Stock house Creatas and the Art Directors Club announce "The Big Brand Theory," a series of April half-day seminars scheduled for the 8th in Chicago, the 22nd in New York and the 29th in Los Angeles. Presentations on "Brand Planning," "Making a Mark," and "Realizing a Brand Strategy" will feature such speakers as Alina Wheeler, design director at Rev Group; Steff Geissbuhler, principal/partner at Chermayeff & Geismar; and Tom Birk, VP at Crispin Porter + Bogusky. See www.creatas.com for schedules and registration.
April 12-16, the Art Directors Club in New York, 106 W. 29th St., will host the exhibition, "FIT Advertising & Graphic Design," featuring the best work of senior students from the advertising design, graphic design and illustration design BFA programs, curated by Susan Cotler-Block and Ed Soyka, department chairs. Opening reception: April 12, 6-8 p.m. See www.adcglobal.org or call 212-643-1410 for more info.