CORE EVENT The Outdoor Advertising Association of America National Convention, “Get to the Core,” will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel. Sept. 11-13. The 59th Annual OBIE Awards will be held at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center in conjunction with the convention. Sept. 12. For info, visit, or call (202) 833-5566.

MARKETING HONORS The Association of National Advertisers will host its third annual Multicultural Marketing Conference at The Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne, Fla. Nov. 4-6. The association will announce the honorees of its Multicultural Excellence Awards at a dinner to take place during the conference. Award entry forms can be obtained at www. For conference info, call (212) 697-5950.