Registration

Registration is open for the 35th Annual NAMIC Conference


Held as part of Diversity Week, this year’s virtual conference is scheduled for October 5 – 8, 2021.

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Early Bird Registration: $550 (June 1 – July 31)

General and breakout sessions, signature events, pitch competition, awards ceremony, on-demand videos post-conference, conference contests, and Virtual Meet and Match.

Early Bird Future Leaders Registration: $100 (June 1 – July 31)

Includes access to Future Leaders track sessions on Friday, Oct. 8; on-demand video post-conference; Virtual Meet and Match [Must be between 21 and 35 years of age; access to Friday’s track sessions only].

Standard Registration: $750 (August 1 – October 8)

General and breakout sessions, signature events, pitch competition, awards ceremony, on-demand videos post-conference, conference contests, and Virtual Meet and Match.

Future Leaders Registration: $150 (August 1 – October 8)

Includes access to Future Leaders track sessions on Friday, Oct. 8; on-demand video post-conference; Virtual Meet and Match [Must be between 21 and 35 years of age; access to Friday’s track sessions only].

Video On-Demand: $450

Breakout sessions only available post-conference.

One-Day Pass: $250

Access to content on any day.

About

The conference theme, “Removing Obstacles. Magnifying Opportunities,” shines a light on one of the most pressing issues facing the communications and cable industry: how to improve diversity, equity, access and inclusion in the industry.

The four-day conference will provide a global platform for emerging and thought leaders to discuss topics ranging from culturally competent marketing to racial equity. Attendees will engage in professional networking sessions, delve into best practices with industry leaders, and learn the emerging industry trends that will shift the future of cable and communications.

Conference sessions will explore how to remove obstacles to professional growth and steps companies can take to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in their workplace communities.

 

At this year's NAMIC conference, you will:

 

Gain more than 15 hours of training, knowledge and practical tips from expert leaders in our industry

Learn how to remove the obstacles that stand in the way of your professional advancement

Identify solutions to build greater diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace

Connect, network and celebrate with your industry peers

Save on travel expenses and maximize your time learning and networking

Schedule

This year’s programming features a robust calendar filled with live one-on-one networking opportunities, roundtable discussions, breakout sessions, and highly anticipated signature events, that is sure to provide the educational and networking opportunities you are looking for.

 

National Membership Meeting - Tuesday, September 28, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM by invitation only.

Teamwork Tuesday

 

October 5, 2021


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Chapter Leadership Workshop: Career Growth via Volunteerism

 

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM ET

L. Patrick Mellon Mentoring Session

Sponsored by the Walter Kaitz Foundation

 

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET

Welcome Reception Cablefax "Connections & Cocktails"

In partnership with Cablefax

Sponsored by NCTA: The Internet & Television Association

 

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET

Open Discussion

Workforce Wednesday

 

October 6, 2021


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

HUES: Diversity and the Critical Role of Journalism (Main Stage)

Sponsored by Charter Communications

 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Pfizer Roundtable

 

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM ET

Annual Awards Ceremony

Sponsored by Univision

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

"Meet the Execs, Your Journey, Your Story" (Roundtable) 

 

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM ET

NAMIC-Carolinas Roundtable

 

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

2021: The Great Balance

In partnership with NAMIC-Atlanta

Sponsored by Cox Communications

 

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET

The Art of the Pivot: Changing Careers, Changing Lives

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET

NAMIC-Texas Roundtable

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET

Walter Kaitz Foundation Event

 

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET

Virtual Meet and Match: Finding Opportunities in Industry (Virtual Expo Hall)

Tech & Culture Thursday

 

October 7, 2021


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Town Hall Meeting-  Tipping the Scales: The Power of Corporate Influence and Social Justice

Sponsored by ViacomCBS

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Teaching Tolerance: Authors Showcase

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

NAMIC-New York Roundtable

 

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

Sixth Annual NAMIC StartUp Pitch Competition

In partnership with SAVA360

Sponsored by Comcast NBC Universal

 

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM ET

The Mid-Day Mix with DJ Commish

 

3:00 PM  - 3:30 PM ET

Where Are Our Friends?: Setting the Course for Intentional Allyship

Sponsored by WarnerMedia


3:30 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Forward and Fierce: Making Space for the LGTBQ Community

Sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET

The Power Hour: WHISKEY HUE Podcast + NAMIC National (Roundtables)

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET

Open Discussion Roundtables

 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET

SUPER Session: Spellbound: Changing the Face of Storytelling

Sponsored by Disney and ESPN Media Networks

 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ET
AI & You: AI and its Impact on Marginalized Communities

In Partnership with AIandYou

Sponsored by Afiniti

 

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET
Chapter Awards Ceremony

Sponsored by INSP

Future Leaders Friday

 

October 8, 2021


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

The MASTERCLASS: Leadership at Every Level

Sponsored by AMC Networks

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Becoming FUTURE LEADERS: All for One, One for All

In partnership with Future Now Media Foundation

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Behind the Scenes: Meet the Writers

Sponsored by WarnerMedia

 

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Open Discussion Roundtables

 

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Dismantling Imposter Syndrome: Creating the Space to Succeed

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats: How Diverse Communities Can Work Together

In partnership with AIM and NAMIC-NY

 

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET

“40 Under 40” Virtual Happy Hour

Sponsors

Annual Corporate Sponsor - Platinum

Annual Corporate Sponsor - Gold

Annual Corporate Sponsor - Silver

Annual Corporate Sponsor - Bronze

Conference Sponsors

Foundation Supporter

Media Partners

Industry Partner