Promotion of new Central American Brand Begins

Twenty-seven isthmus personalities are involved in the campaign to promote "Mucho Gusto Centroamérica," the new regional brand.

Friday, May 8, 2009


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The campaign features 27 prominent figures from the isthmus who demonstrate a picture of a Central America rich in culture, talent and landscapes through their testimony, and they invite you to discover an area of opportunity with successful, optimistic people who provide their talents to the development of the isthmus.

“Mucho Gusto Centroamérica" will feature radio, press and television ads in which the figures from Central America share success stories and achievements by the region and affirm their personal commitment to their regional environment in order to bring a message of integration to young people from 16 to 32 years of age.

The campaign also has other components such as a New Media Strategy focused on the creation of an Internet blog for young people "Mucho Gusto Centroamérica." They will also use the YouTube channel, in addition to a TV spot campaign, as a preferred means of dissemination among the region’s young Internet users. A Central American Social website is also being developed, which will consolidate information from more than 900 cultural players from 7 countries, to obtain a unified Central American Cultural Agenda in association with the SG-SICA website. With regard to this tool, a network of cultural actors in each country will be formed and activated and they will comprise a regional network. These online resources will be launched in June.

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