NEW YORK: Crain's New York Business held a reception at the National Arts Club to honor its 40 Under 40 for 1998. Attending the reception were (l. to r.): John Partilla, senior VP, Y&R Advertising; David Mays, publisher, The Source; Daymond John, founder and CEO, apparel designer FUBU; and Bob Felsenthal, associate publisher, CNYB.
SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon Advertising held a reception at the corporate office to celebrate its first year in business. Enjoying an evening of revelry are (l. to r.) Millie Olson, creative executive, Amazon; actress Phatima Chauni; and Lynda Pearson, creative executive, Amazon.
NEW YORK: Conde Nast President-CEO Steve Florio (2nd r.) received the American Jewish Committee's National Human Relations Award at the New York Hilton recently. With Mr. Florio are (l. to r.): Phil Guarascio, VP-general manager for marketing and advertising, North American Operations, General Motors Corp.; Donald J. Trump, who presented the award; and Fred Drasner, CEO and co-publisher, Daily News.
CHICAGO: Chicago Association of Direct Marketing hosted Chicago Direct Marketing Days at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. Hobnobbing were (l. to r.): Shelly Soble, president, Creative Benefits, and president, CADM; Bob Woodward, assistant managing editor, The Washington Post, and conference speaker; Meg Goodman, partner, Performance Consulting Group, and CADM director; and Liz Brohan, VP-executive creative director, Columbian Direct Marketing.