Hmong Times

The Hmong Times is the Newspaper of the Hmong Community.  The Hmong Times began publishing in May of 1998 and is the oldest Hmong newspaper in Minnesota.  Hmong Times is distributed free of charge to more than 650 businesses, organizations, libraries and schools in the Twin Cities metro area where the Hmong live, work, and shop.

Tee Times Press

Tee Times provides a targeted tool to reach Minnesota’s affluent golfer, their families, and their friends. Unlike general interest publications, Tee Times is delivered directly to Twin Cities golfers. Subscriptions are available or golfers can pick up a copy at over 1600 locations.

La Prensa/Vida Y Sabor

La Prensa/Vida Y Sabor is Minnesota’s weekly Hispanic publication.  They cover issues key to the Latino community and the community at large through reliable, analytical content and an innovative, bilingual approach.

Lavender Magazine

Since 1995, Lavender Media has produced award winning publications, websites, radio shows, videos and events aimed at Minnesota’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) and GLBT friendly audience.

Minnesota has one of the largest GLBT communities in the United States.

TCB Marketing is the strategic hub for connecting your business, agency or organization to Minnesota’s multicultural and niche markets.

TCB Marketing provides direct access to over 45 diverse communities and niche markets located in the Twin Cities.

We help clients identify target markets and develop marketing strategies that effectively reach those key groups.  In addition, we provide creative and production services.

By using our strategic alliances, our clients can purchase media at the same cost as they would if they were working directly with the media outlet; saving our clients time without any increase in cost.  We do not add commission.

TCB Marketing has assisted over 6,000 clients develop media strategies to reach niche markets.  We understand emerging and niche market populations and apply our knowledge and expertise to develop effective media strategies and campaigns for our clients.

According to a 2013 U.S. Census Bureau report, there are over 700,000 people from diverse communities living in Minnesota.  Although this is a large number, this figure is thought to be significantly low as it does not include any undocumented, illegal or unreported immigrants.

From 2000 to 2005, 68,929 immigrants moved to Minnesota.  More immigrants arrived in Minnesota in 2005 than in any of the previous 25 years, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Minnesota’s non-white and Latino populations are projected to grow substantially faster than the white population.  Between 2005 and 2010 showed a state population gain of 225,000 – 38% of the total gain was among the non-white and Latino population according to the Minnesota State Demographers.

The Minnesota Department of Education reports that 38.3% of students enrolled in the Twin Cities metro area school districts during the 2010-2011 calendar year were from emerging market groups, totaling more than 163,000 students.  That is up from 46,000 students comprising 14.7% of enrollment in the 1988-1989 school year.