SAN FRANCISCO: The Association of Asian American Advertising Agencies sponsored a networking event, Guan Xi, at Shanghai 1930. Conference attendees included Jay "Stone" Shih (l.), producer and host of "China Crosstalk," a Mandarin-language radio show heard in the Bay area, and Greg Chew, founding creative director, DAE Advertising.
DENVER: The Denver Advertising Federation and the American Association of Advertising Agencies presented their second annual creative summit, "Out of Thin Air," at the Westin Tabor Center last month. On the dot-com panel for the event were (from l.): Matt Hofherr, director of business development, Citron Halligman Bedecarre; Peter Cobb, co-founder and VP-marketing, eBags.com; Andrea Pearson, executive director of PR and marketing, DriveOff.com; and Murray Gaylord, director of fusion marketing, Yahoo!
NEW YORK: Time Out New York celebrated its fifth anniversary at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Revelers included Tony Elliott (l.), Time Out New York founder, and Cyndi Stivers, president and editor in chief of the weekly.
NEW ORLEANS: The Direct Marketing Association's 83rd annual Conference & Exhibition drew attendees including (from l.) talk show host Larry King, who moderated a panel; Kevin O'Connor, chairman, DoubleClick; and H. Robert Wientzen, president-CEO, DMA.