The AIGA Western Chapters Roundup, Las Vegas, April 16-17. Featuring Kit Hinrichs and Brian Jacobs of Pentagram. Call 702-676-1111 for more info.
The Art Directors Club, New York, Paper Expo, April 29, 5:30-8 p.m. Meet and greet and collect the newest paper promotions, samples and printing products from the top companies in the paper industry. Professionals only; students are invited to pick up samples on April 30, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 212-643-1440 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Innovative Packaging Symposium & Selected Exhibition, May 4-5, Westin Hotel in Times Square, New York. Geared mainly to the cosmetics, spirits, jewelry, food, accessories, fragrances and giftware industries, but "covering all types of consumer packaging, this symposium will explore the issue of prestige, at any price level, which will enhance a product's value in the eye of the consumer." Keynote address by Roger Caracappa, senior VP-president of global packaging at Estée Lauder. Call 609-452-2800 x228 or see www.hbaexpo.com for details.