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HISPANICIZE TO CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WITH VIRTUAL & LIVE IN-PERSON EVENTS FROM COAST TO COAST

Celebration kicks off on 9/15 with Latinx Influencer Tecla Awards nominations special and culminates with full-day Hispanicize #HispanicHeritageMonth Summit in LA & Miami on 10/15

WHO:

NGL Collective, the leading independent Latinx media and entertainment solutions company co-founded by actor John Leguizamo is the umbrella organization for Hispanicize, the largest gathering of Latinx influencers, creators entrepreneurs, media & entertainment innovators and community leaders aimed being a force for good through diversity, empowerment, education, celebration and entertainment.

WHAT:

Hispanicize announces its plans to host simultaneous virtual and live in-person full-day events on both coasts, preceded by a series of virtual Hispanicize VODCasts and a live in-studio special during Hispanic Heritage Month spanning 30 days. Kicking off the celebrations will be a Tecla Award Nominationspecial live form Los Angeles on September 15th, followed by three virtual Hispanicize VODCasts, hangouts on September 22nd, and then Sept 29th and October 6th digging deep into a wide range of subjects thatw ill celebrate, unite and entertain Latinx viewers. The month long celebration will close out Hispanic Heritage Month with a full day virtual and live in-person Hispanicize Summit taking place simultaneously in Los Angeles and Miami on October 15th. Both costs will have live audiences consisting of top Latinx influencers, tastemakers, celebrities and community leaders. Sponsors will have a multitude of opportunities to organically integrate into all of the festivities with on-site and virtual activations amplified by Hispanicize and its roster Latinx influencers and tens of thousands of Latinx attendees.

ABOUT HISPANICIZE:

Founded in 2010, Hispanicize is the largest event of its kind. NGL Collective acquired Hispanicize in 2019, just in time to celebrate the franchises’ 10th Anniversary. In 2020, Hispanicize went VIRTUAL with two record-breaking all-day summit events in July and October, followed by two more in 2021 in March and April. Over the past 12 months Hispanicize has garnered over 45,000 attendees, with a cume social reach of 60MM+ and 2.7MM+ engagements. Hispanicize has featured speakers including the likes of Fat Joe, Jessica Alba, John Leguizamo, and Residente, America Ferrera, Julián Castro, Luis Guzmán, Dascha Polanco, Diane Guerrero, Dolores Huerta, Luis A. Miranda Jr., Mario Lopez, Oscar De La Hoya, Julissa Calderon, and many more.

Grounded by NGL Collective’s mission of being a force of good in the Latinx Community through diversity, empowerment, education, celebration and entertainment, the most recent Hispanicize Virtual events have included:

  • Hispanicize: #UnidosTogether (July & October/20)
  • Hispanicize: #Latinas Represent (March/21)
  • Hispanicize: #DeTiDepende (April/21)

In June 2021, Hispanicize won a prestigious Gold Telly Award in the Virtual events and experiences category.

ABOUT TECLA AWARDS:

The Tecla Awards recognize the best of the best among Latinx influencers and are considered by many to be the most coveted award of its kind. Born out of Hispanicize’s DNA and massive Latinx Influencers fanbase, the TECLAS are always a highlight. Now in its 6th installment, this year’s TECLAS will uniquely combine the worlds of virtual and live in-person interactions to make the 2021 Experience unlike anything Hispanicize has ever done.

Nominees across 8 categories will be selected by a curated group of judges from across the Latinx media and entertainment world, leaving the actual voting to the general public to decide each of the winners.  Categories include: Break-out Star, Creator Of The Year, Parenting, Food & Cooking, LGBTQ+, Fashion & Beauty, Comedy & Social Good.

WHEN & WHERE:

TECLA AWARD NOMINATIONS SPECIAL

  • Date: September 15, 2021
  • www.Hispanicize.com & Hispanicize Facebook, Instagram & Twitter Pages

HISPANICIZE VIRTUAL HANGOUT: LATINX MUSIC

  • Date: September 22, 2021
  • Location: www.Hispanicize.com & Hispanicize Facebook, Instagram & Twitter Pages

HISPANICIZE VIRTUAL HANGOUT: LATINX SOCIAL JUSTICE

  • Date: September 29, 2021
  • Location: www.Hispanicize.com & Hispanicize Facebook, Instagram & Twitter Pages

HISPANICIZE VIRTUAL HANGOUT: LATINX HOLLYWOOD

  • Date: October 6, 2021
  • Location: www.Hispanicize.com & Hispanicize Facebook, Instagram & Twitter Pages

HISPANICIZE FULL DAY SUMMIT CELEBRATION

  • Date: October, 15, 2021
  • Location: Virtual and LIVE and an in-person Los Angeles & Miami Simulcast
  • Streamed LIVE Virtually on: www.Hispanicize.com & Hispanicize Facebook, Instagram & Twitter Pages

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