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Geoscape; Multicultural Marketing Leaders Reveal Insights at New Mainstream Business Summit

(VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Marketing Weekly News — Geoscape, a leading provider of business intelligence technology, data and analytics, announced that it has released the first round of panel discussions for the 10th Annual New Mainstream Business Summit, occurring March 11-13, 2014 at the Conrad Hotel in Miami. The New [...]

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2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle National DJ Competition Ends

DJ R-Tistic of Los Angeles crowned champion by celebrity DJs Spinderella, Just Blaze, DJ Clue and 2013 Flavor Battle winner OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Last night, DJ R-Tistic took home the $10,000 grand prize and major bragging rights during the 2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle finale event. The Los Angeles native represented [...]

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McDonald’s and Harlem’s Fashion Row Strike Up Partnership

Winning look will be worn by 11th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards red carpet host OAK BROOK, Ill., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Beverages and fashion collide as McDonald’s USA has joined forces with Harlem’s Fashion Row(TM) (HFR) to launch the 2014 McCafe Student Fashion Design Competition. Students from historically black colleges and universities nationwide in [...]

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McDonald’s 365Black Awards Invites Public to Nominate Teens

Recipients will be honored during the star-studded 11th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards ceremony in New Orleans on July 5 OAK BROOK, Ill., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time ever, McDonald’s USA is looking to the community to help select this year’s Community Choice Youth Award recipients who will be honored during the [...]

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Bad Guys Chase A Car Called Avalon In New Campaign

Toyota is launching a campaign for its Avalon full-size sedan for the general market, although it’s via Toyota’s diversity agency and features pretty much an all-African American cast, except for the William Devane-esque villain and the errant thug. The campaign, via Burrell Communications, includes an assist from Terry King, who runs editorial and post-production shop [...]

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New PSA from U.S. Forest Service and Ad Council

Discover the Forest PSA Campaign Partners with Key Environmental and Nature Experts to Promote #ForestFriday Throughout the Summer WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to motivate parents and tweens (ages 8-12) to spend more time outdoors and reconnect with nature, the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad Council launched today a new [...]

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Burrell’s “All American” Spot In The Superbowl

Burrell Communications is proud to announce the inclusion of one of our spots in the Superbowl this weekend, the most watched sporting event all year in the United States. “All American” for McDonald’s will be running in front of an expectant crowd of over 112 million viewers. Being included in the programming for Superbowl XLVII [...]

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Burrell’s Fay Ferguson On Multi-Cultural Marketing

Burrell Co-CEO Faye Ferguson’s position on Multicultural versus Cross-Cultural marketing at the ANA Multicultural conference in Miami, October 28-30: First , Gilbert I’d like to thank you, Bill and the ANA for providing a platform in which to discuss Multicultural Marketing and the importance of either a Cross-Cultural versus a Total Market approach. We are [...]

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Disney Dreamers Academy on Windy City LIVE

Disney Dreamers Academy appeared on Windy City LIVE this morning to announce the opening of the nomination period for the fifth year of the Disney Dreamers Academy, in which 100 high school students are chosen based upon essay submissions for four days of immersive education workshops designed to help students aged 13-18 to explore opportunities [...]

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Celebs Pack Mahalia Jackson Theater at McDonald’s 365Black Awards

NEW ORLEANS — (July 6, 2012) — Entertainers, professional athletes, political figures and hundreds of citizens from across the nation packed the Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans today for the 2012 McDonald’s® 365Black® Awards, an annual event honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community. Hundreds of guests attended the ninth [...]

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