July 11-13: ONLINE EXPO '96, at the Concourse Exhibition Center, San Francisco, sponsored by International Marketing Associates. Business-to-business conference to help marketers bring online technologies into the marketing mix. Features Online Entrepreneur Awards and a virtual office showcase. Call (310) 285-8728 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 28-30: SPOTLIGHT, AN EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE DIRECTING THE FUTURE OF INTERACTIVE MEDIA, at the Ritz-Carlton Resort, Laguna Niguel, Calif., sponsored by InfoWorld. Presentations from leading thinkers in new media, including Norman Pearlstine, Barry Diller and Michele Di Lorenzo. Call (800) 633-4312, e-mail email@example.com or go to http://www.conferences.infoworld.com.
Aug. 21-23: THE INTERNET, NEW MEDIA & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONFERENCE, at the Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, sponsored by the Institute for International Research. Sessions on software piracy, patents and liability. Speakers include patent commissioner Bruce Lehman and online activist John Perry Barlow. Call (800) 999-3123.
Sept. 17-18: CONSUMER PRIVACY & TARGETED MARKETING: AT HOME, ABROAD & AND ON THE INTERNET, at the Warwick Hotel, New York, sponsored by the Marketing Institute. Learn how to use your database effectively to market online. Includes an update on legal and privacy issues. Call (800) 999-3123 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 17-19: INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA ASSOCIATION EXPO '96 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, sponsored by the Interactive Multimedia Association. Major trade show for multimedia hardware and software. Call (800) 361-8191 or go to http://www.ima.org.
Go to Ad Age's Web site (http://adage.com/IMM/confevents.html).