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Saul Gitlin

Kang & Lee Advertising
As a nationally recognized strategist in the field of multicultural marketing, Saul is heavily published and has been quoted in a wide range of media including NPR, USA Today, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, Advertising Age, Brandweek, and many industry-specific publications. View Profile

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ADCOLOR Announces Two New Award Categories for 2014

 

 

 

 

ADCOLOR® Announces Two New Award Categories for 2014

ROCKSTAR & AD OF THE YEAR!

 

The 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards & Industry Conference

to take Place in Los Angeles September 17th - 20th

 

NEW YORK, NY (April 4, 2014)- The 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards and Industry Conference, will take place in Los Angeles, CA from September 17th - 20th.   The ADCOLOR® Awards on Saturday, September 20th, will highlight and honor the achievements of African-American, American Indian/Native American, Asian Pacific-American, Hispanic/Latino, LGBT professionals and diversity and inclusion champions in the advertising, marketing, PR, media and entertainment industries.   

 

Nominations for the 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards are currently being accepted up until May 27th. Individuals may nominate colleagues or mentors as well agencies and corporations for awards in seven different categories. This year's ceremony will include two new categories - Rockstar and Ad of the Year.  Nominees in the categories of Rising Star, Change Agent, Rockstar, Innovator, Legend, Most Valuable Partnership and Ad of the Year will be announced at ADCOLOR® Live! in early June. Honorees in each category will be announced at the 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards Ceremony on Saturday, September 20th at The Beverly Hilton.  

 

ROCK STAR

A new category to this year's Award Ceremony, Rockstar is someone who, whether through their primary role or extracurricular activities, stands out as a leader and visionary in the industry.  

 

AD OF THE YEAR

New to this year's event, the Ad of the Year awards a campaign or single execution that pushes boundaries, promotes conversation and highlights the lives of multicultural, LGBT and/or other under-represented Americans in the mass media.

 

ALL-STAR

An All-Star is someone who uses his or her status as a celebrity to spread goodwill and encourage positive change through philanthropy and other initiatives in the marketing, media, public relations and advertising industries.  Past honorees have included: Magic Johnson 2007, Russell Simmons 2008, Cristina Saralegui 2009, Queen Latifah 2010, George Lopez 2011, Boris Kodjoe 2012 and Nick Cannon 2013.

 

RISING STAR

A Rising Star is an up-and-coming young gun with less than seven years of experience.  A Rising Star is someone who stands out among their peers as someone who is raising the bar of excellence as they move forward in their career.

 

INNOVATOR

Established in 2007, an Innovator is an employee who embodies progress and imagination.  Someone who stands out among peers as a game changer and pioneer in their role, creating breakthrough developments and/or improvements, whether tangible or intangible.

 

CHANGE AGENT

A Change Agent is the individual within a company who is using their talents and position to enhance the corporate culture and create a more inclusive environment.  This can be part of or beyond the scope of that person's primary role.

 

LEGEND

A Legend is a seasoned industry veteran, a trailblazer who pushed the boundaries and created positive change, setting the stage for other generations to take the opportunities forged by this legend, even further.

 

MOST VALUABLE PARTNERSHIP

This award is presented to two people/companies that work together to provide exceptional and highly effective diversity solutions within their organizations and industries.  They may be an agency, marketer, media company or diverse supplier with NMSDC or WBENC certification that teams up for a short or long-term project that furthers diversity and inclusion.

 

ONE CLUB|ADCOLOR® CREATIVE AWARD

The One Club|ADCOLOR® Creative Award recipients are creative professional of multicultural background who have demonstrated noteworthy talent and achievement within the media, creative, digital and traditional advertising disciplines.    These recipients are chosen by The One Club and will be announced at ADCOLOR® Live!

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are inductees of the American Advertising Federation Hall of Fame.  Their inspiring stories of professional and personal success exemplify Rising Up and Reaching Back™.  Recipients will be announced at ADCOLOR® Live!


CATALYSTS

This is presented to an individual who uses his or her platform to serve as the voice of a cause or community - educating and inspiring current and future generations of advertising, marketing, media, PR and entertainment professionals.  Each one's provocative courage, professional brilliance and selfless community outreach have sparked change and propelled progress within their respective industries and the world.   The Catalysts are chosen by the ADCOLOR® Board of Directors and recipients will be announced at ADCOLOR® Live!

 

ADVOCATE

An Advocate is an LGBT advertising, marketing or media professional who increases awareness of LGBT causes within and outside of the communications industry.   The Advocate recipient is chosen by GLAAD and the ADCOLOR® Board of Directors and recipients will be announced at ADCOLOR® Live!

 

Visit ADCOLOR.org to register for the 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards and Industry Conference and to nominate a colleague or mentor.  

 

The ADCOLOR® Awards and Industry Conference will take place at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California from September 17th - 20th.  

 

About ADCOLOR®

ADCOLOR® is a nonprofit 501(c) (6) organization whose mission is to celebrate and champion diversity in the advertising, marketing, media, PR and entertainment industries. ADCOLOR® strives to create a network of outstanding diverse professionals and champions by honoring their accomplishments and leveraging their stories as a road map for others to follow. By highlighting the achievements of African-Americans, American Indian/Native Americans, Asian Pacific-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, members of the LGBT community and diversity & inclusion champions, ADCOLOR® aims to inspire the next generation of multicultural professionals.

 

Sponsors

 

The 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards & Industry Conference is presented by Omnicom Group, sponsored by Deutsch, Inc., DIAGEO NA, GSD&M, Pepsi, Saatchi & Saatchi and supported by The American Advertising Federation, 4A's, The One Club and GLAAD

To become a sponsor visit http://adcolor.org/sponsors-page/    

For more information contact:  

Shawn Purdy / Lindsey Brown - SLATE PR

shawn@slate-pr.com  or lindsey@slate-pr.com  


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