October 15-16 Conference Kicks Off Cable's Diversity Week in New York Woman of the Year; Woman to Watch Honorees to be Recognized at Touchstones Luncheon on October 15
Washington, DC - Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) announced today that registration is officially open for the 2018 WICT Leadership Conference.
The Leadership Conference will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis on Monday, October 15 and Tuesday, October 16. Conference registration includes all workshops, breakouts, coaching sessions, and keynotes, as well as admittance to the WICT Touchstones Luncheon on Monday, October 15, where WICT will recognize the Woman of the Year and Woman to Watch honorees.
The WICT Leadership Conference kicks off Diversity Week 2018, which also showcases the NAMIC Conference and Walter Kaitz Foundation Dinner. All three groups will convene to promote the critical role diversity and inclusion plays in the media industry.
"The WICT Leadership Conference is a must-attend event for our members and the industry at large. The conference offers a robust array of educational and networking opportunities, thanks in large part to the exceptional work of our conference planning committee--a diverse cross-section of some of the most talented executives in media," said Joanna Dees, WICT's Vice President of Educational Programs. "After a record-setting year for WICT in 2017, we look forward to raising the bar this October in New York."
The WICT Leadership Conference is a top-ranking leadership development program for media professionals at all levels in their career journey. Participants will be immersed in sessions that are designed to impact career development and enhance business acumen. More information is online at www.wictconference.org.
WICT proudly recognizes Comcast NBCUniversal as the Platinum Sponsor of the 2018 WICT Leadership Conference; Charter Communications as the Gold Sponsor; and Disney and ESPN Media Networks, HBO and TV One as Champion Sponsors.
WICT also gratefully acknowledges AMC Networks as the Premier Sponsor of the 2018 WICT Touchstones Luncheon.
WICT's mission is to create women leaders who transform our industry. We do this by providing unparalleled professional development programs, commissioning original gender research, and supporting a B2B network that helps advance women. For nearly 40 years, WICT has partnered with cable and technology companies to help build a more robust pipeline of women leaders. Founded in 1979, and now over 10,000 members strong, WICT is the largest and oldest professional association serving women in cable media. Comcast NBCUniversal and Charter Communications are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.
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