Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events

Featured Events

August 10 – 26, 2018
The Black Women’s Expo (BWe), August 10 – 12 in Atlanta and August 25 - 26 in Dallas

The Black Women’s Expo (BWe), presented by Toyota, is heading to Atlanta (August 10 – 12) & Dallas (August 25 & 26) as part of a 24th anniversary national tour! BWe Chicago just wrapped with its best year ever and we invite national brands and local businesses to join us in the two remaining markets to connect with your core consumers at this premiere exposition for African American Women. BWe brings together the best in relevant seminars and renowned speakers, musical entertainment, celebrity appearances, and an exhibitors marketplace showcasing BWe corporate partners and our excellence in business, fashion, haircare, technology, beauty, home décor’, culinary and much more for this all-important consumer market! This annual event with more than 25,000 Black influencers in Chicago will now also call Atlanta and Dallas home because #SheMatters! For more information, visit www.theblackwomensexpo.com or contact Sharita Childs at schilds@mgpgevents.com, 312-454-6100.


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September 21-23, 2018
12th Annual ADCOLOR Conference and Awards

The 12th Annual ADCOLOR Conference and Awards will take place in Los Angeles, CA at The JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE from September 21-23, 2018. 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, LGBTQ professionals and diversity and inclusion champions in the space. To nominate go to nominations.adcolor.org. To register and book your hotel visit www.adcolor.org



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September 24, 2018
16th Annual Diversity Solutions Best Practices Conference

With the recent resurgence of race and gender issues in the workplace, incivility, hate crimes, and workplace violence, can we honestly say that we are moving forward towards a highly diverse, high-functioning inclusive environment in the U.S.? Are we approaching a new millennium or returning to a mentality from a previous decade?

Join JJA Consultants’ interactive professional forum for Diversity practitioners sharing cutting edge best practices within the Diversity, Inclusion, HR, and EEO from Private, Public, Non-Profit, and Academic sector practitioners. Participate with a diverse group of practitioners sharing and applying concepts and tools for results. Gain exposure to leading edge research, tools, and technologies. Learn and share ideas for starting, enhancing, augmenting, and evaluating next-generation diversity efforts through high-value case studies with lessons learned.

Visit: https://diversitybestpracticesconference.com to learn more and register! 
Email info@DiversityCare.com or call 703-359-5969


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September 27, 2018
18th Annual Horowitz Cultural Insights Forum at Telemundo Center

The Horowitz Cultural Insights Forum has a new home! Register today for the 18th Annual Cultural Insights Forum at Telemundo Center on September 27. Join us for a day of brand new research and bold conversations around today's transformative consumer: The new narratives, technologies & demographics that have intersected to redefine relevance & growth in America. Visit our website for more information and to register. You won’t want to miss what we have in store!



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October 2-4, 2018
Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX) 2018

Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX) is the destination for getting ahead of tomorrow’s shoppers. P2PX empowers marketing professionals, brands, manufacturers, retailers, agency professionals and solution providers that are influencing the entire path to purchase. Attendees will learn the latest strategies, discover best practices and find cutting-edge solutions to better connect with their shoppers. P2PX is a three-day event that includes, 70+ highly vetted speakers, 35 seminar sessions, 3 main stage keynote addresses from Ahold Delhaize, Forrester and The Mom Complex, 100+ best-in-class exhibitors, symposiums focused on women’s leadership, personalization,  e-commerce and endless networking opportunities. Keynote addresses and seminar sessions will cover shopper insights, how to market to targeted audiences, demographic and industry research, plus case studies on how to better connect with shoppers. Register today to join us to learn how to get ahead of tomorrow’s shoppers. For event details and to register visit www.path2purchaseexpo.com Contact information: p2px@american-tradeshow.com(985) 801-0678.


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October 16-17, 2018
32nd Annual NAMIC Conference

The 32nd Annual NAMIC Conference is the premiere opportunity to explore diversity and inclusion in the media business landscape. This year’s annual NAMIC conference theme “Empower Leaders, Create Superheroes” illuminates multiculturalism by inviting professionals to POWER UP their skills, BLAST THROUGH barriers to creativity, and SOAR to new heights of knowledge and courage. Don’t miss your chance to EXPERIENCE THE EXTRAORDINARY. Explore more at NAMIC.com/Conference.

REGISTRATION 
NAMIC Members: $1,400
Non-Members: $1,675 (one-year NAMIC Membership Included)
Click Here to download a Registration Form.

To support the 32nd Annual NAMIC Conference, or to confirm a sponsorship, please contact Sandra Girado, Vice President, Event and Partner Relations at sandra.girado@namic.com or call the NAMIC National office at 212-594-5985.


