The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) is now accepting entries for its 11th annual Multicultural Excellence Awards.  The awards recognize marketers and their agencies for their work in producing superior multicultural advertising and marketing campaigns.

Winners will be announced at the ANA’s 13th Annual Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference, November 6-8 in Miami, FL.  For a campaign to be eligible, it must have appeared between June 2010 and June 2011.

This year, the ANA will review submissions to reflect excellence in key multicultural and media categories, as well as overall business performance.Multicultural:

  • African American
  • Asian
  • General Market
  • Hispanic
  • LGBT


  • Digital Media
  • Radio
  • Print

Companies and agencies are encouraged to submit multiple entries within a category or across multiple categories.  For additional rules, fees and submission guidelines, interested parties can go to>.  The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2011.

A portion of the proceeds collected from the awards submission fees are used to fund scholarships for high-potential multicultural students planning to pursue careers in advertising and marketing.

For more press-related information about the Multicultural Excellence Awards, please contact Shoshana Hochdorf at 917-595-3054.  For specific questions about the Multicultural Excellence Awards, entrants should contact Nina Hajakian at 212-455-8051.  Additional information about the ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference is available at>.

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