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31st Annual NAMIC Conference
September 26-27, 2017


Registration is Open!

The communications industry is evolving at an exhilarating rate. The 31st Annual NAMIC Conference provides the space to explore diversity and inclusion in the new business landscape. Multiculturalism takes center stage in the era of globalization, business innovation and shifting workforce dynamics. Our theme — Diversity at the Speed of Change — captures our rapidly revolutionizing industry. Always fresh and insightful, the Annual NAMIC Conference is where diversity advocates at every level prepare for the industry’s future. Join NAMIC as we celebrate and amplify voices from across the cultural spectrum.

REGISTRATION GROUP REGISTRATION DOWNLOAD FORM

REGISTRATION PRICING
NAMIC Members: $1,400
Non-Members: $1,675 (one-year NAMIC Membership Included)

Click Here to Register.
Click Here to download Registration Form.

HOTEL INFORMATION
New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

Click Here or call 877-303-0104 to reserve your room by Friday, September 1, 2017.
Be sure to request the Diversity Week group rate of $430 per night.

CONFERENCE AGENDA
Click Here to download the conference agenda.


2017 CABLEFAX BREAKFAST HONORING THE MOST INFLUENTIAL MINORITIES IN CABLE

Featuring Special Guest: Dexter Goei
President of the Board, Altice N.V.
Chairman and CEO Altice USA

Cablefax and NAMIC will salute this year’s accomplished industry influencers as we partner for the ninth consecutive year to kick off the 31st Annual NAMIC Conference.

To purchase tickets for the 2017 Cablefax Breakfast Honoring The Most Influential Minorities in Cable, download this form and email it to sandra.girado@namic.com or fax it to 212-594-8391.


BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – THE “STARTUP PITCH” COMPETITION

Have an innovative business idea that will energize the media, entertainment & technology markets? You’re in luck! NAMIC & Sava360 are teaming up again to host a ‘SharkTank’ Style “Startup Pitch” Competition. Don’t miss the opportunity to pitch your ideas to diverse & progressive media executives, advisors & investors. Interested parties will submit applications on the Sava360 site HERE. This is for entrepreneurs who can be on-site to present at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York, NY on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

Presenting Sponsor: Comcast | NBC Universal
Submission Deadline: Thursday, August 17, 2017


CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
If you’re interested and available, please Click Here to complete the online application by Friday, August 25, 2017. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Darryl Jackson Manager, Mentoring Relations and Chapter Operations at darryl.jackson@namic.com.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
To discuss your company’s support of the 31st 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.


30th Annual NAMIC Conference Highlights

30TH ANNUAL NAMIC CONFERENCE JOURNAL & AGENDA
Click Here to view the 2016 Conference Journal.
Click Here to view the 2016 Conference Agenda.

THE “STARTUP PITCH” COMPETITION (2016)
NAMIC & Sava360 hosted a ‘Shark Tank’ Style “Startup Pitch” Competition on Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Click Here to check out the NAMIC-Sava360 Finalists Showcase.
Click Here to check out the NAMIC-Sava360 Judges.

WINNERS

1st Place: Merlin Guides (formerly Merlin Onboarding)


Website: merlinguides.com
Executive Team: Charles Douglas-Osborn, Founder & CEO
Magically simple onboarding: teach your staff inside of the products they actually use.


2nd Place: Open Up

Website: open-up.io
Executive Team: Ashwini Anburajan,
Founder & CEO

A platform delivering smarter, personalized marketing.