NEW YORK: Coco Patro Teatro was the venue for a pre-release movie party hosted by America Online last month in conjunction with a movie close to the Internet company's heart, "You've Got Mail." AOL invited the media, advertisers and other guests to a pre-screening celebration. Among those enjoying the get-together were (l. to r.): Phil Frank, Eastern sales director, AOL; Matt Gidney, a guest; Karen Adam, media buyer, DDB Needham Worldwide; and Chris Cleary, interactive sales exec, AOL.
NEW YORK: The One Club for Art & Copy held a reception at its gallery to open "The Seattle Show," showcasing work done by top advertising creatives in the Seattle market. Among those attending the opening were (l. to r.): Linda Halverson, principal-director of client service, and Fred Hammerquist, creative director, both of Hammerquist & Halverson; and Tracy Wong, chairman-creative director, Dean Saling, senior copywriter, and Patrick Doody, president, all of WongDoody. Work from both shops is among that included in the show.
NEW YORK: New York Magazine hosted a cocktail party last month for guests including marketers and media folk at Italian furniture marketer Ligne Roset's Manhattan store that drew (l. to r.) Gillian Duffy, culinary editor, New York Magazine; Francoise Theise, president, furniture maker S.R. Resource; and Amy Churgin, publisher, New York Magazine.
DETROIT: The New Yorker offered guests at the charity preview of the 1999 North American International Auto Show a taste of exclusivity, building its own The New Yorker Club inside Cobo Center. Turned out in their formal best was this group of club-going executives, including (l. to r.): Robert Eaton, chairman, DaimlerChrysler; Jack Smith, chairman, and Richard Wagoner Jr., president-chief operating officer, both of General Motors Corp.; and David Carey, publisher, The