AMPLIFIED: LGBT Voices in Advertising highlights inclusive ads

LGBT voices were heard in several advertising campaigns this past year. Check out this beautiful video below for an overview of the advertising campaigns that included LGBT voices:

During the 11th annual Advertising Week, GLAAD, Omnicom Group, and Ketel One Vodka presented AMPLIFIED: LGBT Voices in Advertising to celebrate this year's groundbreaking LGBT-inclusive advertising at the Microsoft Stage in Times Square.

This year's panelists included Nick DiLallo, Senior Copywriter, McCann NY, Thomas Gensemer, Chief Strategy Officer, Burson-Marsteller/WPP, Gary P. Osifchin, Senior Marketing Director, Mondelēz International, Aaron Walton, Co-Founder and Partner, Walton Isaacson, Amy Wigler, Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing, MTV and Logo TV, Bob Witeck, President, Witeck Communications, and featured an in-depth look at some of the year's most inspiring campaigns, including, Honey Maid's #ThisisWholesome, Lucky Charms' #LuckytoBe, and Marriott's #LoveTravels.

The panel also included special remarks from Tiffany R. Warren, SVP & Chief Diversity Officer at Omnicom Group, President of ADCOLOR, and member of GLAAD's Board of Directors, and Grant Schneider,  GLAAD's Chief Strategy Officer.

GLAAD Amplified is Advertising Week's premier and only LGBT panel and networking event, connecting leaders from some of the world’s largest advertising firms championing LGBT inclusion.

Special thanks to our sponsors at Omnicom Group, Ketel One Vodka, Deutsch, Logo TV, and Group M for helping GLAAD continue to bring diverse LGBT images to Madison Avenue!

Watch the panelists and audience members weigh in on the panel and LGBT visibility in advertising:


Check out photos from the event: