Calendar Of Events

Health + wellness marketing panel

New York, March 29

Presented by the New York Advertising Club and Prevention magazine, this luncheon and panel discussion will address how to use today’s lucrative health and fitness trends to a company’s advantage. Panelists include Bobbi Brown of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics; Edward Farulo of Brand Strategy and Integration; and Donna Goldfarb of Consumer & Market Insights. For more info or to make reservations, contact Joanna Colangelo at (212) 533-8080 x210, or visit

The 2005 DMA International ECHO Awards Early-bird entry deadline: March 31

Presented by the Direct Marketing Association, the event takes place at the 2005 ECHO Awards Ceremony, at a date to be determined, during the DMA’s 88th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta on Oct. 15-19. To enter, visit; for more info, call (212) 768-7277.

2005 ADDY Awards Gala Pentagon City, April 2

Reception and awards show, followed by coffee and dessert at the Ritz-Carlton here. For more information, contact the Washington, D.C. Ad Club at or call (703) 683-5954.

what’s new in financial services marketing? New York, April 12

Presented by The Advertising Club and USA Today, the third annual Financial Services Luncheon will include a distinguished panel of industry leaders discussing the battle for share of wallet. For reservations, call (212) 533-8080, or see

ARF Annual Convention & Trade Show New York, April 17-19

“re:think! 2005” is presented by The Advertising Research Foundation at the Embassy Suites Hotel. For info, call Kelly McSorley at (212) 751-5656, ext. 217, or visit

New York Magazine Day New York, April 19

The Advertising Club of New York and the Magazine Publishers of America celebrate the 9th Annual New York Magazine Day at the Marriott Marquis. The keynote speaker for the luncheon will be John Costello, evp of merchandising and marketing at Home Depot. For more info, visit

disney yellow shoes creative group tour Lake Buena Vista, Fla., April 22

Presented by the Creative Directors Club of New York, this insider tour will give a behind-the-scenes look at the agency’s TV, print and interactive departments. Yellow Shoes cd will lead the tour and give a presentation. For more information or to register, contact Kathy Weimar at

Voz Latina: Marketing to Hispanics 2005 Miami, April 27-28

Hosted by Adweek’s Marketing y Medios, Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter. Learn how to use entertainment, music and media to reach Hispanics. Bonus: The first 200 registrants receive a complimentary ticket to the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The event will be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami. For more information, visit,

The Andy Awards New York, April 28

The Advertising Club of New York honors the winners of the 2005 Andy Awards competition. Hosted by honorary chairman Alex Bogusky, executive creative director at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, the event will include the announcement of the People’s Choice Award as well as the Andy’s top honor, the Grandy Award. For more information, visit

4A’s Management conference Southampton, Bermuda, May 4-6

Presented by the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the annual 4A’s Management Conference takes place at the Fairmont Southampton. For info or to register, visit; for further info, call (212) 850-0850.

Marketing of the movies New York, May 19

The Advertising Club of New York and MSN present a panel of film industry executives discussing the success of traditional marketing campaigns versus new viral and technology-based campaigns; how independent films are marketed differently than major studio movies; what role merchandising plays in spreading hype to specific demographics. For more information, see

46th annual international Clio festival Miami, May 21-24

The International Clio Awards, founded in 1959 to celebrate creative excellence in advertising, is one of the world’s most recognized international advertising award competitions. This year’s event promises three days of programs, events and award shows at the Ritz-Carlton in Miami’s South Beach. For more information, call (800) WIN-CLIO or (312) 583-5300, or visit

The OBIE Awards

Chicago, May 24

Presented by the Outdoor Advertising Association of America, the Obie Awards honor the best creative outdoor work from the past year. The judging panel this year is being led by Alex Bogusky of Crispin Porter + Bogusky. The event will take place on the closing night of the OAAA National Convention and Trade Show at the Hilton Chicago. To enter, visit; for further info, e-mail Jessica Mullery at or visit

AICP SHow New York, June 14

The Association of Independent Commercial Producers’ 2005 AICP Show is themed, “The Art & Technique of the American Television Commercial.” This is the 14th year of the AICP Show, which honors the craft of commercial filmmaking and the professionals whose collaborations contribute to the results. The show will be held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. For more information, visit