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CASE STUDY: Engaging Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Communities

Posted on June 15, 2016 by Vanessa Vachet

 

June 2016: Canada celebrates Aboriginal History Month

For June: Some surprising facts about the Aboriginal Market in Canada…

 

June is National Aboriginal Heritage Month, and one to be celebrated, especially this year. With the recent acknowledgement and apologies of historic wrongdoings, the Aboriginal market is poised to make some transformative shifts.

Ethnic Marketing Spotlight: Team QEQ Preps for Vaisakhi Parade Activations

Posted on April 13, 2016 by Vanessa Vachet

 

 Colourful Vaisakhi Parade in Surrey, BC #Vaisakhi #VaisakhiParade #VaisakhiEvents

Crowds Flock to a Vaisakhi Parade (Surrey, BC) Photo credit: Quote EndQuote Cross-Cultural Strategy

 

Vaisakhi, (also spelled Baisakhi), is here! It’s April 13th already! And for Canada’s 455,000 Sikhs, today marks one of the most important cultural and religious festivals in their calendar and the official start of their New Year!

How the Tourism Industry can help Syrian Refugees

Posted on February 12, 2016 by Vanessa Vachet

 

BC's Tourism Industry: Help Welcome Syrian Refugees!

BC’s Tourism Industry: Help Welcome Syrian Refugees!

 

When it comes to the conflict in Syria, you’ve probably heard some of the staggering and sobering numbers. Since the Syrian civil war began, 320,000 people have been killed, including nearly 12,000 children.

Honouring World TV Day (Nov 21) with the Do’s and Don’ts of Multicultural Commercials

Posted on November 20, 2015 by Vanessa Vachet

 

Want to know what makes a Multicultural Commercial Successful? Read Our Blog!

Want to know what makes a Multicultural Commercial Successful? Read our Blog!

 

When a company, or brand, is looking to sink some serious cash into a 30-sec. or 60-sec TV commercial, it better generate a buzz or make the cash registers ring.

Three of Our Favourite Diwali Commercials

Posted on November 10, 2015 by Vanessa Vachet
Watch the 3 Most Popular Diwali Commercials from 2014 and 2015

Watch the 3 Most Popular Diwali Commercials from 2014 and 2015

 

Diwali is one of the most important holidays in the South Asian community, and this year, it falls on November 11th. Which means, that you should already be seeing some pre-Diwali advertisements, as Canadian brands begin to recognise the buying power of South Asian communities.

1.2 Million Reasons to Have a Chinese New Year Marketing Strategy Sooner rather than Later

Posted on October 15, 2015 by Vanessa Vachet

 

What's Your Chinese New Year Marketing Strategy?

What’s Your Chinese New Year Marketing Strategy?

 

Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, is the largest celebration in China. In 2016, it falls on February 8th. For retailers, grocers, and of course the travel industry, it often means a sudden boom of purchases, as Chinese families reunite and gather together to celebrate their most important holiday.

Seattle Marketing Summit & The Latest Cultural Trends – Conclusion of our Valeria Piaggio Interview

Posted on October 9, 2015 by Vanessa Vachet

 

Seattle Multicultural Marketing Summit: Conclusion of our 2-Part Interview with Valeria Piaggio!

Seattle Multicultural Marketing Summit: Conclusion of our 2-Part Interview with Valeria Piaggio!

 

At QEQ, we keep up to date on any new trends, and research, especially when it comes to multicultural consumers. That’s why we love to have our contributors weigh in on the latest marketing debates.

Seattle Multicultural Marketing Summit 2015, Part 3: Interview with Valeria Piaggio

Posted on September 30, 2015 by Vanessa Vachet

 

Seattle's Multicultural Marketing Summit: Part 1 of our Interview with Valeria Piaggio!

Seattle’s Multicultural Marketing Summit: Part 1 of our Interview with Valeria Piaggio!

 

It’s Part 3 of our extended series on the Seattle Multicultural Marketing Summit . We have an exciting interview with one of the summit’s key presenters: Valeria Piaggio, Vice President and Head of PolyCultural Insights at the U.S -based research and consulting firm, The Futures Company.

Seattle Multicultural Marketing Summit 2015 Part 2: Interview with Diego Osuna

Posted on September 25, 2015 by Vanessa Vachet

 

Seattle's Multicultural Marketing Summit: Part 2!

Seattle’s Multicultural Marketing Summit: Part 2!

 

In Part 1 of this series, we profiled The Multicultural Marketing Summit, which took place in Seattle, Washington earlier this year. QEQ’s Alisa Choi Darcy was there to join the debate. The topic for this year’s Summit?  

Diwali Traditions can ‘illuminate your path’ to Better Business

Posted on September 15, 2015 by Alisa
Some Diwali Traditions you may have Missed...

Some Diwali Traditions you may have Missed…

 

In an increasingly multicultural society, many Canadians are now somewhat familiar with the festival of Diwali, or Deepavali, a Hindu celebration in November spanning five days. Translated into ‘row of lights’, Diwali celebrates the triumph of light over dark and good versus evil.