Calendar of Events

DMA B-to-B Marketing Conference Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 8-10

The Direct Marketing Association holds the event at The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa. For info, call (212) 790-1500 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

Francis W. Hatch Awards Show Boston, Sept. 10

The Ad Club recognizes the best ads in New England at Avalon. For info, call (617) 262-1100, ext. 17, or visit

The L.A. Office Roadshow Hollywood, Calif., Sept. 16-18

Held by the entertainment-marketing and promotion agency at various locations. During the event, senior entertainment executives present marketing opportunities to brand marketers and agency execs. For info, call (310) 275-2088 or visit

CMO Council Summit San Francisco, Sept. 18

The council sponsors this gathering of chief marketing officers from global technology companies at a yacht on San Francisco Bay. For info, call (650) 328-5555, ext. 272, or visit

M&M Awards London, Sept. 18

The international-advertising event, organized by Media & Marketing Europe, takes place at the Grosvenor House. For info, visit

Ray of Light Art Auction New York, Sept. 18

Held in memory of McCann-Erickson art director Ray D’Amelio, who was shot to death in June 2002. Proceeds fund the Ray of Light College Prep Scholarship and Master Classes Program at the Harlem School of the Arts. For info or to donate artwork, contact Barbara Boyle at (917) 770-5200 or

AAF 10th District top guns Leadership Conference Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 18-21

The American Advertising Federation event is hosted by the Advertising Club of Fort Worth at the Radisson. For info, call (817) 370-8746 or visit

ADWEEK ‘S 29th CREATIVE SEMINAR New Orleans, Sept. 22-23

“Quench Your Creative Thirst” takes place at the Ritz-Carlton. Keynote presenters include Trevor Beattie, David Lubars, Steffan Postaer and Bob Scarpelli. Presented in association with Shoot. For info, visit


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

AAF Mosaic Awards Washington, Sept. 23

The American Advertising Federation Mosaic Center on Multiculturalism holds the ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center. For info, call (202) 898-0089 or visit

Rosey Awards Portland, Ore., Sept. 25

The Portland Advertising Federation recognizes Oregon’s best advertising at the Crystal Ballroom. For info, call (503) 224-2623 or visit

DMA Annual Conference & Exhibition/ Echo Awards Orlando, Fla., Oct. 11-15

Sponsored by the Direct Marketing Association at the Orange County Convention Center. The International Echo Awards ceremony takes place Oct. 12. For info, call (330) 425-9330, e-mail or visit

BiZBash Meeting & Event Expo New York, Oct. 14-15

BiZBash hosts a gathering of event-planning and marketing professionals at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. For info or to register, call (646) 638-3600, ext. 107, or visit

American Magazine Conference Rancho Mirage, Calif., Oct. 19-22

Co-sponsored by the Magazine Publishers of America and the American Society of Magazine Editors at The Westin Mission Hills Resort. For info, call (212) 872-3755 or visit

AMA’s Corporate Branding 2003 Chicago, Oct. 21-22

The American Management Association hosts the conference at the Marriott O’Hare. For info, call (800) 262-9699 or visit

CHIEF SALES EXECUTIVE FORUM Boca Raton, Fla., Oct. 26-28

Presented by Sales & Marketing Management, The Alexander Group and Columbia Business School at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. For info, contact Lynda Roguso at (646) 654-7609 or, or visit


Presented by Adweek, Brandweek, Mediaweek, Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter at The Fairmont Miramar. For info, visit

CEBA Awards New York, Oct. 29

American Business Media holds the Creative Excellence in Business Advertising Awards at Tribeca Grill. For info, contact Renee Santana at (212) 661-6360, ext. 3320, or

AAF Advertising Hall of Achievement New York, Nov. 18

The American Advertising Federation honors advertising superachievers age 40 and younger at a ceremony at The Waldorf-Astoria. For info, contact Lisa Rubin at (202) 371-2323 or