Registration Opens Tomorrow for 2016 WICT Leadership Conference

Media contact:
Talton Gibson
tgibson@wict.org
202-827-4782

For Immediate Release:
2/16/2016

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Washington, DC – Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) announced today that it will begin accepting registrations for its 2016 Leadership Conference starting Wednesday, February 17. 

The conference will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis on September 19-20. Conference registration includes attendance at the WICT Touchstones Luncheon on Monday, September 19. 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 a must-attend annual event for our members and their colleagues in cable media, offering WICT’s renowned leadership development and the opportunity to build business relationships," said Christina Vergara, WICT’s Senior Vice President of Educational Programs. "Our industry recognizes the business and societal benefit of 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, innovative workshops and B2B networking, each attendee will be immersed in leadership activities designed to help impact their career and their company’s bottom line. 

More information about the 2016 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 2016 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 2016 WICT Touchstones Luncheon.

About WICT
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 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 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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