Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority: Everyone is welcome, 5

Everyone's welcome, even straight people.

LGBT advertising is nothing new. It’s been here for decades. For too long, brands have told us they’re “gay-friendly,” shown us a gratuitous same-sex couple, slapped a rainbow logo on it and called it a day. Las Vegas decided to do something different. To imagine a world where – every once in a while – we have to remind the heteros that Las Vegas still belongs to them, too…so long as they’re willing to share.

Advertising Agency: R&R Partners, Las Vegas, USA
Executive Creative Director: Arnie DiGeorge
Creative Director: Doug Finelli
Assistant Creative Director / Art Director:Mark Naparstek
Assistant Creative Director / Copywriter: Chris Hagan
Photographer: Brian Kuhlmann
Published: 2012

5 comments

Jaap Grolleman's picture
Jaap Grolleman
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What is the point of this ad? You want to make this city appealing to straight or gay couples? Here, you're doing neither.

tazyboy's picture
tazyboy
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ok

kleenex's picture
kleenex
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The whole campaign is wonky.

feysal's picture
feysal
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cool

groovy baby!

Spanky's picture
Spanky
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This ad is offensive. Not because it involves sexual preference. But because it's just so bad. It's trying to be clever. But comes across as incredibly dumb.

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