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The 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity Announcement Dinner Live in DC, March 2nd

Because you are associated with Multicultural Marketing Resources, Inc., we want to offer you a 25 percent discount on your registration to DiversityInc's upcoming event in Washington, D.C., on March 2 and 3.    Read more >>

GlobalWorks Uses 3D Technology To Promote Cablevision's Optimum Triple Play

All media campaign transcends cultural divides

GlobalWorks' new campaign for Cablevision's Optimum Triple Play, using 3D technology, offers high entertainment value relevant to both mainstream and Hispanic cultures while deploying strong direct response tactics.

The initiative, targeting General and Hispanic markets, is called "Optimum 3D Adventure" and encompasses a range of tactics produced in both English and Spanish languages, including: 60-second TV spots, 3D Micro-sites with online video game section, online banners, and newspaper FSIs and print ads. In addition, the campaign features an English-language 3D cinematic version, presently being shown at movie theaters in the New York region; movie theater posters; elements of mobile and social media, and a robust sweepstakes initiative, explained Jose Velez Silva, Group Account Director at GlobalWorks.  Read more >>

Diversity Best Practices Names Andrés Tapia New President

Diversity Best Practices (DBP) announced the appointment of Andrés Tapia to the new position of president, effective Jan. 10, 2011. Mr. Tapia will be responsible for the growth and direction of DBP, a membership organization for large U.S. and global companies. Diversity Best Practices is a part of Working Mother Media, a division of global media company Bonnier.   Read more >>

Meet the Expert: Roshini Rajkumar, President of Roshini Performance Group

Roshini Rajkumar, President of Roshini Performance Group, joins Multicultural Marketing Resources' Speakers Showcase at

Opinion Access Corp. Hires Noris Medina to Head up Hispanic Marketing Division

Long Island City, NY (February 8, 2011) - Opinion Access Corp. hired Noris Medina as Director of their Hispanic Marketing Division. Medina brings with her 11 years of marketing and sales experience in the market research industry, most recently at a Senior Account level at International Data Corporation's Latin American division. She has experience working within South and Central America and the Caribbean. Medina holds a B.S. in Business Administration and graduated summa cum laude from Metropolitan University.  Read more >>

What Was Groupon Thinking?, by Saul Gitlin, EVP, Strategic Services, Kang and Lee Advertising

Imagine this: A Groupon Superbowl TV commercial opens with rich images of ancient culture and tradition... on the West Bank. We see the sun rising over a minaret, punctuated by calls for morning prayer. Cut to a quick glimpse of a famed religious site -- the Cave of the Patriarchs, perhaps? We then see a man walking towards us, wearing traditional robes and headdress, as a voice-over mentions the 'plight of the Palestinian people.' Then, the camera pulls back, and we see the man is actually walking towards a table in a stylish, richly appointed dining room, carrying a plate of chumus, tehina, eggplant salad, pita, and steaming meat skewers -- just as a (famous) diner speaks of the great Groupon he and his friends got for that Middle Eastern restaurant in Chicago.  Read more >>

Meet the Expert: Jo Muse, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Muse Communications

Jo Muse, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Muse Communications joins Multicultural Marketing Resources' Speakers Showcase at,_Jo

Reach Corporate Multicultural Mktg Execs, Agencies and Media via our Black History Month Issue of MMRNews

Promote Your News in our Black History Month Issue of Multicultural Marketing News Online and Reach Key Multicultural Marketing Executives at Fortune 500 Corporations, Plus Agency Side Executives and Media  Read more >>

Insights Marketing Group adds to Expertise with Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)

(Miami, Florida. February 3, 2011) Rebeca Cantú Helmstetler has joined Insights Marketing Group (IMG) as Senior Project Director. She is a Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) with 15 years experience in qualitative research.  Read more >>

Experts Sought to List in The Source Book of Multicultural Experts, 2011/12

New York, NY, February 2, 2011 - Multicultural Marketing Resources, Inc. (MMR) announces that it is now accepting new and renewal listings for the upcoming publication of the 14th edition of The Source Book of Multicultural Experts, 2011/2012. This is also the time for experts who are currently listed to review and update their information. The Source Book is a unique directory that provides resources for corporate and agency side marketing executives and contacts for journalists. Since our first edition, thousands of copies of The Source Book of Multicultural Experts have been distributed each year.   Read more >>