Republica Selected as Agency of Record for Hispanicize 2015

MIAMI, Sept. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hispanicize, the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in journalism, blogging, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship, has selected República, one of America's leading independent cross-cultural advertising, digital and communications agencies, as its agency of record. Manny Ruiz, chairman and founder of Hispanicize, made the announcement at the Miami-edition of "Hispanicize HX," the kick-off event of Hispanicize 2015, which was held at the Viceroy Miami on September 3rd. Hispanicize 2015 will take place March 16-20 in Miami, Florida.

"I am confident that República's groundbreaking work for Hispanicize 2015 will become a case study not only on how to develop world-class creative for a major event, but also on how to rebrand one of the most important gatherings in Hispanic America," said Ruiz. "As a cutting-edge agency, República has raised the bar with their creative, and we are eager to showcase the exciting work they have yet to unveil."

Since its founding in 2006, República, one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the country, has been advising global, national and regional brands on how best to reach broader U.S. consumer segments cross-culturally.

"We are excited to have been selected by Hispanicize to rebrand what has become the top Latino event in social, blogging and journalism," said Luis Casamayor, president and chief creative officer of República. "We look forward to doing what we do best, great creative that will transform the Hispanicize brand."

A revamped website República has developed for Hispanicize can be viewed at

About Hispanicize 2015

Now in its sixth year, Hispanicize 2015 Week ( (#Hispz15) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in journalism, blogging, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship.

A production of the Hispanicize companies that include the Latina Mom Bloggers network, Being Latino, Hispanicize Wire and the Hispanic PR Blog, Hispanicize 2015 is expected to gather more than 2,100 of the nation's most influential Latino professionals from the industries of blogging, journalism, music, marketing, film and business over five days. The event will take place in downtown Miami March 16-20, 2015.

The Hispanicize event is a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books and more targeting Latinos in the U.S. and/or Puerto Rico.

Hispanicize 2015 is a partnership of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), Hispanicize and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

About República

Founded in 2006, República (@RepublicaWorld) is one of the leading cross-cultural advertising, digital and communications companies. Based in Miami, with satellite offices in New York and Los Angeles, República's accolades include multiple ADDY, Telly, Davey, Appy, MarCom and PRSA Silver Anvil awards. República is part of MAGNET, the world's leading network of independent agencies. For more information, visit: or

CONTACT: Anabelle Alarcon (786) 347-4700 aalarcon@republica.netSource: Hispanicize Event