BET CEO Debra Lee, Radio One CEO Alfred Liggins, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, and More to Headline Awards Reception at MMTC Conference

by mmtcbbsj on July 10, 2014

MMTC’s 12th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference attracts some of the biggest names in media, telecom, government, business, and investing.  At this year’s Awards Reception at the close of Day 1, “Celebrating Diverse Media Superstars,” we are pleased to add some of the biggest leaders in the entertainment industry to that list!

Join BET Chairman and CEO Debra Lee, Radio One President and CEO Alfred C. Liggins, III, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-KS), FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Former FCC Commissioner Tyrone Brown, and more as we present our highest honors to those who have made exceptional contributions to diversity and inclusion in the media and telecom industries.  MMTC will also pay a special tribute to renowned venture capitalist and entrepreneur, the late Herbert P. Wilkins, Sr.

MMTC Awards Reception

Celebrating Diverse Media Superstars

July 28, 2014, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm


Kristal High Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, Politic365


Tribute to Herbert P. Wilkins, Sr.

Alfred C. Liggins, III, President and CEO, Radio One

Hon. Tyrone Brown, Former Commissioner, FCC


Hon. Emanuel Cleaver, Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-KS)

Dinner Keynote Remarks

Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Holdings, Inc.

2014 Awards Reception 1

Hall of Fame Inductees

Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Holdings, Inc.

Steven Roberts, Founder and CEO, Roberts Broadcasting Company

S. Jenell Trigg, Partner, Lerman Senter PLLC

Presented by: Hon. Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner, FCC,

and Maurita Coley, Vice President and COO, MMTC

Steven Roberts  S. Jenell Trigg Hon. Mignon Clyburn Maurita Coley

Everett C. Parker Lifetime Achievement Award

Hon. Tyrone Brown, Former Commissioner, FCC

Presented by: Hon. Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner, FCC,

and Frank Washington, President and CEO, Crossings TV

 Hon. Tyrone Brown

A full agenda is available here.

A list of confirmed speakers is available here.

Information on sponsorships and donations is available here.

Register now, and be sure to share details with friends and colleagues!

Please bookmark our conference website for regular conference updates!

The conference will convene hundreds of media and telecom industry experts, policymakers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors to highlight the most far-reaching issues affecting multicultural entrepreneurs and underserved communities. Register now!


Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Registration closes July 25th!

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