The National Association for Multi-ethnicity In Communications (NAMIC) today announced a preview of the speakers confirmed to date for the 28th Annual NAMIC Conference. Scheduled for September 16-17, 2014, the Annual NAMIC Conference will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis as part of the cable industry’s Diversity Week.
Experts and thought leaders representing various aspects of the media and entertainment industry will join NAMIC to take part in a rich agenda focused on three learning tracks: Business Solutions, Content & Imagery and Leading & Learning. Highlighting this year’s conference are exciting sessions and panel discussions moderated by Dr. John Fitzgerald Gates, principal and chief strategist, Criticality Management Consulting; Lisa Davis, entertainment attorney and partner at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC;Betty Lo, vice president, Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement, Nielsen; Keith Michael Brown, senior vice president, Programming, HLN; Shalini Ramachandran, staff reporter, The Wall Street Journal and more of the industry’s notable business leaders.
The 28th Annual NAMIC Conference will kick-off with the Breakfast Recognizing the Cablefax 2014 Most Influential Minorities in Cable, featuring special guest, Debra L. Lee, chairman and CEO, BET Networks. Other special events scheduled as part of the conference include the L. Patrick Mellon Mentorship Program Luncheon, a special luncheon honoring winners of the Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Awards (EMMAs), evening receptions and other networking opportunities.
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