NEW YORK: William Lauder (r.), president of Origins Inc., received the Trophee Lalique Corporate Vision Award at the Olfactory Research Fund's "Night of Honors" fund-raising event. Presenting the award were David Pecker, Hachette Filipacchi president-CEO and the event's honorary chairman; and Annette Green, president of the Olfactory Research Fund.
CHICAGO: Among those attending the third annual Best & Brightest Media Strategists Awards presented by Advertising Age's Business Marketing are (back row, from l.) Knox Duncan, associate media director, Wieden and Kennedy, Portland, Ore.; Mark B. Stephens, group media director, Euro RSCG Dahlin Smith White, Salt Lake City; William P. Kupper Jr., senior VP-U.S. sales, Business Week; William Furlong, managing director, Business Marketing and Midwest sales manager, Advertising Age; Scott Steiner, VP-associate media director, McCann-Erickson Worldwide, New York; Laurin Leih, exec VP-media services director, Kerker Marketing Communications; and Charles Valan. Also (front row): Lannie Dawson, VP-media director, Martin/Williams, Minneapolis; Cindy K. Crow, VP-media services, Shafer Advertising, Irvine, Calif.; Patricia Windolph, media director, Bender, Browning, Dolby & Sanderson, Chicago; Karen Egolf, editor, Business Marketing; and Wilma Epstein, senior partner-global media group director, Ogilvy & Mather, New York, and winner of the veteran award.
LOS ANGELES: Steve Forbes, Forbes president and former aspirant to that same title for the whole country (l.), meets Bob Charney (c.) of Mosaic Retail Advertising and Cliff Scott, principal of the Scott Group, at the annual meeting here of the Western States Advertising Agencies Association. In a speech to agency executives, Mr. Forbes pressed the need for an overhaul of taxes, Social Security and education, continuing a campaign for change he made as a candidate for last year's Republican presidential nomination. "The messenger may have gotten a bit bloodied, but the message got through," Mr. Forbes said of his presidential campaign.
NEW YORK: The National Geographic Society premiered a presentation called "Exploration" at the Museum of Modert Art, and among those on hand were (from l.) Scott Crystal, VP-advertising director, National Geographic Society; Bill Sandburg, advertising and promotion manager, Rolex; Bill Sullivan, senior VP-director of advertising, Rolex; and Reg Murphy, president-CEO, National Geographic Society.
NEW YORK: 1997 Cannes Gala at Lincoln Center sponsored by Advertising Women of New York Foundation and Screenvision Cinema Network in association with Advertising Age's Creativity, raised over $60,000 for the Foundation charities. In attendance (from l.): Bob Scarpelli, vice chairman and chief creative officer, DDB Needham, Chicago; Catherine St. Jean, director, Advertising Women of New York, Bob Barrie, art director, Fallon McElligott, Minneapolis, Anne-Marie Marcus, Screenvision Cinema Network; and Rick Boyko, co-president, Ogilvy