The Cyber District Association hosts a dinner meeting featuring NetMarquee executives demonstrating direct response marketing techniques. Admission is $75 for members, $85 for nonmembers. At the Boston Marriott Copley Place, 6:30-9 p.m.
Info: (617) 499-9422
The New England Direct Marketing Association hosts the annual Shoestring Awards honoring the best initiatives created on a minimal budget.
At the Doubletree Hotel, Waltham, Mass. Creative forum, 5 p.m.; dinner, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Info: (781) 237-1366
The March of Dimes A.I.R. Awards highlight the best of Boston radio. At the Boston Long Wharf Marriott Hotel. Reception, 11:30 a.m.; lunch and awards ceremony, noon.
Info: (781) 762-4747
The Boston Women Communicators hosts writers Jane Holtz Kay and the Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jones. At The Lenox Hotel, Boston, 6-9 p.m.
Info: (617) 422-1855