NEW YORK: Marie Claire sponsored a luncheon at the Four Seasons Restaurant that drew marketing industry people to hear New York Mayor Rudolph W. Guiliani. Among those listening were (l. to r.): Jim Preston, CEO, Avon Products; Glenda Ba iley, editor in chief, Marie Claire; Penelope Hawkey, vice chairman-chief creative officer, Publicis/Bloom; and John Wendt, president, Maybelline.
LOS ANGELES: Lee Clow, chairman-chief creative officer, North America, TBWA Chiat/Day hoists the Sweep stakes Best of Show trophy at the Ad Club of Los Angeles' Belding Awards. The agency took the top honor for Nis san's "Toys" spot and led the show by striking with 12 of the 40 Belding bowls. Actress Joyceecq Katz (front, c.) portrayed the awards show's campy mistress of ceremonies, agency headhunter "Myra." She's flanked by TBWA associate creative di rectors Chuck Bennett (l.) and Clay Williams. In back: Pam Keehn, account director, and Rob Siltanen, creative director, both of TBWA.
NEW YORK: The Four Seasons was the site for a luncheon sponsored by Entertainment Weekly that featured a panel discussion on the Oscars. Comparing personal predictions were (l. to r.): Lee Doyle, exec VP-co-media direc tor, and Marla Eske nazi, senior VP-group director, media planning, both of Ammirati Puris Lintas; and David Morris, associate publisher, Entertainment Weekly.
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF.: InStyle hosted its Academy Awards party at Maple Drive Restaurant as a benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Engaged in making their own predictions for winners are (front, l. to r.): Musician Sting and Marie Joyce, sales promotion director/Los Angeles region, Nordstrom. In back (l. to r.): Penn Jones, West ern ad director, InStyle; Monica Karo, media director-national accounts, TBWA Chiat/Day; and Rick Karo.
NEW YORK: Us held a luncheon to fete Miramax Films co-founder
Harvey Weinstein (r.) in celebration of the studio's string of Oscar contenders, including nominations for "The English Patient" and "Sling Blade." Toasting the filmmaker's success were (l. to r.)
Jann Wenner, editor in chief, and Peter Travers, contributing editor, both of Us.