President, Multicultural Marketing Resources, Inc.

 

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Eglon E. Simons

National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC)
As President and CEO Eglon E. Simons leads the association, working closely with its 16 chapters, he collaborates with NAMIC’s board, staff, chapter leadership and industry partners. A strong and progressive leader, Simons’ career in media and communications has spanned more than 30 years. Upon earning an MBA from Harvard Business School, Simons joined the staff at CBS New York. After holding several managerial positions, Simons concluded his 13-year run with the network as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the CBS Television Stations Division. In 1990, Simons embarked on a 21-year run with Cablevision Systems Corporation as Director of New York Sales for its Cable Networks unit. Simons began serving as Vice President and General Manager of New York Interconnect in 1992 and subsequently, was promoted in 1995, to Senior Vice President and General Manager. Simons was named Executive Vice President of Cablevision’s Rainbow Advertising Sales Company in 2002, a senior management role he fulfilled until his retirement from Cablevision Systems Corporation in 2011. View Profile

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VanguardComm

VanguardComm is your single source for Public Relations and Integrated Marketing Communications addressing specific multicultural and mainstream markets. We have extensive experience with both corporate and nonprofit organizations. Our specialized strengths are in strategic planning, market entry, brand development, corporate communications, national and grassroots programs as well as a unique specialty in social innovation and cause marketing.... View Profile

Featured Events

September 16-19, 2015
ADCOLOR Industry Conference and Awards, September 16-19, 2015 New York City

For the first time in its history, the 9thAnnual ADCOLOR Industry Conference and Awards will take place in New York City at Pier Sixty (61 Chelsea Piers) from September 16-19, 2015. The ADCOLOR Industry Conference is the premier diversity gathering for professionals at all levels. The ADCOLOR Awards highlight and honor the achievements of African-American, American Indian/Native American, Asian Pacific-American, Hispanic/Latino, LGBT professionals and diversity and inclusion champions in creative industries.

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September 29-30, 2015
29th Annual NAMIC Conference, September 29-30, 2015 at the New York Marriott Marquis

Join us for this day and a half symposium, a cornerstone of Diversity Week in the fall that has evolved into the industry's premier conference focusing on diversity and inclusion as a pillar of good business. The Annual NAMIC Conference features an agenda that explores programming, marketing, operations, technology, leadership development, and creating sustainable diversity change strategies. For more info about registration and sponsorship opportunities, contact Sandra Girado, Senior Director of Meetings and Events, at sandra.girado@namic.com or 212-594-5985.

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Job Opportunities

Associate State Director - Multicultural Outreach, AARP, New York,, NY

Develops a presence in targeted African-American/Black communities through strengthening visibility, awareness of, and engagement with AARP.

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Account Executive, LatinTRENDS, New York, NY

LatinTRENDS is a multi-media company whose mission is to inform, entertain and inspire the forward thinking.

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Public Relations/Sales/Marketing Intern, Multicultural Marketing Resources, Inc., New York, NY

The intern will assist the President and the sales/marketing assistant in all day-to-day duties.

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