WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CALIF.: Cable executives and folks from American Movie Classics played a little golf with actor Matt Damon (c.) at the Pete Sampras Classics at North Ranch Country Club. Flanking Mr. Damon are (from l.): Chris Neel and Jim Clements, both VP-associate directors at Initiative Media; Jason Kanefsky, senior VP-national broadcast, SFM Media; Nancy LaPerla, VP-advertising and sponsorship sales, and Eric Verch, account director, both of AMC; and Emory Tung, buyer, Initiative Media.
NEW YORK: Advertising Age Publisher Jill Manee (l.) honored Women to Watch in 2000 honorees at a recent Advertising Women of New York luncheon.
BOSTON: Goldhirsh Group's Inc. honored Earvin "Magic" Johnson (c.) with its first National Inner City Leadership Award at a dinner held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Offering congratulations are (from l.): George Gendron, editor in chief, Inc.; Michael Porter, chairman-CEO, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City; Jim O'Connor, managing director, PriceWaterhouseCoopers; Edmund F. Kelly, president-CEO, Liberty Mutual Group; Bob Rogers of the Ewing Kauffman Foundation; and Carl Stern, CEO, Boston Consulting Group.
NEW YORK: American Express Publishing Corp.'s Travel & Leisure held a Market Watch seminar at the Omni Berkshire Hotel entitled "Power Marketing: Winning Big in the Affluent Boom." Attendees included (from l.): Tim Lovell, VP-USA, British Tourist Authority; Ed Kelly, senior VP-group publisher, Travel & Leisure; Walt Meyer, VP-passenger marketing, Singapore Airlines; Bob Desley, president, Desley Group; and Lori Altman, travel advertising manager, Travel & Leisure.