NEW YORK: Outward Bound recognized Donald Welsh (l.), president, Group XVII Communications, which publishes Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel, and John Mack Carter, retiring president of Hearst Magazines Enterprises, along with 11 other publishers at its annual black-tie charity dinner, this year at Chelsea Piers.
NEW YORK: Popular Science enlisted actor Desmond Llewelyn (c.)-better known in films as Q, James Bond's gadget inventor-to celebrate its Best of What's New awards at Tavern on the Green. Flanking Mr. Llewelyn are (from l.) Tom Jensen, engineering group manager, GM Truck; Richard Kinsler, publisher, Popular Science; Jim Kopper, publisher at large, Times Mirror Magazines; and Mark Clawson, assistant brand manager, Cadillac Deville, General Motors Corp.
PARIS: The Ecole Superieure de Publicite et de Marketing held a reception in its offices to celebrate the presentation of diplomas in its International Advertising Association-accredited program. (From l.): Bernard Petit, McCann-Erickson, Paris, and president of IAA's French chapter; Bernard Gresset, study manager, ESP; Sandra Holmes; John Holmes, professional development, IAA, New York; and Jean-Jacques Lachaze, studies manager, ESP.
MIAMI BEACH, FLA.: The American Association of Advertising Agencies 1999 Creative Conference, at Loews' Miami Beach Hotel, featured a panel discussion called "It's All About the Work." Panelists included (from l.): Phil Dusenberry, chairman, BBDO Worldwide's New York office, and Four A's vice chairman; Ted Sann, co-CEO and chief creative officer, BBDO, New York; Lee Clow, chairman-chief creative officer, TBWA/Chiat/Day; Steve Hayden, president-worldwide brand services on IBM, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwied., New York; and Nina DiSesa, chairman-chief creative officer, McCann-Erickson Worldwide.