About Us

Access Latin Entertainment, is an extension of Eddie Ortiz and Associates (DBA), a corporation organized and registered under the state of Illinois,  based in Chicago, Illinois. Founded by Eddie Ortiz. We specialize in Latin music  by providing:

  • Bookings for Latin Artists
  • Bookings for non-Latin shows in Latin America
  • Latin Music Promotion
  • Consulting Services for Advertising Agencies and Event Production

  We acquire  MAJOR ACTS and up and coming Latin talent.  We also act as a liaison between other non-Hispanic agencies to bring English speaking shows/performances to Latin America.

We utilize our established relationships with artists, managers, tour promoters, record labels,, and major talent agencies to provide quality entertainment and industry related services. We have been working with Latin music for  27 years and worked with almost every major act.

Access Latin Entertainment  will help you choose the best Latin music for your event or advertising campaign and provide you with the information you need to make it a success.  We have some of the best contacts in the business including festival presenters, Hispanic media and cultural leaders.

Fee structure:  Costs vary depending on the project, event details, and the artist. You give us information on your project, with budget and time frame, and we will put a proposal together that works for you.

Why  Access Latin Entertainment?

---- You can have ACCESS to major international Latin artists and groups, local acts, professional sound/light crews, and other entertainment related resources.

---- As a boutique company, Access Latin Entertainment doesn’t have the “overhead” expenses that other major companies have.  Therefore, our fees will be less of what others will charge you.                                                                                                               

---- The productive and professional relationships that Eddie Ortiz has developed over the years in the industry is invaluable and will be used to get more attention and lower fees from artists, managers, and tour promoters.

---- By letting Access Latin Entertainment take care of the entertainment aspect of a promotional campaign in the Hispanic market, Clients can use their time to concentrate in other productive phases of the promotion.

 

About Eddie Ortiz

 A graduate from Northeastern Illinois University, Eddie Ortiz has over 27 years experience with event production, bookings, tour management, and recently, record production and music publishing. Prior to launching Eddie Ortiz & Associates/Access Latin Entertainment, he worked for many years with Henry Cardenas (now CEO of CMN) at Cardenas/Fernandez and Associates (which at that time was the largest Hispanic production company in sports, music, and other special events in the U.S. and the Caribbean). While there, Eddie Ortiz worked in all aspects of production: planning, developing, media buyer, stage manager, bookings, tour management, and marketing.

Eddie Ortiz co-produced and promoted shows with virtually every top Latin performer, including:

  • Marc Anthony
  • Mana
  • Aventura
  • Celia Cruz
  • Juan Luis Guerra
  • Tito Puente
  • Chayanne
  • Vicente Fernandez
  • Juan Gabriel
  • Ricky Martin
  • Franco De Vita
  • El Gran Combo, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Oscar De Leon and many, many others.

While in tours or productions with artists, Eddie Ortiz worked in well known venues in the U.S.: Madison Square Garden, Universal Amphitheatre, Chicago Amphitheatre, Chicago Theatre, Allstate Arena, Coliseo Roberto Clemente, American Airlines Arena, Anaheim Convention Center, House of Blues, Hard Rock Café, Orlando Convention Center, and Amway Arena, among others.

In 2007, Eddie Ortiz added another service by incorporating “Buen Oido Music”; a publishing company representing singers and songwriters, registering songs, and collecting royalties. Buen Oido Music is registered with ASCAP and BMI.

In 2009, Eddie Ortiz became a record producer as well. As an executive producer, he was responsible for the financial costs associated with producing the album “El  Mundo  Gira” (label: Zamora Music Group/Sony music) as well as coordinating the recording process and selection of songs recorded by Voz a Voz.

In summary, Eddie Ortiz brings over 27 years of reputable experience in the Latin music business to AccessLatin Entertainment. We can provide your production, booking needs and consulting services at a fraction of the cost of major corporations and major agencies, with more personalized service. As a client, you will feel very confident and comfortable working with a professional, honest, and experienced team.

Disclaimer: Access Latin is not the exclusive agent for the artists listed on this website. As indicated, Eddie Ortiz has built a relationship with many contacts in the industry to be able provide access to these Latin musical artists and services.