Vamos a celebrar!
The number one brand in New York for progressive men and women who enjoy “la esencia Latina”, LatinTRENDS Magazine, has just announced The Fourteenth Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards. The awards are a landmark celebration of excellence in an array of areas including enterprise, arts, entertainment, health, education and community leadership.
The awards will be hosted be actress, speaker and author April Hernandez and luxury Real Estate Broker and star of Bravo’s Emmy-Nominated Million Dollar Listing New York, Luis D. Ortiz. Audience members will also get to enjoy musical performances from Latin Grammy Award nominee Frankie Negron and emerging Urban Tropical musician Boñé.
Some of the 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.
Finally what you’ve been waiting for, the 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
CUNY Student Alexandria Brown-Panisse
CUNY Student Pamely Gomez
The Latino Trendsetter Awards are set to take place on May 10 at The Symphony Space Theater in NYC. You can now get your tickets here!