ConnectedBrands and its head of brandscape engineering, Mark Hurst, host free seminars for small-to-midsized companies on consumer branding strategies. The seminars will run from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the W Hotel in San Francisco on Tuesday and at the Marriott Santa Clara on Wednesday. Register at

DENVER/Aug. 22

The Denver Advertising Federation presents “Virtually Great” at the Marriott City Center. John Young, chief creative officer of Tribal DDB, will discuss creativity in online advertising. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., with lunch at noon.

Info: (303) 758-0027

PORTLAND, ORE./ Sept. 12

The Portland Advertising Federation holds its 44th Rosey Awards from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Tiffany Center. To register, visit

LOS ANGELES/ Sept. 13-14

The Institute for International Research presents “Marketing Financial Products & Services to U.S. Hispanics,” at the Wyndham Bel Age Hotel. Isabel Valdes and Derene Allen of Santiago & Valdes Solutions will lead workshops.

Info: (888) 670-8200