2020 has been a pivotal year in many ways. In the tumultuousness that this year has brought, calls to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the .. Read more advertising and media have been we’ve sounded off, however the awareness that much of the groundwork over the last 50+ years has not been truly recognized or even known amongst some of the individuals who now enjoy employment opportunities in the business. As we close a year that has implied 20/20 vision, and in the case of this project, 10 years of impact through the Sharp Award and the legacy that Bill Sharp left, it is evident that we have an opportunity to celebrate, commemorate and educate . This event we will embark on al journey through the life of Bill Sharp and those who have been touched by his legacy as a result of accomplishments like The Basic Ad Course, The Sharp Award, and the book “How To Be Black and Get A Job In The Advertising Business Anyway.” Lastly, this virtual award will present the 2020 honoree, while recalling their contributions to the advertising industry. This is a end of the year moment you don't want to miss.
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