The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) reveals the winners of the 2019 National ¡Bravo! Awards, recognizing several categories including corporate and agency campaigns, diversity and inclusion, journalism and overall leadership in the Hispanic public relations and marketing communications industries.

CMC: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing announced that its annual multicultural marketing summit will take place at the Westin Hotel Times Square in New York City from April 27-29, 2020.

In the next few weeks, I’ll be completing my tenure as the CMC Chairman of the Board, and after two exciting and productive years, I’ll be passing the baton to my colleague Gonzalo del Fa. It’s only fitting to look back as well as ahead, and reflect on the state of our industry and the future of our organization.  by Isaac Mizrahi - Co=President of ALMA / Chairman of the Culture Marketing Council

A new study that proves the incremental value of genuinely reflecting culture in marketing creative was unveiled today by The Association of National Advertisers’ (ANA) Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM). The Cultural Insights Impact Measure™ (CIIM™) was developed by AIMM in partnership with NBCUniversal and AIMM member companies. CIIM™ evaluates advertising creative in various categories and identifies the impact and effectiveness of cultural insights in ads and programming on increased brand relevance, ad relevance, purchase intent lift, and loyalty.

The ANA sat down with Ayiko Broyard, EVP of client services at Walton Isaacson, to get her insight on the power of multicultural marketing ahead of the ANA 2019 Multicultural Excellence Awards, which is now open for entries. Walton Isaacson is a winner of a Multicultural Excellence Award for its work on Lexus and Marvel's Black Panther "Long Live the King" campaign.

The Ad Council announced a new arm: Ad Council Edge. A strategic consultancy, Ad Council Edge, builds on the Ad Council’s rich history of developing compelling and cutting-edge purpose-driven marketing campaigns to advise companies and nonprofit organizations on ways to inspire and engage the public on today’s most pressing issues.

The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), has elected Dr. Patricia Arredondo as its Chair for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) today announced the call-for-entries for the highest accolade in Hispanic communications – the HPRA National BRAVO! Awards.

Most chief marketing officers (CMOs) understand that the utilization of data, analyses, and algorithms to personalize marketing drives value. Concept tests are becoming more efficient, customer approaches are being accelerated, and revenues are quadrupling in certain channels (Exhibit 1). All the evidence suggests that marketing functions should invest in, collect, and analyze available data to support their decision making.

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced Dieste CEO Greg Knipp and Entravision President and COO Jeffery Liberman have joined its Board of Directors. These new members 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.

The National Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) is proud to recognize the Coca-Cola Company’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Lori George Billingsley, full-service agency Pinta’s CEO Mike Valdés-Fauli, Univision’s host of Aquí y Ahora, Teresa Rodríguez and We Are All Human Foundation led by Claudia Romo-Edelman’s for their work and leadership in advancing diversity within the public relations industry and upholding journalistic integrity. This year’s awardees will be recognized alongside the top Hispanic public relations campaigns impacting an array of industry sectors.  

Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced the winners of the Rising Stars Recognition, the Hispanic marketing industry’s premier award for outstanding marketing and advertising professionals under the age of 35. Veronica Ruiz del Vizo Pedrique, chief creative officer for Mashup Interactive, Jonathan Garcia , associate creative director for Alma, and Isabel Rafferty Zavala, CEO of Canela Media will be inducted as the Class of 2019 Rising Stars during the CMC Annual Summit on June 11, 2019 at the Statler Hotel in Dallas.

As the only conference for multicultural marketing leaders developed by multicultural marketing experts, the CMC Annual Summit delivers more top-level content and compelling conversation with its dynamic panel discussions. The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing will bring together C-suite leaders from top agencies and marketing associations, celebrated creative directors and pop culture experts for a series of powerful panels, taking place June 10-12 at the Statler Hotel in Dallas and covering topics critical to connecting with today’s complex and multicultural mainstream.

The Circulo Creativo just announced the winners of the 2019 U.S. Hispanic Young Lions Competition.

The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Market (CMC) announced today that AARP is the winner of the 2019 CMC Marketer of the Year Award. AARP joins a prestigious short list of elite brands that have received the award, including Ford, McDonald’s, Sprint, State Farm, Toyota, and Walmart. Edna Kane-Williams, SVP of Multicultural Leadership at AARP, will accept the award and discuss the association’s commitment to the Hispanic and Multicultural communities at CMC’s 2019 Annual Summit. The session will take place on Wednesday, June 12, at 9:00 a.m., at the Statler Hotel in Dallas.