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Multicultural Marketing News - Save the Dates for Upcoming Key Multicultural & Diversity Conferences + events


           Multicultural Marketing News July 2016

What's Inside: Save the Dates for Upcoming Key Multicultural & Diversity Conferences + events
Here is your latest edition of Multicultural Marketing News, the newsletter published by Multicultural Marketing Resources Inc.,
In this issue:

Featured Events
  • Working Mother Multicultural Women's National Conference, July 11-12, New York, NY
  • 2016 ColorComm Conference, July 20-22, Miami, FL
  • The 2016 Multicultural Retail 360 Summit - Optimizing the Omnichannel Experience for Multicultural Consumers, August 24-26, San Diego, CA
  • ADCOLOR Industry Conference and Awards, September 18-21, Boca Raton, FL
  • 30th Annual NAMIC Conference, September 20-21, New York, NY
  • 18th Annual ANA Multicultural Marketing and Diversity Conference, October 9-11, Los Angeles, CA
  • 5th Annual Multicultural Health National Conference, October 25-26, Philadelphia, PA
  • Featured Events
    Working Mother Multicultural Women's National Conference July 11-12, 2016
    It's almost here - the 2016 Multicultural Women's National Conference! This two-day national conference deepens the conversation about race and gender in the workplace, attracts hundreds of attendees from major corporations, and honors the 2016 Best Companies for Multicultural Women. This year's theme is: Rise Up. Reach Out. Own Every Opportunity where we'll challenge our thinking with engaging keynotes and panel discussions, draw inspiration from leadership journeys shared in StoryTalk sessions, and commit to action during powerful skill-building workshops. Join us for an unforgettable conference and special signature opening when we launch our #RISEUP Fashion show! For more information and to register, visit

    2016 ColorComm Conference, July 20-22, Miami
    C2 (short for ColorComm Conference) is the ultimate business conference and retreat for women of color in communications. Unlike many conferences with thousands in attendance, C2 is an intimate group of 400 multicultural, professional women. With innovative programs and topics presented by the industry's top practitioners and thought leaders, this conference provides a safe place to address relevant issues from like-minded women. C2 is for you if you are a woman of color in the vast field of communications, including: Public Relations, Media Relations, Corporate Communications, Advertising, Journalism Broadcast, Consulting, Social Media, Entrepreneurs, Educators and more! C2 is for you if you want to connect with and learn from the best and the brightest of like-minded professionals. For more information, visit 

    The 2016 Multicultural Retail 360 Summit - Optimizing the Omnichannel Experience for Multicultural Consumers
    The Multicultural Retail 360 Summit is the retail industry's premier educational and networking event. Join us in San Diego on August 24-26 where Facebook, Zumba® Fitness, Kellogg, Albertsons/Safeway, Jewel-Osco and more will share insights, strategies and information on how to connect with multicultural consumers. We also have a special celebrity keynote presentation - comedian, actor, director and author John Leguizamo. Register today at info: Jeff Friedman, Group Brand Director, Multicultural Retail 360, 201-855-7621

    ADCOLOR Industry Conference and Awards, September 18-21, 2016 Boca Raton, Florida
    The 10th Annual ADCOLOR Industry Conference and Awards will take place in Boca Raton, Florida at The Boca Raton Resort & Club from September 18-21, 2016. 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

    30th Annual NAMIC Conference, September 20-21, 2016 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, Vice President, Events and Partner Relations, at or 212-594-5985.

    18th Annual ANA Multicultural Marketing and Diversity Conference, in Los Angeles, CA
    The Association of National Advertisers provides the ultimate channels for showcasing outstanding Multicultural Marketing and Diversity content, through the ANA Multicultural Excellence Awards program and conference.  To learn more or submit an entry to the awards program, please visit our awards websiteThe 18th Annual Multicultural Marketing and Diversity Conference will feature a phenomenal lineup of speakers including Lane Bryant, Nestlé, Prudential Financial and Target to name a few. Register now and join us at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. Live on October 9-11, 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 Talia Fisher, Associate Manager, Committees and Conferences, 212-455-8008.

