Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events

Featured Events

July 26-28, 2017
ColorComm 4th Annual Conference

ColorComm, Inc., the nation's premier membership organization dedicated to advancing the visibility of women of color in communications, will hold its 4th annual conference at the Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne in Miami, Florida. Whoopi Goldberg, Host of ABC's Daytime Talk Show The View will serve as the keynote speaker of ColorComm's Annual Conference. The ColorComm Conference is an annual business retreat that connects more than 400 executive leaders in communications, marketing, advertising, and digital from across the country. The goal is to create an environment that connects industry thought leaders to conversations that yield business partnerships. The conference, commonly referred to as #C2Miami, is the only event of its kind which will open with the ColorComm Circle Awards, the highest honor awarded to a select group of women of color changing the face of the communications industry. This year's conference theme is "Surprise Yourself." #C2Miami will focus on empowering women to go outside of the box in their careers and to teach the importance of using their voice to impact change. For more information, please visit www.colorcommconference.com.


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September 17-19, 2017
ADCOLOR Conference and Awards

The 11th Annual ADCOLOR Conference and Awards will take place in Los Angeles, CA at The Loews Hollywood Hotel from September 17-19, 2017. The ADCOLOR Conference is the premier diversity gathering for creative industry professionals. 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 the space. To register and book your hotel visit www.adcolor.org


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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

DiversityInc’s next event on September 27 will focus on new approaches to managing diversity and inclusion. Senior leaders from companies including AT&T, PwC, Kaiser Permanente, Toyota, NY Life and Monsanto will provide insights on new ways on holding stakeholders accountable for D&I results, utilizing talent development as a revenue driver and infusing diversity in succession planning. You’ll also 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. Click here for the full agenda. Whether your organization is in the beginning, middle or advanced stages of diversity management, you’ll be able to take away useful and actionable content. You’ll also have ample time to network with like-minded D&I leaders and practitioners. 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

July 26-28, 2017
ColorComm 4th Annual Conference

ColorComm, Inc., Miami, FL
www.colorcommconference.com

September 9-10, 2017
The 24th annual LGBT Expo

The LGBT Expo, New York, NY
www.thelgbtexpo.com
(215) 644-9672, info@thelgbtexpo.com

September 17-19, 2017
ADCOLOR Conference and Awards

ADCOLOR, Los Angeles, CA
www.adcolor.org

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

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


View Event Lists from Previous Years

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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.