Prompted by this year’s rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and in acknowledgment of the ad industry’s continued lack of diversity, The One Club for Creativity has rebranded its annual Here Are All The Black People multicultural conference and career fair back to its original name: Where Are All The Black People.
The event, typically held in person in New York, is this year available online to a global audience running September 22-24, and will address the new realities of race, inclusion and diversity in advertising. The conference features dozens of speakers on panels, virtual recruiting, online portfolio reviews, masterclasses and a talent showcase. Registration is now open, there is no cost to attend.
From WAATBP to HAATBP and back again
More than 20 years ago at a Goodby, Berlin & Silverstein holiday party, a young Black copywriter named Ed Crayton posed a half-serious question to agency partner Jeff More