NEW YORK, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) has announced its call for nominations for the 2013 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, June 12, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC.
Presented in partnership with Multichannel News, the Next Generation Leaders Awards recognize 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 April 5, 2013.
For more information regarding the Next Generation Leaders Awards and to access the complete nominations criteria, visit http://namic.com/events/awardsbreakfast/docs/2013AABNominationForm.pdf or contact Sandra Girado, senior 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, and Twitter.