Honorees for the 2013 ADCOLOR Awards were announced last night at ADCOLOR LIVE! 2013. The event was streamed live from The Time Warner Center in New York City, and was hosted by fashion icon and stylist to the stars June Ambrose of Styled by June on VH1 and Film, TV and Broadway star Wilson Cruz. ADCOLOR LIVE! was sponsored by ADCOLOR, Time Warner and Publicis Group.
ADCOLOR celebrates and champions diversity in the advertising, marketing, media, and public relations industries. By highlighting the achievements of African-American, American Indian/Native American, Asian Pacific-American, Hispanic/Latino, LGBT and other diverse professionals, students, and diversity and inclusion champions, ADCOLOR aims to inspire the next generation of diverse professionals. The ADCOLOR Awards will take place on September 21st at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. To register for the 2013 ADCOLOR Awards, Industry Conference and/or ADCOLOR® University, please visit: adcolor.org.
As previously announced, Nick Cannon will be honored with the ADCOLOR All-Star Award for his achievements in music, movies, television and radio and charitable endeavors, Nick embodies the "Rise Up. Reach Back," mission of ADCOLOR.
"The ADCOLOR® Board of Directors and Advisory Board are humbled by not only the immensity of their talent and achievement but the incredible ways this year's honorees have given back to their respective industries and the world." says Tiffany R. Warren, Founder and President of ADCOLOR® and SVP, Chief Diversity Officer, Omnicom Group.
Following please find a list of the ADCOLOR 2013 Award Honorees:
Writer & Founder of #GirlsLikeUs Project
SVP of Diversity and Strategic Alliances,
Major League Baseball
Managing Director, Agency Business Development
Executive, CAA Foundation
Creative Artists Agency
VP, Marketing & Advertising
Harlem Fashion Row
The Change Agents
EVP, Diversity & Inclusion and Talent Development
Partner, Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Ogilvy & Mather
Associate Professor and Advertising Program Coordinator
The Rising Stars
Julius Dunn II
Industry Education Liaison
The Rising Stars cont.
Senior Account Executive
SMG Hispanic Connections Manager
Starcom Media Group
The One Club/ADCOLOR Creatives
John C. Jay
Partner and Global Co-Executive Creative Director
Wieden + Kennedy
Executive Creative Director
The Lifetime Achievement Recipients
4A's Multicultural Advertising Internship Program (est.1973)
The MVP (Most Valuable Partnership)
Saatchi & Saatchi w/ The Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival
Also announced at ADCOLOR LIVE! were the kickstarter campaign and photo project "ADCOLOR presents TAGLINES" which is a TBWA\ project supported by DDB Studio 8 and the Studio NYC. TAGLINES captured 55 ADCOLOR Alumni and supporters over 6 days will launch in June with proceeds benefitting the ADCOLOR® FUTURES program and the members of the ADCOLOR® FUTURES Class of 2013. In its second year, ADCOLOR® FUTURES is a program in partnership with the member organizations of the ADCOLOR® Diversity Summit (ADS) which hosts two alumni from each member organization to participate in The 2013 ADCOLOR®Awards, Industry Conference, University and related events.
ADCOLOR® is a nonprofit 501(c) (6) organization whose mission is to celebrate and champion diversity in the advertising, marketing, media, and public relations industries. ADCOLOR®strives to create a network of outstanding diverse professionals and champions of diversity and inclusion by honoring their accomplishments and leveraging their stories as a road map for others to follow. By highlighting the achievements of African-American, American Indian/Native American, Asian Pacific-American, Hispanic/Latino, LGBT and other diverse professionals, students, and diversity and inclusion champions, ADCOLOR® aims to inspire the next generation of diverse professionals.
The 2013 ADCOLOR Awards and Industry Conference is brought to you by Omnicom Group, Pepsico, The Advertising Club of NY, Draftfcb, JWT and sponsored by BBDO NY, DAS Global, DDB Worldwide, Deutsch, DIAGEO, TBWA\ and Wieden & Kennedy. Additional support provided by ADWEEK, 4A's, American Advertising Federation, DDB Studio 8, GLAAD, GSD&M, OmnicomMediaGroup, The One Club, Publicis Groupe, St. John & Partners, The Studio NYC and Time Warner.
–SHOOT Publicity Wire