SKY HIGHThe seventh annual District Two American Advertising Federation Diversity Achievement Awards Gala will take place at The Sky Club, 200 Park Ave., New York. Jan. 16. The fund-raising event will benefit Howard University’s Multicultural High School Advertising Summer Workshop and the AAF’s Education Foundation. For reservations, contact Pat Martin at (212) 644-0790, ext. 24, or districttwo@

MARKETING MASTERSNew York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies will host two Center for Direct and Interactive Marketing Information Sessions at the NYU Midtown Center, 11 W. 42nd St., fourth floor, New York. The sessions will cover the school’s master of science degree program in direct and interactive marketing. Feb. 7 and March 13. For info, call (212) 998-7200 or visit

FORWARD THINKINGThe American Association of Advertising Agencies will hold its 9th Annual AAAA Media Conference & Trade Show, “Media: Going Forward,” at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Feb. 13-15. For info or to register, visit or call Michelle Montalto at (212) 850-0731.