And here we are once again near another Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM). Like in previous years, we can expect an uptick of campaigns targeting the Hispanic segment, coming from a wide range of brands, from those with a solid commitment to investing in the Hispanic segment to the ones that try to equate a once-a-year post on social media celebrating HHM to an entire Hispanic marketing strategy.  By Isaac Mizrahi / Co-President & COO of ALMA

Organizers of the virtual Roberto Clemente VIP Experience, slated for Thursday, August 26th at 7 pm ET, announced that AARP will be the presenting sponsor for the Roberto Clemente VIP Experience.

Miller Lite and Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin (a.k.a. J Balvin) are announcing "Es Jose Time," a partnership and campaign featuring Jose's take on Miller Time. Developed with creative agency Alma, the campaign peeks behind the curtain of J Balvin's on-stage persona and shows what he is like when he's simply being Jose: the man who values time with his family and close friends over everything else.

Viva Entertainment Group, Inc. announced it will air the renown Carnival Miami.

With business travel budgets hampered, virtual programs continue to take center stage


Honoring its reputation as a cultural institution, The Valls Group announced the 50th Anniversary celebration of its famed Cuban restaurant, Versailles, by asking a simple question: "WHAT'S YOUR VERSAILLES STORY?"

HISPANICIZE announced the 2021 TECLA Awards, taking place on Friday, October 15th as part of its Hispanic Heritage Month festivities.  Owned, operated and produced by actor John Leguizamo’s NGL Collective, Hispanicize and the TECLA Awards are beloved iconic franchises that are well known in the Latinx community.  

The largest Mexican film festival outside of the Mexican territory, Hola México Film Festival, returns for its 13th annual edition this September 17-25 during Hispanic Heritage Month.

Uforia’s “Latino Mix Live!” makes its anticipated return to the Lone Star State, with two star-studded concerts in Dallas and Houston featuring some of Latin music’s biggest superstars. Uforia Live is part of Univision’s Uforia Music Series, which are both presented by Rocket Mortgage.

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. has named Miami native executive Donny Hudson, as EVP of Local media for radio/TV & digital for all SBS markets, and will also retain his role as General Manager, working out of the SBS offices in Miami.

In honor of Latino Conservation Week, hosted by the Hispanic Access Foundation and celebrated July 17 to 25, the National Park Foundation (NPF) announced it is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Latino Heritage Fund throughout 2021.

Telemundo and Billboard announced  the date and venue for the 2021 edition of the Billboard Latin Music Awards, produced by MBS Special Events and Telemundo, will feature live performances by today’s top Latin artists to celebrate the best in Latin music.

The summer of 2021 will be vitally important, as students and families try to recover from the isolation, trauma, and learning loss the pandemic caused. Yet a new study that looks in-depth at summer learning in 2019 and 2020 finds that Latinx student participation in programs remains low, despite some recent growth and remarkably high parent satisfaction. Just 44% of Latinx families with children report that their child was involved in a summer learning program in 2019 – an increase from 39% in 2013 and 29% in 2008. But while 2.7 million Latinx children took part in a structured summer experience in 2019, nearly 4.4 million more would have been enrolled if a program were available to them, their parents said.

SBS Entertainment and LaMusica announced the return of CALIBASH - the crown jewel of live Latin music - at the iconic Staples Arena in Los Angeles, California.

Univision’s Uforia announced the return of its experiential virtual music series Uforia Live.