POSITIVE PR The International Asso ciation of Business Communicators and Delahaye Medialink’s Research and Measurement Conference: Generating a Positive Return on Your PR Investment will take place at The Metropolitan Hotel in New York. Nov. 7-8. For info or to register, visit or call (415) 544-4700.

TRAINING DAYS The Association of National Advertisers will host Peer to Peer Training Workshops at the Hilton Rye Town in Rye Brook, N.Y. Building and Managing Brands will take place on Nov. 11-12, and Man aging Marketing Communications ROI will take place on Nov. 13. Both sessions will be led by Columbia Business School professor Donald Sexton. For info or to register, visit or call (212) 455-8022.

AAF ROAST District Two of the Amer ican Advertising Feder ation will roast Roy Bostock, former MacManus Group CEO, at a dinner to be held at The Sky Club, 200 Park Ave., 52nd floor, in the MetLife Building in New York. Nov. 18. For info, contact Pat Martin at or (212) 644-0790, ext. 24.