Calendar Of Events

hispanic marketing luncheon

San Diego, May 17

Hosted by the Advertising Club of San Diego at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Meet leaders of the Hispanic marketing community. Attendees will also receive the Hispanic Marketing Resource Guide. For more info, visit

Marketing of the movies New York, May 19

The Advertising Club of New York and MSN present a panel of film industry executives discussing the success of traditional marketing campaigns versus new viral and technology-based campaigns; how independent films are marketed differently than major studio movies; and what role merchandising plays in spreading hype to specific demographics. This event will be held at the Westin New York at Times Square. For more information, visit

46th annual international Clio festival Miami, May 21-24

The International Clio Awards, founded in 1959 to celebrate creative excellence in advertising, is one of the world’s most recognized international advertising award competitions. This year’s event promises three days of programs, events and award shows at the Ritz-Carlton in Miami’s South Beach. For more info, call (800) WIN-CLIO or (312) 583-5300, or visit

The OBIE Awards

Chicago, May 24

Presented by the Outdoor Advertising Association of America, the Obie Awards honor the best creative outdoor work from the past year. The judging panel this year is being led by Alex Bogusky of Crispin Porter + Bogusky. The event will take place on the closing night of the OAAA National Convention and Trade Show at the Hilton Chicago. To enter, visit; for further info, e-mail Jessica Mullery at or visit

D&AD awards

London, May 25

D&AD Yellow Pencils (Silver Awards) and D&AD Black Pencils (Gold Awards) will be presented at a ceremony and dinner at D&AD Congress in Old Billingsgate before 1,800 guests. All of the winners, plus a wider body of the year’s best work, will also be showcased at the Exhibition and Screenings at D&AD Congress 2005 and featured in the D&AD Annual and DVD Showreel 2005. For more information, visit

fab awards

London, May 26

This dinner and awards ceremony, to be held at The Hurlingham Club, will honor the best in food and beverage advertising, including commercials, print, packaging design and integrated campaigns. A percentage of every entry fee will be donated to children affected by the tsunami tragedy. For more information, visit

adc 84th annual awards gala

New York, June 2

This event, to be held at the Art Directors Club, will honor the year’s best work in print and broadcast advertising, graphic design, interactive media, publication design, packaging, photography and illustration. For more information, visit

addy awards

Nashville, June 7

The world’s largest advertising competition, with winners announced from over 60,000 entries, is presented by the American Advertising Federation. This event will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. For more info, visit

effie awards gala

New York, June 7

A cocktail reception and dinner will be followed by the awards show, where the gold, silver and bronze Effie Awards, as well as the Grand Effie, will be presented. This event will be held at the Marriott Marquis. For more info, visit

radio-mercury awards

New York, June 8

Presented by the Radio Creative Fund, this luncheon and awards ceremony will honor the creators of radio’s best commercials with cash prizes, including the coveted $100,000 Grand Prize, and the retro-inspired Radio-Mercury Awards trophy. This event will be held at Cipriani. For more info, visit

ad club golf outing 2005

Washington, June 10

Get ready for food, networking and prizes at the Worthington Manor Golf Club in Urbana, MD. This event is hosted by the Ad Club of D.C. For more info, visit

AICP SHow New York, June 14

The Association of Independent Commercial Producers’ 2005 AICP Show is themed, “The Art & Technique of the American Television Commercial.” This is the 14th year of the AICP Show, which honors the craft of commercial filmmaking and the professionals whose collaborations contribute to the results. The show will be held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. For more info, visit

24th Annual kelly awards

New York, June 16

Presented by the Magazine Publishers of America, the 24th Annual Kelly Awards for outstanding magazine advertising will take place at the Association of National Advertisers’ Print Advertising Forum in New York City. The $100,000 grand prize, along with the gold and silver Kelly Awards, are given annually to agency creative teams and advertising clients whose magazine campaigns demonstrate both creative excellence and effectiveness in meeting campaign objectives. For more information, see