NALIP Awarding Inaugural 'The Lupe Award' to Gina Rodriguez at NALIP 2013 Conference

This year NALIP is proud to announce the inaugural "The Lupe Award" in honor and memory of an accomplished and talented actress, an effective community activist, and NALIP's long-time supporter and friend, Lupe Ontiveros.

For 2013, we are very excited to award the first annual The Lupe Award to Gina Rodriguez, named the "next big thing" and one of the "top 35 Latinos under 35" by The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement comes at the heels of this past weekend's premiere of her breakout title role in Filly Brown.

Don't miss a great opportunity to join us as we celebrate this up-and-coming talent as she graciously accepts this exciting award. Register for the NALIP 2013: Spotlight on the Trillion $ Latino Market today at


Did you know . . .

• The projected Hispanic population of the United States will be 132.8 million by July 1, 2050. According to this projection, Hispanics will constitute 30 percent of the nation's population.

• Presently, 1 in 5 teens is of Hispanic decent, says Selig Center for Economic Growth. By 2020 the Hispanic teen population is expected to grow 62 percent compared with 10 percent growth in the number of teens overall.

• The Hispanic advertising industry is outpacing all other sectors of advertising growing 4 times faster and is now more than a $5 billion industry.

Learn more about the evolving state of the Trillion $ Latino Market. NALIP's 14th annual National Conference will be an inspiring weekend for Latino content creators and those interested in our media community. We're bringing top industry professionals and visionaries to examine the landslide shift in influence that Latinos are making in media making, distribution, marketing, creation and consumption. Register for the conference today!