Ad Age Reports on Ogilvy Event to Honor NAACP Centennial

NEW YORK, NY, July 14, 2009 – To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the N.A.A.C.P., Ogilvy & Mather hosted long-time civil rights leaders Rev. Al Sharpton and Hazel Dukes, along with prominent figures in New York's political and entertainment scene, at the agency's new headquarters on the Far West Side of Manhattan.

Advertising Age reporter Ken Wheaton shares his very favorable impression of the event, while offering some insight into the partnership between Ogilvy, Rev. Sharpton and the N.A.A.C.P. The article is available on

Last night's cocktail reception was the inaugural event for the building's Rooftop Garden, which has spectacular 360 views of Manhattan and the Hudson River.

For more information, contact: Toni Lee, Ogilvy & Mather, 212-237-5090.

Contact: Toni Lee
Date: July 14, 2009
Office: New York