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Register Now/Save the Dates for Key 2020 Multicultural & Diversity Confs @NYUrbanLeague @AAFNational @meetPHL @cmchispanic @LGBTQinsights @3AForg @ColorCommntwk

Register Now/Save the Dates for Key 2020 Multicultural & Diversity 
Conferences + events
Featured Events and Organizations/Companies
  • New York Urban League (NYUL) 17th Annual Champions of Diversity (COD) Awards Breakfast, February 10, New York, NY
  • The AAF's 2020 Most Promising Multicultural Student Recruiters Expo and Luncheon, February 12, New York, NY
  • Diversity & Inclusion Conference 2020, March 30-31, Philadelphia, PA
  • REGISTER NOW for the Culture Marketing Council's 2020 Annual Summit, April 27-29, New York, NY
  • Community Marketing & Insights 13th Annual LGBTQ Marketing & Advertising Symposium @ Google, May 28, New York, NY
  • 3AF 2020 Asian Marketing Summit, June 10-11, Los Angeles, CA
  • ColorComm's 7th Annual Conference, July 22-24, Miami, FL
  • New York Urban League (NYUL) 17th Annual Champions of Diversity (COD) Awards Breakfast, February 10, New York, NY
    The COD Awards honor companies and respected leaders for their outstanding corporate citizenry and commitment to diversity as it relates to their leadership, hiring, supplier relations and philanthropic practices. The 2020 COD Honorees are Leo Denault, Chairman and CEO, Entergy Corporation, Finn Partners and T-Mobile. In anticipation of NYUL's soon-to-be released State of Black New York, the awards breakfast we will feature a panel discussion comprised of CEOs on The Future of Work. Reservations are required In advance. To register or for more information, visit @NYUrbanLeague
    The AAF's 2020 Most Promising Multicultural Student Recruiters Expo and  Luncheon, February 12, The Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY
    Join the American Advertising Federation (AAF) in connecting with the nation's top college seniors at the Most Promising Multicultural Students Recruiters Expo.  In addition, your organization will have the opportunity to celebrate this amazing class of up and coming leaders at the Building Bridges for our Future Awards Luncheon. To learn more about recruiting and attending the luncheon, please click here.
    Diversity & Inclusion Conference 2020, March 30-31, Philadelphia, PA  
    The Philadelphia Diversity & Inclusion Conference 2020 will be held March 30-31 at the Hilton Penn's Landing, marking a new call for thought leaders and influencers, executives, activists and academics to share best practices and redefine what it means to be diverse, equitable, and inclusive in the 21st century. Keynote speakers will include giants in their respective fields, as well as rising national and local voices with fresh insights on how to make diversity, equity and inclusion an integral part of any sector and institution. The conference will once again feature a lengthy list of national policymakers and global leaders. Confirmed speakers include Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Quebec City Mayor Regis Labeaume, Temple University President Richard Englert, global entrepreneur and philanthropist Nina Vaca, diversity leader and social justice advocate Howard Ross, Nolan Atkinson, the city of Philadelphia's chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer. Kenney and Labeaume will headline a Mayors Roundtable. Additionally, the conference will feature an Academic Think Tank led by Englert, specifically designed for deans, directors, research faculty, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) practitioners to discuss ideas and recommendations regarding the latest corporate strategies and best practices, accessing a diverse talent pipeline, and producing diverse and inclusive performance metrics, curriculum and staff development. The conference will also showcase Philadelphia's cutting edge efforts at implementing and institutionalizing diversity, inclusion, and equity in its social, cultural and economic landscape. For registration information, go to
    REGISTER NOW for the Culture Marketing Council's 2020 Annual Summit, April 27-29, Westin Times Square, New York, NY  
    RIGHT NOW kids under 18 are a multicultural majority! RIGHT NOW brands must strive for cultural readiness, and marketers must engage culturally fluent partners. RIGHT NOW your brand growth demands forward-thinking strategies that reflect how society is rapidly evolving. RIGHT NOW it's not enough to understanding the demographics--it's knowing how to use the new majority report! Learn the latest trends and business-building data for all culture marketing specialists and brands looking to meaningfully impact the new American mainstream! Register RIGHT NOW for the most relevant and engaging marketing conference of the year! (Full summit registration includes entrance to all sessions, meals and events).
    Community Marketing & Insights 13th Annual LGBTQ Marketing & Advertising Symposium  @ Google, May 28, New York, NY
    Don't miss this comprehensive research, advertising, marketing and communications forum, helping you better understand and serve LGBTQ consumers. Audience: Marketing, advertising, PR and communications professionals across all industries, who want to successfully reach diverse LGBTQ communities, and initiate or update effective strategies. Perfect for LGBTQ market newbies and veterans alike! Registration is limited to 150 participants. No charge to attend; By invitation only: Please email your request to
    Download the free 13th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey report
    Download the free LGBTQ Consumer Products Survey report
    3AF 2020 Asian Marketing Summit, June 10-11, Los Angeles, CA  
    Save the date for the 3AF's 2020 Asian Marketing Summit in Los Angeles.  The largest national conference focusing specifically on Asian American marketing and advertising, the Summit is held only once a year, and is a deep dive into reaching the fastest growing consumer segment.  Our theme is how all things Asian-music, dance, food, fashion, beauty, sports, and more-- impact American mainstream culture.  The summit includes an opening night reception on June 10 and our 3AF Excellence Awards dinner on June 11. The 3AF's mission is to help bring attention to the often under-represented Asian American community, and the 3AF Asian Marketing Summit is a great way to meet and support likeminded industry partners. For more information, visit
    ColorComm's 7th Annual Conference, July 22-24, Miami, FL  
    ColorComm, Inc., the nation's leading women's platform addressing diversity and inclusion from across the communications, marketing, media, and advertising industries, will return to Miami, Florida for its 7th annual conference at the Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, July 22 - July 24, 2020. Early bird registration is now open for ColorComm's 7th Annual Conference. Visit for more information.
    Upcoming Events in 2020

