Calendar Of Events

tribute for a better and safer new york

New York, Dec. 5

The John A. Reisenbach Foundation’s 14th Gala will be held at the Harmonie Club. Presenting awards to industry stalwarts Bill Cella, Chairman, MAGNA Global, and Judy McGrath, Chair/CEO, MTV Networks, will be, respectively, MediaCom’s Jon Mandel and MTV Networks’ Larry Divney. For more information, e-mail Jayne Wallace at

Account Management Workshop

Charlotte, N.C., Dec. 9

Sheila Campbell will teach young account managers how to turn problem accounts around, gain confidence in dealing with large and demanding clients and get more business. The seminar is designed for account service people with less than five years of experience. The workshop, sponsored by the 4A’s Carolinas Council Board of Governors, will be held at the Westin. For more information, e-mail Joseph Carlucci at, or visit

adweek’s best spots 2005: entry deadline

New York, Dec. 30

Adweek’s editors will select the 50 best spots plus the best TV campaign of the year. Spots are eligible if they aired in the US for the first time in 2005.There is no fee to submit work, and you may submit as many spots as you like. Winners will be announced in February. For more info, call Nancy Sobel at (646) 654-5218, e-mail or visit

The Next Big Idea: The Future of Branded Entertainment

Hollywood, Calif., Jan. 17

At this event, leaders will discuss how to move beyond licensing agreements and product placement to entertainment-as-marketing events. Explore the convergence of marketing, music, sports and Hollywood through panels, keynotes and networking opportunities. This event is sponsored by Adweek, Billboard and Nielsen Entertainment, among others. For more information, call Jaime Kobin at (646) 654-5169, e-mail or visit

2006 Advertising Law & Business Affairs Conference

New York, January 25-26

This conference sets the standard for comprehensive, legal and business-driven conferences, bringing together in-house and outside counsel, regulators and business executives. It will cover critical developments in advertising and marketing law, managing business affairs at advertising agencies, future trends and risk management. This conference will be held at the Millennium Hotel. For more info, e-mail Lesley Weiner at, or visit

Most Promising Minority Students

New York, Feb. 7-9

This American Advertising Federation event connects the

advertising industry with the nation’s top minority college seniors. Recruiters can meet fresh talent and help the industry’s workforce better reflect the multiculturalism of today’s society. The program not only honors the students, but enhances their knowledge and understanding of the advertising industry by offering networking, interviewing and industry immersion opportunities with professionals. This event, a program of the AAF’s Mosaic Center on Multiculturalism, will be held at the New York Athletic Club. For more information, contact Sharon DeHaney at (800) 999-2231, or visit

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