Sparking conversations around lack of inclusivity in media and marketing
Recognizing a lack of diversity in the 2020 Emmy nominees, Kaplow and the Association of National Advertisers’ Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM) seized upon the pivotal moment to communicate its mission and elevate multicultural and inclusive marketing.
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Reaching Hollywood, advertisers and consumers, elements included a star-powered PSA featuring Billy Porter and Lin-Manuel Miranda, earned outreach, The Hollywood Reporter publishing a letter signed by influential CMOs and a social activation.
ABC ran the PSA 11 times total in LA and New York around the awards, reaching nearly 40 million households while a social media activation with Facebook engaged consumers.
The social activation reached more than 1.6M on Facebook and drove a 65% increase in AIMM’s Instagram followers. The spot won 10 Telly Awards and received multiple accolades. PR News recognized the campaign with an honorable mention in its CSR and Diversity Awards in the Diversity Initiative category, and AIMM was also a finalist in the North American SABRE Awards. Additionally, PR Week named it a finalist in its prestigious 2021 Purpose Awards.