Mosaic Career Fair
McLean, Va., March 9
The objective of this American Advertising Federation event is to connect talented minority students with leading advertising, marketing and communications companies that are seeking to hire entry-level candidates. The fair, sponsored by Gannett and USA Today, is open to all of the AAF’s college chapter members. For more info, e-mail Tricia McWilliams at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.aaf.org.
Advertising Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon
New York, March 14
This American Advertising Federation event honors the achievements of retired advertising leaders, from their industry contributions to their personal commitments to society. This event will be held at the Waldorf=Astoria. For more info, visit www.aaf.org.
what’s the frequency? new rules for radio
New York, March 15
Join the Radio Advertising Bureau, The Advertising Club and Adweek Magazines for a discussion on radio. Devoted to cracking the code on radio advertising, the New York Radio Forum will feature insights from marketing experts who build brands and increase sales. William Lamar Jr., CMO of McDonald’s USA, will give the luncheon’s keynote address. For more information, contact Cathryn Gonyo at (212) 533-8080, ext. 205, or visit www.theadvertisingclub.org.
Atlanta, March 21
Speakers Dave Lubars of BBDO, New York, Linus Karlsson of Mother, New York, Daniel Russ of GSD&M, Austin, and Michael Hart of Mono, Minneapolis, are tentatively slated to show their reels and share their ideas on how to develop superior creative work. This event, to be held at the Atlanta History Center, is sponsored by the 4A’s Atlanta Council Board of Governors. For more info, e-mail Cecilia Graham at email@example.com or visit www.aaaa.org.
SVA Portfolio Show
New York, March 21–31
The School of Visual Arts presents “Advertising and Graphic Design Portfolio,” featuring some of the best in advertisements, campaigns, designs, digital videos and 3D work from students in the BFA advertising and graphic design department. A reception opens the show on March 21. The program has more than 700 matriculated students and a faculty comprised of 150 award-winning creative directors, copywriters, art directors and designers. The exhibition, to be held at the Art Directors Club, is curated by Richard Wilde, chair of the BFA advertising and graphic design department at SVA. For more information, call (212) 592-2010 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANA Television Advertising Forum
New York, March 22
The traditional model for television continues to change. Life Beyond the :30 (the theme for this year’s conference) now includes VOD, the video iPod, branded entertainment and more. Industry constituents will discuss and debate the current state of the industry, and most importantly, where it’s going. This event will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. For more information, call Francesca Boniello at (212) 455-8013 or e-mail email@example.com.
internet home alliance Collaborative Research Planning Conference
Orlando, Fla., March 29
Discuss findings on U.S. households from the Alliance’s 2005 State of the Connected Home Market Research: multiple PCs in the home (53 percent), broadband Internet access (70 percent) and home networks (28 percent). Attendees will apply what they’ve learned to develop connected home product and service concepts for testing in the real world. For more information, call Laurie Dominic at (310) 395-7484 or visit www.internethomealliance.com.
4a’s Management Conference for CEOs
Scottsdale, Ariz., April 5-7
Network with executives and learn about domestic and international developments from renowned ad leaders and political figures. Speakers including Michael Jeary, Linda Kaplan Thaler and Ron Berger will address the industry’s biggest challenges in the year to come. This conference will be held at the Phoenician Spa & Resort. For more info, contact Karen Proctor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10th Annual New York Magazine Day
New York, April 20
Join The Advertising Club and the Magazine Publishers of America in celebrating the 10th Annual New York Magazine Day, which offers insights and opportunities to connect with publishing and advertising influentials. This event will be held at the Marriott Marquis. For more information, visit www.theadvertisingclub.org.
ANA Advertising Financial Management Conference
Naples, Fla., May 7-10
Financial and marketing management professionals will address efficiencies, cost savings and return on investment. This event will be held at the Ritz-Carlton. For more info, contact Francesca Boniello at (212) 455-8013 or e-mail email@example.com.
M2W: Marketing to Women Conference
Chicago, May 8-9
This national marketing conference, featuring several guest speakers, will help businesses learn to increase their emotional, cognitive and financial share of the powerful women’s market. This event will be held at the Chicago Cultural Center. For more info, call (860) 724-2649, ext. 11, or visit www.m2w.biz.
Art & Technique of the American Commercial
New York, June 8
The 15th Annual AICP Show, to be held at the Museum of Modern Art, will feature winning commercials in various craft categories. The black-tie event will include a cocktail reception and buffet dinner. For more info, call (212) 929-3000 or visit www.aicp.com.
ARF Audience Measurement Symposium
New York, June 20-21
This symposium will provide perspectives to help the industry become comfortable with the alternative new measurement solutions required for our rapidly changing media landscape. This event will be held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel. For more info, visit www.thearf.org.
Please send calendar listings to Diana Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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