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GrapevineStar Media Events Alert – March 18th thru May 2013

List of media events from New York to Los Angeles, mobile, media buying, marketing, TV, Film, internet, social media events and more...
Media Events from New York to Los Angeles and Vegas too

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Monday, March 18, 2013 – Thursday, March 21, 2013
TBD, Atlanta , Georgia
Media Buying Academy’s 4.5 day Boot Camp is the only “hands-on,” “this-is-how-you-do-it” media buying training course.  4.5 days packed with media buying information, tips, formulas, terms, exercises, tests and more.  This curriculum was devised to get the novice up and running quickly and to give the pros tricks of the trade to make their job easier and more rewarding.  Our senior instructors are seasoned, knowledgeable media buying pros who mesmerize their students with the why’s, how-to’s and war stories based on their many successful years of media buying and planning experience.  Each day’s class is accompanied by an extremely valuable workbook, each over 500 pages, covering the topics gone over in class and more.  Students tell us their workbooks are their “bibles for media buying.”  Eighteen years of teaching media buying tells us this class is perfect for advertising agency personnel, marketing directors, business owners who advertise, media sales people, and graphic arts studios whose clients are asking them to place media for them.  Classes are small by design and seating is limited.  Don’t miss this class!  Call now at 1-800-622-2893 or visit our website for more detailed information or a registration form at  For questions, please contact Lee Morrow at
Contact:  Lee Morrow, Media Buying Academy, 410-756-1842,

Monday, March 18, 2013 – Thursday, March 21, 2013
222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto , International
Predictive Analytics World Toronto is unique as it is the only conference in Canada that offers a unique perspective on analytics where both technical and business knowledge are integrated towards solving real-life business problems.

Monday, March 18, 2013
Hilton San Francisco Union Square – 333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco , California

After a sold-out event in New York City, OMMA RTB will head to San Francisco and focus on all components of the programmatic buying phenomenon & marketplace. The event will feature in-depth panels, keynotes and case studies as we seek to cover the many corners of this emerging phenomenon – DSPs, exchanges, trading desks & sell-side platforms, bringing to light best practices and challenges media buyers face in employing these tools. Attendees will include interactive media buyers, planners, and senior ad agency execs, publishers, brand managers, researchers, analysts and technology solutions providers.

Monday, March 18, 2013
10 Huntington Ave, Boston , Massachusetts
BIA/Kelsey’s Leading in Local conferences are the definitive events on local digital advertising and marketing. Leading in Local: The National Impact will zero in on how local has evolved as an important channel, not only for small businesses, but for national players who are targeting locally. The conference will look closely at how national’s local play is having an impact on all organizations with a vested interest in the interactive local media space, including media companies/publishers, search engines, national brands, agencies, local marketing solution providers, digital marketing technology developers, and local and SMB advertisers.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood , California
Discover the latest trends in entertainment and branded marketing, what’s evolving in cross platform and transmedia storytelling and content creation, and find out about the latest emerging media technologies at the TransVergence Summit, LA, March 19-20, 2013, at the W Hollywood.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
290 Congress Street, 7th Floor, Fenway Park Room, Boston , Massachusetts

Please register on the event website by March 17th to receive a discounted rate of $175 with promo code DD.

EVENT SUMMARY: Consumers and professionals are increasingly using social media and their mobile devices for financial information, payments, and to perform transactions. This conference will demonstrate the best case studies of how major financial brands are connecting with consumers and professionals through mobile and social communications.

ATTENDEE PROFILE: 100 senior marketing, communications, compliance, and technology professionals from the financial services industry

WHEN: Tuesday, March 19, 2013; 1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST

WHERE: Communispace; 290 Congress Street, 7th Floor, Fenway Park Room; Boston, MA 02210


Jennifer Dowd, Marketing Manager, Global Retail Marketing Department, MFS Investment Management

Michael Pranikoff, Global Director, Emerging Media, PR Newswire Association LLC

Jennifer Spencer, Digital Communications & Community Manager, PerkStreet Financial

SPONSORS:Actiance, Inc.; Communispace; PR Newswire; Direct Marketing News; The Social Media Monthly




Tuesday, March 19, 2013 – Friday, March 22, 2013
3475 Lenox Road , Atlanta , Georgia

