NEW YORK, NY (July 31, 2018) – Broadband and entertainment provider Cox Communications and Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo Enterprises will each be recognized for their unwavering corporate commitment to serving Hispanics during the Awards Luncheon at the 16 Annual Hispanic Television Summit which will be presented by Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Cox, the nation’s largest private telecommunications company, will be receiving the award for Corporate Leadership in Hispanic Television and Video within the Provider category. The company serves nearly 6 million customers, including many Latinos in key Hispanic markets. Cox is being recognized for a multi-year commitment to providing the latest advancements in digital video, Internet, telephone and home security services to Hispanics. Accepting the award on behalf of the company will be Luis Caballero, who has directed marketing strategies at Cox that have successfully achieved revenue growth within the Latino market segment.
Previous recipients of this award within the provider category include Altice USA, AT&T/DIRECTV, Comcast Cable, Dish, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon.
Telemundo Enterprises, a broadcast television network which provides original Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets, will receive the Award for Corporate Leadership in Hispanic Television and Video within the Programmer category. The company is being recognized for their innovative approach to programming for Spanish-speaking viewers, and especially for its multi-platform coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The award will be accepted by Luis Silberwasser, President of Telemundo Network. This will mark the first time that this honor will be awarded within the Programmer category.
“Cox and Telemundo have each been associated with this Summit nearly every year. We are excited to honor these two great corporations at this year’s Hispanic Television Summit,” said Charlie Weiss, Vice President of the Broadcast, Cable and Broadband Television Group at Future U.S.
Other previously-announced recipients to be presented with awards at the luncheon include Diego Scotti, Verizon’s Chief Marketing Officer, and Lisa Torres, President of Publicis Media’s Multicultural Practice, Cultural Quotient. Scotti will be honored for his efforts in building Ad Fellows, an industry partnership involving brands, agencies and colleges designed to foster the next generation of diverse marketing leaders. Torres will be honored for her achievements in overseeing media investment for many top brands in the Hispanic television and video space.
Over the past 16 years, the summit has earned a reputation as the premier conference for those in the business of television and video for Hispanic audiences, worldwide. It attracts about 500 registrants who are top executives and managers from broadcast, broadband, cable, satellite, OTT, programming networks, production companies, distributors and syndicators, financial investment, research and audience measurement firms, creative agencies, media companies and brands. The summit has been presented all 16 years by Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News and has been produced each year by Schramm Marketing Group.
To learn more about the 16 Annual Hispanic Television Summit or to register, visit www.hispanictvsummit.com.
Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR). The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Group has a reach of 120m+ globally, including 62m online users and 63m social media reach. The Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation, in particular, the high growth technology, games and music markets, with three complementary revenue streams: eCommerce, events and digital advertising. It has a number of leading brands including TechRadar, PC Gamer, GamesRadar+, What Hi-Fi?, The Photography Show, AV Technology, The Homebuilding and Renovating Show, NYC Television Week and Golden Joysticks Awards. The Magazine division has over 60 leading brands in diverse verticals including music, gaming, photography, home interest, field sports, technology and B2B. These include iconic household names such as PC Gamer, T3 and Total Film as well as market leading specialist brands including Music Week, Digital Camera and Edge.
About Schramm Marketing Group
Schramm is a marketing agency that specializes in multicultural and segmented marketing, ticket sales promotions, and producing conferences for the television and video industry. The company is recognized for its expertise in attracting large, sold-out crowds for international soccer and for driving pay TV subscription sales. They recently launched Fantastico.nyc where Latinos buy tickets online in Spanish. Schramm created and produces the Hispanic Television Summit as well as other internationally-recognized conferences. Schramm’s clients include the leading brands in sports, television, entertainment, telecommunications, and non-profits. For more information, visit www.schrammnyc.com.