The American Association of Advertising Agencies will host a discussion titled “Internet Marketing, Strategies, Trends and the Future” at The New York Helmsley hotel. Dean Lubnick, president of Dean Lubnick Consulting and former director of new media services at Hampel/Stefanides, will speak. Oct. 16. For info, contact Nicole Zlotnikoff at nicole@


The 4A’s also will hold a Creative Directors Conference at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco. The focus will be on how to manage a shop’s creative department and inspire effective advertising. Oct. 17-19. For info, contact Danielle Minogue at danielle@


American Express Publishing will present Lux ury Summit 2001, a conference examining the luxury industry, at the Four Seasons Resort, Scottsdale in Troon North, Ariz. The event is targeted at luxury-marketing exec utives, producers and retailers. October 28-30. For info, contact info@, or call (212) 536-2083.