Tina Brown, editor of The New Yorker, chats with
Kevin Powers (c.), VP-director of marketing, Lotus Development Corp., and Paul Sonnabend, CFO, Sonesta International Hotels, at a luncheon in Boston to launch the magazine's special issue "Black in America."
Among those at a magazine publishing seminar sponsored by Conde Nast for young media planners were (from l.) Chris Lenge of BBDO; Brenda Saget, advertising director, House & Garden; Albert Lau, the Media Edge; Joanna Schwartz, Bozell; and Erica Bartman, advertising director, Mademoiselle.
Tony Bennett's national concert tour, "Here's to the Ladies," will be sponsored by The Bravo credit card, from Dean Witter, Discover & Co. At the announcement conference were (from l.) Account Supervisor Mark Davis and Group Account Director Charlie Austin of DDB Needham Worldwide; Maryann Pressnell, VP-brand development, Bravo; Mr. Bennett; Mary Yanke, DDB Needham management rep; Art Barmash, director of advertising for Bravo; and John Davidoff, director of event marketing resource, DDB Needham.
Arthur Martinez (2nd l.), chairman-CEO, Sears, Roebuck & Co., and Robert Palmer (2nd r.), president-CEO of Digital Equipment Corp., were given Edison Achievement Awards by the American Marketing Association. Flanking them at ceremonies in New York were Peter Georgescu (l.), chairman-CEO, Young & Rubicam, and Brendan Ryan, CEO of Foote, Cone & Belding, and former president of FCB/Leber Katz Partners, named New Product Ad Agency of the Year.
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