FCS PORTFOLIO AWARDS Entry deadline: Feb. 18
The Financial Communications Society will honor the best in financial-services advertising at New York’s Grand Hyatt on May 6. For info on submitting entries, sponsorship opportunities or attending the event, visit www.fcsinteractive.com or call (718) 847-9051.
‘WIRELESS MARKETING: THE NEW WAY TO ENGAGE YOUR CONSUMERS?’ New York, Feb. 24
Presented by the New York American Marketing Association at the AMA Conference Center. For info or to register, call Kate Schuppe at (212) 687-3280, ext. 245, or visit www.nyama.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com, or visit www.srinstitute.com/cs273.
THE ADVERTISING AGENCY PROFITABILITY FORUM New York, Feb. 26-27
Presented by NorthStar Conferences in cooperation with Adweek at the Citigroup Executive Conference Center. For info or to register, call (866) 265-1975; to register online, visit www.northstarconferences.com/adwk.
RADIO-MERCURY AWARDS Entry deadline: Feb. 27
The Radio Creative Fund will present an awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York on June 9. For info, call Lisa Ingrassia at (212) 681-7207 or visit www.radiomercuryawards.com.
ADC YOUNG GUNS 4 Entry deadline: March 1
The Art Directors Club competition will accept entries from around the world. To enter, visit www.adcglobal.org/yg4. For info, contact Jocelyn Lucas Rosenberg at (212) 643-1440 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLIO FESTIVAL Entry deadline: March 1
Takes place May 15–18 at The Eden Roc Resort & Spa in Miami Beach, Fla. March 1 is the deadline for work originally appearing during the first quarter of 2004, as well as the final deadline for student entries. For info, visit www.clioawards.com or call (800) WIN-CLIO.
ANA TELEVISION ADVERTISING FORUM New York, March 10
Held by the Association of National Advertisers at the New York Marriott Marquis. For info, call (212) 697-5950; to register, visit www.ana.net/ana_conf/view_agenda.cfm?conference_id=81.
INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING FESTIVAL Cannes, France, June 20-26
For info, call 44-20-7291-8444 or visit www.canneslions.com.
ADVERTISING HALL OF FAME New York, March 16
The American Advertising Federation will induct Karl Eller, former chairman and CEO of Clear Channel Outdoor; Philip H. Geier Jr., former chairman and CEO of IPG; John E. Pepper, former chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble; and Liener Temerlin, chairman emeritus of Temerlin McClain. Takes place at the Waldorf-Astoria. For info, contact Lisa Rubin at (800) 999-2231 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.
IN SEARCH OF BUSINESS Los Angeles, March 25; New York, April 14; Chicago, June 22
Presented by Adweek Magazines and Laredo Group at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel, the Westin New York at Times Square and Chicago’s Westin River North. For info, visit www.insearchof business.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (888) 536-8536.
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 email@example.com 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 South Beach. For info, contact Michelle James at (212) 850-0735 or firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com. For general info, call (212) 751-5656 or visit www.thearf.org.
‘THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER’ KEY ART AWARDS Los Angeles, April 30
The Hollywood Reporter names the best motion-picture and home-entertainment marketing materials at the Kodak Theatre. For info, contact Marc Romeo at (323) 525-2003 or mromeo@hollywood reporter.com, or visit www.HollywoodReporter.com/keyarts.
AUTOMOTIVE INTERACTIVE MARKETING SYMPOSIUM Dearborn, Mich., May 4
Presented by the Direct Marketing Association of Detroit at the Ritz-Carlton. For info, call (248) 478-4888 or visit www.dmad.org.
ONE SHOW INTERACTIVE May 12; THE ONE SHOW AND ONE SHOW DESIGN New York, May 14
To enter, visit www.register.oneclub.com; for info, call Steve Marchese at (212) 979-1900 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRACIE ALLEN AWARDS Entry deadline: Jan. 5
Presented by the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television. Winners will be honored June 21-22 at the Hilton New York. For info, call (703) 506-3290 or visit www.awrt.org.
ART DIRECTORS CLUB AWARDS 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.
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.
AICP SHOW Entry deadline: Feb. 13
The Association of Independent Commercial Producers’ “Art & Technique of the American Television Commercial” premieres June 14 at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. To enter, visit www.aicp.com/ entries; for info, call (212) 929-3000 or visit www.aicp.com.
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FCS PORTFOLIO AWARDS Entry deadline: Feb. 18