NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), today announced its call for nominations for the 2012 Next Generation Leaders Awards. Honoring emerging executives for their professional achievements, as well as their efforts in fostering multi-ethnic diversity and inclusion, the Next Generation Leaders Awards will be presented during the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast. Held as part of Cable Connection – Spring, the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, 2012, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, Massachusetts.
The 2012 Next Generation Leaders Awards are presented in partnership with Multichannel News. Since its inception in 2006, the Next Generation Leaders Awards have recognized executives of color, who reflect and embrace NAMIC's mission to educate, advocate and empower to achieve multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry. Business leaders age 45 and under are eligible for nomination. Awards are presented in four categories: Cable MSO, Cable Programmer, Technology Company or Discipline and Creative Discipline. The nominations deadline is March 9, 2012.
For more information regarding the Next Generation Leaders Awards and to access the complete nominations criteria, visit www.namic.com or contact Sandra Girado, director of Meetings and Events, NAMIC at 212-594-5985. Inquiries pertaining to sponsorship and ticket/table purchases for the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast should be directed to the NAMIC national headquarters at 212-594-5985.
NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is the premier organization focusing on multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry. Founded in 1980 as a non-profit trade association, today NAMIC comprises 2,700 professionals belonging to a network of 16 chapters nationwide. Through initiatives that focus on education, advocacy and empowerment, NAMIC champions equity and inclusion in the workforce, with special attention given to ensuring that the leadership cadres of our nation's communications industry giants reflect the multi-ethnic richness of the populations they serve. For more information, please visit www.namic.com and stay connected to NAMIC on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and DiversityLive: The Business > Social NAMIC Network.