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MMR's Recommended 2018 Multicultural & Diversity Conferences + events: View and Register

MMR's Recommended 2018 Multicultural & Diversity Conferences + events: View and Register

Featured Events
  • Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX) 2018, October 2-4, Minneapolis, MN
  • Leadership in Business Workshop, 2018 No Barriers Summit NYC, October 4-6, New York, NY
  • The 2018 WorkBeyond Summit, October 8-9, New York, NY
  • Digital Diversity Network's 3rd Annual Innovation & Inclusion Awards, October 18, 2018, New York, NY
  • 2018 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference presented by Pandora, Nov 4-6, Miami Beach
  • The 7th Annual 3% Conference, November 8-9, Chicago, IL
  • Tech Up For Women Conference 2018, November 15, New York, NY 
  • 19th LGBTQ Tourism Forum: $50 MMR Discount!, December 2-4, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX) 2018, October 2-4, Minneapolis, MN 
    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, 4 main stage keynote addresses from Ahold Delhaize, Facebook, 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 Contact information:, (985) 801-0678.
    Leadership in Business Workshop at the No Barriers Summit NYC - Build a WorkplaceCulture that Fully Embraces Diversity & Inclusion, October 4-6, 
    New York, NY
    Break through personal and professional barriers by joining the Leadership in Business Workshop, part of the 2018 No Barriers Summit NYC, this October 4-6, 2018. Sponsored by Wells Fargo, the Leadership in Business Workshop is designed to explore challenges and solutions related to D&I in the workplace through expert panel-led discussions, rapid innovation labs, and group activities. Ever attended a D&I event that was more like a festival? In addition to the workshop agenda, you'll also experience the full No Barriers Summit NYC schedule of speakers and activities on Saturday and Sunday, including Questival (a city-wide adventure race) and the No Barriers LIVE Concert at Summer Stage in Central Park. The featured lineup includes Ice-T, America's Got Talent star Mandy Harvey, and world-renowned blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer. Don't miss this opportunity to grow your network, collect best practices, and learn how to directly engage diverse employees. Limited spots available. Learn more and Sign up today!  » #SummitWithUs
    The 2018 WorkBeyond Summit, October 8-9, New York, NY 
    Join us this fall for Working Mother Media's second annual WorkBeyond Summit! Experience programming that supports company culture shifts and be part of the critical conversation on what it takes to keep up with current trends and policies-from parental leave and flex, to mindfulness and technology-that impact how companies attract and retain top talent. Go beyond work life to explore ways in which your company can keep its competitive edge and retain top talent, in this changing world of work. Oct 8-9, 2018 at the New York Marriott Marquis Contact info: 
    Digital Diversity Network's 3rd Annual Innovation & Inclusion Awards, October 18, 2018, NewYork, NY
    Digital Diversity Network's (DDN) third annual Innovation & Inclusion Awards reception and program will occur on Thursday, October 18 from 6:30 - 9:30pm at Galvanize in New York City. The Innovation & Inclusion Awards showcase the outstanding contributions of diverse (Asian, Black, Latinx, Native American) digital and technology professionals from a variety of industries and disciplines; facilitate peer networking and introductions to prospective employers and business partners; and inspire future generations to pursue innovation and tech careers, regardless of socio-economic background. In addition to special recognitions of select tech industry leaders, awards will be conferred in five categories: Code Breakers, Change Agents, Inventors & Innovators, Culture Catalysts and Social Entrepreneurs. To purchase reception tickets, visit Eventbrite. For sponsorship and other inquiries, please contact Kathy Johnson at or (646) 202-2643.
    2018 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference presented by Pandora, November 4-6, Miami Beach, FL ANA
    If you aren't doing multicultural marketing, you are not doing marketing!" says Marc Pritchard, chief brand officer at The Procter & Gamble Company and keynote speaker at the upcoming 2018 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference presented by Pandora. Now in its twentieth year, the conference assembles top client-side multicultural marketing professionals and experts across a wide spectrum of industries to share best practices on topics such as marketing to diverse segments, measuring ROI of multicultural marketing plans, diversity and inclusion strategies, and much more. In addition, the 18th annual ANA Multicultural Excellence Awards will recognize the year's best multicultural advertising campaigns. Winners will be announced and celebrated at a reception on November 4th. The ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference has become the annual "go to" event to discuss and debate industry issues, to network and celebrate!
    The 7th Annual 3% Conference, November 8-9, Chicago, IL 
    The creative industry's leading voice for gender equality and diversity overall, The 3% Conference features over 85 speakers, half of whom are speakers of color. Founder Kat Gordon was named Advertising Age's Visionary of the Year in 2018 for her 7-year crusade illustrating that diversity = creativity = profitability. Join us at Navy Pier for two days filled with inspiring keynotes, informative master classes and spirited networking. This year's theme Bring It encourages attendees to bring their wisdom, insights and colleagues for an event with more audience interaction than ever before. The conference includes four themed tracks: Creative Director, Emerging Creative, How-To and Leadership. To register or for more information visit: and use code MULTICULTURAL for a 10% discount. Please contact Angeles Winesett at: with any questions.
    Tech Up For Women Conference 2018 November 15th Metropolitan WEST NYC
    Tech Up for Women is a one-day event for the advancement of women in technology through education, resourcing and networking. The event will focus on new technological advances, cyber security and tech products. The purpose of the event is to take the fear factor out of technology and empower women to surf the technology wave. Come be a part of this day, meet other trailblazers with the same goals of learning new technologies and be on the cutting edge of new advances in technology. For Event Details and To Register go to Get $50 OFF on your tickets with the code TECHUP 
    Contact: (203) 255-2112
    19th LGBTQ Tourism Forum: $50 MMR Discount!, December 2-4, Fort Lauderdale, FL 
    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 Use discount code MMR2018 to save an additional $50. Produced by Community Marketing & Insights Questions?
    Upcoming Events in 2018

    October 2, 2018
    Women of Color and Their Allies
    DiversityInc, Atlanta, GA

    October 2-4, 2018
    Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX) 2018
    Path to Purchase Institute, Minneapolis, MN
    (985) 801-0678,

    October 4-6, 2018
    Leadership in Business Workshop at the No Barriers Summit NYC - Build a Workplace Culture that Fully Embraces Diversity & Inclusion
    No Barriers USA, New York, NY

    October 8-9, 2018
    The 2018 WorkBeyond Summit
    Working Mother Media, New York, NY
    October 9, 2018
    Webinar: Career Advice From People With Diverse Abilities

    October 16-17, 2018
    32nd Annual NAMIC Conference
    NAMIC, New York, NY

    October 18, 2018
    Digital Diversity Network's 3rd Annual Innovation & Inclusion Awards
    Digital Diversity Network's (DDN), New York, NY

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

    November 5-7, 2018
    2018 National Diversity Women's Business Leadership Conference
    Diversity Woman Media, National Harbor, MD

    November 8-9, 2018
    The 7th Annual 3% Conference
    The 3% Conference, Chicago, IL

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

    November 15, 2018
    Tech Up For Women Conference 2018 November 15th Metropolitan WEST NYC
    Global Training & Events Group LLC, New York, NY
    (203) 255-2112,

    December 2-4, 2018
    19th LGBTQ Tourism Forum
    Community Marketing & Insights (CMI), Fort Lauderdale, FL

    December 4, 2018
    Webinar: Best Practices in Onboarding Employees
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    Next Issue: November 2018
    Deadline for reservations: October 24th
    Deadline for copy: October 26th
    Theme: MMR's Recommended 2018 Multicultural & Diversity Conferences + events

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