SOURCE: LatinVision Media

LatinVision Media

LatinVision Media

September 23, 2011 17:48 ET

4th Annual CEOs Summit Conference Speakers to Focus on Hispanics: The New General Market

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 23, 2011) - LatinVision Media, together with the New York City Latin Media & Entertainment Commission (LMEC), Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Advertising Week (AW) and Marketwire (MW) and Netstairs (NS) as media and technology partners, announce the speaker lineup for the 4th annual CEO Summit Convergence on October 6th, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Time Inc. Headquarters in New York City.

This Hispanic Media conference features nearly 50 speakers, including entertainers as well as Chief Officers and top Executives from Prisa, Google, Yahoo!, People en Espanol, CNN, ESPN Deportes, Univision and IMG who will speak about the emerging trends in media and advertising to US Hispanics.

"Our conference brings together the CEOs and top Executives of companies that everyone in the Hispanic and Media Industry wants to hear from," commented Carlos Vassallo, CEO of LatinVision Media. "Hispanics are now the largest minority and the continued growth of the group is positioning us as an emerging and new general market. As a result, Latinos represent the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs and small businesses and as a group we lead in the adoption of new media across all segments of the US population."

This is the fourth consecutive year the one-day conference and exhibition is held and this year it offers attendees a unique view on how brands, advertisers and agencies can leverage all media to create an impactful and effective experience with consumers.

The conference features 7 moderated panels that will each include an opportunity for attendees to ask questions directly to the speakers and network heavily after each session. Panels include topics on digital content creation, digital and print media, social media and Hispanics, Hispanic television, the business of entertainment, sports and multi-cultural marketing.

Attendees will experience an unrivaled opportunity to learn from CEOs and senior marketers who will share their experience from across a variety of emerging platforms including Podcasting, Blogging, Social Networking, Streaming Video and Mobile Casting. As in previous editions, the conference will also feature live tweeting, live streaming video.

This year's speakers include:

Gabriel Abaroa CEO & President Latin Grammys
Leylha Alhuile SVP Multicultural Mintel
Felix Alvarez Garmon SVP Lat Am, Carib & US Hispanic IMG
Mario Baeza Chairman Latin Media & Entertainment Comm
Ivan Braiker Co-Founder & CEO Hipcricket
Martin Breidsprecher CEO Azteca America
Michelle Caruso Cabrera Anchor and Reporter CNBC
Kevin Conroy President Online Properties Univision
Vincent Cordero EVP & General Manager Fox Deportes
Guido Conterno CEO Grupo Diarios America
Antonio Cué Investor, Owner & President Chivas USA
Chris Cunningham CEO Appssavvy.com
Carmen Di Rienzo CEO V-me Media
Adrian Dickson Global Head News Products Thomson Reuters
Lino Garcia General Manager ESPN Deportes
Hilda Garcia Chief Digital Officer Impremedia
Jacqueline Gonzalez Executive Director National Academy of TV, Arts & Sciences
Brian Hopman GM and Hispanic Markets The Associated Press
Cynthia Hudson General Manager CNN En Español
Viviana Hurtado Founder & CEO The Wise Latina Club
Mark Lopez General Manager US Hispanics Google
Monique Manso Publisher People en Español
Carlos Manzano Executive Director Latin Media & Entertainment Commission
Marta Martinez Chief Marketing Officer MediaMath
Betti Ortega SVP Mexicanal
Ingrid Otero-Smart CEO Casanova Pendrill
Alvaro Palacios SVP Sales & OperAmericas Prisa Digital
Jessica Pantanini COO Broomley Communications
Matias Perel CEO Latin3
Seth Pinsky President NYC Economic Development Corporation
Jorge Plasencia Chairman & CEO Republica
David Puente Producer Anderson Cooper 360° CNN
Maria Rios Multicultural Marketing Manager Macys
Ana Roca Csatro Founder & CEO Latism
Armando Rodriguez General Manager US Hispanics Yahoo
Randall Rothenberg President & CEO Interactive Advertising Bureau
Mauricio Sabogal Worldwide Managing Director Initiative
Liz Sarachek Chief Revenue Officer Terra Networks
Rachel Sterne Chief Digital Officer The City of New York
Carlos Vassallo CEO LatinVision Media
Alberto Vourvoulias Managing Director Fox News Latino

"As the Hispanic market continues to grow, marketers need to pay serious attention and increase their budgets as they will be investing in the fastest growing consumer market in the nation," said Carlos Vassallo, CEO of LatinVision Media. "Our CEOs Conference will showcase companies and individuals actively positioning themselves in their respective industries and capitalizing on this powerful trend."

To learn more about the conference and to register: www.latinvision.com/conference

To sponsor: http://www.latinvision.com/conference/sponsors.pdf

About LatinVision Media
LatinVision Media, Inc. is a New York-based company operating business portals targeting U.S. Hispanic and Latin American entrepreneurs, business owners, executives and professionals in small and medium-sized companies. Additionally, the Company organizes conferences and networking events focused on marketing to U.S. Hispanics and Latin American executives.

About the Latin Media & Entertainment Commission (LMEC)
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg established the LMEC in 2003 to make New York the capital of Latin media and entertainment in the world. The Commission is made up of leaders from the Latin and mainstream media industry, community leaders from nonprofit and cultural sectors, and leading executives from the financial, advertising and real estate sectors. For more information: www.nyc.gov/lmec and for the Latin Media and Entertainment Week www.nyc.gov/lmew

About IAB
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is comprised of more than 500 leading media and technology companies who are responsible for selling 86% of online advertising in the United States. On behalf of its members, the IAB is dedicated to the growth of the interactive advertising marketplace, of interactive's share of total marketing spend, and of its members' share of total marketing spend. The IAB educates marketers, agencies, media companies and the wider business community about the value of interactive advertising. Working with its member companies, the IAB evaluates and recommends standards and practices and fields critical research on interactive advertising. Founded in 1996, the IAB is headquartered in New York City with a Public Policy office in Washington, D.C.

About Advertising Week
Advertising Week is the world's premier annual gathering of marketing and communications leaders each year in New York City.

With more than 200 distinct events, The Week is a hybrid of thought leadership Seminars featuring the industry's best and brightest and engaging special events which galvanize targeted constituencies. Spawned from creative roots in 2004, Advertising Week now draws from the client, media and broader cultural communities with a laser focus on key business drivers which shape and influence the global industry.

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