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Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) Announces Partnership with BlogWorld & New Media Expo
May 17, 2011 (04:05 PM EDT)

BlogWorld NY event to Include LATISM Panel to Unveil Results of the Largest Study of Latino Blogosphere

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) today announces an unprecedented partnership with BlogWorld & New Media Expo – the first and only industry-wide conference, tradeshow and media event for all New Media.


As part of the partnership, the BlogWorld Conference – to be held on May 24-26 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City –will include a Latinos in Social Media panel with LATISM Board members Ana Roca Castro, Elianne Ramos, Giovanni Rodriguez and Sylvia Aguilera, to unveil results of the largest study of the Latino Blogosphere to date. With a network of 134,000 Latino/a bloggers, LATISM continues to study the trends, demographics and purchasing behavior of influential Latinos online.

"We are thrilled to partner with BlogWorld, one of the nation's foremost new media conferences," says Ana Roca Castro, Founder and Chair of LATISM. Our goal is to offer our members much needed opportunities to attend mainstream conferences, as well as provide the inspiration and learning they need to take their blogging and tech careers to the next level."

Dave Cynkin, Co-Founder of BlogWorld & New Media Expo, said, "Given the synergies of our missions, we are thrilled to be working together with such a passionate and like-minded organization as LATISM by offering its members the opportunity to learn about improving their online content, distribution and monetization."

Details about scholarships and special discounted rates will be revealed separately.


BlogWorld is the world's largest blogging and social media conference, known worldwide for presenting internet luminaries and the most popular and knowledgeable bloggers, podcasters and social media thought leaders. At this year's event, new media content creators will learn the best technologies and methods for growing their brands, audiences and businesses online. For more information and to register, visit  


Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is a 501(c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community. Our partnership initiatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training to corporate brands, NGOs and government entities. A pioneering social media organization, LATISM has been hailed as the most influential online movement in the new multicultural Web. Visit

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