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Sergio Polanco a native of Guatemala, is the founder and editor-in-chief of Conexiones Diversity Bilingual Magazine which provides educational information, entertainment, employment opportunities and news to the community. Polanco is responsible for the magazine's overall business strategy including developing strategic partnerships, content production and graphic design.
In 2014, Conexiones Magazine started as a Spanish-language only publication that reached Hagerstown, Martinsburg and Chambersburg. With its increased demand, Conexiones is now distributed in various counties within Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania with stories published in Spanish, English, Romanian and Chinese. On September 8, 2015 Sergio Polanco received “Negocio del Año” 2015 Hispanic Stellar Award for the State of Maryland. Polanco is a community leader and the founder of multiple enterprises. In February 2014, he created “Café Conexiones,” a series of networking meetings for minority and women-owned businesses held at Hagerstown Community College. “Café Conexiones” is now also held in Frederick, Silver Spring, DMV area and Annapolis MD where he relocated now with his family due to the expansion of Conexiones market to the DMV and Anne Arundel County area. Polanco also launched ConexionesRadio, an online, local radio show that features news and podcasts on important community issues.
In May 2016 launched ConexionesKids featuring bilingual educational tools for children, parents and teachers in partnership with Highlights Magazine, the most popular Kids magazine in the USA. Sergio Polanco is presently the host of “Connecting Annapolis”, a television program on the Annapolis City television station, interviewing bilingual guests such as healthcare professionals, business owners, and government officials that have a social, economical and cultural impact on the viewers. On August 19, 2016, during Premios Latin Community Gala, Sergio Polanco was awarded ‘La revista del Año” for the DMV and the Tri-State Area.