Nissan: Nissan sponsors ¡LatinFest! in Mississippi as partial of the joining to informative diversity

Posted on 15. Oct, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

  • ¡LatinFest! is an annual festival celebrating a enlightenment and contributions of a Hispanic village in Mississippi
  • Nissan supports a eventuality as partial of a longstanding goal to foster America’s opposite informative heritage
  • Nissan’s sponsorship of ¡LatinFest! tops off a company’s broader rendezvous in Hispanic Heritage Month

CANTON, Miss. — Nissan is unapproachable to offer as a presenting unite for ¡LatinFest! 2016, that will be hosted by a Latin American Business Association in Canton this Saturday, Oct 15. The festival brings together businesses, open officials and visitors from opposite a segment and a nation for a jubilee of Latino enlightenment and a Hispanic community’s contributions in Mississippi. ¡LatinFest! will symbol a finish of Hispanic Heritage Month, that is distinguished annually from Sep 15 to Oct 15 in a United States.  

“Through a Nissan Foundation, a association has actively worked to foster a larger appreciation and bargain of America’s opposite informative birthright for roughly 25 years. Sponsoring ¡LatinFest! offers a good eventuality for us to serve allege that commitment,” pronounced Steve Marsh, clamp boss of Nissan’s Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant. “We demeanour brazen to celebrating this year’s eventuality with people from a city of Canton, a state of Mississippi and many other places around a U.S.”



¡LatinFest! is an annual eventuality that is now in a fifth year, and it will be hosted during a Canton Multipurpose Center for a initial time. The festival facilities a far-reaching operation of activities, including live song from 5 opposite bands, dancing and a farrago of informative cuisine. The Boys Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi Canton, One Church of Ridgeland and a Mississippi section of a Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers will horde an interactive Kids Zone, that will have sponsored activities as good for children.

“¡LatinFest! reflects several of Nissan’s core values, from a energy of oddity and preparation to a need to know and honour opposite perspectives,”  said Jeffrey Webster, Nissan’s executive of Diversity and Inclusion. “As a Japanese association that has been handling in a United States for decades, informative farrago is of good significance to us.”

¡LatinFest! is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and partial of a deduction will be donated to a Red Cross of Mississippi. For some-more information, greatfully revisit  

Nissan’s sponsorship of ¡LatinFest! is one of several activities a association participated in during Hispanic Heritage Month. This month, Nissan announced a recover of a video array patrician “Hispanics Who Dominate” that brings to life a stories of bland Hispanic heroes. The videos yield a glance into a tasks and hurdles faced by a featured Hispanic village heroes as they work to urge their lives and a lives of others. 

Also, a Nissan-sponsored Mexican National Team took on New Zealand for a soccer compare during Nissan Stadium in Nashville, home of a automaker’s North American headquarters. The soccer teams faced any other as partial of a Mexican National Team’s five-stop U.S. tour. The compare featured an array of activities for fans such as a Nissan-sponsored interactive fan section featuring Nissan cars and trucks, including a TITAN XD wrapped in “El Tricolor’s” signature red, white and green.

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