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Above Promotions Gets Cuban Festival Contract

Posted By Above Promotions Company, Tuesday, February 4, 2014

LocalShops1 member Above Promotions Company in Tampa was recently contracted to handle online marketing for the third annual Cuban Sandwich Festival, and event that attracts more than 30,000 people. Following is the press release with the announcement:


TAMPA. FL -- Founded in 2012, the Annual Cuban Sandwich Festival has been a welcomed event to the state since its inception. The mixture of food, the arts and live music has drawn thousands from all over to attend. Its biggest

draw is the Cuban Sandwich Competition. Restaurants and chefs have the opportunity to showcase their best version of the sandwich for a chance to win four coveted titles this year.

"To be a part of an event which is a huge part of the food culture we've grown up in is exciting for us,” said Ramon Grimsley, Promotions and Technology Manager.

"In taking the festival national, we knew we would need an agency who could be creative, understand the food culture and have the right tools to spread the word”, states Jolie Gonzalez-Padilla, CEO of Latin Times Media and Co-Founder of the Cuban Sandwich Festival.

Above Promotions Company, a digital publicity and marketing agency located in Tampa, FL, is no stranger to helping to grow attendees for various types of events.

Grimsley states, "We're supporters of Latin Times Media and the Latin community. Besides, growing up in Tampa, home of the Best Cuban Sandwich, it's easy to share the message of love for this iconic food staple. Taking on this project just made sense for our business.”

Above Promotions Company will be responsible for all initiatives regarding creative for online social media leading up to and during the festival.

"We are excited and look forward to great things through this partnership,” Gonzalez-Padilla said.

About the National Cuban Sandwich Festival: The National Cuban Sandwich Festival is an exciting free annual family and community event created to celebrate the richness of our nation's cultural communities which began in 2012. The festival's highlight is the restaurant competition with entrants from across the U.S. looking for the chance to be given the bragging rights of the BEST Cuban Sandwich in 2014 by notable VIP and celebrity judges as well as attendees and fans from all over the country. Over 30,000 people have attended the festival thus far which features over 75 food, art, social and business exhibitors. For more information visit:

About Above Promotions Company: Above Promotions is a full service digital publicity, marketing and promotions company, founded with the purpose to serve an array of clients that are looking to expand their presence in the marketplace. From a local to international market, Above Promotions Company uses innovative ideas and resources to provide the exposure that goes above your expectations. Visit for more information. Above Promotions can be reached at : (813) 383-1914 (office) or

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