NEW YORK, NY -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) has launched its call for nominations for the 2015 Next Generation Leaders Awards, honoring emerging executives of color for their outstanding contributions to the success of their respective organizations. The Next Generation Leaders Awards will be presented during the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast, scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois, in conjunction with INTX: The Internet & Television Expo (formerly, the Cable Show).
Currently celebrating its 35th year, NAMIC established the Next Generation Leaders Awards in 2006. The awards have recognized executives of color for their commitment to fostering diversity, while personifying excellence and who, by virtue of their individual achievements, serve as beacons for those who will follow in their footsteps. Business leaders age 45 and under are eligible for nomination. Awards are presented in four categories: Cable MSO, Cable Programmer, Technology Company/Disciplines and Creative Disciplines. The nominations deadline for this year’s Next Generation Leaders Awards, presented in partnership with Multichannel News, is March 6, 2015. Nominations may be submitted electronically by accessing the online submissions page http://namic.site-ym.com/?page=2015NGLNomination.
For more information regarding the Next Generation Leaders Awards and to access the complete nominations criteria, visit http://namic.site-ym.com/?page=2015NGLNomination. Inquiries pertaining to sponsorship and ticket/table purchases for the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast should be directed to Sandra Girado, NAMIC’s senior director of Meetings and Events via telephone at 212-594-5985 or email at email@example.com.