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Save the Dates/Register Now for Key 2019 Multicultural & Diversity Conferences + events

Wednesday, May 08, 2019


Save the Dates/Register Now for Key 
                2019 Multicultural & Diversity
                      Conferences + events
Featured Events and Organizations/Companies
  • Asia Society Diversity & Marketing Leadership Summit: Powering Global Businesses, May 15-16, New York
  • 3AF 2019 Asian Marketing Summit, May 22-23, Los Angeles, 3AF Media Fair on May 22
  • 3rd Annual National Financial Services Expo: The Future=AAI, June 4-5, Irving, TX
  • The 3% MiniCon DC, June 6, Washington, DC
  • The AAF’s 2019 Mosaic Awards, June 6, Hollywood, FL
  • 2019 CMC Annual Summit, June 10-12, Dallas, TX
  • Latinas in Business Inc. “Entrepreneur Empowerment Lunch: Beauty, Health and Wealth, Taking Charge of Our Lives” June 13 at the Culinary Conference Center, Jersey City, NJ
  • CMI 12th Annual LGBTQ Marketing & Advertising Symposium @ Google, June 20, New York
  • ColorComm’s 6th Annual Conference, July 24 – 26, Miami
  • interDUCTUS Renovad Executive Women Retreat in Italy, August 27-31, Italy
Asia Society Diversity & Marketing Leadership Summit: Powering Global Businesses, May15-16, New York

May 15: Diversity Leadership Forum * Best Companies for Asian Americans Awards Dinner
May 16: Marketing Leadership Forum
Join Asia Society’s signature two-day conference that explores innovation and market opportunities through powering Asian talent, consumers, and investors in the U.S. and Asia. The Summit includes the Best Companies for Asian Americans awards ceremony and gala dinner, which unveils key survey findings on Asian Pacific American (APA) corporate leadership and celebrates companies that exemplify strong diversity and inclusion practices to advance APA talent. The Diversity Leadership Forum will be hosted at Bloomberg L.P. and the Awards Dinner and Marketing Leadership Forum will be held at Asia Society’s New York Headquarters. Corporate sponsors include Bloomberg L.P.; Marriott International, Prudential, KPMG and more. Summit participants include CEOs, CDOs, COOs, Asian ERG Leadership and Executive Advisors, Business Managers of Fortune 1000 companies and Diversity and Inclusion Managers. Learn more about the agenda, how to participate, and joining as a corporate sponsor at #PoweringAsianTalent #PoweringAsianSpend
3AF 2019 Asian Marketing Summit, May 22-23, Los Angeles 
3AF Media Fair on May 22
Don’t miss the 3AF 2019 Asian Marketing Summit, May 22-23 in Los Angeles. Our conference provides a unique forum for industry leaders, content creators, media companies, corporate marketers and other partners to converge in an in-depth discussion of the Asian American consumer opportunity.  We’re celebrating our 20th anniversary, and the theme is “Honor the Past; Celebrate the Present; Empower the Future. Our free media fair is a prime opportunity to meet first hand with Asian American media.  Summit speakers on May 23 include Google, Colgate-Palmolive, HP, Dish/Sling TV, State Farm, Toyota, Hasbro, Nielsen, Meghan Camarena- Strawburry 17, Hyper RPG, and more.  Summit sessions include findings from the 3AF’s second media consumption study; Asians and digital media; virtual reality, Asians in Canada; the power of Asian American media; Asian American representation in Hollywood and television, the 2020 U.S. Census, insights from 3AF’s founders and their vision for the future and more. Sponsorship and registration information is available at:
3rd Annual National Financial Services Expo: The Future=AAI, June 4-5, Irving, TX
The 3rd Annual National FinServ Expo: The Future =AAI, is the only expo that brings together all contributors of the Financial Services Industry – from housing and insurance to traditional banking and auto finance – to gain access to new business opportunities, to discover transformative technology and to recognize the benefits of inclusive organizational change. The attendees will gain the knowledge of strategic solutions that illuminate the path for the future of the Financial Services industry; learn about the latest trends in technology that will elevate their business models and will hear from some the top experts in financial services, technology and personal development. Early Registration is only $525, but will only be available for a limited time. Register today at www.councilforinclusion.orgContact: DeShawn Turner,

The 3% MiniCon DC, June 6, Washington, DC 
The 3% Movement, the advertising industry’s leading voice for gender equality and diversity overall, comes to our nation’s capital to focus on how brands are aligning with causes, leading with purpose, and answering to consumers during an unprecedented time of activism in the U.S. Remember when advertising just sold stuff? Stuck to features and benefits? Never got political? Those days are over. Today, consumers want to know who they’re buying from, not just what they’re buying. They care what causes brands support, how they pay their people, who’s on their board and in their supply chain, and how big their carbon footprint is. We’ll be discussing brand purpose and agency partnerships in making change. Featured speakers include: Lisa Ross, President of Edelman DC; Chris Edwards, Freelance Creative Director/Author; Amanda Enayati, Author/Head of Culture Innovation at The 3% Movement; Tim Allen, Director of Design at Microsoft Design; and more! Join us in DC on June 6, 2019 for a mixture of main stage keynotes and panel discussions, plus afternoon breakout sessions. Use code: 3PDCMulticultural for a 15% off discount (valid until May 17). 
The AAF’s 2019 Mosaic Awards, June 6, Hollywood, FL 
Join the American Advertising Foundation (AAF) in recognizing and celebrating inclusive and innovative marketing campaigns, media content, company initiatives and champions of diversity.  
Your participation will assist in honoring those change agents who create content and work environments that better reflect today’s multicultural landscape. To learn more about making a meaningful impact in supporting the 2019 Mosaic Awards, please visit 
2019 CMC Annual Summit, June 10-12, Dallas, TX 
The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing is bringing its annual summit to the Statler Hotel in Dallas from June 10-12. With C-Suite and senior executives presenting from 4A’s, Advance Auto Parts, Google, Match, NPR, Southwest Airlines, Tenet Healthcare, Twitter, Ulta and many more, the summit brings together the best strategic and creative minds in the multicultural marketing industry and focuses on the theme Culture-Driven Marketing, which will provide attendees with thought-provoking content to arm a new generation of culture creators with proven strategies to make an impact in today’s complex marketplace. Attendees can expect content thoughtfully curated by experts (rather than sponsorships), breakthrough data, business-building best practices and networking opportunities with the biggest players in multicultural marketing. In addition, watch history be made as Al Aguilar, Tony Dieste, Alex Lopez Negrete, Luis Miguel Messianu, and Ingrid Otero-Smart are inducted into the 2019 CMC Hall of Fame, the only award of its kind recognizing the visionaries, leaders and luminaries who have made significant contributions to the development and advancement of the Hispanic advertising and marketing field! Don’t miss the ultimate top-level, idea-driven multicultural conference, where brands, agencies, media companies and content creators have their voice and share the stage! Register at

