Our 2018 Conference


We invite you to give + receive


Operation Backpack

Operation Backpack Logos

PromaxBDA and Caleb + Calder Sloan's Awesome Foundation, in partnership with Volunteers of America of Greater New York will create real change for homeless NYC Children.

Meet us at The Conference and join Operation Backpack, filing pencil cases with new and much needed supplies for kids in need to go back to school confident and prepared!

Be part of the change.  Every dollar counts double.  All donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $20,000 by Caleb and Calder Sloan's Awesome Foundation! Visit crowdrise.com now to donate. 

Take a break and join your peers, give 10 minutes of your time on Thursday, June 14th in the recharge lounge. See you there!

Dine + Discover

Are you adventurous? Join our curated series of intimate pop-up dinner parties and discover a whole new side of the PromaxBDA community.

The location -- and your dining companions -- are a surprise. Step outside your comfort zone and engage in an intimate, focused, and compelling conversation about our industry, your career, and the future.

A hand-delivered message the day of your event will reveal where you’ll be dining – and with whom. Who doesn’t love a good surprise? Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.

What we can tell you:

  • Weds., June 13, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • 8-10 people per party
  • Main room reservation in a cool NYC dining spot
  • Pre-fixe/family style/or pre-order à la carte
  • Transportation on us
  • $150 gets you a seat at the table (includes one beverage of your choice)

RSVP today: http://dineanddiscover.rsvpify.com

TEN Exhibit + Auction

10 world-class women photographers showcase their work in a three-day exhibit and silent auction benefitting Promo Pathway. Featured artists include Jill Greenberg and Mary Ellen Matthews.

Feed your eye + help give a career opportunity to our industry’s next generation.

Visit Americas Hall during the conference to place your bid. The auction closes at 7:00 p.m. on Thurs., June 14.

All proceeds from this silent auction benefit Promo Pathway, the nation’s first accredited preditor training program. Promo Pathway is a partnership between PromaxBDA and Santa Monica College, and is made possible by the generous support of our Leadership Through Diversity Partners – and PromaxBDA members like you. Thank you.