To all my Brothers and Sisters in the far reaches of the Empire I just got this via email and figured I should put it here as it will be of importance to many out there.
The first national tour by Latinos in Social Media ( LatISM ), takes place in three states - NY, TX, FL - during the Hispanic Heritage Month ( September 15th - October 15th ).
(I-Newswire) - The first national tour by Latinos in Social Media ( LatISM ), takes place in three states - NY, TX, FL - during the Hispanic Heritage Month ( September 15th - October 15th ).
With 21 million projected Latino internet users by 2010, Latinos are adopting social media as their primary source of communication, news and entertainment faster than any other group. Their buying power is projected to reach $1.3 Trillion by 2013.
This two-day event will provide a networking opportunity and conference presentation, bringing together the leading minds and innovators in social media and technology. Attendees will benefit by learning how to leverage their business and utilize new opportunities within social media to connect with the Hispanic market. All are welcome to learn, understand and support Latinos in the current dynamic social media environment.
The Latinos In Social Media Heritage Tour, will present these topics and more:
· Latest trends in social media and effective marketing strategies.
· Case studies of top brands/companies; challenges and obstacles.
· Developing social media technologies and trends
· Latino culture and demographics in the U.S. today
The Latinos in Social Media Heritage Tour schedule:
Houston September 24, 2009-September 25, 2009
New York October 1, 2009- October 2, 2009
Orlando October 8, 2009-October 9, 2009
This summit is sponsored by major national corporations.
LatISM is using their Facebook group and Twitter to promote and update their members: