houston shortstop, and reigning Rookie of the Year, Carlos Correa has joined forces with the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar™ campaign to spread the joy of two of America's favorite pastimes – fishing and boating.

The official partnership will have a dedicated focus on Hispanic consumers primarily residing in the eastern United States.

Schramm Marketing Group announced the upcoming June launch of its newest venture, Fantástico, the free, hyper-local, mobile-optimized site that provides Latino consumers with a ticket purchasing experience that is entirely in Spanish from homepage to checkout.

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