While some argue that multiculturalism is not the headline it once was, the new chair of the Federation of Ethnic Communities Council (FECCA) is hoping to all change that. Only 8 months into the role, Pino Migliorino’s enthusiasm and the drive to make a difference is obvious.
This Kaleidoscope comes from South East Asia where we’re currently on holidays; to be precise it’s from my observations of Bangkok and I’m currently writing this in Luang Prabang, Laos’ second largest city.
The National Multicultural Marketing Awards (NMMA) turns 20 this year. Conceived by the Community Relations Commission of NSW from its humble beginnings in 1990, the Awards have grown to be one of the biggest events on the multicultural marketing calendar.
Multicultural Australia is more than just ethnic food, stereotypes and newspaper headlines. Kaleidoscope takes a closer look at our vibrant cultural diversity and highlight opportunities for marketers (and the rest of us) to engage with multicultural Australia.
Thang Ngo has two decades of marketing experience on agency and client sides, working with some of Australia’s top brands including Qantas, Optus and Star City.
For nine years he served on Fairfield Council, one of Australia’s most culturally diverse local government areas located in south western Sydney.
By day, Thang is National Manager of SBS In Language, which includes radio airtime sales and in language production services.
By night, he can be found in Cabramatta, at a local restaurant or temple.