Photos by J.R. Caballero
LatinTRENDS celebrated the opening of Hispanic Heritage month with a spectacular event in New York City.
LatinTRENDS commenced Hispanic Heritage month on September 15th in New York City with a standing room only event filled with game changers of the community and Latino celebrities who paraded down the red carpet of Pacha NYC.
Perez Hilton received the recognition of Innovator in Digital Media.
“Perez Hilton was the first Latino in establishing his digital brand in the general market and Hollywood by being bold, innovative and pursuing his dream of making it big in a non-traditional way. He is a true pioneer in what is known today as the blog world,” said Juan Guillen, founder & CEO of LatinTRENDS.
The event, which was hosted by actor and director Victor Cruz and host Stefi Chacon, with other celebrities in attendance were: actress April Hernandez, (Dexter); actors, Berto Colón and Laura G0mez (Orange is the New Black); actress, Iliana Guibert, (One Bad Choice, MTV), Natalie V (Team USA Fencer); music producer, Boy Wonder (Chosen Few); urban artist, Chiko Swagg; rapper, Mely Mel; Miss Dominican Republic US, Kassandra Fernández; Yokasty Peña and Juan Plaza, celebrity designers. Elected officials present were: Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer and NYC Council member, Antonio Reynoso.
With this event, LatinTRENDS continues with its mission to inform, entertain and inspire the forward thinking, as the attendees partied and networked throughout the evening, in this private event.
There were sixteen sweepstakes winners that attended from the general public courtesy of media partners La Mega 97.9 SBS and LatinTRENDS Facebook sweepstakes contest.
This event was sponsored by Absolut, Inca Kola and Ford.
Red carpet photos by Vincent Villafanes