“Best Classified Website with
1 Million Unique Monthly Visitors
and Over, 2014”

– Editor & Publisher

With a rich history of helping connect buyers and sellers within the Hispanic community and empowering Latinos in their everyday lives, El Clasificado has been presented with awards by renowned companies and organizations. Here are some of the achievements we have been recognized for in print, digital, executive leadership and more.

Small Business Champion of the Year, 2015

The Marcia Lamb Inner City Innovation Award, 2016

100 Fastest Growing Inner-City Businesses in the USA, 2008, 2004

100 Fastest Growing Companies in the USA, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008

Niche Media

  • Quinceanera.com named as Niche Magazine in “The Spirit of Niche” Category

American Diabetes Association

  • Media Partner of the Year, 2015

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

  • Martha de la Torre, Latina Business Woman of the Year Award, 2014

Portada Hispanic & Advertising Awards

  • El Clasificado, Top Content Provider Finalist, 2015
  • Martha de la Torre, Latina Business Woman of the Year, 2014

Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

  • Martha de la Torre, “Mujeres del Año”, 2014

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Magazine

  • ICIC- Bloomberg Business Week Magazine Inner City 100, included as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Inner-City Businesses in the USA, 2010, 2009

Fortune Magazine

  • ICIC- Fortune Magazine Inner City 100, included as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Inner-City Businesses in the USA, 2013, 2012, 2011

Ernst & Young

  • Finalist of the Greater Los Angeles area, Entrepreneur of the Year, 2013, 2007, 2001

Los Angeles Business Journal

  • 100 LA Minority Owned Business, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2010
  • Women Owned Business, 2015
  • Latino Business Award 2012
  • 50 Largest Minority Owned Companies in LA, 2010
  • Latino Business Awards, 2011
  • Latino Business Awards Finalists, 2010
  • 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
  • Women Making a Difference, Owner/CEO of the Year, 2008

Hispanic Business

  • Hispanic Business 500, one of the 500 Largest U.S. Hispanic Owned Companies, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 & 2004

Inc. Magazine

  • Inc. 5,000, Included as one of the 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies in the USA, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

Circulation Verification Council

  • CVC Gold Standard Award 2007/2008

Hispanic Magazine

  • Business Entrepreneurship Award, 2006

National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP)

  • Outstanding Circulation Program 2016, 2015,  2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
  • Outstanding Publication Website 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Outstanding Classified Section 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
  • Outstanding Entertainment Article, 2015
    Silver, El Punto, Los Angeles, CA, Homenaje en pantalla, tormento familiar fuera de ella, Pablo Scarpellini
  • Outstanding Business Article, 2015
    Bronze, El Punto, Los Angeles, CA, Paquí Tequila, una marca para conquistar EEUU, Palbo Scarpellini

Association of Free Community Papers (AFCP)

  • General Excellence, 2013, 2012
  • Best Presentation of Classifieds on the Internet, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
  • Best Internet Home Page, 2009
  • Best Agency Ad, 2009
  • Best Sales Presentation, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006, 2005
  • Outstanding Publication, 2008, 2007
  • Best of Show, 2009, 2006
  • Entrepreneur Award, 2005

American Red Cross

  • Corporate Hero Award – Rio Hondo Chapter, 2010

Latina Style Magazine

  • Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund Award recipient, 2008

Latin Business Association (LBA)

  • Latina Entrepreneur of the Year, 2000

Loyola Marymount University

  • Los Angeles Leaders, LMU Distinguished Alumni Award | March, 2011

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-LA)

  • Top Distinguished Women, 2004
  • Inducted into Hall of Fame 2011
  • Hall of Fame, 2001

Minority Media and Telecommunications Council)

  • Multicultural Entrepreneur of the Week

Montebello Chamber of Commerce

  • Large Business of the Year, 2013

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

  • Small Business Person of the Year, Los Angeles 2008

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC)

  • Hispanic Business woman of the Year, National Award 2000