PHILLY GATHERINGThe Direct Marketing Association and Intertec Exhibitions are hosting the 15th National Direct Marketing to Business Conference at the Philadelphia Marriott. Sept. 11-13. The event will cover direct mail, e-mail marketing, and telephone marketing and sales, among other disciplines. For info, visit

FINANCIAL MARKETINGMarketing Financial Products & Services to U.S. Hispanics, sponsored by the Institute for International Research in cooperation with Multicultural Marketing Resources, will be held at the Wyndham Bel Age Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif. Sept. 13-14. For info, contact Melissa Magley at

CALLING CREATIVES Adweek Conferences’ 27th Annual Creative Seminar, Creativity Without the Bull, will take place at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, N.M. Sept. 20-21. For info, call (888) 536-8536.