DETROIT: Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing staffers attend the 300th birthday of Detroit at the Roostertail Restaurant's Motown Review. (Back row, from l.) Deidre Bounds, media partner, and her husband, Bill; and Jenny Gelas, account manager. (Front row, from l.) Brandi Royal, account manager; Lea Narens, account supervisor; and Katie Kalis, project coordinator.
NEW YORK: Chief Executive holds a gala at the New York Stock Exchange to honor Michael Dell, CEO-Dell Computer Corp., whom the magazine named its Chief Executive of the Year. (From l.) John Brandt, editorial director, Chief Executive; Mr. Dell; and Arnold B. Pollard, president-CEO-publisher, the Chief Executive Group.
PITTSBURGH: The Black Broadcasters Alliance holds its fourth annual Golf Classic and Awards Dinner at Edgewood Country Club. It presented its "Golden Mike Award" to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions through media. (From l.) Blair Underwood, actor; Ralph Guild, chairman-CEO, Interep; Walt "Baby" Love, urban editor, Radio & Records; Jamie Kellner, chairman-CEO, Turner Broadcasting System and the WB Network; and Eddie Edwards, chairman, the BBA.
NEW YORK: The Fortune Group rolls out the inaugural issue of Time Inc.'s Business 2.0 magazine and Web site at the AOL Time Warner Screening Room. (From l.) Lisa Bentley, publisher, Business 2.0; Chris Poleway, president, Fortune Group; John Huey, editorial director, Time Inc.; and Ned Desmond, editor-president, Business 2.0. The new Business 2.0 replaces eCompany Now. The "revolutionary" on the cover's right side, Enron CEO Jeff Skilling, resigned even as the issue was hitting newsstands.
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.: The Advertising Federation of the Greater Palm Beaches installs officers for its new fiscal year. (Front row, from l.) Pam Triolo of First Impressions Creative Services, treasurer; Denise Angelo of Florida Pennysaver, past president; Gloria Harmon of Gloria Harmon & Associates, secretary; Scott Wybel of Pear Design, board member; and Cathy Wolosin of Adelphia Communications, president. (Back row, from l.) Theresa Hume of the Palm Beach Kennel Club, board member; Penny Dellinger of PR Image Design, board member; Valerie Staggs of McAlear & Associates Advertising, board member; Diana Nickels of Pear Design, board member; Dan Shorter of GoPBI.com, incoming president; Tom Hayes of WPEC-TV 12, board member; and Christine Christianson of Creative Edge Advertising, board member.