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About the Conference

October 24-26, 2021 | In-Person and Virtual

Join the discussion at the ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference! Now in its 23rd year, this has become the annual must-attend event featuring presentations from the industry's most prominent thought leaders and client-side multicultural marketing professionals. These experts will tackle today's industry issues, share their successful strategies, and provide some best practices.

Today, this work and its impact is more important than ever before, so join us to network, be inspired, learn, and authentically engage with multicultural communities. 


Join the conversation at #ANAmulti


Tap into rich insights, best practices, case studies, and the latest trends from leaders in marketing and advertising.


Connect with peers from businesses large and small to expand your personal network and sphere of influence.


Advance your marketing knowledge and that of your team to drive sustained growth for your brand and business.

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The 2020 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference in Two Minutes

Relive the best of the 2020 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference in this brief overview.

Highlighted speakers include:

  • Simona Rabsatt Butler, Senior Director of Global Sourcing and Marketing, Visa, Inc.
  • Rishad Tobaccowala, Author, Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in The Age of Data and Senior Advisor, Publicis Groupe
  • And more.
Your In-Person Venue

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

For those attending in-person, we plan on offering special extra experiences, including in-person only content with industry experts and networking.

The ANA has negotiated a special room rate of $339 per night. In order to use the ANA rate, you must be registered to attend the conference. To make your room reservation, please click here. The cut-off date to obtain the ANA rate is Friday, October 1, 2021, after which prevailing rates apply.

Please review our safety protocols for more information on how we've committed to making the in-person experience safe and valuable for all attendees.

Your Virtual Event Platform

Welcome to Grip

We know that not everyone will be able to travel for this event, so we are also providing a remote participation option powered by Grip, an AI-powered event matchmaking service that uses natural language processing, advanced algorithms, and deep neural networks to learn about your professional goals and interests.

Grip takes the work out of networking through intelligent matchmaking — making it more fun and giving you a higher return on time as you network with other attendees and exhibitors, arrange meetings, and identify potential business contacts. Utilize Grip to:

  • Make connections with significant people you would not have met otherwise
  • Expand your professional network
  • Create business opportunities with other event-goers
Download the ANA Events App

The ANA Events app is the official app for all ANA national industry conferences, giving you mobile access to the full conference agenda, in-app networking with attendees, event-only social networking, and more.


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Hosts and Speakers

Conference Co-Chair:
Elizabeth Campbell
Senior Director of Marketing, Cultural Engagement

Conference Co-Chair:
Gilbert Davila
President and CEO
Davila Multicultural Insights

Elizabeth Campbell

Senior Director of Marketing, Cultural Engagement


Beryl Chung

Creative Director


Maurice Cooper

Senior Vice President, Marketing


Fabrícia da Silva

Multicultural Marketing Manager USA & Canada

Brown-Forman / Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey

Jason Dailey

Director of Agency Development


Nikki Darden

Head of Internal Brand & Global Integration


Gilbert Dávila

President and CEO

Dávila Multicultural Insights (DMI)

Ty Deran

Content Creator, Actor

John Dillon

Chief Brand Officer and Executive Vice President


Mimi Dixon

Senior Director, Marketing


Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO

Age Wave

Alicia Enciso

Chief Marketing Officer

Nestlé USA

Knatokie Ford, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO of Fly Sci® Enterprise

SeeHer Advisor

Reed Harris

Senior Customer Development Manager, Vogue International

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health

Steve Keller

Sonic Strategy Director, Studio Resonate

SXM Media

Vanessa Lai

Creative Director


Florencia Leibaschoff

President, Círculo Creativo

Group Creative Director, Lerma Agency

Bob Liodice

Chief Executive Officer


Karla Lucia

Executive Director


Elliot Lum

EVP, Community and Growth


Sam McCracken

N7 General Manager & Visionary


Luis Miguel Messianu

Founder-Creative Chairman-CEO


Kopper Joi Overton

Digital Experience Lead, Skin Health West

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health

Marc S. Pritchard

Chief Brand Officer

The Procter & Gamble Company

Carlos Santiago

President and Chief Strategist, Santiago Solutions Group

Co-Founder, AIMM

Nidia Serrano

Senior Director, Sales Marketing Strategy

SXM Media

Marissa Solis

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Media

Frito Lay North America

Heather Stewart

General Director, Global Media and Marketing Services

General Motors

Peter Viento

Director, Head of Creative Services


Matt Wagner

Vice President, Client Services

Target 10

Elías Weinstock

Vice President, Executive Creative Director


Gregory Wright

Vice President, Content Marketing


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