April 5-8: New Technologies for Directory Publishers Conference, Hyatt Regency San Francisco at Embarcadero Center, San Francisco. Sponsored by The Kelsey Report, National Yellow Pages Monitor and Yellow Pages Publishers Association. Focus on technologies for directories. Go to www.kelseygroup.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (609) 921-2112.
April 27-29: 4th Annual Internet & Electronic Commerce Conference & Exposition, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, featuring Gartner Group and sponsored by CMP's InformationWeek. This conference and exhibition is focused exclusively on electronic commerce and business, with more than 200 leading EC vendors on hand, including IBM Corp and KPMG Peat Marwick. Go to www.iec-expo.com or call (800) 222-8734.
May 6-8: @d:tech.Chicago Conference & Exposition, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, organized by ConEx Management. This three-day conference will explore how digital marketing, advertising, public relations and e-commerce can make for profitable business in the interactive industry. Go to www.ad-tech.com or call (800) 535-1812.
May 7-8: Jupiter Shopping Forum, Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel, New York, sponsored by Jupiter Communications. Both players from the Internet and traditional retailing worlds will come together to discuss possibilities surrounding the online shopping arena. Speakers include Steve Riggio, vice chairman, Barnes & Noble, Douglas S. Briggs, president of QVC and Cliff Sharples, president-CEO of Garden Escape, chairman of Shop.org. Go to www.jup.com or call (212) 780-6060.
May 18-19: Online News Summit '98, Westin Hotel, Washington, organized by World Research Group and Association for Interactive Media. This conference will focus on creative and profitable ways to present and deliver online news. Participating companies include Bloomberg, Hotmail and CNN. Go to www.worldrg.com, e-mail email@example.com or call (800) 647-7600.