Calendar of Events

New Jersey Business Marketing Association Somerset, N.J., Feb. 11

Mobium Creative Group’s Gordon Hochhalter and Guy Gangi present “What’s a Business Brand Worth?” at the Ramada Inn. For info, contact Erica Littig at (609) 409-5601 or

Cable Day Beverly Hills, Calif., Feb. 13

The Advertising Club of Los Angeles’ cable-advertising conference takes place at the Beverly Hills Hotel. For info, visit

Magazine Day Boston, Feb. 13

The Boston Idea Group, with The Lantern Club of Boston, hosts a magazine-advertising seminar at The Westin Copley Place. Speakers include Mullen’s Joe Grimaldi, Arnold’s Fran Kelly and Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos’ Mike Sheehan. For info, call Gina Caruso at (617) 262-1100, ext. 14, or visit

radio-advertising luncheon Seattle, Feb. 13

The Seattle Advertising Federation presents “20/20 Radio” at the Washington Athletic Club. To register, call (206) 448-4481 or visit

aaf Minority students awardS New York, Feb. 14

The American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Minority Students Program takes place at The Waldorf-Astoria. For info, call (800) 999-2231 or visit

3af conference

The Asian American Advertising Federation Conference, “Asian American Advertising: Where Do We Go From Here,” takes place at the W Hotel. For info, call (212) 242-3351 or visit

Atlanta addys Feb. 15

The Atlanta Ad Club holds its awards ceremony at the Atlanta Apparel Mart. For info, call (770) 649-8872.

Indianapolis ADDYs Feb. 15

AdClub Indianapolis holds its awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency. For info, call Michelle LaCombe at (317) 216-6366 or visit

arkansas ad lunch Little Rock, Ark., Feb. 17

The Arkansas Advertising Federation hosts its monthly luncheon at the River Market. For info, call (501) 217-9087 or visit

DAF University Denver, Feb. 18

The Denver Advertising Federation holds “The Nuts and Bolts of Account Management,” a six-class series, at the Art Institute of Colorado. To register, visit

‘up in smoke’

The William F. Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design presents “Up in Smoke: A Politically Incorrect History of Cigarette Advertising,” an exhibition of cigarette ads and memorabilia. The show was organized by The One Club for Art & Copy. For info, call (414) 847-3290, e-mail or visit

Economic Forecast 2003 Portland, Ore., Feb. 19

The Portland Advertising Federation event takes place at the Tiffany Center. For info or to register, visit

dallas addys Feb. 20

The Dallas Advertising League holds its awards ceremony at the Gypsy Tea Room. For info, call (972) 488-8227 or visit

Cincinnati Addys Feb. 22

The Advertising Club of Cincinnati holds its awards ceremony at the 20th Century Theater. For info, call (513) 984-9990 or visit

Golden Mike Award gala New York, Feb. 24

The Golden Mike Award will be presented to Bob Wright, vice chairman and executive officer of GE and chairman and chief executive officer of NBC, at The Plaza Hotel. The Broadcasters’ Foundation award honors outstanding contributions to radio and television. For info, call (203) 862-8577, contact or visit

Knowledge+Networking Event New York, Feb. 25

The New York American Marketing Association hosts “Influential Marketing: Targeting the Source of Consumer Trends” at Lighthouse International. For info, call (212) 687-3280, ext. 245, or visit

MIMC Financial-Services Series Boston, Feb. 25

The Massachusetts Interactive Media Council holds its “Technology in Financial Services Series” at Bingham McCutchen’s offices. To register, call (617) 227-2822, ext. 203, or e-mail, with “Financial Services Series” in the subject line.

radio-mercury Deadline

The Radio-Mercury Awards is accepting entries through Feb. 28; work must have aired for the first time in 2002 on a commercially licensed U.S. radio station. The late entry deadline is March 7. Entry forms may be downloaded at The event takes place June 19 at The Waldorf-Astoria. For info, call (212) 681-7207 or e-mail

San Diego Ad Fund Ball March 13

The San Diego Advertising Fund for Emergencies hosts its Black & White Ball to Benefit S.A.F.E. at Culy Trucking Warehouse Building. For info or tickets, call (858) 576-9833.

Clios Miami Beach, Fla., May 18-21

The Clios Festival takes place at the Eden Roc Resort and Spa. For info or to register, visit; for questions, call (212) 683-4300, fax (212) 683-4796 or e-mail

international advertising festival Cannes, France, June 15-21

The entry deadline for film, outdoor and press is March 14; for Lions direct, March 21; for media Lions, March 28; for cyber Lions, April 11. For info, call 44 (0)20 7291 8444 or visit