The eighth annual Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce Economic Awards Dinner will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. California Gov. Gray Davis will be the keynote speaker.

Info: (323) 292-1297

LOS ANGELES/ April 18-20

The three-day Western Conference and Exposition for the Magazine Industry will be held at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott. The event will include “Developing Digital Ad Strategies: The Continuing Story” on April 18 and “How to Create Marketing Programs That Advertisers Need to Buy” on April 19.

Info: (800) 927-5007

LOS ANGELES/ April 23-25

This year’s U.S. Multi cultural Marketing Summit is coming. The event, with the theme “Positioning Your Organization to Gain Optimal Exposure in Today’s Diverse America,” will be at the Hyatt West Hollywood. Organiza tions attending will include Coca-Cola, Ford Motor Co. and Frito-Lay.

Info: (888) 362-7400


The San Francisco Advertising Association will host The San Francisco Show. The annual awards show will be held at the Masonic Auditorium on Nob Hill.

Info: (415) 986-3878