Kerry J. Smith, publisher of Promo, addresses the monthly meeting of the Promotion Marketing Association’s St. Louis chapter. The event is at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Clayton, beginning at noon. For info, call Rick Forrestal at (314) 863-4532.
The Broadcast Advertising Club of Chicago’s Last Blast of Summer party is at Joe’s, at 5:30 p.m. For info, call (312) 440-0540.
The future of media planning is the topic for the Media Research Club of Chicago’s symposium. Joe Mandese, editor of The Myers Report, is the luncheon speaker. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hotel Intercontinental. For info, call Helen Katz at (312) 552-6909.
True North Communications and Strategic Research Institute sponsor a three-day symposium on ethnic marketing. Keynote speakers include Henry Cisneros, president of Univision, and Shailendra Ghorpade, marketing vice president at Met Life. For info, call (212) 302-1800