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October 18, 2018
Digital Diversity Network’s 3rd Annual Innovation & Inclusion Awards

Digital Diversity Network’s (DDN) third annual Innovation & Inclusion Awards reception and program will occur on Thursday, October 18 from 6:30 – 9:00pm at Galvanize in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. The Innovation & Inclusion Awards showcase the outstanding contributions of diverse (Asian, Black, Latinx, Native American) digital and technology professionals, nationwide; facilitate peer networking and introductions to prospective employers and investors; and inspire future generations to pursue innovation and tech careers, regardless of socio-economic background. In addition to special recognitions of tech diversity & inclusion champions, awards will be conferred in five categories: Code Breakers, Change Agents, Inventors & Innovators, Culture Catalysts and Social Entrepreneurs. The competition is open to all brands and industries, including the non-profit and media sectors.  Entries will be accepted on-line only through Monday, August 6. To nominate and purchase tickets for the awards reception, visit https://digitaldiversitynetwork.com/event/2018-innovation-inclusion-awards/ For sponsorship and other inquiries, please contact Kathy Johnson at kathy.johnson@digitaldiversitynetwork.com or (646) 202-2643.



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November 4-6, 2018
2018 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference presented by Pandora

Registration is open for the 20th annual ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference, presented by Pandora. Get the scoop on how to engage with your multicultural consumers more effectively and meaningfully. Visit our website for details and register today. #ANAMulti


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December 2-4, 2018
19th LGBTQ Tourism Forum

Join with tourism and hospitality colleagues at the 19th LGBTQ Tourism Forum. The completely rebooted marketing, sales, public relations and research forum to help you better understand, and successfully reach, LGBTQ travelers. Designed for marketing and sales executives of tourism boards, CVBs and DMOs (we also welcome accommodations, tour operators, travel suppliers, events, agencies, and meeting and wedding professionals!). Topics include: Internet, mobile, print and direct marketing, LGBTQ niche segments, meeting and event sales approaches, ROI tracking and results, press relations, community involvement and influencers. Multiple workshops will focus on internet and mobile marketing to the LGBTQ community, plus featured presentations on the latest LGBTQ tourism market statistics, successful outreach techniques, case studies and much more! LGBTQ Tourism Forum registration and information Produced by Community Marketing & Insights Questions? tom@communitymarketinginc.com. Also: Download our free report: CMI's 22nd Annual LGBTQ Tourism & Hospitality Survey


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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 2018

July 24, 2018
Webinar: ERGs and Inclusion Councils: Can They Coexist?

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

August 10 – 12, 2018
The Black Women’s Expo (BWe)

MGPG Events, Inc., Atlanta, GA
http://www.theblackwomensexpo.com
312-454-6100, schilds@mgpgevents.com

August 14, 2018
Webinar: How to be a Good Mentee, How to Earn Sponsorship

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

August 25 - 26, 2018
The Black Women’s Expo (BWe)

MGPG Events, Inc., Dallas, TX
http://www.theblackwomensexpo.com
312-454-6100, schilds@mgpgevents.com

September 18, 2018
The Pros and Cons of Unconscious Bias Training

DiversityInc, Newark, NJ
https://events.bizzabo.com/2018-unconsciousbiastraining/home

September 21-23, 2018
12th Annual ADCOLOR Conference and Awards

ADCOLOR, Los Angeles, CA
http://adcolor.org/

September 24, 2018
Diversity Solutions Best Practices Conference

JJA Consultants, Washington, DC
https://diversitybestpracticesconference.com

September 25, 2018
Webinar: A How-To-Guide on Executive Presence

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

September 27, 2018
18th Annual Horowitz Cultural Insights Forum at Telemundo Center

Horowitz Research, New Rochelle, NY
http://www.culturalinsightsforum.com/?utm_source=eblast&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mmr_eblast&utm_content=forum_july18

October 2, 2018
Women of Color and Their Allies

DiversityInc, Atlanta, GA
https://events.bizzabo.com/WomenofColorandTheirAllies/home

October 2-4, 2018
Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX) 2018

Path to Purchase Institute, Minneapolis, MN
https://www.path2purchaseexpo.com
(985) 801-0678, p2px@american-tradeshow.com

October 9, 2018
Webinar: Career Advice From People With Diverse Abilities

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

October 16-17, 2018
32nd Annual NAMIC Conference

NAMIC, New York, NY
http://namic.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/31st-Annual-NAMIC-Conference-Registration-On-Site.pdf
212-594-5985, sandra.girado@namic.com

October 18, 2018
Digital Diversity Network’s 3rd Annual Innovation & Inclusion Awards

Digital Diversity Network’s (DDN), New York, NY
https://digitaldiversitynetwork.com/event/2018-innovation-inclusion-awards/
(646) 202-2643, kathy.johnson@digitaldiversitynetwork.com

November 4-6, 2018
2018 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference

ANA, Miami, FL
http://www.ana.net/conference/show/id/MCC-NOV18

November 5-7, 2018
2018 National Diversity Women's Business Leadership Conference

Diversity Woman Media, National Harbor, MD
http://www.diversitywoman.com

November 13, 2018
Webinar: How to Leverage Veterans to Achieve Business Objectives

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

December 2-4, 2018
19th LGBTQ Tourism Forum

Community Marketing & Insights (CMI), Fort Lauderdale, FL
https://communitymarketinginc.com/lgbtq-tourism-forum/
tom@communitymarketinginc.com

December 4, 2018
Webinar: Best Practices in Onboarding Employees

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


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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.