DiversityInc Fall Event Sponsorship Information

Early sales for the 2016 April sponsorship are 65% percent ahead of last year, we expect to sell out the 1,000 seats at Cipriani’s. Sponsors receive the best table positions; two people from each sponsoring company may attend the Sponsor’s reception.


Dr. Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, and Mr. Morris Dees, co-founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will also attend the Sponsor’s reception.

We take very good care of our sponsors, with branding on our website, in our magazine and on the day of the event. Sponsoring the 2016 Top 50 announcement will give your company strong brand recognition among the 1,000 most influential people in diversity management in our nation.

Sponsorship gives your brand millions of impressions. Our entire reachsocial media and web trafficis more than 1 million people per month, larger than either Working Mother or Black Enterprise (certified by Alexa, an Amazon company). 88 percent of companies have returned for sponsorships since November 2011.

Sponsorship Components

DiversityInc Magazine Logo in 2 house ads promoting the event

Event Collateral Logo on all printed and digital materials

Daily Email Newsletters Company mentions in promos for the event

Event Marketing Emails Highlighted in event promotion emails

Social Media Recognition on all social-media properties

DiversityInc.com Logoon all banner ads, post-event videos and articles

Event Registration 5-10 tickets to learning sessions, 1 table for 10 at dinner and 2 tickets for the Sponsor’s reception

Reach/Audience

C-suite of companies with 5,000+ employees (300,000 subscribers)

5001,200 senior executives, CEOs and CDOs

250,000+ opt-in subscribers

20,000 opted-in subscribers

800,000+ Facebook fans and Twitter followers

360,000+ monthly unique visitors (up 96% from last year)

Featured Speakers Since April 2012:

Jeff Bewkes, Chairman and CEO,Time Warner

George Borst, Former President and CEO,Toyota Financial Services

John Bryant, President and CEO,Kellogg

Mark Clouse, President of the U.S. Snacks Business Unit,Kraft Foods

Pat Esser, President,Cox Communications

Tim Harden, President, Supply Chain and Fleet Operations,AT&T

Stephen P. Holmes, Chairman and CEO,Wyndham Worldwide

Steve Howe, Area Managing Partner Americas,EY

John Lechleiter, Chairman, President and CEO,Eli Lilly and Company

Michelle Lee, Executive Vice President and Northeast Regional President,Wells Fargo

Brian W. MacLean, President and Chief Operating Officer,Travelers

Steven Mizell, Executive Vice President, Human Resources,Monsanto

Mike Ullman,CEO,JCPenney

Mark Weinberger,Global Chairman andCEO,EY

Christi Shaw, President,Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Maritza Montiel, Deputy CEO and Vice Chairman,Deloitte

Beth Mooney, Chairman and CEO, KeyCorp

Juan Carlos Ordoez, Senior Vice President, Coating Solutions, North America, BASF

Carlos Orta, CEO,Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility

Steven Price, Senior Vice President of Human Resources,Dell

Carlos Rodriguez, President and CEO,ADP

Arne Sorenson, President and CEO,Marriott International

Paul Varga, Chairman and CEO,Brown-Forman

Tom Voss, President, CEO and Chairman,Ameren

Mark Wagar, President and CEO,Empire BlueCross BlueShield

Andr Wyss, President,Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO,University Hospitals

Ajay Banga, President and CEO,MasterCard Worldwide

George Chavel, President and CEO, Sodexo

Willie Deese, Executive Vice President and President, Merck Manufacturing Division,Merck & Co.

Stephen Rohleder, Group Chief Executive, North America,Accenture

Michele Green, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Prudential Financial

Linda Verba, EVP and Head of Service Strategy, TD Bank

Cynthia Marshall, SVP-HR and Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T

Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President, Cultural Investments, Time Warner

Enrico Moretti, Author, The New Geography of Jobs, and Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkley

Rita Mitjans, Chief Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, ADP

Caroline Wanga, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Target

Donna Johnson, Chief Diversity Officer, MasterCard

Steve Parks, Director of Diversity, Ameren

Steve Bott, Ameren ERG Leader, GLEAN (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Employees & Allies Network)

Greginald E. Summers, Ameren ERG Leader, MERG (Multi-Generational Employee Resource Group)

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rainbow PUSH

Audience Profile
Career Level/Job Function/Sociodemographics

14% C-Suite/Owner/Senior Executives

45% work in HR or diversity management

78% work for large companies (1,000+ employees)

$119,800 average household income

83% homeowners

76% hold bachelor’s degrees

40% of total readership hold post-graduate degrees

Race/Gender

33% Blacks

14% Latinos

5% Asian-Americans

3% American Indians

14% LGBT people

Top Industries

Financial Services

Professional Services

Pharmaceuticals

Hospitality

Tech/Telecoms

Event Sponsorship Opportunities/Pricing

2016 DiversityInc Top 50 Event | April 19, 2016 | Sponsorship: $79,500 |Click hereto see the photo galleries from the 2015 event

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carolynn Johnsonat 973-494-0539 orCJohnson@DiversityInc.com.

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