ANNAPOLIS, MD.: Cruising World celebrated 25 year of smooth sailing at an anniversary bash for advertisers during the Annapolis Boat Show. Shown (l. to r.) are Donald Brewster, president, Brewster Advertising; Scot West, general manager, Sunsail USA; and Sally Helme, publisher, Cruising World.
NEW YORK: BBDO Worldwide hosted a sports summit at the Hotel Meridien for clients to discuss the future of the sports business. Attendees included (l. to r.): Larry Novenstern, director of sports marketing sciences, BBDO; NBA Commissioner David Stern; and John Belfiore, New York media director, and Mike Drake, U.S. media director, both of BBDO.
NEW YORK: Madison Square Garden was the venue for People's 25th Anniversary Benefit Concert & Gala, "Carole King: Making Music With Friends." Enjoying the music were (from l.): Nora McAniff, president, People; and Jean Hoehn Zimmerman, senior VP-marketing and sales, Chanel.
NEW YORK: American Business Press named winners of its 1999 Creative Excellence in Business Advertising awards recently. Congratulating Cathy Ostlie (2nd r.), copywriter at Minneapolis' Martin/Williams, which won the 1999 Grand CEBA award for overall excellence were (l. to r.): Gordon Hughes, president, ABP; Nina DiSesa, chairman-chief creative officer, McCann-Erickson Worldwide, New York: Frank Ginsberg, CEO-creative director, Avrett, Free & Ginsberg; and Marshall