For Immediate Release:
Washington, DC - Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) announced today that it will begin accepting registrations for its 2015 Leadership Conference starting Thursday, February 26.
The conference will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis on September 28-29. Conference registration includes attendance at the WICT Touchstones Luncheon on September 28. During the luncheon, WICT will recognize the Woman of the Year and Woman to Watch honorees.
The WICT Leadership Conference marks the beginning of the cable industry’s Diversity Week, which also includes the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) conference and the annual fundraising dinner of the Walter Kaitz Foundation. All three groups will celebrate and promote the critical role diversity and inclusion plays in the cable telecommunications industry.
"The WICT Leadership Conference is the must-attend annual event for our members and their colleagues in cable media to strengthen their skills and build long-lasting connections," said Christina Vergara, WICT’s Senior Vice President of Educational Programs. "Our industry recognizes the business and societal benefit of utilizing diverse voices, and we are proud to join our partner organizations once again for Diversity Week in New York."
The WICT Leadership Conference is the preeminent leadership and professional development opportunity for cable professionals at all levels of their career journeys. Through inspiring keynote speakers and innovative workshops covering a variety of topics, as well as connecting with industry colleagues, each attendee will be immersed in leadership activities designed to help impact their career and their company’s bottom line.
More information about the 2015 WICT Leadership Conference and details concerning registration and accommodations may be found online at www.wictconference.org.
WICT proudly recognizes Comcast NBCUniversal as the Platinum Sponsor of the 2015 WICT Leadership Conference, as well as Suddenlink Communications (Bronze Sponsor), HBO and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (Champion Sponsors).
WICT also gratefully acknowledges AMC Networks as the Premier Sponsor of the 2015 WICT Touchstones Luncheon.
For over thirty-five years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide professional development programs, research and services that help advance women in cable media. With nearly 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Suddenlink Communications are WICT’s Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.
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