New York Marketing and advertising executives turn out to help the New York American Marketing Association judge its Effie Award entries. (From l.) Jon Lewallen, director of marketing, ConAgra Foods/Cook's Ham; Linda Lane Gonzalez, president-CEO, The Viva Partnership; Paul Alexander, VP-global advertising, Campbell Soup Co.; Andrew Gledhill, president, Ground Zero.
New York Advertising Women of New York honors Dawn Hudson, president, Pepsi-Cola North America, as the 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year. (From l.) AWNY President Jill Manee, VP-publisher, Ad Age Group; Gene Bartley, president-chief operating officer, Foote, Cone & Belding Worldwide; Ms. Hudson; Dave Briggs, eastern regional manager, The Wall Street Journal; AWNY Treasurer Cyndi April, U.S. director-print strategy, OMD USA.
New York Actors John Sloman (l.) and Scott Blakeman (r.), who played the first gay couple in a U.S. commercial for Ikea, are on hand for CommercialCloset.org's Two Million Visits party celebrating the Web site's success.
Boca Raton, Fla. Members of Time Inc.'s Women's Group celebrate with clients at an event for the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association. (From l.) Michelle Ebanks, group publisher, Essence; Stone Roberts, chairman-CEO, Gotham; Lisa Quiroz, publisher, People en Espanol; Ann Jackson, group president, In Style, Real Simple and Parenting; Paul Caine, publisher, Teen People; Kevin White, associate publisher, Real Simple; Kathy Kayse, publisher, People; Lynette Harrison, publisher, In Style; Jean Zimmerman, exec VP-sales and marketing, Chanel.
Boston American Baby Group hosts a Juvenile Industry Celebration at the 11th Annual Boston American Baby Faire. (From l.) Sue Montecallo, VP-corporate juvenile marketing, Babies 'R' Us, holding daughter Jenna Pagano; Brenda Liistro, VP-marketing, Playtex Consumer Products; Jeff Christian, group associate publisher, American Baby Group; Judith Nolte, VP-editor in chief, American Baby Group.
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