Join Us at the Marketing in Multicultural America Summit, NYC, March 5

Hispanic Sports Marketing Forum

LA Rams CMO Zarate-Bayani, LAFC’s Orosco and Univision’s Leon Krauze to Discuss the Crucial Role of Hispanic Consumers for Major League Teams at #PortadaLA

Major League teams are betting big on the Hispanic market as the importance of the Hispanic consumer to the success of sports franchises in Los Angeles cannot be understated. Marketers will be able to learn this firsthand next Friday March 15 at Portada Los Angeles in a session featuring Ronalee Zarate-Bayani, CMO, LA Rams, Rich Orosco, EVP Brand & Community, LAFC and  Univision’s news anchor Leon Krauze.

Major League Baseball Launches Big Hispanic Campaign

Hispanics are widely represented in baseball, including more than 20 percent of players. If you include players with some Hispanic heritage, that jumps to 30 percent. While MLB has long reached out to Latinos, Opening Day 2015 on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball revealed the kickoff of the organization’s first Hispanic ad campaign via LatinWorks.

2015 Copa America match-ups announced, BeINSPORTS has English and Spanish-language rights

beIN SPORTS, the international sports network, has announced the match-ups for the 2015 Copa America tournament live from Viña del Mar, Chile. Exclusive coverage of the draw on beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Espanol included the teams who will face off in the opening phase of the tournament featuring 10 South American CONMEBOL countries, plus invited nations Mexico and Jamaica.

Impremedia’s El Diario reveals new editorial design and format

ImpreMedia, the Hispanic news and information company in the United States, has unveiled a new reader product for its brand, El Diario, the nation’s longest-publishing spanish-language daily newspaper, with a renewed commitment to better address the needs of the Latino community and continue to serve as “El Campeón de los Hispanos,” (The Champion of Hispanics).

Facebook to acquire SportStream

Facebook has announced the acquisition of SportStream, a startup that analyzes social media mentions of sports and provides clean data access to news outlets and teams.