Calendar of Events

MEDIA CONFERENCE New Orleans, March 5-7

The American Association of Advertising Agencies’ Media Conference & Trade Show takes place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. For info, call (212) 850-0850, e-mail or visit

Bay Area ADDYS Oakland, Calif., March 6

The Bay Area Advertising and Marketing Association holds its awards ceremony at the Oakland Museum. To register, call (510) 658-4883, fax (510) 652-9446 or visit

Denver ADDYs March 13

The Denver Advertising Federation holds its awards ceremony at the Denver Pavilions. For info, e-mail or visit

panel discussion Rocky Hill, Conn., March 13

The Advertising Club of Connecticut hosts “Effectiveness Strategies: What Works & What Doesn’t” at the Rocky Hill Marriott. For info, call (860) 721-7400, e-mail 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. For info or to register, contact William Zengel at (212) 455-8022 or, or visit seminars.

Advertising hall of fame

The American Advertising Federation hosts the event at The Waldorf-Astoria. For info, contact Lisa Rubin at (800) 999-2231 or, or visit

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

AD AGENCY EVOLUTION POST 9/11 Denver, March 19

The Denver Advertising Federation presents speaker Louis Rubin, evp and chief marketing officer for Doremus, at the Marriott City Center. For info, e-mail or visit

entertainment-marketing event West Hollywood, Calif., March 25

The Los Angeles Media Research Council presents “Entertainment Marketing: Is It Worth the Price of Admission?” with Adweek national news editor Jack Feuer at the Wyndham Bel Age Hotel. To register, contact Tracy Edwards at (323) 370-8563 or

DTC Conference Boston, March 25-27

The DTC National Conference and Exposition takes place at the Boston Sheraton Hotel. For info or to register, call (973) 328-9997 or visit

Washington ADDYS Tysons Corner, Va., April 5

The DC Ad Club holds its awards ceremony at the Sheraton Premiere. For info, call (703) 683-5954.


The American Association of Advertising Agencies’ event takes place at The Ritz-Carlton. For info, call (212) 850-0735 or visit

Dallas Show April 12

The Dallas Society of Visual Communications holds its awards dinner at Fair Park. For info, call (214) 474-2900 or visit

Matrix Awards New York, April 28

New York Women in Communications holds its awards ceremony at The Waldorf-Astoria to honor women with outstanding career achievements. For info, visit


Beverly Hills, Calif., April 28-30

The International Institute of Research event takes place at the Beverly Hilton. For info or to register, visit

Creative Marketing Conference Boston, May 14-15

Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center’s National Seminars Group sponsors the event at the Swissotel. For info, call (800) 258-7246 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

‘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

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

The late-entry deadline is March 7. Entry forms may be downloaded at For info, call (212) 681-7207 or e-mail