This 3 ½ day program is designed to strengthen your knowledge and grasp of marketing research fundamentals.  Leading experts from industry and academe will share their knowledge and experience in designing, implementing, interpreting, and reporting quality marketing research.
Attendees will have ample opportunity to exchange views and experiences with each other and faculty members in the state of the art classroom facilities at the Terry College Atlanta Executive Education Center located in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.  Instructors for the school all have extensive marketing research knowledge and experience, as well as significant experience in developing and presenting executive education. These individuals will help you improve your skills and enhance your ability to understand, use, and manage marketing research.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 – Wednesday, March 20, 2013
2800 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC , District Of Columbia

2013 Association of National Advertisers “Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference.

The conference will address the problems marketers and their partners will be facing as the Obama Administration, Congress, federal and state regulators, state attorneys general, the courts and others take aim on critical issues in today’s marketplace. You’ll hear and learn from the top regulators, lawyers and business leaders as they address – and debate – key issues of advertising law and public policy.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
222 Mason Street, San Francisco , California
Take your online marketing to the next level in 2013 at BtoB’s Digital Edge Live – a full-day conference loaded with top-notch insights and real benchmarks for driving digital response and revenue. With a focus on social media, content marketing, lead generation and mobile marketing, you will spend the day learning from marketing innovators and make the connection from their expertise to your business’ success: more engagement, more leads and ultimately more revenue.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – Thursday, March 21, 2013
Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, New York , New York


Big Data is past the hype-cycle – it’s time to get to work. At Structure:Data you’ll learn how to make the most of the data revolution. Hear how companies are planning for the future, building DaaP, improving management and infrastructure, and using human intelligence to improve and scale machine learning.

Thursday, March 21, 2013
606 Congress Street, Boston , Massachusetts
The Women’s Leadership Forum celebrates the power of women in 2013 and honors the ‘Women We Admire’. These are women from all generations and walks of life who have inspired us. The ‘Women We Admire’ have broken through the glass ceiling and helped others to follow more easily. They are women who just get it done -from innovative ideas that build businesses and burnish brands to powerful initiatives that have the ability to change lives. These women are the change agents in our world, the next generation of leaders, the women who forged ahead in male-dominated industries, and they all have have stories behind their accomplishments that will motivate and inspire.

Speakers Include:
Martha Coakley, Massachusetts Attorney General
Judy Smith, Crisis Management Expert
Heather Knight, Social Roboticist
Brooke Loughrin, US Youth Delegate to the UN
Nicole Freedman, Former Olympic Cyclist
More speakers coming soon!

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Thursday, March 21, 2013
NASDAQ, 4 Times Square, New York , New York
Leaders of the Digital Media Transformation Discuss How and Why New Content Trends and Venture Deals Are Creating the Next Wave of Innovation
Panel Discussion with Venture Investors in Pinterest and BuzzFeed
Tech Chats with Founders of Startups in Social TV and Online Video for Publishers
Talks with Digital Media Disruptors Forbes and Huffington Post
Networking, Q&A
Cocktail Reception Overlooking Times Square
Dave Otten, Founder & CEO, LongTail Video
Alex Iskold, Founder & CEO, GetGlue
Content Publishers:
Jimmy Maymann, CEO, Hufftington Post
Rich Karlgaard, Publisher, Forbes
Joe Mandese, Editor, MediaPost
Dorian Benkoil, Columnist, MediaShift & Founder, Teeming Media
MC: Rebecca Fannin, Founder/Editor, Silicon Dragon Ventures, Contributor, Forbes & Author, Startup Asia (Wiley, 2011) &
Silicon Dragon (McGraw-Hill, 2008)

Thursday, March 21, 2013 – Friday, March 22, 2013
Dallas, Dallas , Texas
This 4-module program (each a half-day, for which you can sign up individually) for advertisers, ad agencies, media sales reps and media agencies is designed to teach the fundamentals of the media planning and buying process. Basic terms & concepts are covered, with work sessions putting them to practical use. Each major medium is covered in depth, including how each medium is used, its value to the advertiser, the problems facing each medium and the potential impact upon the advertiser’s message. Participants next learn how an advertiser translates their marketing goals into media solutions and finally, how media is selected & purchased.

