ASPEN, COLO.: Food & Wine hosted marketers and media folk at Elk Mountain Lodge as part of its 16th annual Food & Wine Magazine Classic, a weekend of epicurean fun. Among the invited guests were (l. to r.): Olivia Farr; Dan Brewster, president-CEO, American Express Publishing Corp.; Carla Van Kalsbeek; David Van Kalsbeek, senior VP-sales and marketing, Starweek Hotels & Resorts Worldwide; Julie McGowan, VP-publisher, Food & Wine; and John Farr, senior partner-management supervisor, Ogilvy & Mather.
CHICAGO: In Style was the host for a luncheon for advertisers at the Hotel Allegro that featured contributing editor Phillip Bloch (4th l.). Joining him are (l. to r.): Lou Cona, associate publisher, In Style; Jon Bowers and Bill Harmon, media supervisors, Leo Burnett Co.'s Starcom; Mr. Bloch; Penny Moran, senior media buyer, Starcom; and Linda Frisane, Midwest advertising director, In Style.
NEW YORK: New York Magazine hosted a reception at the magazine's headquarters recently that brought out (l. to r.): Ron Stern, sales rep, New York Magazine; Jully Kim, account exec, Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer/
Euro RSCG; Michelle Gabbert, regional sales manager, Danone International Brands' Evian; Betsy Simons, account supervisor, Messner Vetere; and Alan Katz, associate publisher,
New York Magazine.
NEW YORK: Leisuretime Lanes was the venue for a moonlight bowling outing to benefit St. Pius V High School that attracted New York media and marketer notables, including (l. to r.): Thomas C. Quick, president, Quick & Reilly; Lisa Quiroz, publisher, People en Espanol; Mayor Rudolph Guiliani; Sister Mary Jo Lynch, principal of St. Pius; actress Barbara Feldon, master of ceremonies; Jill Henderson Bright, senior VP-human resources, Conde Nast Publications; and James E. Quinn, vice chairman, Tiffany & Co.
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH.: BBDO Worldwide's PentaMark unit sponsored a symposium on the future of media at the Forest Lake Country Club. Speakers at the forum included (l. to r.): Christopher Little, president, Meredith Corp. Publishing Group; Neil Braun, former president, NBC Television Network; Tom Clark, vice chairman, BBDO Worldwide, Michael Ilitch, chairman-president, Little Caesar Enterprises; David Martin, president-CEO, PentaMark's PentaCom unit; and National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman.