Awards

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.

Association of Free Community Papers (AFCP)

  • Best Use of Social Media, 2018, 2020
  • Best Digital or Web Innovation, 2018, 2020
  • Best Original Illustration or Digital Art, 2018, 2020
  • Best Online Presentation of Classified Ads, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • General Excellence – Weekly 0-9% Editorial Content, 2018, 2020
  • Best Classified Layout, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Self Promotion – Other Media, 2018, 2019
  • Best Community Service, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Best Social Media Strategy, 2019
  • Best Front Page 2018, 2019
  • Best Sales presentation, 2018, 2019
  • Best Original Writing – Sports Article, 2019
  • Best Rate Card/Media Kit, 2019
  • General Excellence, 2012, 2013
  • Best Presentation of Classifieds on the Internet, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Best Internet Home Page,  2009
  • Best Agency Ad, 2009
  • Best Sales Presentation, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Outstanding Publication, 2007, 2008
  • Best of Show2006, 2009
  • Entrepreneur Award, 2005

Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council

  • 36th annual Leadership Excellence Awards 2020

Editor & Publisher (EPY)

  • Best Promotional/Marketing Campaign with under 1 million unique monthly visitors 2020
  • Best Classified Website 2015

Portada Hispanic & Advertising Awards

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

Ernst & Young

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

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

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

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

Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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

National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP)

  • Outstanding Classified Section 2018 (Gold Award), 2016, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
  • Outstanding Media Kit, 2018
  • Outstanding Event, 2018
  • Outstanding Website Promoting Your Publication & Company, 2018
  • Outstanding Design Magazine, 2018
  • 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 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, Pablo Scarpellini

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

Local Media Association

  • Best Use of Data, 2018 Local Media Digital Innovation Contest

Niche Media

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

Loyola Marymount University

  • Alumni Role Model of the Year, Latino Alumni Association | November, 2018
  • Los Angeles Leaders, LMU Distinguished Alumni Award | March, 2011

American Diabetes Association

  • Media Partner of the Year, 2015

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

Circulation Verification Council

  • CVC Gold Standard Award 2007/2008

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-LA)

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

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

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

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

Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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

Portada Hispanic & Advertising Awards

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

Ernst & Young

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

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

Circulation Verification Council

  • CVC Gold Standard Award 2007/2008

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-LA)

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

American Red Cross

  • Corporate Hero Award – Rio Hondo Chapter, 2010

Minority Media and Telecommunications Council)

  • Multicultural Entrepreneur of the Week

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

  • Los Angeles Small Business Person of the Year, 2003

Inc. Magazine

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

Hispanic Magazine

  • Business Entrepreneurship Award, 2006

Latin Business Association (LBA)

  • Latina Entrepreneur of the Year, 2000

Montebello Chamber of Commerce

  • Large Business of the Year, 2013

Latina Style Magazine

  • Anna Maria Arias Memorial Business Fund Award recipient, 2008

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