Calendar of Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Events

Featured Events

June 2-3, 2018
Chicago Latina Expo - The Largest Latina Lifestyle Conference and Expo in the Midwest - El Poder De TI

The Windy City will be in full celebración at the Chicago Latina Expo, the largest Latina Lifestyle Expo in the Midwest, June 2-3, 2018.  This is the only conference in the Midwest dedicated to today’s bilingual and bicultural Latinas.  Join Chicago’s largest ethnic community - the Hispanic community at this 2 day expo featuring seminars, workshops, celebrity appearances, beauty, culinary, technology and home décor pavilions and much much more.  The Yet She Rise Awards and Gourmet Mexico will help kick off this event on June 1, 2018 featuring the Top Chefs from the different regions of Mexico. Join thousands of Latinas and influencers at this One Of A Kind expo celebrating the Power of YOU. For sponsorship, vendor or booth opportunities contact Cesar Rolon at Crolon@imagenconsultants.com or 773-251-3329.


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June 5-6, 2018
3AF 2018 Asian Marketing Summit

Register for the 3AF's 2018 Asian Marketing Summit, June 5-6, in Los Angeles for a deep dive into reaching the fastest growing consumer segment. The largest national conference focusing specifically on Asian American marketing and advertising, the Summit is held only once a year. Don't miss it! Based on feedback, we've built in more networking time, including an opening night reception on June 5 and our 3AF Excellence Awards dinner on June 6. We also have breakout sessions this year so attendees can better customize their Summit take aways. And, we have a new venue: the Intercontinental in downtown Los Angeles. Early bird pricing of $899 for members and $999 for non-members runs through April 30 only, and registration rates go up May 1. After April 30, registration will be $1,099 for 3AF members and $1,199 for non-members.  Register Now!



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June 4-7, 2018
2018 ColorComm Conference (C2)

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 brings together over 400 corporate and agency executives, journalists, digital experts and media mavens. 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. Click here to view the agenda. Click here to register now. For more information email ColorComm at colorcommconference@gmail.com. Look forward to seeing you on June 4th in Maui.


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June 6, 2018
The 2018 AAF's Mosaic Awards

Join the American Advertising Federation in Chicago as we honor the best creative, organizational initiatives and champions of diversity that made a splash in 2017!  Support those who are creating change and helping our industry reflect the consumers we market to with sponsorship benefits that include:
Opportunity to present an award
Table of 10 at the event
Ad in the program book
Visit www.aaf.org/mosaicawards to learn more and join us on June 6!


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June 20-21, 2018
Asia Society Corporate Insights Summit

Register for the Asia Society Corporate Insights Summit, June 20-21, New York, NY. The Summit has expanded this year to include three key elements: A Market Place Forum that will engage on capturing Asian and Asian American demographic market share in the United States, a Best APA Employer Awards Dinner that recognizes the best practices of companies in advancing Asian talent, and the 10th Annual Diversity Leadership Forum, which will engage on how companies can best attract and advance Asian and Asian American talent. You will also hear about the key findings from the 9th Annual Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey, which illustrate key trends regarding the APA workforce in the United States. Engage executives, managers and professionals through workshops, panels and roundtables to advance Asian talent in your company and tap into Asian consumers and investors. Register today! https://bit.ly/2K4631P



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July 12-13, 2018
2018 Multicultural Women's National Conference

At the Multicultural Women’s National Conference, we bring together powerful voices from multicultural women, who engage in courageous conversations exploring intersections of race, gender, and culture in the workplace. This year, with resilient women leading the fight for #MeToo and #TimesUp, we’re reinforcing the essential values of truth, confidence and self-care to encourage all women to be TRUE TO YOU. Don't miss out on the action, and be ready to dive deep into the tough topics that act as barriers to advancing and retaining multicultural women.




Featuring:

* Keynotes on speaking power to truth and the keys to authenticity
* Powerful Leadership Storytalks from senior leaders who weathered challenges of resilience and confidence
* Skill Building sessions for continued advancement
* D&I Sessions for the practitioner to engage in the “how-tos”
* AND MUCH MORE!

