NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro RSCG New York has been named Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) Agency of the Year by the American Association of Advertising Agencies. The MAIP Agency of the Year Award was established to recognize an agency or individual who has made significant contributions to the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program and its alumni.
The MAIP Agency of the Year Award was given to Euro RSCG New York as part of the 4A's Face of Talent 2012 event. The Face of Talent was established in 2011 to further demonstrate the 4A's long-standing commitment to Talent and Diversity within the advertising industry. This full-day event is designed to honor and commemorate the MAIP graduating class of 2012, many of whom are prepared, ready and eager for immediate employment in our industry.
"The Face of Talent symposium is a great opportunity to solidify the relationship between a pool of extraordinary individuals, who are beginning their careers, and advertising practitioners. This event is a means for both groups to explore mutual opportunities," stated Nancy Hill, President-CEO, 4A's.
"Euro RSCG New York's partnership with MAIP is an important link to the agency thought leaders of tomorrow," said Matt Ryan, Co-Chairman Euro RSCG New York and President Global Brands Euro RSCG Worldwide. "We're honored to have this opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals and the contributions they will certainly make to our industry."
About Euro RSCG Worldwide
Euro RSCG Worldwide is a leading integrated marketing communications agency and was the first agency to be named Global Agency of the Year by both Advertising Age and Campaign in the same year. Euro RSCG is made up of 233 offices in 75 countries and provides advertising, marketing, corporate communications, and digital and social media solutions to clients, including Air France, BNP Paribas, Charles Schwab, Citigroup, Danone Group, IBM, Kraft Foods, Lacoste, Merck, Pernod Ricard, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Reckitt Benckiser, Sanofi, and Volvo. Headquartered in New York, Euro RSCG Worldwide is the largest unit of Havas, a world leader in communications (Euronext Paris SA: HAV.PA).
About the 4A's
The 4A's (American Association of Advertising Agencies) is the national trade association of the advertising agency business and provides leadership, advocacy and guidance to the industry. The management-oriented association, founded in 1917, helps its members build their businesses and acts as the industry's spokesperson with government, media, and the public sector. Its membership comprises virtually all of the large, multinational agencies and hundreds of small and mid-sized agencies across the country. More than 1,200 member agency offices served by the 4A's employ 65,000 people, offer a wide range of marketing communications services, and place 80 percent of all national advertising. For more information, visit the 4A's Web site at www.aaaa.org.
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