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5 Ways To Find Inspirational News And Mobilize People During the Pandemic
This story, 5 Ways Marketers Can Mobilize and Find Inspiration During the Pandemic, was originally published by Adweek.
April 6, 2020
With less than 20 days remaining until the 2020 presidential election, advertising campaigns across the country encouraging voter engagement have sped into high gear. And rightly so—the election was on track for historic voter turnout as a result of record voter enthusiasm until the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 19, 2020
As Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month nears a close, the Ad Council is looking forward to ending it on a high note this Thursday at Hispanicize’s #UnidosTogether Virtual Summit, the largest virtual gathering of Latinx influencers, content creators, entrepreneurs and advertising industry leaders. Speakers at this Thursday’s event range from figures like Aaron Walton (CEO, Walton Isaacson) and Victor Ramos (LATV host and lifestyle guru) to Bamby Salcedo (Founder, Translatin@ Coalition) and Julissa Calderon (actress, writer and producer). The summit takes place Thursday, October 15, from noon to 5pm, EST, and registration is free. Here are three conversations you shouldn’t miss!
October 12, 2020
The Ad Council is proud to partner with Variety on season two of “Rebooting the Entertainment Industry,” a series of panels that explore the difficult road ahead. How will the industry reckon with systemic racism and inequity? What are the short- and long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic? What about streaming—will we ever go to the movies like we used to? And what will the stories we see on screen look like?
October 8, 2020
Racial justice, COVID-19, gun safety, the role of AI in accelerating public good—we stand at an unprecedented nexus of urgent issues, many of them intertwined, and we’re looking forward to sharing critical conversations with partners and thought leaders on these topics at Advertising Week 2020. Here are the four panels we at the Ad Council are looking forward to participating in. See you online.
September 30, 2020
There’s never been a more important time to encourage people to talk about their health. These health info graphics can help get the conversation started!
September 28, 2020
Alex Levin is a founding partner and Director of Strategy at L+R, an international digital design studio and brand strategy consulting firm based in Brooklyn. He has served on the Ad Council’s UX Committee since 2017, during which time he has guided discussions to fine-tune the websites of several of our campaigns, including Alzheimer’s Awareness, Love Has No Labels, Youth Vaping Prevention and Seize the Awkward.
September 16, 2020
News & Press Releases
Nearly One in Five People Globally Experience Consistent Loneliness, According to New Study from the Ad Council
Research indicates COVID-19 had a nominal impact on rate of loneliness worldwide but significantly increased unhappiness; Younger people (ages 18-34) are more than twice as likely to suffer from loneliness, compared to adults 55+
October 20, 2020
Hayley Romer, Chief Revenue Officer and Publisher of The Atlantic, is Named Secretary of the Board
October 15, 2020
CDC and AMA Team up with the Ad Council to Urge Flu Vaccination to Reduce Deaths, Hospitalizations amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Many Americans--including nearly 40% of Black and Latinx/Hispanic adults in the U.S.--are undecided about flu vaccination this season; experts warn a severe flu season during COVID-19 could be devastating.
October 6, 2020
New Public Service Advertisements (PSAs) Highlight the Importance of Fathers Being There for Their Kids
September 23, 2020