Latinas in Business Inc. “Entrepreneur Empowerment Lunch: Beauty, Health and Wealth,Taking Charge of Our Lives” June 13 at the Culinary Conference Center in Jersey City, NJ

Entrepreneur Empowerment Lunch (EEL) and Latina Entrepreneur of the Month Awards (New Jersey) – June 13 in Jersey City, NJ – 9am to 2pm Workshops at the Entrepreneur Empowerment Lunch (EEL) are based on “peer-to-peer” knowledge sharing. Successful Latina entrepreneurs are invited to speak about their journeys, obstacles and barriers they overcame, and how they achieved success. Experts are also invited to provide information that helps build a solid foundation for attendees’ businesses. Open to all small businesses regardless of gender, race or background. For more information or to receive a speaker/sponsorship package, contact Susana G Baumann, President and CEO, 848 238 6090 or 

Community Marketing & Insights 12th Annual LGBTQ Marketing & Advertising Symposium @ Google, June 20, 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.
ColorComm’s 6th Annual Conference, July 24 – 26, Miami 

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 6th annual conference at the Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, July 24, 2019 -July 26, 2019. Ann Curry, Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, will serve as the keynote speaker of ColorComm’s Annual Conference. Visit for more information.


interDUCTUS Renovad Executive Women Retreat in Italy, August 27-31, Italy 
Take a breath of fresh air, clear your mind, stimulate your senses, refresh your soul and reconnect with the essence and power within you. interDUCTUS hosts world-class renovation experiences around the globe in destinations that evoke relaxation, inspiration and adventure, providing women of consequence a unique opportunity to reinvigorate mind, body and soul. You will be wonderstruck as you walk the Roman streets to find unidentified sites with multiple levels of underground construction silently telling stories spanning over 28 centuries. You will be mesmerized by Pompeii, once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, that after sixteen centuries rose from the ashes that buried it with the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius. And you will nourish physically, mentally and spiritually with a daily Pilates practice at the studio of Sabina Formichella, one of the founders of the movement in Rome.
Upcoming Events in 2019
Check back to view updated information as we receive it which will be posted at
May 15-16, 2019
Asia Society Diversity & Marketing Leadership Summit: Powering Global Businesses
Asia Society, New York, NY

May 22-23, 2019
3AF 2019 Asian Marketing Summit
Asian American Advertising Federation (3AF), Los Angeles, CA
June 4-5, 2019
3rd Annual National Financial Services Expo: The Future=AAI
The Council for Inclusion in Financial Services, Irving, TX

June 6, 2019
The 3% MiniCon DC
The 3% Movement, Washington, DC

June 6, 2019
The AAF’s 2019 Mosaic Awards
American Advertising Federation (AAF), Hollywood, FL
June 10-12, 2019
2019 CMC Annual Summit
The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing, Dallas, TX
June 13, 2019
Latinas in Business Inc. “Entrepreneur Empowerment Lunch: Beauty, Health and Wealth, Taking Charge of Our Lives”
Latinas in Business Inc., Jersey City, NJ
June 20, 2019
Community Marketing & Insights 12th Annual LGBTQ Marketing & Advertising Symposium @ Google
Community Marketing & Insights, New York, NY
July 9-10, 2019
Multicultural Women’s National Conference
Working Mother Media, New York, NY
July 24-26, 2019
ColorComm’s 6th Annual Conference
ColorComm Media Group, Miami, FL
August 27-31, 2019
interDUCTUS Renovad Executive Women Retreat in Italy
November 3-5, 2019
20th Annual LGBTQ Tourism Forum @ Vdara Las Vegas
Community Marketing & Insights, Las Vegas, NV
November 6-9, 2019
2019 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference
ANA, San Diego, CA
To be announced:
13th Annual ADCOLOR Conference and Awards
2019 NextGen Conference (C2)
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Next Issues:
June – June is LGBTQ Pride Month issue of MMRNews: News and Profiles of LGBTQ Market Experts
July – August
Issue 1: Save the Dates for Key Fall Multicultural & Diversity Conferences + events
Issue 2: Meet the Multicultural Marketing Experts
September – October

Theme: Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet the Experts in Hispanic Marketing

November – December
Issue 1: Outlook for Multicultural Marketing in 2020
Issue 2: Save the Dates for Key 2020 Multicultural & Diversity Conferences + events
(Deadline for reservations for each month is the 25th of the month preceding)
To see upcoming newsletter themes view our 2019 Editorial Calendar
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