COMMERCIAL BREAK The Association of Independent Commercial Producers’ Commercial Production Seminar, How to Be a Commercials Coordinator … and Why, will take place in New York at a yet-to-be-determined location. Sept. 23-25. For info or to register, call Chris Allen at (212) 929-3000.

3AF IN NEW YORK The Asian American Advertising Federation will host its third annual New York City conference, Marketing to Asian Youth Conference + 3AF Awards, at The Roosevelt Hotel, located at 45 E. 45th St. Oct. 3. The 3AF Awards will be introduced at the event. For info or to register, call Lisa Skriloff, Multicultural Marketing Resources, (212) 242-3351.

PUTTING ON THE RITZ The Association of National Advertisers Annual Conference will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Naples in Flor ida. Oct. 10-13. The event will include The Marketer of the Year Awards reception and dinner, sponsored by Brandweek, and the All-American Advertiser Award reception and dinner. For info or to register, visit