Calendar Of Events

Hispanic Retail 360

Dallas, Sept. 26-27

Learn how to target, segment and execute sales and marketing plans to Latino consumers. Integrated data and insights from VNU’s world-leading information companies, including ACNielsen, will be featured. This event will be held at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel. For more info, call (770) 291-5409, or visit

advertising week

New York, Sept. 26-30

Join the industry’s brightest stars at various locations, including the Apollo Theater, the Museum of Television & Radio, New York Public Library and the Time Warner Center. Last year, the event attracted more than 40,000 participants from more than 30 countries. For more information, visit

Influx Strategic Consulting Conference

San Francisco, Sept. 27

Join Influx Strategic Consulting at the Golden Gate Club at The Presidio for theories about the future of marketing. Speakers include internet guru Howard Rheingold; Chris Anderson, Wired magazine editor; Jody Turner, trend forecaster, Culture of Future; and others. Breakfast and an optional lunch are included. For more info, call (415) 944-8280, or visit

The 4A’s And Adweek’s Account Management Conference

New York, Sept. 28

Learn what a creative leader looks for in an account person; the role of an account person in a small- or medium-size agency; and what agencies should do to increase diversity. Join top agency executives at the Kimmel Center at New York University. For more info, e-mail, or visit

internet home alliance collaborative research planning session

Las Vegas, Oct. 3-4

Find out which digital home products and services consumers want and participate in ideation sessions at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. For more info, contact Laurie Dominic at (310) 395-7484, or visit

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New York, Oct. 14-16

Attendees will get a close look at the hottest new digital products available this holiday season from the world’s leading technology companies. With the introduction of innovations from TiVo, Xbox, XM Satellite Radio and many other popular exhibitors, products seen at DigitalLife are sure to top gift lists this year. This event will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. For more info, contact Tracy Pendleton at (310) 550-3271, or visit

2005 AICP Show: the art & technique of the american television commercial

Dallas, Oct. 19

This event, to be held at the Dallas Museum of Art, will also be held Nov. 17 in Chicago. For more info, call (214) 655-2662, or visit


This event will examine the convergence of marketing, music, sports and Hollywood. Discuss innovative strategies, including how to move beyond traditional licensing agreements and product placement to entertainment-as-marketing events. Hosted by Adweek Magazines, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter and Nielsen Entertainment, this event will be held at the Grand Hyatt. For more info, contact Jaime Kobin at (646) 654-5169, or visit

marketing technology luncheon

Discuss the challenges and opportunities in marketing technology. Hosted by The Advertising Club and USA Today, this event, to be held at the Roosevelt Hotel, will feature guest speakers from IBM and Xerox. For more info, visit

2005 Creative Symposium

St. Louis, Oct. 28

This program will benefit agency creatives of all levels. Executives from top agencies will show their reels and discuss how to develop superior work. Speakers include Hal Riney, former chairman, Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco; Daniel Russ, svp and group creative director, GSD&M, Austin; Martin Orzio, evp and chief creative officer, BBDO Chicago; and others. This event, sponsored by the 4A’s St. Louis Council Board of Governors, will be held at The Sheldon Concert Hall. For more info, e-mail Bob Linden at

advertising production club of new york’s 37th annual Fall Dinner Dance

The Advertising Production Person of the Year (APPY) awards will be presented along with cocktails, dinner and dancing. This event will be held at the Roosevelt Hotel. For more information, e-mail

silver medal luncheon

The Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington, in collaboration with the American Advertising Federation, each year honors a person who has made outstanding contributions to advertising and has been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. This luncheon, which began in 1975, will be held at The Washington Post. For more info, call (703) 683-5954, or visit

What The Best Agencies Do Differently

Cleveland, Sept. 22

What makes ad agencies innovative, financially successful and respected? Find out what sets great agencies apart from the crowd at this 4A’s event. For more info, e-mail Bob Linden at


Las Vegas, Sept. 22-23

Speakers include Bartle Bogle Hegarty’s John Hegarty, Coca-Cola’s Esther Lee and Leo Burnett Worldwide’s Mark Tutssel. This event will be held at the Green Valley Ranch Resort. For more info, visit