AICP Show Prague, Czech Republic, Dec. 19
Hosted by the Association of Independent Commercial Producers. For info, visit www.aicp.com/show.
ADWEEK ‘S BEST SPOTS OF 2003 Entry deadline: Jan. 5
Adweek editors will select the 50 best spots and the best campaign of 2003. For info on how to submit, visit www.adweek.com/ bestspotsof2003.
Gracie Allen Awards Entry deadline: Jan. 5
Presented by the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television. Winners will be honored next spring in New York. For info, call (703) 506-3290 or visit www.awrt.org.
Reggie Awards Official deadline: Jan. 5; late deadline: Jan. 16
The Reggies, presented by the Promotion Marketing Association, will be announced at the PMA annual conference in March. To enter, visit www.pmalink.org. For info, call (212) 420-1100, ext. 237 or 230, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
O’Toole Awards Entry deadline: Jan. 9
Winners of the American Association of Advertising Agencies’ annual creative competition will be announced at the 4A’s Management Conference in April. To obtain a call for entries, visit www.aaaa.org; for info, call Cathay Brackman at (212) 850-0721 or e-mail email@example.com.
ART DIRECTORS CLUB Awards General entry deadline: Jan. 16; deadline for student entries: Jan. 30
For the first time, professionals and students in the fields of advertising, graphic design, interactive media, illustration and photography can register for the competition and pay for entries online at www.adcglobal.org/awards. Winners will be honored June 3 in New York. For info, call (212) 643-1440 or visit www.adcglobal.org.
Marketing to U.S. Hispanics & Latin America Miami Beach, Fla., Jan. 26-27
Held by the Strategic Research Institute at The Roney Palace Beach Resort. For info or to register, contact Rupa Ranganathan at (212) 967-0095, ext. 252, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.srinstitute.com/cm406.
ANA Agency Relations Forum New York, Jan. 28
Held by the Association of National Advertisers at The Grand Hyatt. For info or to register, contact Joanne Forbes at (212) 455-8086 or email@example.com, or visit www.ana.net.
EFFIE Awards Multinational category Entry deadline: Jan. 30
The New York American Marketing Association introduces a multinational category for campaigns that have run in the U.S. and at least three other countries within the last four years. An entry form is available at www.effie.org/multinational.html. The Effie Awards will be held June 8 at the New York Marriott Marquis. For info, contact Lukas Pospichal at (212) 687-3280, ext. 226, or visit www.effie.org.
Super Bowl XXXVIII Houston, Feb. 1
Takes place at Reliant Stadium; broadcast on CBS.
4A’s Media Conference and Trade Show Orlando, Fla., Feb. 11-13
Themed “Staying in Touch With the Consumer,” the event is presented by the American Association of Advertising Agencies at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. For info or to register, call (212) 850-0850 or visit www.aaaa.org.
AAF’s Most Promising Minority Students Program New York, Feb. 12–13
Held at the Waldorf-Astoria by the AAF Mosaic Center on Multiculturalism, a division of the American Advertising Federation. For info, contact Gail Bozeman at (800) 999-2231 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.aaf.org.
DMA/AIM net.marketing conference & exhibition New York, Feb. 24-26
The Direct Marketing Association/Association for Interactive Marketing event takes place at the Hilton New York. To register, visit www.dmanetmarketing.org; for info, call (212) 790-1500 or e-mail email@example.com.
Pharmaceutical Marketing Global Summit Philadelphia, Feb. 24-26
Held by the Strategic Research Institute at the Wyndham Philadelphia at Franklin Plaza. For info or to register, contact Mark Alexay at (212) 967-0095, ext. 251, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.srinstitute.com/cs273.
ADC Young Guns 4 Entry deadline: March 1
For the first time, the Art Directors Club competition will accept entries from around the world. Winners will be announced in April. To apply, visit www.adcglobal.org, starting Jan. 5. For info, contact Jocelyn Lucas Rosenberg at (212) 643-1440 or email@example.com.
PMA annual conference Chicago, March 17-19
Themed, “Branding 360—Building Brands Through the Consumer Experience,” the Promotion Marketing Association event takes place at the Hilton Chicago. For info or to register, visit www.pmalink.org/ conferences/annual2004/registernew.asp or call (212) 420-1100.
Multicultural Marketing for Insurance and Financial Services New York, March 29-30
Held by The Center for Business Intelligence at the New York Marriott East Side. For info or to register, call (800) 817-8601, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cbinet.com.
4A’s Management Conference South Beach, Fla., April 14-17
Held by the American Association of Advertising Agencies at the Ritz-Carlton. For info, contact Michelle James at (212) 850-0735 or email@example.com, or visit www.aaaa.org.
ARF Annual Convention & Research Infoplex New York, April 26-28
Held by the Advertising Research Foundation at the New York Marriott Marquis. For info on becoming an exhibitor, presenter or sponsor, contact Enid Roach at (212) 751-5656, ext. 228, or firstname.lastname@example.org. For general info, call (212) 751-5656 or visit www.thearf.org.
Automotive Interactive Marketing Symposium Dearborn, Mich., May 4
Presented by the Direct Marketing Association of Detroit at the Ritz-Carlton. For info or to register, call (248) 478-4888 or visit www.dmad.org.
Calendar of Events
AICP Show Prague, Czech Republic, Dec. 19