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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 2024 Multicultural Excellence Awards.


Direct Digital Holdings
Pioneering a dynamic and inclusive approach to digital marketing, Direct Digital Holdings mission is to offer digital advertising to everyone. As the ninth black owned company to go public in the US, Direct Digital Holdings delivers solutions for brands of all sizes, from small-medium and middle-market companies to the Fortune 500, using advanced technology solutions, tailored digital strategy, and diverse publisher relationships to reach growing multicultural audiences across its three subsidiaries: Colossus SSP, Orange142, and Huddled Masses.



Level Access
Level Access empowers organizations with the advanced software, expert managed services, and training solutions needed to create accessible and legally compliant digital experiences, including websites, mobile apps, digital products, gaming software, documents, and more. Powerful technology and tools provide access to advanced testing, monitoring, and reporting, equipping teams with the integrated software needed to confidently manage a comprehensive digital accessibility program at scale. Managed services include access to expert manual testing and evaluation, remediation guidance, training and enablement, in-house legal support, and accessibility program management for long-term organizational success. 

To learn more, visit levelaccess.com



From years of personal and professional experience, we understand that individual markets have their own online habits and consumer behaviors. We know that one size doesn't always fit all, and we fine-tune our international digital marketing strategies to each target locale. Through our network of in-market strategists and search and social media experts, we produce and deploy locally relevant digital content and campaigns, increasing local performance while maintaining a strong and consistent global brand. As a digital performance agency, our mission is to help brands maximize visibility and performance across geographies—from making data-driven content decisions and optimizing international sites to reaching and converting audiences outside of domestic digital landscapes.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC)
Founded in 1996 as the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies, the Hispanic Marketing Council is the only national trade organization of all marketing, communications, and media firms with trusted Hispanic expertise. We are the undisputed authority on Hispanic culture and Hispanic marketing.