PORTLAND, ORE./ June 28
The Portland Advertising Federation holds its annual Special Recog nition Awards at The MAC Club from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Gary Hirsch, founder of On Your Feet: Improvisation for Business, presents "Improvisation and the Underlying Grammar of Communication." To register, visit www.portlandadfed.com.
The Denver Advertising Federation hosts a luncheon presentation featuring Ground Zero brand director Todd Gray and copywriter Tyler Hampton, who will discuss working with ESPN. The event will be held at the Marriott City Center in Denver, with registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. To register, visit www.daf.org.
The Seattle Advertising Federation holds a luncheon featuring DDB Seattle chief marketing officer Jan Edmondson. The topic is "Advertising & Marketing During an Economic Downturn—Hide or Seek?" At Harborside in Seattle from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Info: (206) 448-4481
SAN FRANCISCO/July 20
The final deadline for the West Coast Show, sponsored by the Western Art Directors Club, is July 20.
Info: (650) 321-4196 or www.wadc.org