More than 350 executives from all over the U.S., Latin America and Spain are expected tomorrow at our 2011 Latam Advertising and Media Summit. You are still in time to register and join the impressive group of attendees and path breaking speakers and panelists. An interesting panel affecting the U.S. Hispanic media and advertising sectors is going to focus on “Finance/Private Equity: Opportunities for Ventures Targeting Global Latin Audiences.”

Paul Westhorpe , Director of Global Digital Sales and Strategy at Grupo Prisa, the majority owner of TV broadcast company V-Me,  has been the latest addition to the panel. Westhorpe, based in Madrid, is responsible for the monetization of Prisa Group’s digital assets and for developing new revenue opportunities globally. It will be very interesting to hear about Grupo Prisa’s plans. Grupo Prisa has stated that it is interested in acquiring media companies in the U.S. Hispanic market and Latin America. The other panelists will be Alan Sokol, partner at Intermedia Partners, who currently sits on the board of companies including WAPA Television and Cinelatino. Drew Meyers, partner at Group Argent and Jose Vargas, President, Holdings. The panel will be moderated by IMS CEO and Founder Gaston Taratuta.

Other highlights of the Summit program include several sessions that focus on the Brazilian advertising and media market as well as the keynote speech by Telefonica’s Global Marketing Director Belen Amatriain on “Latin America’s place in Telefonica’s Global Marketing”.

Register to the Summit here or call 1-800-397-5322 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              1-800-397-5322      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

For accommodations at the Summit’s venue, Miami’s brand new JW Marriot Marquis at the special group rate of $179. call (800) 228-9290 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (800) 228-9290      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or 888-7178850 and ask for the “Portada” group rate. You can also make a reservation online

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