Television, internet and media industries unite to drive diversity, equity & inclusion forward
Cable’s Diversity Week is composed of a series of conferences and events focused on advancing diversity business practices in these industries. More than a thousand executives gather annually to participate in activities during the week, showcasing their company’s commitment to diversity, participating in educational sessions, gathering to celebrate diversity champions, and setting a course for best practices.
This allied group of organizations come together annually in a deliberate and orchestrated movement to support the shared mission and goal of sustaining diversity, equity and inclusion programs and initiatives.
Read about the history of Diversity Week in Diversity Week: The Origin Story.
The core participants in Diversity Week
The week begins with The WICT Network Leadership Conference, the NAMIC Annual Conference, and the capstone of the week, the Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Dinner. In addition, there are several ancillary events and meetings scheduled during this annual assembly.
Frequently Asked Questions
For decades, our industry has been focused on diversity, equity and inclusion as guiding forces for our companies and organizations. Pulling together leading organizational conferences and events into one week intensifies our collaboration and enables industry thought leaders to set aside dedicated time to participate in these all-encompassing programs.
Historically it takes place in the Fall. This year, it will be held October 9-13, in-person in New York City.
No, while Diversity Week brings these organizations together to host consecutive conferences and events throughout one program-packed week, they are separate events and you will need to acquire a registration or ticket for each event directly with the hosting organization.
Between 800-1,200 participate annually. Professionals at every stage in their career, ranging from emerging talent through top leadership.
Diversity Week is for professionals who want to:
- Learn best practices from industry thought leaders
- Share the latest innovations in the television, internet and media industries
- Explore new ways to ensure diversity, equity and inclusion fuels the workplace
- Honor the contributions of ground-breaking programs, people and organizations
- Enhance your business acumen and become a better leader
- Expand your network