Calendar of Events

DAF University Denver, Feb. 18

The Denver Advertising Federation holds “The Nuts and Bolts of Account Management,” a six-class series, at the Art Institute of Colorado. To register, visit

‘up in smoke’

The William F. Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design presents “Up in Smoke: A Politically Incorrect History of Cigarette Advertising,” an exhibition of cigarette ads and memorabilia that was organized by The One Club for Art & Copy. For info, call (414) 847-3290, e-mail or visit

Economic Forecast 2003 Portland, Ore., Feb. 19

The Portland Advertising Federation event takes place at the Tiffany Center. For info or to register, visit

Art Directors Club Meeting Tulsa, Okla., Feb. 20

Designer and educator Denise Gonzales Crisp will speak at the Philbrook Museum. For info, call (918) 295-0050.

dallas addys Feb. 20

The Dallas Advertising League holds its awards ceremony at the Gypsy Tea Room. For info, call (972) 488-8227 or visit

Leadership Award Beverly Hills, Calif., Feb. 20

The Advertising Club of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Advertising Agencies Association present the Lifetime of Leadership Award to Rubin Postaer & Associates’ Gerry Rubin and Larry Postaer at the Regent Beverly Wilshire. For info, visit

Cincinnati Addys Feb. 22

The Advertising Club of Cincinnati holds its awards ceremony at the 20th Century Theater. For info, call (513) 984-9990 or visit

Fort Worth Addys Fort Worth, Texas, Feb. 22

The Advertising Club of Fort Worth holds its awards ceremony at the Cultural District Banquet Center. For info, call (817) 923-2582 or visit

Golden Mike Award gala New York, Feb. 24

The Golden Mike Award will be presented to Bob Wright, vice chairman and executive officer of GE and chairman and chief executive officer of NBC, at The Plaza Hotel. The Broadcasters’ Foundation award honors outstanding contributions to radio and television. For info, call (203) 862-8577, contact or visit

Knowledge+Networking Event New York, Feb. 25

The New York American Marketing Association hosts “Influential Marketing: Targeting the Source of Consumer Trends” at Lighthouse International. For info, call (212) 687-3280, ext. 245, or visit

MIMC Financial-Services Series Boston, Feb. 25

The Massachusetts Interactive Media Council holds its “Technology in Financial Services Series” at Bingham McCutchen’s offices. To register, call (617) 227-2822, ext. 203, or e-mail, with “Financial Services Series” in the subject line.

Marketing to Boomers Workshop/seminar Short Hills, N.J., Feb. 26

Gianettino & Meredith hosts “Are You Talking to Me?: Truths About Marketing to 50+ Boomers” at its office. For info, call Pat Tesman at (800) 497-0622, ext. 414; to register, visit

Directo days Conference New York, March 3-4

The Direct Marketing Association Directo: Council for Hispanic Marketing presents “Beyond the Media Hype: Effectively Implementing and Executing Strategies for the Hispanic Market” at The Roosevelt Hotel. For info, call customer service at (212) 790-1500 or visit

San Diego Ad Fund Ball March 13

The San Diego Advertising Fund for Emergencies hosts its Black & White Ball to Benefit S.A.F.E. at Culy Trucking Warehouse Building. For info or tickets, call (858) 576-9833.

television ad forum New York, March 13

The Association of National Advertisers’ Television Advertising Forum takes place at The Plaza Hotel. For info, call (212) 697-5950. To register, visit

ana marketing seminars Chicago, March 17-19

The Association of National Advertisers hosts marketing-skills-enhancement seminars at the Hyatt Regency Woodfield. Topics include creative advertising, media strategy, and TV and print production. For info or to register, contact William Zengel at (212) 455-8022 or, or visit seminars.

Pharmaceutical Marketing conference Princeton, N.J., March 18-19

The Strategic Research Institute hosts its Multicultural Pharmaceutical Marketing & PR conference, “Strengthening Relationships With Physicians, Consumers & Communities,” at the Hyatt Regency. For info or to register, call (888) 666-8514 or visit

Clios Miami Beach, Fla., May 18-21

The Clios Festival takes place at the Eden Roc Resort and Spa. For info or to register, visit; for questions, call (212) 683-4300, fax (212) 683-4796 or e-mail

international advertising festival Cannes, France, June 15-21

The entry deadline for film, outdoor and press is March 14; for Lions direct, March 21; for media Lions, March 28; for cyber Lions, April 11. For info, call 44 (0)20 7291 8444 or visit

radio-mercury Awards June 19

Entries are due Feb. 28; work must have aired for the first time in 2002 on a commercially licensed U.S. radio station. The late-entry deadline is March 7. Entry forms may be downloaded at For info, call (212) 681-7207 or e-mail