BLOOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH.: Conde Nast House & Garden held a wine tasting party for Detroit area advertisers at Cranbrook's Thornlea House. Those attending included (l. to r.): Michael Browner, executive director-media operations, General Motors Corp.; David Carey, publisher, and Patti Chapman, Detroit manager, both of Conde Nast House & Garden; and Gunnar Wilmot, exec VP-worldwide, McCann-Erickson Worldwide.
NEW YORK: From the safety of the spectator boat Mariner III, these media and agency folk watched the President's Cup regatta, sponsored by Worth and Breguet, at North Cove Yacht Harbor (l. to r.): Lisa Donahue, media director, Leo Burnett USA; Rocco Smeriglio, Chicago advertising manager, Worth; Fred Nelson, VP-corporate sales, Capital Publishing; and Debbie Zenner, media supervisor, Burnett.
BEAVER CREEK, COLO.: NetGravity, Petry Interactive, Softbank Interactive Marketing, WaveTop and Advertising Age combined to sponsor Camp Internet at the Hyatt Regency here for marketers and agencies that use the Web in their marketing plans. Enjoying a drink during a break at the conference were (l. to r.): Andy Batkin, chairman, Softbank Interactive Marketing; Barbara Gore, publisher, Netscape Communications; Linda McCutcheon Conneally, president, Time Inc. New Media; Tom Conneally; and Michael Stoeckel, director of business technology, Time Inc. New Media.
CHICAGO: Today's Homeowner celebrated its first birthday with a dinner at Spago recently. Helping the magazine toast a year in business were (l. to r.): John Young, VP-publisher, Today's Homeowner; Jason Klein, president, Today's Homeowner, and senior VP, Times Mirror Magazines; Jim White, VP-power tool group, Pentair; Efrem Zimbalist III, president-CEO, Times Mirror Magazines; and Frank Feraco, president, sector executive, Kohler Co.
NEW YORK: Time-Life Building was the location for a going-away party for Magazine Publishers of America's departing VP-communications Judy Jorgensen (2nd r.). Wishing her bon voyage were (l. to r.): Jeanne Cluess, director of sales development, and Christine Miller, exec VP-marketing, both of MPA; Bob Farley, VP-publisher's relations, Publishers Clearing House; Marlene Kahan, executive director, American Society of Magazine Editors; Ms. Jorgensen; and Peter