ANA Announces Winners for 2013 Multicultural Excellence Awards

NEW YORK - September 23, 2013 – Today the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) announced the winners of the 2013 Multicultural Excellence Awards, which recognizes ANA member companies and other marketers who produced industry leading multicultural advertising campaigns between June 2012 and June 2013.

The 2013 grand prize winner in each category will be announced at a ceremony during the ANA’s 15th Annual Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference.  The event will take place November 3-5 in Los Angeles, California at the JW Marriott Los Angeles.  For more information about the conference, including the full agenda, please visit

The brand and agency winners in each of the nine categories are:

Chrysler 300 (Chrysler, LLC), GlobalHue
Miller Lite (MillerCoors), commonground
Walmart, Liquid Soul, One Solution, MediaVest

AT&T Mobility, interTrend Communication
Marine Corps Recruiting Command, Uniworld Group
Wells Fargo, DAE Advertising

Digital Media
Lucky Charms (General Mills), Inc., McCann New York
Marine Corps Recruiting Command, Uniworld Group
Tide (Procter & Gamble), Burrell Communications Group 

General Market
Jeep OSR (Chrysler, LLC), GlobalHue
Cheerios (General Mills), Inc., Saatchi & Saatchi
Wells Fargo, Acento Advertising, Muse, UM/MRM, DDB 

Got Milk (California Milk Processor Board), Grupo Gallegos
Got Milk (California Milk Processor Board), Grupo Gallegos
PAMPERS (Procter & Gamble), Conill Advertising

Allstate Insurance Company, Leo Burnett
American Express Company, Grand Central Marketing
Lucky Charms (General Mills), Inc., McCann New York

City Year, Inc., Allen & Gerritsen
Indio Beer (Heineken USA), iNSPIRE!
U.S. Bank, Globalworks

Tecate (Heineken USA), iNSPIRE!
Obama for America, DOVE Marketing 

Significant Results         
Lucky Charms (General Mills), Inc., McCann New York
Miller Lite (MillerCoors), commonground
Toyota Avalon (Toyota), Burrell Communications

Sponsored by the ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Committee, the awards were created to help raise awareness and recognition for the outstanding work being done in the areas of African-American, Asian, Hispanic and LGBT advertising. A portion of the proceeds collected will help fund scholarships for high-potential multicultural students who plan to pursue careers in advertising and/or marketing. 


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Press Contacts:
Marcus Hardy
CooperKatz & Co. for the ANA

Danielle Arnold
CooperKatz & Co. for the ANA