Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events

MMR compiles a comprehensive listing of multicultural marketing and diversity focused conferences and events worldwide, as well as consumer events available for sponsorship, targeting ethnic/niche audiences. The calendar is continually updated and provides contact information for conferences, seminars, expos, benefit galas and other industry events. 

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April 27-29, 2015
2015 AHAA "Redefining Relevanceā€ Conference, April 27 - 29, 2015

"Redefining Relevance" is the theme of the next annual conference of "AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing" taking place in Miami from April 27 to 29, 2015. With the marketing landscape constantly evolving to keep up with dramatically changing demographics, new strategies are tested, new models of data collection are created, and return on investment (ROI) is scrutinized to ensure proper budgetary allocations. However, the most successful marketing campaigns consistently hit home runs in one area: Relevance. Relevant messaging, creative, and delivery are all necessary to forge meaningful relationships and win brand loyalty of Hispanics, America's most powerful demographic. Confirmed speakers include: Laura Desmond, Global CEO of Starcom; Deanie Eisner, CMO of Kraft; Rick Gomez, SVP, Marketing, Target; Peter Hall, Regional Marketing Director of the Americas, Heineken; Jim McNamara, Chairman of Pantelion Films and Bob Pittman, Chairman and CEO of iHeartMedia, Inc. For more information, visit

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May 7, 2015
NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast, May 7, 2015, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at McCormick Place Convention Center

Held during the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA)'s Internet & Television Expo (formerly, the Cable Show), the Annual Awards Breakfast recognizes Next Generation Leaders and Luminaries. In addition, NAMIC honors the recipient of the Mickey Leland Humanitarian Award, established in 1992 in memory of the late Congressman from Texas for his lifelong advocacy of social justice and equality for people around the world. For more info about purchasing tables or tickets and sponsorship/partnership opportunities, contact Sandra Girado, Senior Director of Meetings and Events, at or 212-594-5985.

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June 11, 2015
Diversity Achievement & Mosaic Awards

The American Advertising Federation and it's District Two will host the Diversity Achievement & Mosaic Awards (DAMA) on Thursday, June 11, 2015. This award show recognizes companies and industry leaders whose commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident through their work and actions. Submissions are due by Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Learn more about DAMA and submit your work and nominations on the AAF's website!

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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 or 212-594-5985.

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October 12-14, 2015
4th annual Multicultural Health Marketing Conference, October 12-14, 2015, Fort Lauderdale

The 4th annual edition of The Multicultural Health National: Marketing to a Diverse America (MCHNational) will be held in Florida at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach next October 12-14, 2015. This unique event is the premier and only multicultural conference for professionals focusing on the healthcare industry and a must attend event for pharma executives, ad agencies, insurers, hospitals and media companies. The format includes both case studies of successful examples of healthcare marketing and separate modules for each key multicultural population segment in America including African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans and LGBT consumers. New this year: the Native American community will be included as a segment. Great networking opportunities are always a highlight including two evenings of awards receptions celebrating recipients of the Best in Multicultural Health Marketing Awards and the client-side executives selected for the Outstanding Multicultural Marketers Awards. The Multicultural Health Marketing Awards recognize the best creative advertising of a health product or service marketing health information to a multicultural market segment. The Outstanding Multicultural Marketers Awards are to extraordinary health marketers who drive innovation and work towards better patient health outcomes among the key multicultural populations in America For more information contact Scott Ehrlich, VP, DTC Perspectives at or 770-559-0702 or visit

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November 8-10, 2015
Learn More about Multicultural Marketing & Diversity

The ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference is the industry's premier multicultural "go to" event catering to top level executives wanting to learn how to target this fast growing segment of the population. Save the date and join us in Miami Beach on November 8 - 10, to discuss a strong mix of topics with other client side marketers. Explore issues in multicultural marketing, learn practical ideas to improve marketing campaigns and spend quality time networking with your peers, all under one roof. For more information, please contact Mala White, Senior Manager, Committees and Conferences, 212-455-8084.

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Upcoming Events

January 30, 2015
NYWICI Coffee & Conversations: The Art of Coming Out on Top

New York Women in Communications, ,

February 1-4, 2015
Most Promising Multicultural Student Program

American Advertising Federation, New York, NY
Kai Jones, Manager, Mosaic Center & Education Services, and Melissa Wong, AVP, Mosaic Center & Education Services,

April 26-28, 2015
HACR 2015 Young Hispanic Corporate Achieversā„¢ (YHCA) Program

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, Atlanta, GA
Emma Etheridge, Programs & Initiatives Manager,, 202-682-4012

April 27-29, 2015
2015 AHAA's Annual "Thinking Under the Influence" Conference

AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing, Miami Beach, FL

May 12-14, 2015
2015 3AF Asian Marketing Summit and Immersion Tour

Asian American Advertising Federation, Los Angeles, CA

May 19, 2015
19th Annual Hispanic Marketing Conference and Awards: Award winning marketing conference focus on the U.S. Hispanic Market

Aguilar Productions, St. Paul, MN

May 18-19, 2015
31st Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity

Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, 808-956-8816

May 30-31, 2015
Casa Latina Home Expo

Casa Latina, Miami, FL

June 12, 2015
The 2015 Women of Color Leadership and Empowerment Conference

Color Magazine, Boston, MA

June 10-13, 2015

American Advertising Federation, Las Vegas, NV

June 18, 2015
The 2015 Outstanding 50 Asian American in Business Award Gala

Asian American Business Development Center, New York, NY

June 26-27, 2015
Hardee's Latin Festival

WVXX Radio/Beach Events, Virginia Beach, VA

July 17-19, 2015
2nd Annual International Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Summit & Trade Show

International Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Network, Miami, FL
Debra Samson, Program Manager, 954-792-2579

August 8-9, 2015
25th annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, Inc., New York, NY

August 12-14, 2015
Multicultural Retail 360 Summit 2015

Stagnito Business Information, Anaheim, CA

August 23, 2015
Festival Peachtree Latino

Southern Latino Foundation, Atlanta, GA

August 29-31, 2015
8th Annual Ascend National Convention & Career Fair

Ascend National, New York, NY

September 21-22, 2015
2015 Inclusion Summit

Talent Management Alliance, Washington, DC

October 16, 2015
2nd Annual Silicon Harlem Conference "Envisioning the Technological Future"

Silicon Harlem, New York, NY

October 15-16, 2015
Diversity Women's Business Leadership Conference

Diversity Woman Media, LLC, Lake Buena Vista, FL

October 26-27, 2015
The 3% Conference

The 3% Conference, New York, NY

November 8, 2015
2015 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference

Association of National Advertisers, Miami Beach, FL

November 13, 2015
4th annual Diversity and Inclusion Talks + Awards (DANDI)

DANDI, New York, NY