LOS ANGELES/Dec. 17’s deadline for entries for its first Latino Marketing Awards is Dec. 17. The competition will honor advertising, marketing and PR campaigns that target Latino audiences. Entry forms can be down loaded at

NEW YORK/Dec. 27

Adweek’s Best Spots is accepting submissions for the best U.S. TV commercials of 2002. The winners, selected by Adweek editors, will be announced on Jan. 27. The deadline for entries is Dec. 27. For complete details on entry requirements, visit


The Denver Advertising Federation holds a luncheon presentation titled, “How to Achieve Excellence and Peak Performance in Profes sional Sales & Market ing,” with Kevin Useldin ger, vp of the Fitness Motivation Institute of America. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott City Center. To register, visit


The Summit Creative Awards is accepting entries for its 2003 competition, which recognizes the work of agencies with billings of $15 million or less. To obtain an entry kit, visit Entries must be postmarked by Jan. 27.