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

December 3, 2014
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Opening Night Gala Benefit Dec. 3rd, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Opening Night Gala Benefit Dec. 3rd, 2014 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s December 3rd Opening Night Gala Benefit launches five weeks of inspiring performances by Ailey’s amazing dancers, led by Artistic Director Robert Battle. The one-night-only, star-studded performance will feature the company premiere of Hofesh Shechter’s Uprising and Alvin Ailey’s signature piece Revelations performed to live music.  Proceeds will provide vitally needed scholarships for talented students of The Ailey School and support Ailey's innovative Arts In Education & Community Programs.  The event takes place on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at New York City Center. This year’s gala honors Board Chair Joan Weill on 20 years of incomparable leadership at Ailey. Expect to be wowed by the artistry of the company and one of the best after parties on the Gala circuit. To make a contribution or purchase tickets, visit http://www.alvinailey.org/opening-night-gala-benefit or Call 212-405-9031.

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March 17-19, 2015
The 27th Forum on Workplace Inclusion™, March 17-19, 2015 Minneapolis Convention Center

Making Waves is the theme for the 2015 conference. This is a three-day gathering of leaders, knowledge seekers, coaches, mentors and change igniters focused on the importance of diversity & inclusion in today’s global workforce. It is a venue for learning, exchanging ideas on new ways of thinking and providing inspiration for professionals in all sectors as well as college students. The 27th annual Forum on Workplace Inclusion will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Registration will be open in November. Click here to learn more about The Forum on Workplace Inclusion. You can contact us at workplaceforum@stthomas.edu or at 651-962-4377.

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Upcoming Events

November 15, 2014
2014 Casa Latina Home Expo

Marketplace Events, New York, New York

December 1, 2014
2014 The Diversity and Inclusion (DANDI) Awards

DANDI Awards, New York, NY

December 7, 2014
15th Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality

Community Marketing, Inc., Las Vegas, NV

February 1-4, 2015
Most Promising Multicultural Student Program

American Advertising Federation, New York, NY
Kai Jones, Manager, Mosaic Center & Education Services, kjones@aaf.org and Melissa Wong, AVP, Mosaic Center & Education Services, mwong@aaf.org

February 5-16, 2015
The Pan African Film & Arts Festival

The Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
info@paff.org, 310. 337-4737/Louida Miller

March 16-20, 2015
Hispanicize 2015

Hispanicize, Miami, FL

March 17-19, 2015
11th Annual New Mainstream Business Summit

Geoscape, Miami, FL
Maurís León or Henry Brulay, summit@geoscape.com, 1-888-309-2005

March 17-19, 2015
The Forum on Workplace Inclusion

University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN
workplaceforum@stthomas.edu, 651-962-4377

April 26-28, 2015
HACR 2015 Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ (YHCA) Program

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, Atlanta, GA
Emma Etheridge, Programs & Initiatives Manager, eetheridge@hacr.org, 202-682-4012

April 27-29, 2015
2015 AHAA's Annual "Thinking Under the Influence" Conference

AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing, Miami Beach, FL

May 12-14, 2015
2015 3AF Asian Marketing Summit and Immersion Tour

Asian American Advertising Federation, Los Angeles, CA

May 18-19, 2015
31st Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity

Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
prinfo@hawaii.edu, 808-956-8816

June 10-13, 2015

American Advertising Federation, Las Vegas, NV

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

November 8, 2015
2015 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference

Association of National Advertisers, Miami Beach, FL

August 12-14, 2015
Multicultural Retail 360 Summit 2015

Stagnito, Anaheim, CA, ,