Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events

Featured Events

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 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

Register today for the 18th Annual Cultural Insights Forum at Telemundo Center on September 27The theme this year is Cracking the Code to Unlock Multicultural ROI. 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. Speakers include Balan Nair, President & CEO of Liberty Latin America, Mark Walton, President, One Caribbean TV, Eli Velazquez, EVP, Telemundo Deportes, and many more! For more information and to register, visit http://www.culturalinsightsforum.com.



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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, 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 www.path2purchaseexpo.com Contact information: p2px@american-tradeshow.com(985) 801-0678.


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October 4–6, 2018
Leadership in Business Workshop at the No Barriers Summit NYC — Build a Workplace Culture that Fully Embraces Diversity & Inclusion

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! http://bit.ly/nbs-lib  » #SummitWithUs


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October 8-9, 2018
The 2018 WorkBeyond Summit

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


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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. Don Lemon, correspondent and anchor of “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon”, will be the opening keynote speaker for the 32nd Annual NAMIC Conference. 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 the sessions, workshops and networking events 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 – 9:30pm 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 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

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! 


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

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: https://www.3percentmovement.com/conference/553/about and use code MULTICULTURAL for a 10% discount. Please contact Angeles Winesett at: angeleswinesett@3percentconf.com with any questions.



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December 2-4, 2018
19th LGBTQ Tourism Forum: $50 MMR Discount!

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? 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 and 2019

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
www.culturalinsightsforum.com

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 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
http://bit.ly/nbs-lib

October 8-9, 2018
The 2018 WorkBeyond Summit

Working Mother Media, New York, NY
workingmother.com/workbeyond2018

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/event_item/conference/
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://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-innovation-inclusion-awards-tickets-48222847836
(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 8-9, 2018
The 7th Annual 3% Conference

The 3% Conference, Chicago, IL
https://www.3percentmovement.com/conference/553/about
angeleswinesett@3percentconf.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/

June 20, 2019
CMI’s 12th Annual LGBTQ Marketing & Advertising Symposium @ Google

Community Marketing & Insights, New York, NY
https://communitymarketinginc.com/lgbtq-learn/

Nov 3-5, 2019
20th Annual LGBTQ Tourism Forum @ Vdara Las Vegas

Community Marketing & Insights, Las Vegas, NV
https://communitymarketinginc.com/lgbtq-learn/


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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.