For Immediate Release:
Washington, DC – Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today announced that its Signature Luncheon will take place during CES® 2018, building upon the success of its debut at CES® 2017. The Signature Luncheon will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday, January 10 at the ARIA Hotel.
The ARIA Hotel is home to C Space exhibits, the epicenter for companies specializing in content, entertainment, marketing and advertising, making it the ideal co-location for WICT. The WICT Signature Luncheon serves as one of WICT’s key diversity and inclusion initiatives, showcasing the superlative achievements that support the advancement of women. In 2018, WICT will honor the PAR Best Companies for Women in Cable based on the results of the biennial PAR survey.
"On behalf of the WICT Board of Directors, we are very excited that the WICT Signature Luncheon will return to CES, the largest media and technology event in the world," said Martha Soehren, Chair of the WICT Board of Directors and Chief Talent Development Officer, Senior Vice President, Comcast. "The remarkable support we received from WICT’s stakeholders during our debut earlier this year reaffirmed our partnership with CES and offers WICT a strong platform to highlight the business imperative of strong gender diversity."
WICT proudly recognizes Comcast NBCUniversal as the Premier Sponsor of the WICT Signature Luncheon, as well as Champion Sponsors Accenture and Neustar, Inc.
About WICT (Women in Cable Telecommunications)
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, Charter Communications, and Turner are WICT’s Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.
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