WASHINGTON: Network of City Business Journals and Washington Business Journal held a luncheon at the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel that featured keynote speaker Fred Hochberg (r.), deputy administrator for the Small Business Administration. Mr. Hochberg is joined here by Alex Orfinger, publisher, WBJ.
NEW YORK: American Business Press presented its third annual CEBA Awards at the Sheraton New York recently. The association capped off the afternoon presenting its Norman L. Cahners Award for lifetime achievement in business-to-business advertising to Howard Stringer (c.), president, Sony Corp. of America. Flanking the honoree are (l. to r.): Gerry Byrne, VP-publisher, Variety; Bruce Barnet, president-CEO, Cahners Business Information; John Wickersham, president, Bill Communications; and Gordon Hughes, president, ABP.
NEW YORK: Civilization hosted a cocktail party at the Four Seasons that pulled together such folk as (l. to r.): Quentin Walz, publisher, Civilization; Christopher Westley, associate marketing director, Polo Ralph Lauren; and Bruce Jackson, senior VP-group media director, Ammirati Puris Lintas.
NEW YORK: More celebrated the debut of the magazine's first issue with a reception at the Monkey Bar. Wishing the new every-other-monthly well were (l. to r.): Myrna Blyth, editor in chief, More; Jerry Della Femina, chairman, Della Femina/Jeary & Partners; New York news personality Judy Licht; and Michael Brownstein, publisher, More.