EXPERT ADVICEThe Advertising Club of Connecticut will host a panel discussion on “Traditional and Alternative Advertising in the New Economy.” Participants will include Bill Cronin, president, Cronin & Co.; Chris Knopf, president and CEO, Mintz & Hoke; and Charlie Mason, CEO, Mason & Madison. At the Rocky Hill Marriott, Rocky Hill,Conn. 4 p.m. Info:(860) 721-7400March 26

CLASS IN SESSIONThe Boston Idea Group will present a course titled “Creative Concepts.” Lecturers will be Mick O’Brien and Doug Chapman, creative directors at Allen & Gerritsen, Boston. At the Idea Group, 38 NewburySt., Boston. 6 p.m., Tuesdays. Info:(617) 262-1100Starts March 26

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