The 97th Annual Off the Street Club Holiday Luncheon will be held at the Fairmont Hotel, beginning at 11:15 a.m. For info, call (312) 220-3040.
The Media School will be in session for advertising and marketing professionals who need up-to-date media knowledge. Seminars will be held at Swissotel. For info, call (610) 649-0704.
NEW YORK/DEC. 31
Entries for Adweek's Best Spots of the Year are due. TV spots that first aired in 1997 are eligible. Submit entries to Adweek's Best Spots of the Year, 1515 Broadway, 12th floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Attn: Nancy Sobel. For info, call (212) 536-6453.
Chicago Association of Direct Marketing's luncheon meeting features speaker Jim Kobs, chairman of Kobs, Gregory, Passavant. The event is at the Como Inn at 11:30 a.m. For info, call (312) 670-2236.
The Chicago Advertising Federation holds its 4th annual CAF Beach Bash at North Beach. Activities include volleyball, bowling, billiards and Ping Pong. For info, call (847) 375-4728.