The Latin Business Association (LBA) and the Premio de la Gente(R) Join...

The Latin Business Association (LBA) and the Premio de la Gente(R) Join Forces to Present the Next Generation of Preeminent Latinos in the Hispanic Entertainment Industry



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Los Angeles, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–August 5, 2005–The Latin Business Association (LBA) in conjunction with El Premio de la Gente, Latin Music Fan Awards are announcing their partnership to create the perfect environment to foster further growth in the Latino business community: business and music packed into one fabulous week in Los Angeles. The LBA National Latino Business Expo to be held October 14-15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center will be kicked-off in grand style with El Premio de la Gente, Latin Music Fan Awards on Thursday, October 13 at The Forum in Los Angeles. “What a wonderful way to start our Expo,” said LBA Board Chairman Ray Durazo. “By joining with El Premio de la Gente, we celebrate Latino culture and the tremendous strides made by Latino artists and Latino record companies.”

This exciting partnership presents opportunities to the new generation of Latinos to network and mingle with successful Latino business owners and learn from their experiences. The growing popularity of Latin artists has been the key to its acceptance in Latino and mainstream venues, and this proves that the Hispanic entertainment industry is becoming a major force.

“As a Latino business owner, I understand how the Latino Business Association strengthens the opportunities available to Latino businesses. This partnership reflects the reach and breadth of the Hispanic business community,” said Luis Medina, executive producer and founder of El Premio de la Gente. “Combining our celebration of Latino music and the National Latino Business Expo’s trumpeting of Hispanic business will make LBA Week truly memorable. Salud!”

About The Latin Business Association (LBA)

The Latin Business Association (LBA), established in 1976, is the nation’s largest membership-based trade association representing Latino business owners. The primary purpose of the LBA is to promote the growth of Latino-owned businesses by fostering development opportunities, providing educational workshops, and formulating effective advocacy programs. For further information on LBA programs and events please visit http://www.lbausa.com

About El Premio de la Gente, Latin Music Fan Awards

El Premio de la Gente(R), Latin Music Fan Awards, a property of El Premio LLC produced by Uno Productions, Inc., is an exciting music awards show that recognizes the best in Latin music. Known as “The Award of the People,” this dynamic and exhilarating program is the only high profile event where Latin music fans choose all of the winners. Over its six years of existence, the program’s unique mix of musical star power and consumer voting has reached in excess of ten million Latino music fans online at http://www.votaelpremio.com, through direct-mail voting ballots, and at official voting centers throughout the U.S.

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CONTACT:

Marcela Gasanz

310.659.0245

The Latin Business Association (LBA) and the Premio de la Gente(R) Join Forces to Present the Next Generation of Preeminent Latinos in the Hispanic Entertainment Industry