The Latin Mixx Conference and Awards will take place in New York from July 12-14. Voting is still open so go cast your vote and let people know who are the best Latinos in this business. This year’s Latin Mixx will be the 6th annual conference and awards show. Some of the highlights of this event will be the awards for best DJs, Discussion Panels, New Artists Showcase, Custom Sneaker Exhibition, and Art Exhibition. The prime focus of the Latin Mixx Conference is to educate DJs in the areas of business, promotion, music, equipment and all areas which increase their effectiveness as a DJ.
You will be able to vote for your favorites in the following categories:
• Best East Coast DJ
• Best West Coast DJ
• Best Mid West DJ
• Best Down South DJ
• Best Blend DJ
• Best Exclusive DJ
• Best Club DJ
• Best Internet Radio Show
• Best Tropical DJ
• Best Female DJ
• Best collaboration DJ in the Club or on a Mixtape
• “On The Rise” DJ of the Year
• Best Promoter Individual or Team
• Best Mixtape of the Year
*Best DJ of the Year* – DJ Kazzanova, DJ Alex Sensation, DJ Prostyle, DJ Cipha Sounds, DJ Camilo, DJ Vice, DJ Lobo
DAY 1 :: Tuesday, July 12, 2011
DJ & Artist Showcase
Location: 809 Lounge, 8:00 pm – 12:00 am
The Latin Mixx Artist Showcase presented by BMI & Latin Mixx Turntablist Showcase, hosted by Table Manners Emerging artists will be showcasing their talents to celebrate the opening night of Latin Mixx. Trick DJs will be showing off their best turntable skills.
DAY 2 :: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Location: The Times Center, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
• Artist Exhibition
• Custom Sneaker Exhibition
• Styles Design Competition
• Conference Performance Stage – New and emerging artists perform for attendees.
Latin Mixx Discussion Panels
Panel #1: Use It Before You Lose It.
Maybe not, but with content today departing from analog and moving faster than ever, success depends on a strategy that can incorporate key social platforms to create movements and influence culture. Here’s a discussion on how to make waves.
Moderated by: Richie Cruz – Lifestyle Marketing Specialist, PepsiCo
Manny Torro – Sr Manager of Digital Marketing, Events & Promotions for MTV2, MTVU & MTV360
Amanda Levine-Pilla – Director of Artist & Client Relations, Billboard Pro
Henry Fernandez- Digital Media, Nautica
Aleesha Smalls – Sr. Interactive Marketing Manager, Roc Nation & Rocawear
Panel #2: Leveraging Your Social Cultural & Social Capital.
What is Social Capital and how do we use it? Learn the importance of investing in your networking relationships and be more aware of your cultural influence. This panel will give everyone listening the tools to succeed in today’s marketplace. Establish the ability to proactively seek success through networking relationships rather than waiting for it to come to you. .
Moderated by: Joseph Segarra – Account Services & Business Development, Alloy Access
Andre Pinard – Director of Consumer Insights, Alloy Media + Marketing
Javier Farfan – Director of Cultural Branding, PepsiCo
Sabrina Macias – Vice President of Multicultural, Edelman
April D. Alejandro – Director of Client Management, Mercury Mambo
Carolina Concepción – Brand Manager, Heineken USA
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Panel #3: Only The Strongest Survive! The Do’s and Don’t of Management
Do you ever wonder what you are doing wrong? This panel will give you tools that you need to become one of the best managers. Learn from some of the biggest managers in the industry. What are you doing wrong and how can you be better.
Moderator: Tone Capone – Industry Online, CEO
Johnny Marines – Manager, Anthony “Romeo” Santos – Aventura
Edgar Andino – Manager, Wisin Y Yandel
Angela Martinez, Esg – Entertainment Attorney & Manager
Panel #4: Discovering the Hennessy DJ Collective
How did the Hennessy DJ Collective start and what does it mean to represent a brand? Learn how these DJs got recognized by Hennessy and are positively representing the premier cognac brand 24/7. Learn what marketers are looking for in identifying ambassadors and learn how the Hennessy DJ Collective members provide valuable contributions in maximizing Hennessy’s marketing efforts to Urban Latinos.
Moderator: Manny Gonzalez – Director of Hispanic Marketing for Hennessy, Moet Hennessy USA
Panelists: Hennessy Collective DJs
DJ Laz – Power 96 Miami
DJ Geraldo – Mega Houston, TX
DJ Eddie One – Latino 96, LA
Laura Stylez – Hot 97, NY
DJ Omarcillo – La Kalle 106.7, Chicago
Panel #5: Superstar Q&A
7:00pm – 2:00am
DJ Icon Award Presentation & Celebration
Tribute to Latin Mixx DJ Icon DJ Lil Louie Vega
Location: Club Cielo
18 Little W 12th Street, NYC (Meat Packing District)
DAY 3 :: Thursday, July 14, 2011
Latin Mixx Awards
Location: The Times Center – 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The most anticipated event of the year! Winners of the Latin Mixx Awards will be announced in all 15 categories, from West Coast to East Coast to DJ of The Year. Surprise celebrity guests presenters and amazing performances, this show is not to be missed!