NEW YORK, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NAMIC (National Association of Multi-ethnicity in Communications) has launched its call for nominations for the 2017 Next Generation Leaders Awards, honoring emerging multi-ethnic executives for their outstanding contributions to the success of their respective organizations. The awards will be presented during the NAMIC Annual Awards Luncheon, scheduled for Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the New York Marriot Marquis in New York, NY, as the culmination of the 31st Annual NAMIC Conference. The awards recognize executives for their commitment to fostering diversity, while personifying excellence and who, by virtue of their individual achievements, serve as beacons for those who will follow in their footsteps.
"We are thrilled to recognize these dynamic leaders of our industry," said Eglon E. Simons, president and CEO, NAMIC. "Their outstanding contributions and considerable talents strengthen the workplace as well as our communities."
The awards are an opportunity for companies to acknowledge their employees' accomplishments. Business leaders age 45 and under are eligible for nomination. Awards are presented in four categories: Cable MSO, Cable Programmer, Technology Company/Disciplines and Creative Disciplines. The nominations deadline for this year's Next Generation Leaders Awards, presented in partnership with Multichannel News, is June 5, 2017. Nominations may be submitted electronically by accessing the online submissions page at namic.com/ngls. For more information regarding the Next Generation Leaders Awards and to access the complete nominations criteria, visit namic.com. Inquiries pertaining to sponsorship and ticket/table purchases for the NAMIC Annual Awards Luncheon should be directed to Sandra Girado, NAMIC's vice president of Events and Partner Relations via telephone at 212-594-5985 or email at email@example.com.
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 more than 3,000 professionals across 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. Charter Communications, Comcast | NBCUniversal, and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. are NAMIC's Platinum Annual Corporate Sponsors. For more information, please visit www.namic.com and stay connected to NAMIC on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
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