Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events

Featured Events

September 26, 2017
Multicultural Retail 360 Summit

Co-located with the Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX)

Marketing experts from Nielsen, Walgreens, Albertsons and several noted consultancies and research firms will be among the featured speakers at this year’s Multicultural Retail 360 Summit, the retail industry’s premier educational and networking event designed to help retailers and consumer packaged goods companies grow their business with America’s multicultural consumer market.

The 13th annual Multicultural Retail 360 Summit will be a dynamic one-day symposium on September 26 co-located with the 2017 Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX), at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., just outside Chicago. The theme for this year’s Multicultural Retail 360 Summit is “Remaining Relevant to the New Mainstream Consumer.”

For more information, visit www.multiculturalretail360.com/summit. Use code MRMMR to take $50 off registration fees before September 1.


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September 26-27, 2017
31st Annual NAMIC Conference

Join us for the premier conference focusing on diversity and inclusion in media. Always fresh and insightful, the Annual NAMIC Conference is a cornerstone of Diversity Week and features a robust agenda exploring programming, marketing, leadership development, business innovation, cutting edge technologies, globalization and even a start-up competition!  Our theme — Diversity at the Speed of Change — captures our rapidly revolutionizing industry prepares diversity advocates at every level for the industry’s future. Join NAMIC as we celebrate and amplify voices from across the cultural spectrum. For more info about registration and sponsorship opportunities, contact Sandra Girado, Vice President, Events and Partner Relations, at sandra.girado@namic.com or 212-594-5985 or visit www.namic.com.


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September 27, 2017
DiversityInc Fall Event: New Approaches to D&I Management
If you had the opportunity to learn how PwC and NY Life effectively communicate their stance on today's social issues, would you take advantage of it? You can when you join us for our event on New and Successful Ideas for Best Practices in Managing D&I on September 27 at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott. DiversityInc’s next event will focus on new approaches to managing diversity and inclusion. You’ll hear about the rise of the resource group as a business function and how senior leaders can effectively communicate to their employees their stance on today’s social issues. You'll also hear from companies like:

  • Kaiser Permanente and KPMG on casting a wider net in holding stakeholders accountable for D&I results. 
  • Monsanto on the rise of ERGs as a business function and innovative ways to leverage them.
  • AT&T and Hilton on how to infuse diversity into succession planning early enough so promotion opportunities aren't missed.

Whether your organization is in the beginning, middle or advanced stages of diversity management, you'll be able to take away useful and actionable best practices. You'll also have ample time to network with like-minded D&I leaders and practitioners. Our sponsors: Abbott | Ameren | AT&T | Cox Communications | FCA US LLC | Hilton, Inc. | Kaiser Permanente | KPMG | Marriott | Monsanto | New York Life | Novartis | PwC | Toyota Motor North America  Click here for the full agenda.  For more information about the event and registration, click here.


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November 5-7, 2017
2017 ANA Multicultural Marketing and Diversity Conference

Registration is now open for the 19th annual ANA Multicultural Marketing and Diversity Conference, presented by Time, Inc. Get the scoop on how to engage with your multicultural consumers more effectively and meaningfully. Our growing list of confirmed speakers includes: Tony Rogers, CMO at Walmart, Marc Pritchard, chief brand officer at P&G, Manoj Raghunandanan, VP of marketing at Johnson & Johnson, Roger Adams, CMO at USAA, Philip Polk, VP of multicultural strategy at Hallmark, Renetta McCann, chief talent officer at Leo Burnett, Luke Visconti, CEO at DiversityIncVisit our website for details and register today. #ANAMulti


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MMR compiles a comprehensive listing of multicultural marketing and diversity focused professional conferences and events worldwide, as well as consumer events with a multicultural audience available for sponsorship. Do you have an event that should be listed ? Learn more here http://multicultural.com/calendar/add_event or email lisa@multicultural.com.

Upcoming Events in 2017

September 26, 2017
Multicultural Retail 360 Summit

EnsembleIQ, Rosemont, IL
www.multiculturalretail360.com/summit

September 26-27, 2017
31st Annual NAMIC Conference

NAMIC, New York, NY
http://namic.com
sandra.girado@namic.com, 212-594-5985

September 27, 2017
DiversityInc Fall Event: New Approaches to D&I Management

DiversityInc, Newark, NJ
http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-fall-event/event-summary-90d5888f59b8404487dcdd4974873cf8.aspx

October 3, 2017
Webinar: Effective Recruitment Strategies for People With Disabilities

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/

October 17, 2017
Pop-Up Webinar: Career Advice for High Potential Women

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/

November 5-7, 2017
2017 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference

Association of National Advertisers, Miami Beach, FL
http://www.ana.net/conference/show/id/MCC-NOV17

November 14, 2017
Webinar: Retaining and Developing Veterans in the Workplace

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/

December 5, 2017
Webinar: Effective Recruitment Strategies for Millennials

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/


View Event Lists from Previous Years

MMR Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events 2016 MMR Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events 2016 (21 KB)

MMR Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events 2015 MMR Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events 2015 (27 KB)

If you would like to learn about other events not listed here, please send an email to lisa@multicultural.com with your specific information request.