14th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards Announced | Symphony Space – May 10th

14th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards

14th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards

NEW YORK, NY, May 3, 2016, York’s Largest Spanish Weekly Newspaper: LatinTRENDS Magazine announces The Fourteenth Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards, a landmark celebration of excellence in enterprise, arts, entertainment, health, education and community leadership, will be held on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 from 6-10 P.M. at The Symphony Space Theater in New York City. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.LatinTrends.com/LatinoTrendSetter.
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Featured musical performances include Latin GRAMMY® Award nominated salsa star, Frankie Negron and emerging Urban Tropical musician,Doñé. Actress, speaker and author,April Hernandez Castillo and Luxury Real Estate Broker and star of Bravo’s Emmy-Nominated Million Dollar Listing New York, Luis D. Ortiz will serve as host. The event is sponsored in part byNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Inca Kola and CUNY.
Over 100 paramount figures impacting the fields of public service, enterprise, technology, entertainment, sports, health, and philanthropy have been recognized with a prestigious Latino Trendsetter Award since it’s inauguration. Dozens of exemplary students, the Trendsetters of tomorrow, have also been honored with scholarships through this platform designed to mirror theLatinTRENDS Magazine mission of inspiring innovation and supporting a American’s next generation of leaders.
Past honorees and magazine participants include Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz; Athletes such as Giants player Victor Cruz and Major League Baseball hitter Robinson Cano; Television and film stars Roselyn Sanchez and Gina Rodriguez; Megawatt musician and philanthropist Juanes, the iconic Gilberto Santa Rosa and Award-winning songstress Leslie Grace; to entrepreneurs like Colorado Rockies Co-owner,Linda Alvarado, among a throng of others.
Our goal is to continue to redefine what it means to be a star through the Latino Trendsetter Awards. We believe a star is a visionary risk-taker, big-dreamer, doer and go-getter that is anchored by integrity. Working hard and intelligently on his or her passion, while remaining reachable to the community is what we celebrate“- Juan Guillen, LatinTRENDS founder & CEO.

2016 Trendsetters Honorees:

David Villa, Major League Soccer Player
Ed Salas, President, Salcare Home Health Services
Johnny Marines, Music Executive and Manager of Romeo Santos
Julio Portalatin, President and CEO, Mercer
Lucinda Martinez, SVP of Multicultural Marketing, HBO
Rafael Alexander Ortiz, MD, Chief, Neuro-Endovascular Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital & assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Radiology, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.

Rudy Fuertes, President, National Supermarket Association
Sandra Harris, Assistant Vice President for Government and Community Affairs, Columbia University
Sergio Alvarez,COO and Founder, Ai Media Group
Business Award-Retail/ Restaurant: Pollo Campero

Scholarship Winners:

CUNY Student Alexandria Brown-Panisse
CUNY Student Pamely Gomez

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About The Latino Trendsetter Awards:
Since 2002 the The Latino Trendsetter Awards, presented by LatinTRENDSmagazine has been conferred for achievement in business to organizations and individuals impacting the Hispanic community. It is one of various event marketing opportunities presented by LatinTRENDS, the online and print publication for acculturated Latinos in New York.

WHAT: The Fourteenth Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards

WHERE: The Symphony Space Theater in the BarThalia

2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 10, 2016, from 6-10 P.M.

6-7 P.M. Red carpet arrivals and media interviews
7-10 P.M. Award Presentation program

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About the Author

La Voz Hispana NY. New York's largest Spanish weekly newspaper. Official Newspaper of the NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.