ANA Announces Finalists For 2018 Multicultural Excellence Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCTOBER 11, 2018

 Grand Prize Winners to Be Announced at Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference in November

NEW YORK (October 11, 2018) — Category winners in the 18th annual Association of National Advertisers’ Multicultural Excellence Awards competition were announced today, and will be honored in November for their industry-leading multicultural advertising campaigns run between June 2017 and June 2018.

More than 35 companies were named as winners in 12 separate categories. Grand Prize winners in each category will be announced at an awards ceremony during the ANA’s 20th annual Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference, November 4-6 in Miami Beach. The ceremony culminates with the “Best in Show” announcement, honoring the year’s best campaign chosen from the Grand Prize category winners.

The client and agency finalists in each of the 12 categories are:

Client

Agency

Category

Comcast

Burrell Communications

African American

Unilever North America Beauty & Personal Care (Dove MasterBrand)

JOY Collective

African American

Procter & Gamble

EGAMI Group

African American

     
     

Warner Bros. Pictures

IW Group

Asian

JP Morgan Chase

interTrend Communications, Inc.

Asian

JP Morgan Chase

interTrend Communications, Inc.

Asian

     
     

Goya Foods

Dieste, Inc.

Hispanic

Toyota Motor North America

Conill Advertising

Hispanic

Comcast

Gallegos United

Hispanic

     
     

Verizon

McCann

LGBT

NewFest

Ogilvy

LGBT

Verizon

R/GA

LGBT

     
     

Procter & Gamble

Wieden + Kennedy

People with Disabilities

Canadian Down Syndrome Society

FCB Canada

People with Disabilities

Toyota Motor North America

Saatchi & Saatchi / Dentsu

People with Disabilities

     
     

Comcast

Burrell Communications

Audio

Walmart

Lopez Negrete Communications

Audio

The Coca-Cola Company

Casanova//McCann

Audio

 

 

 

     

Comcast

Burrell Communications

Print

Comcast

Burrell Communications

Print

fluent360

fluent360

Print

     
     

beIN SPORTS

Y&R Miami

Digital/Social/Mobile

PFLAG Canada

FCB/SIX

Digital/Social/Mobile

Puerto Rico Tourism Company

KOI IXS

Digital/Social/Mobile

     
     

Procter & Gamble

EGAMI Group

Total Market

Levi Strauss & Co.

FCB West

Total Market

Procter & Gamble

Wieden + Kennedy

Total Market

     
     

Procter & Gamble

Wieden + Kennedy

Experiential Marketing

Comcast

Burrell Communications

Experiential Marketing

Comcast

Burrell Communications

Experiential Markeing

     
     

Procter & Gamble

EGAMI Group

Socially Responsible

PFLAG Canada

FCB/SIX

Socially Responsible

HP Inc

FF Creative Community

Socially Responsible

     

Lexus

Walton Isaacson

Significant Results

PFLAG Canada

FCB/SIX

Significant Results

Canadian Down Syndrome Society

FCB Canada

Significant Results

Sponsored by the ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Committee, the awards were created to help raise awareness of and recognition for the outstanding work being done in multicultural marketing.

For more information about the conference, including the full agenda, please visit: http://www.ana.net/conference/show/id/MCC-NOV18.

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