November 8-12 | Virtual
MAIP Homecoming is a week-long series of events designed with our MAIP Alumni in mind. During this week, 4,000+ MAIP Alumni have the opportunity to celebrate one another, showcase their creativity, learn from industry thought-leaders, and strengthen their network by engaging with partners and fellow MAIP Alumni.
MAIP Summit is the 4A’s Foundation’s response to the MAIP Alumni community’s desire for a customized, interactive learning and development experience for every level of professional. MAIP Summit consists of panels, main stage discussions, and a series of specialized workshops. By the end of the conference, attendees will have acquired an enhanced professional skill set via curriculum tracks examining topics such as adaptive leadership, mental health & wellness, financial literacy, and much more. All main stage sessions are open for all to attend, and for the workshops, MAIP Alumni are able to choose their preferred sessions that help achieve the necessary skills for their role/discipline and professional career.
The Career Convention serves two purposes: to connect MAIP Alumni to industry-wide opportunities, and to provide the advertising industry with extraordinary, diverse talent across all levels, especially at the middle and senior levels. And this isn’t your traditional Career Fair. This event will be an opportunity to mutually connect you to employers and build more impactful, professional relationships. We're asking participating organizations to give more details about themselves upfront and pitch themselves in a Partner E-book, which registered MAIP Alumni will receive in advance. This will help inform you of the roles and opportunities offered as well as provide more details of the organization’s mission, company values and more. Additionally, partners will be tasked to offer more interactive booth touchpoints to help cater toward specific disciplines and skill sets. All in all, the goal is to not only help you land the job, but give more upfront knowledge to you as Alumni, so you can make your career moves with intention!
Disclaimer: Should you register for the Career Convention, you will be asked to submit general information and upload your resume and a brief professional profile for our attending industry partners. Please know that your confidentiality is a priority for us, and we respect your autonomy if you’re seeking a job & your current place of employment is scheduled to attend. With this in mind, we ask that you only use your first name and the first letter of your last name on your Hopin profile if you’d like to remain as anonymous during the event as possible.
MAIP Small Business Day
Many alumni within the community have turned their creative passion projects or hobbies into successful businesses. And in the spirit of entrepreneurship, we want to feature YOU if you have a Small Business or Professional Service at the very first ever MAIP Small Business Day! This event will be open to all, not just in the advertising industry, but to whomever wants to check out this expo
MAIPers to Watch & Society of Excellence
Launched in 2015, MAIPers to Watch recognizes and honors MAIP Alumni who have graduated from the program in the past ten years and have been recognized not only as high potentials within their agency/company, community, and/or industry, but have made significant strides in their chosen career. Recipients of this opportunity are nominated by industry peers, colleagues, mentors, sponsors and more, basically all who see you doing dope things for the industry and are making major moves to improve the experience for multicultural talent working in this space. As part of MAIP Homecoming, the 2021 cohort will have an entire day dedicated toward professional development opportunities, including but not limited to executive coaching, professional career development workshops that support acceleration to the next level in your career, exclusive networking opportunities and more. If you're or someone you know who is a MAIP Alumni in good standing that has done awesome things in their career, for this industry and in support of the multicultural community in amazing ways, nominate them to be considered for the 2021 MAIPers to Watch Class!
Society of Excellence (SOE) is an annual event to induct, recognize and celebrate nominated MAIP Alumni as they are initiated into an elite professional community committed to talent, diversity and excellence. During this award show, we honor our upcoming MAIPers to Watch, celebrate our Paragon Award recipient, and recognize organizations dedicated to diversity & inclusion, just to name a few of the featured awards. Attendees are able to network with MAIP Alumni and partnering organizations during the event. This will be the final event of the week, so join us for the final celebration to close out this incredible week