El Clasificado Wins 10 Awards at 2019 Association of Free Community Papers Conference

By May 7, 2019Latest News

El Clasificado, the largest Spanish-language classified online marketplace and weekly shopper, took home 10 awards at the 2019 Association of Free Community Papers annual conference, which took place in Las Vegas from April 25-27.

There the company was recognized with five first place wins for Best Sales Presentation, Best Online Presentation of Classifieds, Best Original Article –  Sports Writing, Best Classified Layout, and Best Rate Card/Media Kit.


Additionally, El Clasificado was also recognized with second place honors for Best Digital or Web Innovation and Best Front Page. It received third place honors in Self Promotion – Other Media, and honorable mentions in the Best Use of Social Media, Best Mobile Website and Community Service,

These achievements demonstrate El Clasificado’s leadership, innovation in platforms ranging from print to online, and talented teams including, sales, editorial, design, web development, marketing and more.

“El Clasificado is honored to once again be an award recipient of the annual AFCP Best of the Best awards. The awards we won highlight how multifaceted our company can be in continuing to provide our audience with quality editorials and advertisements through our print publication, in addition to keeping up with the latest trends in digital advertising and online media,” Joe Badame, El Clasificado’s Chief Operations Officer said.

The AFCP annual conference was held at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas and featured a keynote presentation by renowned content marketer, Drew Davis.

About El Clasificado and EC Hispanic Media:

El Clasificado was founded in 1988 by Martha de la Torre and Joe Badame. Over the years they have successfully transitioned El Clasificado into a multi-media digital company serving over 100,000 small businesses each week with marketplaces in print, online and social avenues targeting U.S. Latinos in Spanish and English. In 2015 El Clasificado was named SBA Champion of Minority Businesses, and in 2018 EC Hispanic Media won the International Classifieds Media Association’s Digital Innovation Award for Twyzle. For over 30 years El Clasificado has been serving and helping empower Latinos to build safe, strong and healthy communities. El Clasificado is a certified minority-owned business.



Jacquelinne Mejia, Marketing and Business Development Manager

EC Hispanic Media [email protected]