HOUSTON, Texas – July 25, 2017 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Six top Texas multicultural digital content creators including The Positive Mom, Qué Means What, Mami Coach, Yo Mariana, Juan of Words and The Jose Resendez, and their families and friends will tee off against each other on Friday, July 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the First Annual Hispanicize Topgolf® Tournament.
The Topgolf Tournament is part of the exciting pre-event activities of the inaugural Hispanicize Texas event that on Saturday, July 29, is bringing together hundreds of the state’s content creators, journalists, entrepreneurs and entertainment professionals to Houston’s Silver Street Studios. The tournament will be broadcast on Facebook Live from the Topgolf Houston-Katy location at facebook.com/topgolfhouston, and will also be shared through the participants’ and Hispanicize social media channels. Winners of the Topgolf Tournament will be announced at the event.
“Topgolf fosters a fun social atmosphere that everyone can enjoy,” said Manny Ruiz, CEO of the HMG brand that owns the Hispanicize events. “Plus, it offers an amazing backdrop with the outfield and giant targets, friendly competition, good food and drinks. It’s the perfect gathering place for our digital creators to have fun and get creative.”
Through the premium experience of play, food and music, Topgolf is inspiring people of all ages and skill levels – even non-golfers – to come together for playful competition. Guests can enjoy point-scoring golf games using microchipped balls that instantly score themselves, showing players the accuracy and distance of their shots on a TV screen in their hitting bay. The venues also feature an outstanding chef-driven menu, top-shelf drinks, big screen TVs and music in climate-controlled hitting bays for all-seasons comfort. Year-round programming includes events for kids and families, social leagues, golf tournaments, golf instruction and more.
Hispanicize Texas will empower and engage digital creators in the Lone Star State, one of the largest markets in the nation for multicultural digital influencers. Hispanicize Texas will feature four, full-day tracks with more than 20 sessions: 1. A multicultural content creators track; 2. An entrepreneurship and leadership track; 3. A GenZ track curated by Latinitas; and 4. An entrepreneur’s mentorship track.
About The Hispanicize Event
Now headed into its 9th year, the Hispanicize Event is the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship. During its national signature event that was held from April 3-6, 2017, Hispanicize 2017 drew more than 2,900 attendees to Miami over four days while generating more than 2.5 billion combined media and social media impressions.
Hispanicize is packed with keynote speakers, sessions, workshops, showcases, celebrity meet and greets, screenings, exhibitions, award ceremonies and concerts that celebrate U.S. Latinos. The event is regularly used as a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books, music and more targeting Latinos in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It also provides sponsors and attendees with unparalleled networking opportunities as it is the only event in the U.S. Hispanic space that brings together leaders from the social media, marketing/PR, journalism, film, and music industries.
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