NEW YORK, NY (August 9, 2012) — Publicis Kaplan Thaler is pleased to announce that Neisha Tweed, a Copywriter on CITI One Team, has been selected as a 2012 ADCOLOR® Awards Honoree in the Rising Star Category. Honorees were announced at the ADCOLOR® LIVE! event which took place on Tuesday, August 7th at the Time Warner Center in New York City.
The ADCOLOR® Awards launched in 2007 to honor professionals of color, diversity champions and companies who work together to further diversity & inclusion efforts in the advertising, marketing and media industries. ADCOLOR® Awards honorees are chosen based on four specific criteria including business results that deliver strong outcomes, contribution to the industry and community, recognition as a role model for others and lastly, leadership. The Rising Star category acknowledges up and comers with less than seven years’ experience within their respective industries who are carving a path, setting goals and pushing their talents and skills to achieve them.
Neisha Tweed and her fellow honorees will be celebrated at the 2012 ADCOLOR® Awards and Industry Conference will take place in Las Vegas at the infamous Bellagio Hotel from October 18th through the 20th. Publicis USA has been a presenting sponsor at the ADCOLOR® Awards for the past two years and is sponsoring the event once again this year.
ADCOLOR® is a nonprofit 501(c) (6) organization whose mission is to celebrate and champion diversity in the advertising, marketing, media and public relations industries. ADCOLOR® strives to create a network of outstanding diverse professionals and champions of diversity and inclusion by honoring their accomplishments and leveraging their stories as a road map for others to follow. By highlighting the achievements of African-American, American Indian/Native American, Asian Pacific-American, Hispanic/Latino, LGBT and other diverse professionals, students and diversity and inclusion champions, ADCOLOR® aims to inspire the next generation of diverse professionals.