Just five weeks before our LATISM’12 national conference in Houston, this October, top leaders in the city are already rolling out the red carpet for all of the Latinos In Social Media who will attend the premiere annual event in Texas. This is the first time LATISM holds its national conference in the southern United States, and Texas is buzzing with excitement!
Leading the welcome wagon is Houston’s Mayor Annise Parker, joined by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Laura Murillo, as well as local celebrities like NBC local affiliate, KPRC Local 2′s Bill Balleza, the Houston Texans and Houston Rockets cheerleaders, the Norma Zenteno Band, as well as the Houston Grand Opera.
All were participants in the below video officially welcoming LATISM to the Lone Star state:
Latinos In Social Media is the largest organization of Latinos engaged in social media. It’s three day national conference will take place in Houston from October 25 to 27, 2012, and will focus on four core track areas: business, education, health and technology.
For more information about the conference and to register today visit conference.latism.org.
Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media (LATISM) is a 501(c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community through technology innovation and social media. LATISM also helps to raise awareness among corporate brands, NGOs and government entities about using social media to reach Latinos. Our partnership initiatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training. A pioneering social media organization with over 180,000 members in its network, LATISM has been hailed as the most influential online movement in the new multicultural Web. To learn more about the LATISM organization, visit http://latism.org
ABOUT LATISM ’12
The LATISM ’12 Conference is LATISM’s centerpiece, fully bilingual event of the year. This national event will consolidate LATISM’s mission and audience of health providers, government officials, educators, community members and thought leaders. Since 2009, the Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media (LATISM) events have taken place in cities all around the United States, including New York, Orlando, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Silicon Valley, featuring more than 400 speakers to date. Participants have included over 5,000 in-person attendees, with thousands more engaging via social media.