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.
The Hispanic Growth Engine Post Pandemic
A key responsibility of marketers is to identify growth opportunities. It would be easy to overlook the strength of the U.S. Hispanic market if you were not aware of their impressive economic performance before and during the pandemic. The Latino Donor Collaborative published their latest annual report that paints a powerful picture of resilience. It confirms the dominance of Latinos in the growth of the new mainstream economy. By Roberto Orci
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
How Black Americans Celebrate Holidays and Traditions
Celebrations are positive ways for communities to connect and families to bond. How we celebrate differs by ethnicity, values, traditions, and even geography.
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.
Marta Gerdes passes ……
Marta Gerdes recently passed, a veteran Hispanic & Multicultural marketing executive. Ms. Gerdes was a well known and beloved executive with ties to many in our industry. She was recently VP Marketing at Tampico Beverages Inc. and Chief Brand Officer, Latin America at McDonald’s and serve in many other capacities in our industry.
The Truth About Modern Familias
“Family” is the cornerstone to unlocking Hispanic culture in marketing. Yet there are very few quantitative studies out there that dissect exactly what family means and how culture is passed down within today’s modern familias.
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.
Hollywood Diversity Report 2022 [REPORT]
The 2022 Hollywood Diversity Report: Part 1 examines relationships between diversity and the bottom line in a Hollywood context still distorted by the virus. It considers the top 200 theatrical and all major streaming, English-language film releases in 2021, ranked by global box office and total household ratings, in order to document the degree to which women and people of color are present in front of and behind the camera.
“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.”
FIRST WEEK OF FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR 2022 PROPELS TELEMUNDO AND PEACOCK TO RECORD CONSUMPTION
On the strength of compelling matchups, world-class football, and the return of the United States, the first week of Telemundo Deportes’ Spanish-language coverage of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has delivered record viewership across Telemundo, Peacock and Telemundo’s streaming platforms. Telemundo is the exclusive Spanish-language media rights holder to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ in the U.S.
Are brand buyers loyal, habitual, or just accidental?
The other day, I came across this post on LinkedIn from Ethan Decker asking if buyers were brand loyal or brand habitual. The post references data from a survey of UK shoppers by Bain which finds that on average across a range of different product categories people buy different 3 brands. Ethan uses the data to assert that we are not brand loyal, we a brand habitual. I am not going to deny that habits have a huge amount of influence, particularly when it comes to low risk, repeated purchases. By Nigel Hollis