To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Culture Marketing Council has rescheduled the CMC Annual Summit from April 27-29, 2020 to new dates. The CMC will announce the new dates in the coming weeks.

In an effort to build additional value and focus on making agencies matter, the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's), a membership-based U.S. trade association for the advertising and marketing communications industry, recently hired Donna Tobin as Executive Vice President, Marketing, Communications, Events & Partnerships for the organization. Additionally, The Sway Effect has been named public relations AOR after an internal review.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) Miami chapter is proud to announce its Board of Directors for 2020. Now in its sixth year, the HPRA Miami chapter counts with a board of 12 communications professionals dedicated to bringing value and networking opportunities to the Hispanic PR community.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) announced the launch of its newest chapter, HPRA Orange County (CA). HPRA OC joins four others regional chapters part of national trade organization which launched in 2012. HPRA was first established in Los Angeles in 1984 to serve the burgeoning local population of Hispanic market practitioners.

HispanicAd in partnership with The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing has announced the jury for the 2020 Culture Account Planning Excelencia (CAPE) awards, the only award of its kind that honors multicultural account planning, the strategic bedrock of any successful marketing campaign. Winners will showcase their campaigns during a special CAPE session at the CMC Annual Summit on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at The Westin New York at Times Square in New York City, NY.

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Market (CMC) announced today that Nestlé USA is the winner of the 2020 CMC Marketer of the Year Award. Nestlé joins a prestigious short list of elite brands that have received the award, including AARP, Ford, McDonald’s, Sprint, State Farm, Toyota and Walmart. Alicia Enciso, CMO, Nestlé USA will accept the award and will discuss Nestlé’s efforts and commitment to their multicultural audience at CMC’s 2020 Annual Summit. The session will take place on Wednesday, April 29 at the Westin Times Square in New York City.

HispanicAd in association with the Culture Marketing Council are proud to announce the 2020 HispanicAd Culture Account Planning Excellence Awards competition.  For over a decade we have been honoring the best account planning work in our Industry.

El Círculo Creativo USA  expands its regional leadership for the organization announcing the following Creative Executives for the 2020-2022 season

The ANA announced that prominent marketing and media executive Nadine Karp McHugh has been named the first president of SeeHer, its industry leading movement for gender equality in advertising, marketing, and entertainment.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association-Los Angeles Chapter (HPRA-LA) announced its 2020 Board of Directors and executive leadership team with PR veteran Stephen Chavez remaining at the helm as president for a third consecutive year.

Nike and its ad agency Wieden+Kennedy received top honors last night, winning the Best in Show award in the Multicultural Excellence Awards competition, held by the ANA, for a spot called “Dream Crazy.”

Ford, Walmart and Google share a common accolade as of today: these and others were named among the top quartile of advertisements measured by the breakthrough new ad metric CIIM™ (Cultural Insights Impact Measure), developed by The Association of National Advertisers’ (ANA) Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM) in partnership with NBCUniversal and AIMM member companies.

Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced five industry leaders will join its new Chair Gonzalo Del Fa, president of GroupM Multicultural, as the newest members of the CMC Board of Directors.  Natalie Boden, founder & president of BODEN, Izzy Gonzalez, head of cross platform sales for CNN en Español, Pete Lerma, principal & founder of Richards/Lerma, Steve Mandala, president of advertising sales and marketing for Univision, and Rafael Urbina, chairman & CEO of VIX will work closely with the CMC’s governing bodies, committees and the executive director to support the organization’s strategic plan, which champions the quality of Hispanic marketing in the U.S., focusing on the value of culture-driven segmentation and elevating the critical role of the culture marketing specialist.

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More than 20 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 21st annual Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference, November 6–8, in San Diego. The ceremony culminates with the “Best in Show” announcement, honoring the year’s best campaign chosen from the Grand Prize category winners.