Calendar Of Events

Creative Summit

Atlanta, March 21

Speakers Dave Lubars of BBDO, New York, Linus Karlsson of Mother, New York, Daniel Russ of GSD&M, Austin, and Michael Hart of Mono, Minneapolis, are tentatively slated to show their reels and share their ideas on how to develop superior creative work. This event, to be held at the Atlanta History Center, is sponsored by the 4A’s Atlanta Council Board of Governors. For more info, e-mail Cecilia Graham at or visit

SVA Portfolio Show

New York, March 21–31

The School of Visual Arts presents “Advertising and Graphic Design Portfolio,” featuring some of the best in advertisements, campaigns, designs, digital videos and 3D work from students in the BFA advertising and graphic design department. A reception opens the show on March 21. The program has more than 700 matriculated students and a faculty comprised of 150 award- winning creative directors, copywriters, art directors and designers. The exhibition, to be held at the Art Directors Club, is curated by Richard Wilde, chair of the BFA advertising and graphic design department at SVA. For more information, call (212) 592-2010 or e-mail

ANA Television Advertising Forum

New York, March 22

The traditional model for television continues to change. Life Beyond the :30 (the theme for this year’s conference) now includes VOD, the video iPod, branded entertainment and more. Industry constituents will discuss and debate the current state of the industry, and most importantly, where it’s going. This event will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. For more information, call Francesca Boniello at (212) 455-8013 or e-mail

What Separates The Best From The Rest

Cincinnati, March 28

In this 4A’s workshop, Tim Williams explores what America’s most successful agencies do differently. These are the agencies that do the best work and attract a steady flow of new business. Participants will benefit from this in-depth discussion about improving agency performance. It will be of particular value to department heads and those with some supervisory responsibilities. For more info, e-mail Cecilia Graham at or visit

4a’s Management Conference for CEOs

Scottsdale, Ariz., April 5-7

Network with executives and learn about domestic and international developments from renowned ad leaders and political figures. Speakers including Michael Jeary, Linda Kaplan Thaler and Ron Berger will address the industry’s biggest challenges in the year to come. This conference will be held at the Phoenician Spa & Resort. For more info, e-mail Karen Proctor at

ANA Marketing Training Program

New York, April 10-12

This is the only marketing and media management training program designed by and for client-side marketers. Classes are taught by executives, industry CEOs, leading academics and experts, including consultants from the EMM Group, Triad and Arrow Group Ltd., among others. Sessions are hands-on and provide skills and processes you can apply immediately to your marketing career. This program will be held at the Coleman Center. For more info, contact Joanne Forbes at (212) 455-8086 or e-mail

10th Annual New York Magazine Day

New York, April 20

Join The Advertising Club and the Magazine Publishers of America in celebrating the 10th Annual New York Magazine Day, which offers insights and opportunities to connect with publishing and advertising influentials. This event will be held at the Marriott Marquis. For more information, visit


South Beach, Fla., April 27

It is estimated there will be 56 million Latinos in the U.S. by 2010. Learn how to reach the young Hispanic consumer, effectively maximize your marketing spend and ensure maximum ROI. This event, hosted by Adweek’s Marketing y Medios, will be held at the Ritz-Carlton. For more information, e-mail Jaime Kobin at or visit

ANA Advertising Financial Management Conference

Naples, Fla., May 7-10

Financial and marketing management professionals will address efficiencies, cost savings and return on investment. This event will be held at the Ritz-Carlton. For more info, call Francesca Boniello at (212) 455-8013 or e-mail

M2W: Marketing to Women Conference

Chicago, May 8-9

This national marketing conference, featuring several guest speakers, will help businesses learn to increase their emotional, cognitive and financial share of the powerful women’s market. This event will be held at the Chicago Cultural Center. For more info, call (860) 724-2649, ext. 11, or visit

47th annual Clio festival

Miami, May 13-16

Awards will be given for global advertising and design innovation. For more info, call Jack Mello at (201) 981-5617 or visit

Art & Technique of the American Commercial

New York, June 8

The 15th Annual AICP Show, to be held at the Museum of Modern Art, will feature winning commercials in various craft categories. The black-tie event will include a cocktail reception and buffet dinner. For more info, call (212) 929-3000 or visit

ARF Audience Measurement Symposium

New York, June 20-21

This symposium will provide perspectives to help the industry become comfortable with the alternative new measurement solutions required for our rapidly changing media landscape. This event will be held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel. For more info, visit

Please send calendar listings to Diana Lee at