NEW YORK: Liz Claiborne and Redbook hosted the magazine's Mothers & Shakers Awards, honoring women who make a difference in the lives of children, at Lincoln Center. Guests (from l.): Frank A. Bennack Jr., president-CEO, Hearst Corp.; Jayne Jamison, VP-publisher, Redbook; and Paul Charron, chairman-CEO, Liz Claiborne.
ASPEN, COLO.: The Industry Standard sponsored its second annual Net Returns conference at the St. Regis, focusing on Internet business opportunities. Attendees included (from l.): Peter Adams, CEO, Primary Knowledge; Richard Turner, executive editor, The Industry Standard; Angela Kapp, senior VP-general manager, Estee Lauder's Online Division; Lori Coots, chief marketing officer, North America, TBWA/Chiat/Day; and Mike Zapolin, chairman-CEO, Computer.com.
NEW YORK: Rolling Stone introduced advertisers to the cast of the movie "Almost Famous" at a premiere party at Centro Fly. Guests included (from l.): Joseph Janus, senior VP-marketing, Calvin Klein Jeans; actress Kate Hudson; and Jack Rotherham, publisher, Rolling Stone.
NEW YORK: House & Garden presented its fourth annual Luxury Marketing Breakfast at the Four Seasons. "Lifestyles of the Rich & Complicated" drew attendees including (from l.): Janet Cerutti, VP-marketing, Longines; Brenda Saget, publisher, House & Garden; and Paula Brooks, media director, Margeotes/Fertitta & Partners.
NEW YORK: American Baby Group presented its Best of the Year Awards to marketers whose products were recently rated tops by the magazine's readers. Among those attending a reception at Metronome restaurant (from l.): Darcy Miller, president, American Baby Group; Greg Mansker, VP-marketing, Graco; and Bob Davidowitz, publisher, and Judith Nolte, VP-editor in chief, both of American Baby Group.
LOS ANGELES: Media, publishing and advertising executives enjoyed a night of jazz at Biography Magazine's party at the Hollywood Bowl. Among those attending (from l.): Maureen Conn, account exec, and Amy Wilkins, publisher, both of Biography Magazine; and Pamela McNeely, senior VP-group media director, Dailey & Associates.
NEW YORK: Bauer Publishing's Twist and J-14 tossed a party at Moomba before the MTV Video Music Awards, drawing guests including (from l.): 'N Sync's Lance Bass; Marisa Sandora, entertainment editor, Twist; Bobbee Thomas, editor, J-14; 'N Sync's J.C. Chasez; and MTV personality Ray Munns.
LOS ANGELES: Men's Journal hosted a book party at the Phoenix Lounge at the Argyle Hotel. Guests included (from l.): Mark Bryant, editor, Men's Journal; Bob Brennan, financial director at watchmaker ESQ; and David Kupiec, associate publisher, Men's Journal.
NAPERVILLE, ILL.: Shape sponsored the Danskin Triathlon for Women for its fifth consecutive year, taking 15 advertisers to suburban Chicago to participate in the event. Competitors included (from l.): Trudy Robinson Foley, Midwest advertising manager, Shape; Julie Swain, account supervisor, Cramer-Krasselt;Jennifer Hokin, media supervisor, and Alexia Koelling, media associate, both at Starcom MediaVest; Marcia Selig, associate media director, Cramer-Krasselt; and Leila Gruenspan, account manager, Shape.