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A summary for Corporate Marketers, Media Sales Executives and Advertising Agencies to see what clients are moving into the Hispanic market and/or targeting Hispanic consumers right now.


A summary for Corporate Marketers, Media Sales Executives and Advertising Agencies to see what clients are moving into the Hispanic market and/or targeting Hispanic consumers right now.

Check out Portada’s Interactive Database of Corporate Marketers and Agency Executives with newly introduced upgraded features (see details at the bottom of this article). 20 NEW LEADS HAVE JUST BEEN UPLOADED. To acquire the database, please contact Silvina Poirier at 1-800-397-5322 or e-mail her at [email protected].

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  • Famous Dave’s

descarga (2)BBQ chain Famous Dave’s has appointed Minneapolis-based agency Colle+McVoy as its agency of record. The agency will be in charge of strategy, creative, design, media planning and buying, and digital duties in service of revitalizing the brand.




  • Verizon

imagesVerizon and award-winning actress Gina Rodriguez kicked off Bienvenido a lo Mejor, a nationwide campaign to engage Hispanic millennials with experiences and connections that can fuel their fast, varied and always-on lifestyles. For today’s consumers, access to the people and passions that matter most is essential to staying culturally-connected and inspired. Gina and Verizon are asking consumers to share why they want to connect with these individuals via Twitter or Instagram using #LoMejorDeMi and tagging @Verizon starting today through August 15. Consumers can enter via videos, images or simply a written entry for the chance to win an exclusive experience and create videos that will be socially shared.




  • Dasani & Subway 

descarga (3)Dasani, The Coca-Cola  bottled water brand, and sandwich chain Subway are partnering to promote a clean water campaign, MediaPost reports. For every bottle of Dasani sold in 2,200 participating Subways by Aug. 31, the chain will donate 30 cents up to US$125,000 to World Vision, a humanitarian group that is the largest non-governmental supplier of clean water around the world. Subway has posted a video on YouTube that explains the program and is promoting it on social media. Donations can also be made via a special website, are being encouraged to tweet their participation using #igavecleanwater. Surveys have found that more and more consumers, particularly millennials, look very favorably on companies that invest in and work for social causes.



  • Chipotle

imagesMexican Grill Chipotle will open its first burger restaurant in Lancaster, Ohio this fall, Adage reports. The new restaurant will open, under the name Tasty Made.Tasty Made will have a limited menu and the beef will come from cows raised without antibiotics or added hormones, the company said in the statement.The first Tasty Made will be in Ohio because Chipotle culinary manager Nate Appleman and David Chrisman, national training director, are both from the state.



  • Automotive Internet Media

-mosmFgc_400x400Today many Hispanic auto shoppers look to the web when making a vehicle purchase. However, many dealership websites do not offer a solution for Hispanic auto shoppers.Automotive Internet Media (AIM) creates and manages websites for auto dealers, but recently developed a one-stop dealership website for both auto shoppers who speak English and Spanish without leaving the main dealership site.Many dealer sites have plug-ins that can do a rough English-Spanish translation but that’s not really speaking directly to Hispanic auto shopper. The AIM site pages, content and images are built for a specific audience. With a click the site changes from English to Spanish or vice versa.Many dealerships are intensifying their pursuit of the Hispanic car buyer.  Sales to the Hispanic market is booming. AIM’s responsive website platform was built from the ground up to be a multilingual site. The banners, buttons, images, inventory pages and informational pages are all original content for each language. Because of the nature of changing vehicle descriptions, a language conversation tool is in place to translate every description dynamically only for the vehicle detail pages. This platform can be set up for other languages.


We have incorporated new features to the interactive database of corporate marketers and agency executives targeting U.S. consumers:
New Sales Leads: Weekly more than 20 new leads uploaded to the Database by the Portada Team as well as the contacts related to the above weekly Sales Leads column written by our editorial team.
Download the Database: Download the full Database in Excel Format.
Search Database: You can search through a user-friendly interactive Interface: Search Fields include: Name, Company/Agency, Job – Title, Address, Zip, E-mail, Accounts (Agency), Phone, Related News.
For a short period of time we are offering the database for an introductory annual subscription of US$ 899!
Read the Frequently Answered Questions. (click on link “the most commonly asked questions…” and/or contact Research/Databases Sales Manager Silvina Poirier at [email protected].


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