MEDIA CONFERENCE New Orleans, March 5-7
The American Association of Advertising Agencies’ Media Conference & Trade Show takes place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. For info, call (212) 850-0850, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.aaaa.org.
Bay Area ADDYS Oakland, Calif., March 6
The Bay Area Advertising and Marketing Association holds its awards ceremony at the Oakland Museum. To register, call (510) 658-4883, fax (510) 652-9446 or visit www.admark.org/addy.
Denver ADDYs March 13
The Denver Advertising Federation holds its awards ceremony at the Denver Pavilions. For info, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.daf.org.
panel discussion Rocky Hill, Conn., March 13
The Advertising Club of Connecticut hosts “Effectiveness Strategies: What Works & What Doesn’t” at the Rocky Hill Marriott. For info, call (860) 721-7400, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.adclubct.com.
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.
television ad forum New York, March 13
The Association of National Advertisers’ Television Advertising Forum takes place at The Plaza Hotel. For info, call (212) 697-5950. To register, visit www.ana.net.
ana marketing seminars Chicago, March 17-19
The Association of National Advertisers hosts marketing-skills-enhancement seminars at the Hyatt Regency Woodfield. For info or to register, contact William Zengel at (212) 455-8022 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.ana.net/2003 seminars.
Advertising hall of fame
The American Advertising Federation hosts the event at The Waldorf-Astoria. For info, contact Lisa Rubin at (800) 999-2231 or email@example.com, or visit www.aaf.org.
Pharmaceutical-Marketing conference Princeton, N.J., March 18-19
The Strategic Research Institute hosts its Multicultural Pharmaceutical Marketing & PR conference, “Strengthening Relationships With Physicians, Consumers & Communities,” at the Hyatt Regency. For info or to register, call (888) 666-8514 or visit www.srinstitute.com.
AD AGENCY EVOLUTION POST 9/11 Denver, March 19
The Denver Advertising Federation presents speaker Louis Rubin, evp and chief marketing officer for Doremus, at the Marriott City Center. For info, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.daf.org.
entertainment-marketing event West Hollywood, Calif., March 25
The Los Angeles Media Research Council presents “Entertainment Marketing: Is It Worth the Price of Admission?” with Adweek national news editor Jack Feuer at the Wyndham Bel Age Hotel. To register, contact Tracy Edwards at (323) 370-8563 or email@example.com.
DTC Conference Boston, March 25-27
The DTC National Conference and Exposition takes place at the Boston Sheraton Hotel. For info or to register, call (973) 328-9997 or visit www.dtcnational.com.
Washington ADDYS Tysons Corner, Va., April 5
The DC Ad Club holds its awards ceremony at the Sheraton Premiere. For info, call (703) 683-5954.
MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE New Orleans, April 9-11
The American Association of Advertising Agencies’ event takes place at The Ritz-Carlton. For info, call (212) 850-0735 or visit www.aaaa.org.
Dallas Show April 12
The Dallas Society of Visual Communications holds its awards dinner at Fair Park. For info, call (214) 474-2900 or visit www.dsvc.org.
Matrix Awards New York, April 28
New York Women in Communications holds its awards ceremony at The Waldorf-Astoria to honor women with outstanding career achievements. For info, visit www.matrix.nywici.org.
BRANDED ENTERTAINMENT SUMMIT
Beverly Hills, Calif., April 28-30
The International Institute of Research event takes place at the Beverly Hilton. For info or to register, visit www.iir-global.com.
Creative Marketing Conference Boston, May 14-15
Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center’s National Seminars Group sponsors the event at the Swissotel. For info, call (800) 258-7246 or visit www.natsem.com.
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 www.clioawards.com; for questions, call (212) 683-4300, fax (212) 683-4796 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘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 that was organized by The One Club for Art & Copy. For info, call (414) 847-3290, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.eisnermuseum.org.
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 www.canneslions.com.
radio-mercury Awards June 19
The late-entry deadline is March 7. Entry forms may be downloaded at www.radiomercuryawards.com. For info, call (212) 681-7207 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calendar of Events
MEDIA CONFERENCE New Orleans, March 5-7