    Check back to view updated information as we receive it which will be posted at

    February 10, 2020
    New York Urban League (NYUL) 17th Annual Champions of Diversity (COD) Awards Breakfast
    New York Urban League, NYUL, New York, NY

    February 12, 2020
    The AAF's 2020 Most Promising Multicultural Student Recruiters Expo and Luncheon
    American Advertising Federation (AAF), New York, NY

    March 30-31, 2020
    Diversity & Inclusion Conference 2020
    The Philadelphia Diversity & Inclusion Conference, Philadelphia, PA

    April 27-29, 2020
    2020 CMC Annual Summit
    CMC: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing, New York, NY

    May 28, 2020
    Community Marketing & Insights 13th Annual LGBTQ Marketing & Advertising Symposium @ Google
    Community Marketing & Insights, New York, NY

    June 10-11, 2020
    3AF 2020 Asian Marketing Summit
    Asian American Advertising Federation, Los Angeles, CA

    July 22-24, 2020
    ColorComm's 7th Annual Conference
    ColorComm Media Group, Miami, FL

    November 15-17, 2020
    ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference
    Association of National Advertisers, Orlando, FL

    To be announced:
    14th Annual ADCOLOR Conference and Awards

    More Events and Organizations
    February 6, 2020
    Lunar New Year Gala & Justice in Action Awards Ceremony
    The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), New York, NY

    February 12th, 2020
    LATINA Style 50 Awards and Diversity Leaders Conference
    LATINA Style Inc., Washington, DC

    June, 2020
    2020 NHCC Annual Meeting & 35th Anniversary Celebration
    The National Hispanic Corporate Council

    8th annual ¡Latin Food Fest!
    ¡Latin Food Fest!

    Building a Successful Diverse Business
    Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth

    Growing an Established Diverse Business
    Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth

    eMERGING Tech Leadership Summit
    TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association National

    3rd Annual What Women Want National Conference
    What Women Want

    National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center

    Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA) webinars

    Latino Business Action Network In collaboration with Stanford Graduate School of Business

    El Museo del Barrio

    Latinas & Power Symposium

    Black Media Honors™️ 2020

    Tech UP For Women

    The AD Club of New York

    "Help Wanted: An Examination of Hiring Algorithms, Equity, and Bias" Tech 2025

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