A+E Networks CEO Nancy Dubuc will serve as honorary co-chair of the 27th Annual NAMIC Conference, part of Diversity Week in the cable industry and scheduled for Oct. 8-9 at the New York Marriott Marquis.
"We are thrilled to have the continued support of A+E Networks, one of the industry's longstanding champions of diversity and inclusion," Alicin Williamson, interim head of NAMIC and principal, The Raben Group, said in a release. "Nancy is among cable's most distinguished innovators and her leadership will be invaluable as we produce an informative and engaging conference."
Dubuc said in the release: "A+E Networks is proud to support NAMIC and its 27th Annual Conference. By cultivating and developing leaders through its programs and initiatives, NAMIC plays a vital role in advancing the pipeline of professionals of color on and off screen. The conference is a wonderful opportunity to spotlight diversity and its impact on innovation, business growth and profitability."
NAMIC officials said another co-chair is expected to be announced next week.