Hispanicize 2013 FAQs
Hispanicize 2013 Frequently Asked Questions
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What is Hispanicize 2013? Now in its fourth year, Hispanicize 2013 is the annual Latino trends and newsmakers event for Hispanic marketers, media, bloggers, filmmakers and music artists. A multi-industry event with no peer, Hispanicize 2013 will feature five days of more than 80+ professional development sessions. Major content focus will be given to the industries of Hispanic marketing, social media, media, film and music. The event has become the No. 1 platform in the United States for launching products, services, initiatives, celebrity endorsements and more in front of a coveted national media and Latino blogger audience that is not found anywhere else.
When is Hispanicize 2013? Hispanicize 2013 is now a 5-day event and will run from Tuesday, April 9th to Saturday, April 13th.
Who should attend Hispanicize 2013?Hispanicize 2013 attendees will include thought leaders and influencers from a variety of sectors including: brand marketers, Latino and multicultural bloggers, journalists, public relations, social media and advertising agencies, non-profit organizations, government agencies, filmmakers, celebrities and music artists.
What will be the main difference between Hispanicize 2013 and your most recent event Hispanicize 2012? The now 5-day event has both expanded and remained the same. The biggest change for 2013 is the event will now incorporate a full Latin music showcase which will featureboth celebrity music performances and 12 professional development sessions. Another major change is the 2013 program will now incorporate sessions which will address the professional development needs of Hispanic journalists, a key audience of the event. Every other aspect of the event regarding its in-depth programming for bloggers, marketers and filmmakers will remain as strong as ever. The five-day event will feature 80+ sessions.
What does my Hispanicize 2013 registration badge include? Your badge includes access to ALL 80+ event sessions, on-site meals and entertainment activities during the event.
What are the best days to attend the event? Hispanicize 2013 has been deliberately designed to have five solid, jam-packed days of programming. At our event there is no such thing as a “weaker program” day; so any day you want to attend will be perfectly balanced with awesome programming and speakers that match the strength of the other days.
What if I only want to attend evening events? Only registered attendees with badges will have access to Hispanicize 2013 events – day and evening. In addition, access to events will vary depending on the event (i.e. sponsors, bloggers, media).
What if I purchase an event badge but unable to attend. Can I get a refund? Can I transfer my ticket? If you have purchased a badge but are unable to attend, you may request to transfer your pass. Please contact
Where will Hispanicize 2013 be held? Hispanicize 2013 will be held at the Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel, 4525 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, Florida 33140.
Is there a special group hotel rate for the Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel? Yes, the special group rate is $249 + tax per night. In order to receive the special group rate, click here to make your reservations.
When should I arrive and depart? To get the most out of your event experience, you should plan to arrive the evening of April 8th or the morning of April 9th. The event dates are April 9th-13th. If you are a sponsor, blogger, media, or filmmaker we suggest you depart on April 14th so you can attend the closing night VIP cinematic-musical event – it is not to be missed!
Does the Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel Miami provide shuttle service to/from Miami International Airport? No, the hotel does not provide shuttle service. Transportation options include rental car, taxi, or shared ride services such as Super Shuttle Miami or Super Shuttle Fort Lauderdale.
What if I’m interested in finding a roommate to share hotel expenses? How can I reach out to other attendees? You can reach out to fellow bloggers or send a Tweet using the #Hispz13 hashtag to let everyone know you’re looking for a roommate. In addition, we have a Hispanicize 2013 Facebook group where you can connect with other attendees and discuss roommate possibilities or meet new friends! http://www.facebook.com/groups/Hispanicize2013.
Can I bring my children? Will childcare be available at the event venue? You are welcome to bring your children to day activities. Children under the age of 3 can enter without having to pay registration fee. Any older children will need to purchase a badge to cover expenses associated with meals and special events. However please note that on-site childcare will not be available. Eden Roc hotel provides their own childcare services for their guests, but this is not a service provided by Hispanicize 2013 team. Please note that because evening, off-site events will include the serving of alcohol =children will not be allowed to attend.
What parking options are available for attendees? On-site parking at the Eden Roc Renaissance for non-guests is $17 per day and $35 per day for overnight guests. A public parking garage with reasonable rates is located within a short five-minute walk of the venue. Unfortunately Hispanicize will not be able to provide attendees with complimentary parking this year.
I won a blogger pass from a Hispanicize 2013 giveaway (i.e. Latina Mom Bloggers, Las Blogueras, Clever Girls Collective), but cannot attend. Can I transfer my pass to another blogger? If you won a blogger pass, but cannot attend you can request that your pass be transferred to another blogger who meets the same qualifications that you did to receive the pass. Please contact registration at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a transfer. Please note that travel costs (i.e. airfare to/from Miami, hotel, ground transportation) are not included.
I want to attend Hispanicize 2013 but need a sponsor? What can I do? We will sharie information about brands which are interested in sponsoring bloggers as we receive it. For additional tips that can help you find a sponsorship, check out Leveraging Brand Relationships for a Conference Sponsorship by Joscelyn Ramos Campbell & Jewels Figueras.
Can sponsors or bloggers host off-site events if they don’t conflict with the official schedule? As a courtesy to our sponsors and attendees, no sponsor events are allowed DURING the event unless approved by Hispanicize 2013 organizers.
Can I distribute materials/products from a brand I’m working with which is not an event sponsor? Out of respect to our sponsors who have helped to make Hispanicize 2013 possible, we ask that bloggers please refrain from distributing non-sponsor products to attendees.
What happens if I lose my event badge? If you lose your badge, please visit the registration desk and show your photo ID to be issued a replacement badge.
Do I have to wear my Hispanicize 2013 badge for all event activities? Yes. In order to ensure the security and safety of all event attendees and our sponsors, event organizers are strictly enforcing that anyone entering event facilities and off-site events MUST be registered and be wearing a badge.
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