National Association of Hispanic Publications Convention Oct 18-20

Many recognized names, from industry experts to political figures and even celebrities will come together this week to celebrate 30 years of excellence in Hispanic print during the annual NAHP (National Association of Hispanic Publications) convention at the Catamaran Resort and Spa in San Diego, California on October 18th-20th, 2012.

The NAHP Annual Convention and Business Expo is the largest gathering of Hispanic print media in the US and provides industry professionals insight and tools through various keynote speakers, workshops, editorial and advertising roundtables and networking opportunities. Highlighting the presence of artists that have shaped the music industry and have formed a part of the stories many publications have printed throughout the years, the NAHP is honored to recognize two well-known figures, Ana Barbara and Los Tucanes de Tijuana.

AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

– Thursday

What: Luau welcome reception, presented by El Latino, with fire and knife dancers performing live

When: Thursday, October 18th, 2012, at 6:00pm

Where: Catamaran Resort and Hotel

– Friday

What: “Latina Publisher’s Breakfast” and Expo ribbon cutting ceremony, sponsored by Macy’s with the admirable keynote speaker Dolores Huerta

When: Friday, October 19, 2012, at 8:00am

Where: Catamaran Resort and Hotel

What: San Diego Dinner Cruise, sponsored by Vida Latina, Enlace and UT San Diego

When: Friday, October 19, 2012, at 6:00pm (Must by in hotel lobby at 6:00pm for bus transportation to harbor, boat leaves at 7:00pm NO EXCEPTIONS)

Where: San Diego Harbor, during dinner cruise

What: Los Tucanes de Tijuana recognition, Recipient of the President’s Award for the Arts

When: Friday, October 19, 2012, at 7:00pm

Where: San Diego Harbor, during dinner cruise

– Saturday

What: Black Tie Gala

When: Saturday, October 20, 2012, at 7:00pm

Where: Catamaran Resort and Hotel

What: Ana Barbara recognition, Recipient of the President’s Award for the Arts – with special performance

When: Saturday, October 20, 2012, at 7:00pm

Where: Catamaran Resort and Hotel, during the black tie gala

For more information about the NAHP Convention and a complete agenda, please visit nahp.org

ABOUT NAHP (National Association of Hispanic Publications):

The National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc. (NAHP) is a non-partisan trade advocacy organization representing the leading Spanish language publications serving 41 markets in 39 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, with a combined circulation of over 23 million. NAHP was founded in 1982 to promote Spanish language publications, the most effective medium to reach the fast growing Hispanic community. Membership is open to Spanish language and Hispanic owned newspapers, magazines and related media as well as businesses that offer products and services to this market throughout the United States.

Author: Richard Sandoval

Richard Sandoval is an award winning journalist who produces Hispanic Lifestyle a television program broadcasting on several PBS stations throughout the United States. editorial@Hispaniclifestyle.com

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