Coming Soon

Monday, March 25, 2013 – Tuesday, March 26, 2013
299 Second Street, San Francisco , California

Monday, March 25, 2013 – Thursday, March 28, 2013
New York Marriott Marquis,1535 Broadway, New York , New York

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Bingham McCutchen, 1 Federal St, Boston , Massachusetts

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
55 Union St, San Francisco , California

Thursday, March 28, 2013
365 Fifth Avenue, Elebash Recital Hall, New York , New York

Thursday, March 28, 2013
303 2nd St , San Francisco , California

Monday, April 1, 2013 – Thursday, April 4, 2013
DC Area, Washington, DC , District Of Columbia

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York , New York

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 – Thursday, April 4, 2013
TBA, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

Thursday, April 4, 2013 – Sunday, April 7, 2013
Mohonk Mountain House 1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz , New York

Thursday, April 4, 2013 – Friday, April 5, 2013
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago , Illinois

Monday, April 8, 2013 – Wednesday, April 10, 2013
3377 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta , Georgia

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – Thursday, April 11, 2013
610 South Michigan Avenue , Chicago , Illinois

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – Wednesday, April 10, 2013
800 Howard St., San Francisco , California

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 – Thursday, April 11, 2013
3377 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta , Georgia

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
78 Crosby Street, New York , New York

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
PayPal Media Network Offices 1 International Place (6th Floor), Boston , Massachusetts

Thursday, April 11, 2013
4 west 43rd St, New York , New York

Sunday, April 14, 2013 – Friday, April 19, 2013
San Francisco Marriott Marquis 55 Fourth Street, San Francisco , California

Monday, April 15, 2013 – Thursday, April 18, 2013
Cincinnati area, Cincinnati , Ohio

Monday, April 15, 2013 – Wednesday, April 17, 2013
78 E. Washington, Chicago , Illinois

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 – Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Sydney, Town in New South Wales, Australia, Sydney , International

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal, New York , New York

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
1271 6th ave, New York , New York

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
365 Fifth Avenue, New York , New York

Thursday, April 18, 2013 – Friday, April 19, 2013
JW Marriott, Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE – 900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles , California

Thursday, April 18, 2013
230 N Michigan, Chicago , Illinois

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Morton’s Steakhouse, 65 East Wacker Place, Chicago , Illinois

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Yale Club 50 Vanderbilt Avenue , New York , New York

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 – Wednesday, April 24, 2013
21 Old Mill Road, The Old Mill Inn – Toronto , International

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 – Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Miami, Town in Florida, United States, Miami , Florida

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Morton’s Steakhouse, 65 E Wacker Place, Chicago , Illinois

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
3343 Peachtree Road Northeast, Atlanta , Georgia

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
3343 Peachtree Road Northeast #1850, Atlanta , Georgia

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Morton’s Steakhouse, 65 E Wacker Place, Chicago , Illinois

Thursday, April 25, 2013 – Friday, April 26, 2013
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago , Illinois

Thursday, April 25, 2013 – Friday, April 26, 2013
Chicago, Chicago , Illinois

Sunday, April 28, 2013 – Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Omni Hotel & Resort 6800 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island , Florida

Monday, April 29, 2013 – Thursday, May 2, 2013
Boston area, Boston , Massachusetts

Monday, April 29, 2013 – Wednesday, May 1, 2013, New Orleans , Louisiana

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Friars Club, 57 East 55 Street, New York , New York

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 – Saturday, May 4, 2013
Omni Hotel & Resort 6800 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island , Florida

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St. 40th Floor, New York , New York

Thursday, May 2, 2013
The Friars Club, 57 East 55 Street, New York , New York

Friday, May 3, 2013
The Friars Club, 57 E 55 Street, New York , New York

Monday, May 6, 2013 – Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Perry 2377 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach , Florida

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 – Thursday, May 9, 2013
41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley , California

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
111 East 59th Street, New York , New York

Thursday, May 9, 2013 – Friday, May 10, 2013
TBA, Hartford , Connecticut

Monday, May 13, 2013 – Thursday, May 16, 2013
Las Vegas area, Las Vegas , Nevada

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