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Digitallife

New York, Oct. 14-16

Get a close look at the hottest new digital products available this holiday season from the world's leading technology companies. Innovations from TiVo, Xbox, XM Satellite Radio and other popular exhibitors are sure to top gift lists this year. This event will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. For more info, contact Tracy Pendleton at (310) 550-3271, or visit www.digitallife.com.



2005 AICP Show: the art & technique of the american television commercial

Dallas, Oct. 19

This event, to be held at the Dallas Museum of Art, will also be held Nov. 17 in Chicago. For more information, call (214) 655-2662, or visit www.aicp.com.



THE NEXT BIG IDEA: THE FUTURE OF BRANDED ENTERTAINMENT

This event will examine the convergence of marketing, music, sports and Hollywood. Discuss innovative strategies, including how to move beyond traditional licensing agreements and product placement to entertainment-as-marketing events. Hosted by Adweek Magazines, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter and Nielsen Entertainment, this event will be held at the Grand Hyatt. For more information, contact Jaime Kobin at (646) 654-5169, or visit www.thenextbigidea.com.



The Mystique of the Boutique

New York, Oct. 24

Smart, edgy, creative thinkers are attracting the attention of top marketers. Learn how companies are utilizing new media and innovative thinking. Moderator Mark D'Arcy, chief creative officer and svp, Time Warner Global Marketing, leads the discussion at the Time Warner Center. Panelists include Ira Matathia of Taxi Inc., Carl Johnson of Anomaly, Kevin McKeon of StrawberryFrog and Charles Rosen of Amalgamated. This event is hosted by The Advertising Club's Small Business Forum and sponsored by Time Warner Adlab. For more info, call (212) 533-8080, ext. 203, or visit www.theadvertisingclub.com.



the wave of innovation: technology services luncheon

Discuss the challenges and opportunities in marketing technology. Hosted by The Advertising Club and USA Today, this event, to be held at the Roosevelt Hotel, will feature guest speakers from IBM, America Online, Sharp Electronics and Xerox. Cocktails and lunch will be provided. For more info, visit www.theadvertisingclub.com.



Chief Marketing Officer Council Summit 2005

Monterey, Calif., Oct. 27-28

High-level marketers will discuss the On-Demand Marketing™ model. This event will focus on the implementation of systems to better serve sales constituencies; further the delivery and control of marketing content and digital assets; and introduce greater operational visibility, accountability and governance into the marketing organization. Executives from IBM, HP, Xerox and Intel will give insights on best practices. The CMO Council is a group of more than 1,500 high-level marketers dedicated to knowledge exchange and thought leadership. For more information, visit www.cmosummit.org.

2005 Creative Symposium

St. Louis, Oct. 28

Executives from top agencies will show their reels and discuss how to develop superior work. Speakers include Hal Riney, former chairman, Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco; Daniel Russ, svp and group creative director, GSD&M, Austin, Texas; Martin Orzio, evp and chief creative officer, BBDO Chicago; and others. This event, sponsored by the 4A's St. Louis Council Board of Governors, will be held at The Sheldon Concert Hall. For more info, e-mail Bob Linden at bobl@aaaa.org.



all access pass: behind the scenes of branded entertainment

New York, Nov. 1

Take a look at branded entertainment, from the development of a concept to the execution of a campaign. Marketing and advertising executives will discuss how they see its future growing. This event, sponsored by the Ad Club's Young Professionals Committee, will be held at the MSN offices. For more information, call (212) 533-8080, or visit www.theadvertisingclub.org.



advertising production club of new york's 37th annual Fall Dinner Dance



The Advertising Production Person of the Year (APPY) awards will be presented along with cocktails, dinner and dancing. This event will be held at the Roosevelt Hotel. For more information, e-mail admin@apc-ny.org.



Client Compensation Discussion: Value/Performance-Based Approaches

Dearborn, Mich., Nov. 15

Sponsored by the 4A's Michigan Council, this event deals with value- and performance-based approaches. Agency compensation is a major challenge for both agencies and advertisers. Tom Finneran, 4A's evp, agency management services, will discuss compensation benchmarks, emerging trends and alternate approaches. This event will be held at the Dearborn Inn. For more info, contact Bob Linden at bobl@aaaa.org, or visit www.aaaa.org.



The Future Direction of Online Advertising

New York, Nov. 16

Get a look at some of the best interactive and multidimensional campaigns of 2005, including work by Audi, Pepsi and Virgin Atlantic. Panelists include Frank Cooper III, vp, promotions, interactive & entertainment marketing, Pepsi-Cola North America; Chris Rossi, vp of marketing, Virgin Atlantic; Jeff Steinhour, managing partner, Crispin, Porter + Bogusky; and Brad Brinegar, McKinney + Silver. Jerry Shereshewsky of Yahoo! will lead the discussion, to be held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel. For more info, call (212) 533-8080, or visit www.theadvertisingclub.com.



silver medal luncheon

The Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington, in collaboration with the American Advertising Federation, each year honors a person who has made outstanding contributions to advertising and has been active in furthering the industry's standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. This luncheon, which began in 1975, will be held at The Washington Post. For more info, call (703) 683-5954, or visit www.dcadclub.com.

Please send calendar listings to Diana Lee at dlee@adweek.com.