CATCH HATCH The Boston Idea Group will present the 42nd Annual Francis W. Hatch Awards honoring creative excellence among New England agencies and clients. At John Hancock Hall, Boston. For info, call (617) 262-1100, ext. 10. Cocktails and viewing of entries begin at 4 p.m.; the awards presentation is slated for 7:15 p.m. Sept. 19.

CREATIVE INSPIRATIONThe Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center will present a two-day Creative Marketing Conference, designed to get the creative juices flowing with classes such as Creating Marketing Magic and Creative Brain-Training. At The Radisson Hotel, Boston. Info: or (800) 682-5078. Oct. 21-22.

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