The Direct Marketing Association will establish its first regional chapter in Atlanta. The event will include presentations by Bob Hemmings of Hemmings TV Direct, and national DMA officials. 103 West in Buckhead. Networking at 11:30 a.m., meeting starts at noon. Info: (404) 681-3622
SEPT. 16
The Charlotte Society of Communicating Arts kicks off its 1997-98 year with a presentation by Atlanta designer Bob Wages. Evening begins at 6 p.m. at Powerhouse, 2000 South Blvd., Atherton Mill Building. Info: (704) 556-6511
SEPT. 18
The Public Relations Society of America will host a luncheon meeting, featuring Debra A. Miller, 1997 PRSA president. Grimes Lounge, second floor of the University Memorial Union on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University at noon. PRSA members, $10; guests, $15. To make reservations by noon, Sept. 19, call: (704) 331-8874
SEPT. 23