Advertising Club of NY, Andy Awards Ask Other Award Shows to Ban Gender Bias

Pete Favat, chairman of the 2017 International Andy Awards, and Gina Grillo, president and CEO of the Advertising Club of New York, are asking other industry award shows to ban work that reflects gender bias. Earlier this week, Ad Age reported that the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has agreed to tell all jurors … More Advertising Club of NY, Andy Awards Ask Other Award Shows to Ban Gender Bias

Increasing Diversity in Business: What Can You Do?

eBay and Apple are the latest to join the long list of public companies to share their diversity data widely with the masses. We are constantly discussing – too often in abstracts – the need to foster diversity of thought in advertising and marketing. But what can you, as business-savvy industry professionals and thought leaders in the space, actually do to … More Increasing Diversity in Business: What Can You Do?

Creativity is Poppin’ in New York’s The ADVERTISING Club

What role does The AD Club of New York play in the modern advertising industry? AD Club President & CEO Gina Grillo discusses the Club’s impact on the industry and the evolution of creativity over the years. (As originally published in Madison Avenue Insights, April 10, 2014)  By Ronald R. Urbach 1896 was a big … More Creativity is Poppin’ in New York’s The ADVERTISING Club

One Singular Sensation

In yesterday’s New York Times, advertising columnist Stuart Elliott highlighted how The One Club is “taking a step to reconsider the proliferation of ad industry honors” by discontinuing shows in a number of award categories and going back to its roots with one single show. Well, we think what they are doing is smart. For the past 50 years, the International ANDY Awards … More One Singular Sensation