The ADCOLOR Conference, the premier diversity gathering for professionals at all levels, is back in person for the first time since 2019.

    As an organization, the last two years forced us to evolve faster than we knew was possible, and we are extremely proud of how we overcame the challenges they presented. By creating a virtual experience, we were able to offer a historic amount of content and reached a much wider, global community than ever before. Our attendees brought an energy that was palpable even through a screen.

    Now, in 2022, we are thrilled to bring our community back together in L.A. on November 17 – 20. The theme for this year’s conference, “Still Rising”, is about building on the momentum of the DE&I investments and the progress we have seen over the last two years. We’ve defied odds, reshaped industries and affirmed the need for inclusion every single day. This journey can be tiring, but the biggest threat to progress and further excellence is complacency.

    ADCOLOR 2022 will help maintain the momentum by creating an inspiring and energizing conference that celebrates the wins of the past while providing tools for continued success.

    Please click on the links below to learn more about our 2022 experience and this year’s theme.


    It’s been a long road to get here.
    A difficult one, full of uncertainty.
    But despite everything,
    in the face of impossible challenges,
    We’re still rising.
    Still creating.
    Still fighting.
    Still reaching for better.
    It’s not a linear path upward.
    Sometimes we’re strong.
    Sometimes we struggle.
    It’s a messy road but a necessary one.
    Where still, after every night, we continue to shine.
    Because what we’re after—
    that thing that we rise for again and again—
    is nothing less than a better, more inclusive future.
    One where we all rise together.


    2022 Theme


    ADCOLOR 2022 Schedule
    More details coming soon!

    Thursday, November 17


    • 2:00PM – 8:00PM Conference Registration
    • 3:30PM – 4:30PM Hackathon Presentations
    • 6:00PM Welcome Reception
    • 6:30PM – 7:30PM Opening Session


    Friday, November 18


    • 8:00AM – 7:00PM Registration Open
    • 9:00AM – 6:00PM Conference Day 1


    Saturday, November 19


    • 8:00AM – 7:00PM Registration Open
    • 9:00AM – 6:00PM Conference Day 2


    Sunday, November 20


    • 5:00PM – 10:00PM Awards Registration Open
    • 5:00PM – 6:30PM Awards Red Carpet Reception
    • 6:30PM – 10:00PM The 16th Annual Awards Show
    • 10:00PM – 2:00AM Awards After Party



    The ADCOLOR Conference is the premier diversity gathering for professionals at all levels. We are a one-day immersive event that convenes innovators, experts and thought leaders from multiple creative industries. People come for a conference but leave with a new community.



    The ADCOLOR Awards highlight and honor the achievements of diverse communities in the advertising, marketing, PR, media and entertainment industries. Show support for our industry trailblazers by nominating a colleague today.



    ADCOLOR is an organization built on the shoulders of our giving partners. To stay viable and present in our industries we must honor our existing partners and continue to seek out talent that can take us into the future. We are a clean canvas just waiting for creative talent to add color.

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    General Inquiries: info@adcolor.org | 347.297.4407
    ©2022 ADCOLOR Inc. All Rights Reserved.