HMC announces Shortlist for the 2023 HMC Strategic Excellence Aawards
After a record number of entries, 16 US-based agencies representing 27 campaigns in seven categories have made the shortlist of finalists for the Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) Strategic Excellence Awards, the only award competition of its kind recognizing strategic excellence in Hispanic marketing and advertising and cultural fluency*. Winners will be announced at the HMC 2023 Annual Summit in New York City on April 27.
Black Americans are Pushing the Boundaries of American Media and Entertainment
Black Americans are key drivers of American popular culture both as creators and consumers. Their artistic endeavors and media consumption help drive the $720 Billion media and entertainment economy. As part of The Black Consumer Project, our four-part consumer research series, we looked at specifics of how Black Americans engage with media and entertainment.
When It Comes To Advertising, Multicultural Representation Is Not Enough
As we close another Super Bowl cycle, I've been approached by some media outlets asking my opinion about the lack of representation of multicultural consumers, mainly Hispanics, in this year's roster of brands that invested in the big game. By Isaac Mizrahi - CEO of ALMA Agency
Is your Brand one of 2022’s Most Culturally Inclusive Hispanic Brands?
The Cultural Inclusion Accelerator™ in partnership with ANA AIMM celebrated the Most Culturally Inclusive Brands of 2022 after a massive of study of 716 ads from America’s 100 leading brands gathering 250,000 evaluations across 104K respondents of Asian, Black, Hispanic, LGBTQ+, People with Disabilities, and White Non-Hispanics.
Super Bowl LVII Ads – Latinos still nearly absent
When Dr. Ines Poza started tracking ethnic representation in Super Bowl ads about 20 years ago, she noticed, "animals were featured as protagonists more often than minorities, with Latinos nowhere to be seen.
AIMM reveals America’s Most Culturally Inclusive Brands Awards
New Cultural Inclusion Accelerator's CIIM™ data, in partnership with ANA's AIMM, reveals top overall brands perceived as most culturally inclusive among Multicultural & Inclusive consumers, as well as top brands perceived by Asian, Black, Hispanic, LGBTQ, and People with Disabilities segments.
Seven Reasons Why The Hispanic Segment Can Beat The Recession
As a new year starts, we return to our work routine, facing the prospect of a recession. Some believe it will be a mild one, while others are more pessimistic. Nonetheless, most experts believe the country will face an economic slowdown, and consequently, brands may reassess their marketing investments as they will act more cautiously on where to invest their resources in 2023. By Isaac Mizrah - CEO of Alma Agency
The AXIS Agency launches Brand + Diversity Consulting
The Axis Agency announced it has launched Brand + Diversity Consulting (BDC), a strategic consulting practice dedicated to helping brands solve the biggest equity gaps that continue to affect multicultural populations. BDC will specialize in the healthcare, finance, and education sectors, where the need is greatest.
DEI and Executive Buy-In: Why Hiring and Multicultural Marketing Are At Risk [PODCAST]
Diversity, equity, and inclusion have been at the forefront of public consciousness since 2020. While these tenants were commonly known in academia, awareness among the general public is relatively new. Many companies and brands, in particular, are now grappling with balancing consumer expectations for DEI and navigating their learning curve.
2022 Hispanic Market Thought Leaders available for FREE DOWNLOAD
HispanicAd presents our 9th edition of the Hispanic Market Thought Leaders. Every edition we strive to cover important marketing topics in our Industry and highlight The Top Marketing executives for their contributions to our Industry.
2022 HMC HISPANIC MARKET GUIDE explores Hispanic Diversity, Cultural Blind Spots, Inclusive Advertising & Media Consumption [DOWNLOAD for FREE]
The Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) has released its 2022 Hispanic Market Guide, the most comprehensive resource on the U.S. Hispanic market. Hispanics are impacting the multicultural mainstream at a faster pace than anticipated, shifting American culture and purchase behaviors. Brands who make continuous efforts to connect with the multicultural market are seeing results that demonstrate the economic power of Hispanics.
AIMM’s Power Up! Growth Through Inclusive Marketing [REPORT]
This CMO Guide for Modern Marketing Leaders makes an indisputable argument about where growth is coming from... Multicultural and Inclusive audiences! Which makes these diverse audiences the #1 priority for marketers, for whom growth reigns supreme. Power Up! relies on the latest industry studies, proprietary data and a host of other insights and metrics.
“INCLUSION” voted ANA 2022 Marketing Word of the Year
According to the ANA’s Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM), inclusion is “the act of being seen, heard, understood, and respected for who we are as individuals and within a group, structure, or system.” AIMM defined diversity as “understanding and recognizing each other’s unique qualities, perspectives, and similarities that shape who we are as an individual or in a group.”
Marketing Relationship Survey: Agency-Client Relationship in 2022
For the past four years, Setup has conducted a Marketing Relationship Survey to take the pulse on how Companies (Brands/Clients) and Marketing Agencies operate and work together. Because we live in the space between Brands and Agencies, we are in a unique position to bridge any gaps - in communication, work style, work needs, and more. In that vein, we’re excited to share the results of this year’s survey to provide insight and perspective on the current state of Agency-Client relationships.
The economic state of Latinos in the US: Determined to thrive
The economic state of Latinos in the US: Determined to thrive US Latinos are a driving force of the US economy and account for the fastest-growing portion of US GDP.
Multicultural Americans Believe the American Dream is Still Reachable [REPORT]
Findings from a new study reveal that multicultural Americans have strong faith in the “American Dream.” In fact, 78% of Black, Asian, and Hispanic American consumers say they have achieved or believe they can achieve the American Dream, as compared to 69% of White consumers.
A marketer’s trifecta: Women, the World Cup and holiday shopping
For the first time ever, the World Cup will overlap with the holiday season, creating a unique opportunity for brands to turn football fans into festive shoppers. And, as women are often key holiday season spenders, marketers can maximize the impact of both World Cup and holiday campaigns by focusing on reaching and connecting with female fan bases.
Asians Not Impressed with Brand Marketing/Advertising Outreach
Horowitz Research findings from FOCUS Asian: State of Consumer Engagement 2022 study reveals that only 34% of Asian consumers feel that they are seeing more brands going out of their way to market and advertise to their community. They are much less likely than their Black (45%) and Latinx (44%) counterparts to feel this way.
Inclusive marketing is just better marketing
Inclusive marketing isn’t just a sideline or a charity project, it’s just better marketing, says Jerry Daykin, Vice-President, Global Media at Beam Suntory, and WFA’s Global Diversity Ambassador. His book, Inclusive Marketing: Why Representation Matters to Your Customers and Your Brand is out now.
National Brands Kickstart Local Demand [REPORT]
When local businesses stumble, a national brand’s revenue tumbles. A third of national marketers say 40% or more of their company’s revenue comes from local business partners, yet less than 30% of small businesses have fully recovered from the pandemic. Do the math, and you’ll see a lot of lost revenue.