ANN ARBOR, Mich./Dec. 12The Ann Arbor Ad Club’s holiday party starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn North. Next year’s Addy awards will be discussed. To register, call (734) 332-9033, or go to

NAPERVILLE, Ill./Dec. 17An 11-week course on direct marketing, sponsored by the Chicago Association of Direct Marketing, begins at the Naper-ville campus of DePaul University. For info, call (312) 849-2236, ext. 25, or go to

CHICAGO/Feb. 1-7The Retail Advertising & Marketing Association of the National Retail Federation will hold its annual Retail Advertising Conference at the Chicago Hilton & Towers. For more information or to register, contact RAMA at (202) 661-3052, or go to

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