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Program Sponsors

We’re thankful to our sponsors and partners who have helped to bring this program to fruition. We appreciate your dedication to the success of the 2021 Multicultural Excellence Awards.

Amazon Ads
Amazon Ads helps brands design ad experiences that delight customers and deliver meaningful business results. With 300+ million worldwide active customer accounts, and first-party insights into shopping, streaming, and browsing, brands can craft relevant campaigns that enhance the customer experience. Our solutions on Amazon.com, services like Twitch, IMDb TV, Alexa, Amazon Music, and partnerships with third-party publishers and exchanges make Amazon Ads the ultimate amplifier for brands to reach the right audiences in the right places, both on and off Amazon.

MAX
Music Audience Exchange (MAX) is transforming music sponsorship for the digital age. The proprietary platform powers brand sponsorships that have delivered hundreds of millions of digital impressions and created unique fan engagement for top multicultural artists.

eSSENTIAL
eSSENTIAL Accessibility is the smarter way to digital accessibility compliance. We allow brands to empower people by helping them deliver inclusive web, mobile, and product experiences that comply with global regulations, and ensure that people of all abilities have equal access.

NPR
Built on 50 years of excellence in audio, NPR leads the industry with 6 of the top 20 podcast titles and #1 and #2 most-listened-to drive-time news/talk radio programs in America. NPR continues to innovate across content, technology and revenue to make NPR news and programming accessible to more people in more places, and to support its sponsors in elevating their audio strategies for today's media landscape.

NGL Collective
A company forged from a pioneering entrepreneurial spirit that today is a leading digital media and entertainment company super-serving the US Latinx marketplace. With seasoned industry leaders at the helm, our collective is made up of four distinct business pillars, each with distinct power in its purpose, giving advertisers access to the Latinx audience across platforms. Whether operating independently or working synergistically together in unison for our advertiser partners, NGL Collective offers brands the power of personalization ushered in by a new era of Latinx intelligence, technology and influence.

Program Partners

Hispanic Ad
HispanicAd.com is the daily news and information resource for U.S. Hispanic and multicultural advertising, marketing, media, public relations, and research executives.

PRODU
Since 1989, PRODU has been the leading information provider for the Spanish-speaking television, advertising, and technology industries for U.S. Hispanics and Latin America.

MMR
Multicultural Marketing Resources, Inc. (MMR) is a consulting firm and publisher of Multicultural Marketing News, the Source Book of Multicultural Experts directory, a speakers showcase, and a calendar of recommended multicultural and diversity events online at multicultural.com.

Asian American Advertising Federation (3AF)
The Asian American Advertising Federation (3AF) is the “go to resource” when it comes to Asian advertising, Asian marketing, and the power of the Asian American consumer.  Through our national summit, webinars, marketing research studies, online resources, video library, and our vast network of Asian marketing experts, we are dedicated to helping marketers understand the business case for and how best to reach the critical Asian American consumer segment. The 3AF Asian Marketing Summit, the largest national conference focusing solely on the Asian American consumer, is held annually. More information about the 3AF is available at www.3af.org.

Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC)
For nearly 25 years, the Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) has championed the Hispanic market in corporate boardrooms and advocated for increased investment in Hispanic marketing strategies—all while ensuring that experts with trusted Hispanic market expertise are at the forefront of this discussion. Through our collective thought leadership initiatives and groundbreaking research, we have helped marketers gain understanding, and our member firms have helped them achieve market share, increase revenue and grow profits by reaching and connecting with Hispanic consumers. As such, our association has grown to represent more than 25,000 marketing, creative, research and media executives who have trusted and proven Hispanic marketing expertise.

MusicBed
Musicbed exists to deliver relevant music to top filmmakers, brands and agencies around the world. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Musicbed has served more than 170,000 customers, including entertainment powerhouses like Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, Netflix, MTV, CBS, FOX, and ESPN, as well as the world's top brands like Nike, Samsung, Google, Nikon, Xbox, Lexus, Lamborghini, Verizon and The Home Depot.
AICP
AICP represents, exclusively, the interests of independent companies that specialize in the pro-duction and post production of commercials in various media—film, video, digital—for advertisers and agencies. The association, with national offices in New York and Los Angeles as well as regional chapters across the country, serves as a strong collective voice for this $5 billion-plus industry. Founded in 1972, AICP assists its members by: disseminating information; representing production and post production companies within the advertising community in business circles, in labor negotiations and dealing with employment issues; and before governmental officials; developing industry standards and tools; providing professional development; and marketing American production and post production via events and awards shows.
Cosmo Street
Cosmo Street is an award winning, MBE certified creative editorial house that specializes in commercials, music videos, content, and more. We represent over 25 diverse, innovative and acclaimed artists. For over 25 years, we have dedicated ourselves to delivering work of the highest caliber for our clients. In addition to offline, Cosmo Street offers finishing, VFX, color grading, graphics, mix, and VO.
With offices in Santa Monica, New York, Miami, Kansas City, Chicago and a sister company in London, we have a robust footprint with a reach that extends even further. Near and far, our team is equipped to handle extensive deliverables not just at our locations but from anywhere in the world - including the comfort of our own homes. 

GLAAD
GLAAD is a media advocacy organization that creates public campaigns and works with news, brands, TV, film, video games, Spanish language media outlets, kids & family programming, and social media to tell stories and consult on LGBTQ representation that will accelerate acceptance for LGBTQ people. GLAAD’s newly launched Visibility Project focuses on growing the quality, diversity, and impact of LGBTQ inclusion in advertising and public brand communications.