    5th Annual Multicultural Health National Conference, Oct 25-26, 2016, Philadelphia
    Save the Date for the 5th annual edition of The Multicultural Health (MCH) National, the premier and only multicultural conference focusing on the healthcare industry and a must attend event for pharma executives, ad agencies, insurers, hospitals and media companies. For the first time, the event to be held at The Sonesta Philadelphia, Oct. 25-26, 2016, will be co-located with the DTC Forum on TV & Print. The Multicultural Health National conference will feature case studies of successful examples of healthcare marketing and specific focus areas for each key multicultural population segment in America including African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans and LGBT consumers. This 1 ½ day conference also features one evening of awards with a dinner reception celebrating recipients of the Best in Multicultural Health Marketing Awards and the client-side executives selected for the Outstanding Multicultural Marketers Awards.This year's speaker line up already includes Michael Myers, SVP, Public Affairs and Rev. Percy McRay, National Director of Faith-Based Programs, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global, Inc. among others. Register here To be kept informed of speakers as they are announced and learn about sponsorship opportunities and conference agenda, contact Scott Ehrlich, VP, DTC Perspectives at or 770-559-0702.  Follow on Twitter using #MCHN16 or visit for more information.
     See more events here
    Upcoming Events
    July 2016
    Jul 11-12 " Working Mother Multicultural Women's National Conference," Working Mother Media, NYC
    Jul 20 "Marketing to Generation Z Conference," PME Enterprises LLC, NYC 860.742.2649 x38,
    Jul 20-22 "2016 ColorComm Conference," ColorComm Network, Miami
    Jul 29-31 "3rd Annual International Multicultural & Heritage Summit & Trade Show," Horizons International Group Inc., Miami
    August 2016
    Aug 3-7 "NABJ and NAHJ Joint Convention & Career Fair," NABJ, NAHJ, Washington
    Aug 24-26 "2016 Multicultural Retail 360 Summit," Stagnito Business Information, San Diego 201-855-7621,
    Jul 19-Aug 28"Crime and Punishment," The Russian Arts Theater and Studio, NYC
    September 2016
    Sep 9-10 "7th Annual AscendNAAMBA Conference & Career Exposition," National Association of Asian MBAs, NYC
    Sep 14 "Hispanic Sports Marketing Forum," MediaPost and Portada, NYC
    Sep 15 "10th Annual Hispanic Advertising and Media Conference," MediaPost and Portada, NYC
    Sep 18 "Hispanic Fest 2016," United for a Good Cause Inc., Navarre, FL
    Sep 18-21 "10th Annual ADCOLOR Conference & Awards," ADCOLOR, Boca Raton
    Sep 20-21 "30th Annual NAMIC Conference," NAMIC, NYC
    Sep 29-Oct 1 "NSHMBA 2016 Houston Conference," NSHMBA, Houston
    October 2016
    Oct 9-11 "2016 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference," 
    Association of National Advertisers, Los Angeles 
    Oct 20 "14th Annual Hispanic Television Summit," NYC Television & Video Week, NYC
    Oct 25-26 "5th Annual Multicultural Health National Conference," DTC Perspectives, Philadelphia 770-559-0702
    November 2016
    Nov 3 "Fifth Annual 3% Conference," The 3% Movement, LLC, NYC
    Nov 4 "8th Annual AMBA Conference," Asian MBA, NYC
    If you are interested in listing your event in the next Calendar (free of charge) or featuring it with a 150-word description and logo ($425), please visit or call Lisa Skriloff 212-242-3351 or e-mail  
    Next Issue: September 2016
    Deadline: August 25th, 2016
    Theme: Hispanic Heritage Month
    To see upcoming newsletters view our 2016 Editorial Calendar
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