NEW YORK, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rafael Amaya, star of the popular, Emmy Award-winning, Spanish language TV Telemundo Super Series™, El Señor de los Cielos, ("Lord of the Skies") which just launched its fifth season on June 20, will be the 2017 recipient of the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Hispanic Television. The award is presented by Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News, two leading television business publications. Mr. Amaya will accept the award at a special luncheon ceremony, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., during the 15th Annual Hispanic Television Summit, on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Sheraton New York Hotel, 811 Seventh Avenue at West 53rd Street in New York City.
Mr. Amaya is being recognized for a career which has propelled him to becoming one of the best-known actors in both Spanish and English language television today. His career includes starring roles in successful Telemundo Network original productions, theater, movies, and television series. This leading man has also served as co-host of "The Billboard Mexican Music Awards," and "The Billboard Latin Music Awards."
"We are especially excited to be recognizing the achievements of this outstanding, popular actor and musician, who continues to attract millions of viewers to every episode of the successful, long-running super series," said Louis Hillelson, Vice president and Group Publisher. He continued, "This is the quinceañera year for the Summit, and Mr. Amaya is receiving our legacy award which has been presented to other television leaders over the past fifteen years."
Past recipients of the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Hispanic Television include other on-air celebrities like Mario Kreutzberger, better known as "Don Francisco," Andrés Cantor, Cristina Saralegui, Lucero, Raúl De Molina and Lili Estefan; news anchors Jorge Ramos, María Elena Salinas, José Díaz-Balart and María Celeste Arrarás, boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya; and advertising executives like P&G's Edgar Sandoval and Monica Gadsby of Publicis Groupe.
The Hispanic Television Summit is the most popular, and longest running annual event for executives in the business of television and video for Hispanic audiences, worldwide. It attracts nearly 500 executives from the U.S., Latin America and Europe. The Summit was created fifteen years ago by Joe Schramm and has been produced for New Bay Media's Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News every year since by the Schramm Marketing Group. This year, the Summit will be one of a series of conferences and events to be presented by New Bay Media during NYC Television Week, October 16-19, 2017.
To enjoy the early bird rate for this Summit, register by Monday, September 11, 2017 at https://nbmedia.swoogo.com/TVWEEK2017.
To learn more about the 15th Annual Hispanic Television Summit, visit www.hispanictvsummit.com.
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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
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