Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events

MMR compiles a comprehensive listing of multicultural marketing and diversity focused conferences and events worldwide, as well as consumer events available for sponsorship, targeting ethnic/niche audiences. The calendar is continually updated and provides contact information for conferences, seminars, expos, benefit galas and other industry events. 

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Featured Events

July 16-17, 2015
Working Mother Multicultural Women's National Conference July 16-17, 2015 Marriott Marquis in New York City

The 2015 Working Mother Multicultural Women’s National Conference is all about mindset – because Mindset Matters...on an individual, collective and cultural level. A powerful mindset remains unshakable in the face of challenge and struggle. Obstacles and bumps along the road are reframed as learning and growth opportunities, instead of setbacks.  At this year’s conference, we will expand strength and wisdom during Same Race and Cross Race Conversations, 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. When we channel the unique perspectives, shared experiences, and the collective power of energized, committed, passionate people - we are bound to uncover the excellence among us. For more information and to register visit

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August 12-14, 2015
The Multicultural Retail 360 Summit is the Premier Multicultural Retailing Event

The newly expanded Multicultural Retail 360 Summit is the premier event for retail marketing and merchandising for Hispanic consumers and now the other growing consumer cultural segments including African-Americans, Asian-Americans and biculturals. This year’s summit has cutting-edge sessions and four tracks of concurrent sessions to give you the most up-to-date and relevant information for growing your business. Session highlights include a keynote from the National Football League and a super panel featuring Walmart, Walgreens and Kroger. A cultural immersion tour takes our attendees into stores to experience the way multicultural retailers are marketing and merchandising to their customers. We will be visiting four different retailers: Curacao, Super King, Superior and Tawa 99 Ranch. Register today at to join us August 12-14 in Anaheim, CA for our 2015 summit! Contact info: Michael Hatherill, Group Brand Director, Multicultural Retail 360,, 201-855-7610.

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September 16-19, 2015
ADCOLOR Industry Conference and Awards, September 16-19, 2015 New York City

For the first time in its history, the 9thAnnual ADCOLOR Industry Conference and Awards will take place in New York City at Pier Sixty (61 Chelsea Piers) from September 16-19, 2015. The ADCOLOR Industry Conference is the premier diversity gathering for professionals at all levels. 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 creative industries. New York Times best-selling author Janet Mock will host the Awards. For more information and a full list of honorees, nominees and futures visit

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September 29-30, 2015
29th Annual NAMIC Conference, September 29-30, 2015 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, Senior Director of Meetings and Events, at or 212-594-5985.

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October 12-14, 2015
4th annual Multicultural Health Marketing Conference, October 12-14, 2015, Fort Lauderdale

The 4th annual edition of The Multicultural Health National: Marketing to a Diverse America (MCHNational) will be held in Florida at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach next October 12-14, 2015. This unique event is the premier and only multicultural conference for professionals focusing on the healthcare industry and a must attend event for pharma executives, ad agencies, insurers, hospitals and media companies. The format includes both case studies of successful examples of healthcare marketing and separate modules for each key multicultural population segment in America including African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans and LGBT consumers. New this year: the Native American community will be included as a segment. Great networking opportunities are always a highlight including two evenings of awards receptions celebrating recipients of the Best in Multicultural Health Marketing Awards and the client-side executives selected for the Outstanding Multicultural Marketers Awards. The Multicultural Health Marketing Awards recognize the best creative advertising of a health product or service marketing health information to a multicultural market segment. The Outstanding Multicultural Marketers Awards are to extraordinary health marketers who drive innovation and work towards better patient health outcomes among the key multicultural populations in America For more information contact Scott Ehrlich, VP, DTC Perspectives at or 770-559-0702 or visit

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November 8-10, 2015
Learn More about Multicultural Marketing & Diversity

The ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference is the industry's premier multicultural "go to" event catering to top level executives wanting to learn how to target this fast growing segment of the population. Save the date and join us in Miami Beach on November 8 - 10, 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 Mala White, Senior Manager, Committees and Conferences, 212-455-8084.

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Upcoming Events

June 2, 2015
NYWICI Coffee & Conversations: How to Start a Business Wherever You Are

New York Women in Communications, New York, NY

July 13-14, 2015
Women's Leadership Conference

MGM Resorts Foundation, Las Vegas, NV

July 16-17, 2015
Working Mother Multicultural Women's National Conference

Working Mother, New York, NY

July 17-19, 2015
2nd Annual International Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Summit & Trade Show

International Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Network, Miami, FL
Debra Samson, Program Manager, 954-792-2579

August 8-9, 2015
25th annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York, Inc., New York, NY

August 12-14, 2015
Multicultural Retail 360 Summit 2015

Stagnito Business Information, Anaheim, CA

August 23, 2015
Festival Peachtree Latino

Southern Latino Foundation, Atlanta, GA

August 29, 2015
The Annual Celebrando Latinas Conference

El Latino Newspaper , Chula Vista, CA , 619-426-1491

August 29-31, 2015
8th Annual Ascend National Convention & Career Fair

Ascend National, New York, NY

September 10, 2015
13th Annual Diversity Solutions Best Practices Conference

JJA Consultants, Arlington, VA , (703)359-5969

September 16-19, 2015
ADCOLOR Industry Conference and Awards

AdColor, New York, NY

September 21-22, 2015
2015 Inclusion Summit

Talent Management Alliance, Washington, DC

September 29-30, 2015
29th Annual NAMIC Conference

NAMIC, New York, NY, 212-594-5985

October 12-14, 2015
4th annual Multicultural Health Marketing Conference

DTC Perspectives, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 770-559-0702

October 16, 2015
2nd Annual Silicon Harlem Conference "Envisioning the Technological Future"

Silicon Harlem, New York, NY

October 15-16, 2015
Diversity Women's Business Leadership Conference

Diversity Woman Media, LLC, Lake Buena Vista, FL

October 26-27, 2015
The 3% Conference

The 3% Conference, New York, NY

November 8-10, 2015
2015 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference

Association of National Advertisers, Miami Beach, FL

November 13, 2015
4th annual Diversity and Inclusion Talks + Awards (DANDI)

DANDI, New York, NY