Press Releases

Out of Home Advertising Industry Lends Platforms to Amplify Ad Council's COVID-19 Messaging to the Public

March 27, 2020
OOH Platforms Create Assets and Donate Inventory to Ensure COVID-19 Messaging Reaches Millions Across the U.S.

Leading Digital and Tech Platforms Join Ad Council, White House, HHS and CDC to Address COVID-19 Crisis

March 25, 2020
Digital and Technology Platforms Create Pro Bono Content, Donate Ad Space to Help Share Critical and Urgent COVID-19 Messaging

Anheuser-Busch Foundation and Ad Council Form Innovative Partnership to Prevent Drinking and Driving

March 5, 2020
Multichannel responsible drinking effort will focus on buzzed driving prevention

Seize the Awkward Partners with Award-Winning Guild Wars 2 Game to Start Conversations About Mental Health During Friend/Ships Month

January 30, 2020
The month-long partnership marks the campaign’s and the Ad Council’s first-ever video game collaboration featuring an in-game integration

Local TV stations take stand against drunk driving during the holidays

December 13, 2019
Longstanding effort from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Television Bureau of Advertising and the Ad Council emphasizes states with most holiday season drunk driving fatalities

The Ad Council’s 66th Annual Public Service Award Dinner Celebrates the Power of Purpose

December 6, 2019
Hosted by Ellie Kemper, the event raised over $5.8 million for national social good campaigns, honoring Johnson & Johnson Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky

American Lung Association and the Ad Council Launch New PSAs for Lung Cancer Awareness Month to Promote Lifesaving Screening

November 7, 2019
The ‘Saved By The Scan’ campaign has saved lives and continues to educate high-risk former and current smokers about the importance of getting screened for lung cancer

“You Can’t Imagine the Reward” PSAs showcase heartwarming moments for adopted teens and their families

October 23, 2019
Successful campaign has helped connect more than 32,000 children and youth with adoptive families, now in its 15th year, uses real stories to inspire future prospective parents to consider adoption from foster care

It’s Not Too Late: A Message from The Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council to the 34 Million Adults Without a High School Diploma

October 17, 2019
New Finish Your Diploma advertising campaign showcases inspiring, real stories of people who have completed their degree as adults with the support of teachers, family and friends

The Ad Council Announces New Members of Board of Directors

October 16, 2019
Jacki Kelley of Dentsu Aegis Network Announced as Vice Chair

The Ad Council and Democracy Works Release New Research to Inform “Get out the Vote” Efforts in 2020

September 24, 2019
Report reveals top messages to drive voter engagement for Gen Z, millennial, Gen X and baby boomer generations

Advertising, Marketing and Media Industry Leaders Pledge Climate Action on Eve of Student Climate Strike

September 19, 2019
More than 60 leaders from across the media, marketing and advertising industries signed pledge including Jack Dorsey, David Droga, Gary Vaynerchuk, Wendy Clark, Marla Kaplowitz, David Fischer and Bill Koenigsberg

Seize the Awkward Partners with Musicians Aminé, Hayley Kiyoko, Christina Perri and Lindsey Stirling to Encourage Young Adults to Start a Conversation About Mental Health

September 5, 2019
Additional partners activating throughout Suicide Prevention Awareness Month include Billboard, Café Grumpy, Facebook, Goodtype, Initiative, Reddit, Snap and UPROXX

The Ad Council partners with WORLDZ to host Second Annual GoodFronts on September 11th in Long Beach, CA

August 21, 2019
Annual conference where social good organizations vie for the donated time, talent, and platforms of business leaders from across industries returns for a second year at WORLDZ

Smokey Bear Celebrates 75th Birthday

August 9, 2019
Beloved Wildfire Prevention Icon Rings in Birthday Alongside Fans, Celebrities

Democracy Works and the Ad Council Partner to Conduct Research on Attitudes and Perceptions Around Voting

July 31, 2019
Research to focus on Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers and will include message testing to inform communications programs designed to increase voter engagement

The Ad Council and Autism Speaks partner with Sesame Workshop to encourage early screening for autism in new multimedia public service campaign

July 23, 2019
New video PSAs aim to lower the age of diagnosis by empowering parents to understand the signs of autism

The Ad Council launches new strategic consultancy: Ad Council Edge

July 22, 2019
New arm of the business will advise foundations, nonprofits and companies on ways to inspire and engage the public around social change
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