AD2LA hosts Guinness Night in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Westwood Brewing Co.

For info, call (323) 360-3732.

SEATTLE/March 14

The Seattle Advertising Federation holds a luncheon discussion titled “Customer Acqui sition: The Comeback Kid of Direct Marketing,” with Brian Hunt, managing partner at hunt.DDBdirect. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. at The Harborside Restaurant.

To RSVP, call (206) 448-4481.

DENVER/March 20, 27

The Denver Advertising Federation hosts “Just Be Direct,” a DAF University course about direct marketing. Speakers include Daphne Fink, vp of direct marketing for Thomas & Perkins, and Gerry English, vp/director of integration at McClain Finlon Advertising. The course will be held at the Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe at the Denver Pavilions. For info, visit

PORTLAND, ORE./ April 10

The Portland Advertising Federation hosts a workshop titled “Boost ing Ad Sales in a Slowdown,” with con sultant Michael Marsak. The event will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

For info, visit