NEW YORK: Virgin CEO Richard Branson (r.) stopped by Manhattan's Virgin Megastore to receive congratulations from Aaron Grossman (l.), president of New York American Marketing Association, and Effie Awards Manager Denise Carrier after the announcement Mr. Branson's Virgin Atlantic Airways will be inducted into the New York AMA's Marketing Hall of Fame.
NEW YORK: Manhattan Center Studios was the venue for Advertising Women of New York's 13th annual Best of New York Addy Awards, with former New York mayor Edward Koch (c.) as host. Flanking Mr. Koch are Carole Foxley, financial consultant, Merrill Lynch & Co.'s Private Client Group, and Gloria Altherr. Ms. Foxley and Ms. Altherr were co-chairwomen of the event.
WASHINGTON: Time hosted a cocktail reception at the National Portrait Gallery in honor of a new show, "Faces of Time: 75 Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits." Attending the reception were (l. to r.): Richard J. Caprio, sales rep, Time; Toyo Shigeta, senior VP-group account director, DCA Advertising; Janice Castro, editor, Time Online, and assistant managing editor, Time Inc. New Media; and Alan Fern, director, National Portrait Gallery.
CINCINNATI: Hensley Segal Rentschler sponsored a conference for senior marketing managers on emerging trends in business-to-business marketing at the Queen City Club. Pictured are speakers and attendees, including (l. to r.): author and integrated marketing authority Robert F. Lauterborn; author and brand and marketing specialist David Aaker; Richard A. Segal Jr., managing director, Hensley Segal; Esther Dyson, chairman, Edventure Holdings; Lynn S. Allen, senior strategy consultant, Hensley Segal; and Richard Gleitsmann, president, Hobart Corp.