The Business Marketing Association of the Carolinas will hold its January lunch meeting at The Adam’s Mark. Summit Training and Development Institute president Dutch Stanley will discuss “Key Beliefs of Communicators.” Fees: $18, members; $25, nonmembers. Info: (704) 366-0378
JAN. 18
The Atlanta Ad Club will honor the winners of the 1998 Obie Awards, given annually by the Outdoor Advertising Association of America. OAAA chief marketing officer Diane Cimine will show the best work of the year, as well as discuss planning, buying and creating outdoor ads at the Sheraton Colony Square Hotel beginning at 11:30 a.m. Fees: $25, members; $35, guests. Info: (770) 649-8872
JAN. 19
The Florida chapter of the International Advertising Association will host Luis Enrique Mercado, editor and founder of El Economista, at its next meeting at the Bankers Club in Miami. His presentation will be “Resurgence of the Mexican Market and Its Relevance to the Advertising Community.” The program begins at 12:15 p.m. Fees: $40, members; $50, nonmembers. Info: (305) 529-5006
JAN. 21