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August 17-18, 2018
Toyota USA Presents ¡Latin Food Fest! 2018

The 6th annual ¡Latin Food Fest! will take place in San Diego August 17-18, 2018 and Santa Monica Beach, March 29-30, 2019. ¡Latin Food Fest! 2018 brand partners includes Toyota, Northgate Markets, La Croix Sparkling Water, Wines of Garnacha, Trinchero Family Estates, Golden West Food Group, Obrigado, Joseph Gallo Farms, Las Palmas Sauces, Big Green Egg, and Tequila. Brand activation platforms include the Toyota VIP Tent, Spirits Expo, Michelada Tasting, Workshop by Wines of Garnacha, Toyota Cooking Demo Stage, Toyota Music Stage, and activation tents. To receive the ¡Latin Food Fest! sponsorship deck, visit www.latinfoodfest.com or email info@latinfoodfest.com.


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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 nominate go to nominations.adcolor.org. To register and book your hotel visit www.adcolor.org



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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. Multiculturalism takes center stage in the era of globalization, business innovation and shifting workforce dynamics. Always fresh and insightful, the Annual NAMIC Conference is where diversity advocates at every level prepare for the media industry’s future. Join NAMIC as we celebrate and amplify voices from across the cultural spectrum.

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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November 4-6, 2018
2018 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference presented by Pandora

Registration is open for the 20th annual ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference, presented by Pandora. Get the scoop on how to engage with your multicultural consumers more effectively and meaningfully. Visit our website for details and register today. #ANAMulti


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December 2-4, 2018
19th LGBTQ Tourism Forum

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! Download our free report: CMI’s 22nd Annual LGBTQ Tourism & Hospitality Survey
Forum registration and information
Produced by Community Marketing & Insights Questions? tom@communitymarketinginc.com


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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

June 2-3, 2018
Chicago Latina Expo - The Largest Latina Lifestyle Conference and Expo in the Midwest - El Poder De TI

​Imagen Marketing Consultants, Chicago, IL
http://www.imagenconsultants.com/latina-expo-2018.html
Crolon@imagenconsultants.com, 773-251-3329

June 4-6, 2018
2018 AHAA Annual Conference

AHAA, Los Angeles, CA
http://www.ahaa.org/Events/Annual-Conference

June 4-7, 2018
2018 ColorComm Conference (C2)

ColorComm, Maui, Hawaii
http://www.colorcommconference.com

June 5-6, 2018
3AF 2018 Asian Marketing Summit

3AF, Los Angeles, CA
https://www.picatic.com/3AF2018Summit

June 6, 2018
The 2018 AAF's Mosaic Awards

American Advertising Federation (AAF), Chicago, IL
www.aaf.org/mosaicawards

June 6-9, 2018
ADMERICA 2018

American Advertising Federation (AAF), Chicago, IL
http://www.aaf.org/AAFMemberR/Awards_and_Events/Programs_Events/ADMERICA_Home.aspx

June 12, 2018
Webinar: Cultural Competence for LGBT Pride Month

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/

June 20-21, 2018
Asia Society Corporate Insights Summit

Asia Society, New York, NY
https://bit.ly/2K4631P

June 26, 2018
Webinar: Best Practices in Identifying Talent to Lead ERGs

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/

July 10, 2018
Webinar: How to Get Promoted

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/

July 12-13, 2018
2018 Multicultural Women's National Conference

Working Mother, New York, NY
https://www.workingmother.com/mcw2018

July 24, 2018
Webinar: ERGs and Inclusion Councils: Can They Coexist?

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/

August 14, 2018
Webinar: How to be a Good Mentee, How to Earn Sponsorship

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/

August 17-18, 2018
Toyota USA Presents ¡Latin Food Fest! 2018

¡Latin Food Fest!, San Diego, CA
www.latinfoodfest.com
info@latinfoodfest.com

September 18, 2018
Webinar: A How-To-Guide on Executive Presence

DiversityInc, ,
http://www.diversityinc.com/webinar-schedule/

September 20, 2018
2018 Horowitz Cultural Insights Virtual Forum, September 20

Horowitz Research, New Rochelle, NY
http://www.culturalinsightsforum.com/?utm_source=eblast&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mmr_eblast&utm_content=forum_april18

September 21-23, 2018
12th Annual ADCOLOR Conference and Awards

ADCOLOR, Los Angeles, CA
http://adcolor.org/

October 2, 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/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/31st-Annual-NAMIC-Conference-Registration-On-Site.pdf
212-594-5985, sandra.girado@namic.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 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/

December 6, 2018
2018 Horowitz Cultural Insights Virtual Forum, December 6

Horowitz Research, New Rochelle, NY
http://www.culturalinsightsforum.com/?utm_source=eblast&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mmr_eblast&utm_content=forum_april18


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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.