7-Deadline to enter the first annual YoungGuns International Advertising Awards, to be held in Sydney, Australia, on Oct. 19. The contest is open to creatives between the ages of 18 and 30. Information: www.youngguns2001.com._
10-New York Opening reception for retrospective by Japanese graphic artist Shigeo Fukada, recipient of the School of Visual Arts' Master Series Award. At The Visual Arts Museum, 5-7 p.m.. Slide lecture Sept 11, 6 p.m. Awards dinner Sept. 10, 7 p.m., at the National Arts Club. Show runs through Oct. 27. Information: Kristin Wolfe, 212-592-2010 or e-mail [email protected]
12-Los Angeles The Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) airs its 10th annual "Art and Technique of the American Television Commerical" show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Screening at 7:15, reception to follow. Information: Monica Macdonald, 323-960-4763.
10-11-Phoenix A two-day seminar on creative advertising sponsored by the Association of National Advertisers. Information: 212-697-5950 or www.ana.net.
25-New York The Good, Bad and Ugly Awards. Sponsored by the Advertising Women of New York, the awards critique the portrayal of women in advertising. Information: Jay Lamar House, 212-221-7969 or www.awny.org.
2-New York Luncheon and panel discussion on banner advertising featuring Advertising Age's Scott Donaton and sponsored by the New York Ad Club, MSN and AOL. At the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Information: Jackie Sheiber, 212-533-8080 or [email protected]
4-October-North Carolina: The AICP's "Art and Technique of the American Television Commerical" in Winston-Salem at the North Carolina School of the Arts. Information: Tom Gibney, 615-298-9222.
9-San Francisco: The AICP's "Art and Technique of the American Television Commerical" at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Information: Monica Macdonald, 323-960-4763.
12-Deadline to submit work for the 2002 David Ogilvy Research Award. Given in conjunction with the Advertising Research Foundation, this award recognizes outstanding research-driven work. Info: www.arfsite.org/webpages/ogilvy.2000/enter.html.
17-19-San Francisco Four A's Creative Conference. Speakers include Jeff Goodby, Tracy Wong and Chuck McBride. Discussion topics include "taste in advertising." At the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Information: Michelle James, 212-850-0733, or register online at www.aaaa.org. Password: create.
18-New York The Association of Music Producers (AMP) will throw a "musical celebration" to benefit the non-profit health organization Doctors Without Borders. DJ, live entertainment, open bar. At Webster Hall, 7 p.m. Information: Jennifer Countryman, 212-475-2600.
25-28-Miami DesigNation4: Create!, The Organization of Black Designers' fifth annual multidisciplinary and multicultural design conference. Information: Bill Browne, 202-488-1530 or www.-_DesigNation.net.