Video: Inside Adweek’s 2018 Brand Genius Gala

Honorees included Toyota, Burger King, American Express and Bud Light

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On Nov. 7, Cipriani 25 Broadway hosted Adweek’s annual Brand Genius event. NBC News anchor Stephanie Ruhle emceed a gala celebration of the most interesting and innovative brands of 2018, including Procter & Gamble, Google Cloud, Peloton, FX Networks and MarsWrigley. Serena Williams accepted the Brand Visionary award from last year’s honoree, Anna Wintour, while Burger King CMO Fernando Machado was surprised with the night’s final award: the Grand Brand Genius. Here’s a look inside the star-studded event presented by NBCUniversal and Oath.

@ChrisAriens Chris Ariens is the managing editor and director of video at Adweek.