Calendar of Events

Getting Your Prospects Excited New York, June 10

The Marble Entrepreneurs Group presents speaker John Follis, president and creative director of advertising agency Follis, on marketing a product, business or organization, at Marble Collegiate Church. For info, call (212) 686-2770, ext. 709, or visit

On Target: How the World’s Hottest Retailer Hit a Bull’s-eye New York, June 11

The New York American Marketing Association presents this Author Series Event at the Conference Center. For info, visit

WebAward Competition entry Deadline June 13

The Web Marketing Association is accepting entries for its annual Web site competition. For info, visit

‘up in smoke’ Milwaukee, through June 15

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

For info, call 44 (0) 20 7291 8444 or visit

AAF Advertising Hall of Achievement Call for Entries deadline June 16

The American Advertising Federation seeks nominations of adver- tising superachievers age 40 and younger. The awards ceremony takes place Nov. 18 at The Waldorf-Astoria. For info, contact Lisa Rubin at (202) 371-2323 or

New England Direct Marketing Association Annual Conference Burlington, Mass., June 16

Held at the Burlington Marriott. For info, call Beth Drysdale at (781) 237-1366, e-mail or visit

ANA Marketing Seminars Chicago, June 16-18

The Association of National Advertisers holds training sessions on “Multicultural Marketing,” “TV, Internet & Print Production,” “Mastering the Agency Relationship” and “Promotion Strategy,” among other topics, at the Hyatt Regency Woodfield. For info, call (212) 697-5950 or visit

Behind the Campaign: Southwest Airlines Tysons Corner, Va., June 19

The Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington hosts speaker Ray Longoria, associate creative director, copywriter at GSD&M, at the Sheraton Premiere. For info, visit

Print Advertising Forum/kelly awards New York, June 19

Magazine Publishers of America presents the Kelly Award winners at the event, held by the Association of National Advertisers at The Plaza Hotel. For info, visit or

radio-mercury Awards New York, June 19

Takes place at The Waldorf-Astoria. For info, call (212) 681-7207, e-mail or visit

Mediaweek’ s Media Plan of the Year Awards New York, June 25

Hosted by Full Frontal Fashion’s Ali Landry at The W Hotel New York. For info, visit

Gracie Allen Awards New York, June 25, 26

The Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television recognizes the local-market award winners at the New York Hilton on June 25. The group honors the national award winners at the hotel on June 26. For info, call (703) 506-3290 or visit

BIMA/MIMC Eyeballs Boston, June 26

The Massachusetts Interactive Media Council and the Boston Interactive Media Association co-present this quarterly panel discussion at Suffolk University Law School. To register, call (617) 227-2822, ext. 205, e-mail with “Eyeballs” in the subject line or visit

NAMME Annual Conference Chicago, July 8-9

The National Association of Minority Media Executives event takes place at the Chicago Renaissance Hotel. For info, call (888) 968-7658 or visit

BAC Sports Day Bloomingdale, Ill., July 17

The Broadcast Advertising Club of Chicago hosts sports events at the Indian Lakes Resort. For info, visit

Women to Watch Luncheon New York, July 29

Hosted by Advertising Women of New York at the New York Hilton. For info, call (212) 221-7969 or visit

Advertising Summer School Chicago, August 5-7

The Second Wind Network presents daylong seminars, “Power- ful New Business Skills,” “The Complete Guide to Account Service” and “How to Write a Strategic Marketing Plan,” at the Allerton Crowne Plaza. For info, call (610) 374-9093 or visit

4A’s Account Planning Conference Boca Raton, Fla., Sept. 8-10

Presented by the American Association of Advertising Agencies at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. For info, call (212) 850-0850; to register, visit


The Association of National Advertisers sponsors “Integrated Marketing Communications,” “Internet Advertising and Marketing” and “Mastering the Agency Relationship” at The Ritz-Carlton Phoenix. For info or to register, call (212) 697-5950 or visit

AWNY Advertising Career Conference New York, Oct. 24-25

Presented by Advertising Women of New York at Hunter College. For info, call (212) 221-7969 or visit