RELATIONSHIP HELP The Association of National Advertisers will hold its first Agency Relationship Forum at The Plaza Hotel in New York. Jan. 30. The event will address how advertisers and their agency partners can improve performance, strengthen working relationships and reach communications objectives. For info or to register, call (212) 697-5950 or visit

SEIZING THE MOMENT The Asian American Advertising Federation will host Asian American Market: The Time Is Now, a conference at the Hotel Nikko San Francisco. Panels of industry experts will discuss the top Asian American market myths, among other topics. Feb. 22. For info or to register, call (212) 242-3351 or visit

SEMINAR NEWS Big Marketing on a Small Budget, a seminar series presented by the Institute for Inter national Research, will take place in New York on March 25 and in Chi cago on March 27. The venues will be revealed about four weeks before each seminar. For info, contact Laura Douglass at or (212) 661-3500, ext. 3752. To register, visit smallbudgets.