Calendar Of Events

creativity now! 4a’s account planning conference

Chicago, Aug. 1-3

Presented at the Fairmont Chicago, this conference will explore the power of creativity in planning and examine how the creative world has changed within and outside of advertising and traditional communications. Speakers include Malcolm Gladwell, Bob Greenberg and Jerry Hirshberg. The 2005 Jay Chiat Planning Awards will also be presented. For more information, e-mail Emily McMahon at, or visit

creative juice: refreshment for ad agency creatives

Chicago, Aug. 2-4

This workshop, geared to creatives in midsize and small advertising agencies, will feature lectures, demonstrations and panels on brainstorming, research, branding and creative clarity. In addition, participants will tour Foote Cone & Belding. Hosted by the Second Wind Network, this event will be held at the Allerton Crowne Plaza. For more info, visit

ad club open

Plymouth, Mass., Aug. 8

Pros and beginners alike are invited to tee off at the Pinehills Golf Club. Sponsored by Comcast Spotlight, this event will include a cocktail reception, dinner and awards ceremony. For new golfers, a special $100 deal includes an hour of golf instruction and dinner. For more information, contact Michelle Carletti at (617) 262-1100, ext. 17, or e-mail

Fall TV Lineup

Seattle, Aug. 18

Find out which shows are hot at this event, which will be held at the Washington Athletic Club. For more info, call (425) 448-4481, or e-mail

Insurance Direct Marketing Forum 2005

Philadelphia, Sept. 12-13

This two-day event includes case studies and discussions featuring major insurance operations. Sponsored by the Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association and Target Marketing magazine, among others, this event will be held at the Park Hyatt at the Bellevue. For more info, call (866) 450-7005, or visit

the music upfront

New York, Sept. 13

This forum, for senior-level marketing, agency and media executives, will instruct how to reach music consumers and harmonize with the music industry. This event, hosted by Adweek , Brandweek, Mediaweek and Billboard, in association with Alliance, will be held at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. For more info, visit

45th annual francis w. hatch awards

Boston, Sept. 20

This ceremony, to be held at Avalon, will celebrate creative excellence in New England advertising. The exhibit will be available for viewing prior to the show. For more information, call (617) 262-1100, ext. 17.

Send calendar listings to Diana Lee at