Calendar of Events

Behind the Rise of Crispin Porter + Bogusky Portland, Ore., March 12

The Portland Advertising Federation hosts Andrew Keller, associate creative director in Crispin Porter + Bogusky’s Miami office, who will discuss the agency’s success, at Wieden + Kennedy’s office. To register, call (503) 224-2623 or visit

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 or visit

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’ event takes place at The Plaza Hotel. For info, call (212) 697-5950. To register, visit

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, or visit seminars.

Advertising hall of fame

The American Advertising Federation’s event takes place at The Waldorf-Astoria. For info, contact Lisa Rubin at (800) 999-2231 or, or visit


The club hosts its monthly luncheon at Maggiano’s in Buckhead. For info, call (770) 649-8872 or visit

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

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 or visit

NYAMA Author Series Event New York, March 20

The New York American Marketing Association hosts “Customer Experience Management: A Revolutionary Approach to Connecting With Your Customers” at its office. For info or to register, visit

Reaching the Yurban Consumer Chicago, March 20

Burrell Communications’ Yurban division, which specializes in marketing to multicultural urban youth, sponsors this Chicago Advertising Federation seminar at the Hyatt hotel. For info, call (847) 375-4728, fax (877) 734-9560 or visit

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

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

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.


The American Association of Advertising Agencies’ event takes place at The Ritz-Carlton. For info, call (212) 850-0735 or visit

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

Hip-Hop Meets Madison Ave. New York, April 14

The Center for Communication event takes place at the CUNY Graduate Center. For info, call (212) 686-5005, e-mail or visit

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


Beverly Hills, Calif., April 28-30

The International Institute of Research event takes place at the Beverly Hilton. For info or to register, visit

Creative Marketing Conference Boston, May 14-15

Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center’s National Seminars Group sponsors the event at the Swissôtel. For info, call (800) 258-7246 or visit

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