NEW YORK: GQ hosted a cocktail party for advertisers at the Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom that drew (l. to r.): Diane Gould, director of marketing, Cosmair; Richard Beckman, publisher, GQ; and Dick Roderick, VP-sales, Cosmair.
SALISBURY, CONN.: Participants in the 1997 Tour de Wagner bicycle ride supporting Special Olympics-from Patterson, N.Y., to Bennington, Vt.-included these advertising and media folk (l. to r.): Dick Bondy, senior VP-account management, Doremus & Co.; Chris Allen, publisher, Cooking Light; Val Allen, account exec, Family Fun; Michelle Saxe, product marketing manager, Dannon Co.; and Pete Callahan, financial market manager, Business Week.
NEW YORK: MacDonald Communications Corp. hosted the 1997 Marketing to Women Congress at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel to help marketers address considerations in marketing to women. Preparing to address attendees were (l. to r.): Tom Peters, management consultant and author of "In Search of Excellence"; Jay C. MacDonald, president-CEO, MacDonald; and Heather Shea, CEO, women's resource company Inspiritrix.
NEW YORK: Advertising Women of New York held a luncheon June 13 at the New York Hilton to install its new board. Gathered after were (l. to r.): Linda Urben, U.S. corporate advertising director, AT&T, and immediate past president, AWNY; Linda Dukette, VP-management supervisor, UniWorld Group; Kurt Graetzer, executive director of the MilkPEP program, International Dairy Foods Association, and luncheon speaker; Nora McAniff, publisher, People, and president, AWNY; Marilyn Marsh, a consultant at Lotas Minard Patton McIver; and Bill Hogue, VP-director of promotion and sales development, Magazine Publishers of America.
DETROIT: Petersen Publishing Co. hosted a cocktail reception for advertisers following the Detroit Grand Prix at Intermezzo Restaurant. Saying hello were (l. to r.): Neal Vitale, president-chief operating officer, Jim Guthrie, exec VP-marketing and sales and Claeys Bahrenburg, chairman-CEO, all of Petersen Publishing; David Ropes, director of corporate advertising and integrated marketing and sales, Ford Motor Co.; and Justin McCormack, president, Petersen Enterprises.