was an extraordinary opportunity for young professionals to shorten their learning curve through an information exchange with success driven leadership from all disciplines within the advertising industry.
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2009
Sales Athlete Executive Search, an executive search firm focused on media sales, marketing, and management, sponsored the Advertising Women of New York (AWNY) Tenth Annual Networking with Notables Workshop and Cocktail Reception.
Networking with Notables, held at the USA Today corporate offices in Manhattan on September 30th, included a workshop for young advertising professionals to enhance their networking skills followed by a two hour cocktail reception allowing them to practice those skills with notable executives in the advertising industry.
Kathy Aaronson, CEO of Sales Athlete Executive Search noted that AWNY Networking with Notables "was an extraordinary opportunity for young professionals to shorten their learning curve through an information exchange with success driven leadership from all disciplines within the advertising industry."
AWNY Networking with Notables Notable Attendees Included:
Jonathan Adams, SVP, Global Media, Digitas; Erich Linker, SVP, National Advertising Sales, Impremedia; Ted Gramkow, VP, Strategic Sales & Marketing, Intermedia Outdoors; Cyndi April, SVP Group Director, Strategic Communications Optimedia; Jennifer Blakeslee, Director Account Management, Berlin Cameron; Alan Blum, Founder and ECD, Re:Vision; Daryl Bowman, Advertising Director, Conde Nast Traveler; Bruce Brandfon, VP, Publisher, Scientific American; Donna Campanella, Executive Director, Global Media, Avon; May Chamoun, VP/Director of Database Services, Draftfcb; Shelley Diamond, EVP & VP, Dir. Of Acct. Mngmt., Young & Rubicam; Roger Dubin, President, Valpak; Lori Erdos, VP, Advertising Sales, USA Today; Lisa Fischer, SVP, Advertising Sales, Discovery Communications Inc; Steve Giannetti, Vice President, Group Publisher, National Geographic Magazine; Dot Giannone, EVP, Director Account Management, Y&R
Debbie Goldberg, Associate Publisher, Fairchild Publishing-WWD; Sheryl Goldstein, SVP of Sales, Interactive One; Vita Harris , Chief Strategy Officer, Draftfcb; Fran Hauser, President, Digital, Style & Entertainment Group, Time Inc.; Elizabeth Hellman, VP Corporate Marketing, Alloy Media & Marketing; Iain, Hunter Co-founder, HS Dominion; Asad Lalljee, Management Representative, McCann-Erickson; AnnMarie Maggio, Senior Project Manager, Turner Broadcasting Company; Dana Maiman, President and Co-CEO, Draftfcb Healthcare; Arlene Manos, President, National Advertising Sales, AMC WE tv; Jill Montaigne, President, Original Spark, Inc.; Miriam Morgenstern, VP, Associate Publisher, Wine Spectator; Jeanniey Mullen, CMO, Viv Magazine and Zinio; William Murray, President/COO, Public Relations Society of America; Chris Paul, VP Group Director, Digitas NY
Carryl Pierre, VP, Strategic Marketing, USA Network; Janet Pines, Global Chief Insight Officer, Draftfcb; Sally Preston, SVP, Group Publisher, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia; Joe Puglise, President and Market Manager, Clear Channel NYC; Mary Donahue Quinlan, Advertising Director, Cosmopolitan; Andrea Kerr Redniss, Senior VP-Managing Director, Digital, Optimedia; Mary Jo Romeo, VP Advertising Sales, Mochila; Claire Rosenzweig, CAE, President and CEO, Better Business Bureau; Ian Ross, Vice-President/Eastern Region, Orbitz- Cheap Tickets- Away; Kathleen Ruane, SVP, Corporate Communications, Draftfcb; Rosemarie Ryan, President, JWT; Samantha Shanken Baker, VP, Market Development, Wine Spectator and Cigar Aficionado; Joan Sheridan-LaBarge, Group Publisher, Working Mother Magazine and Integrated Sales; Lissa Short, SVP, Ad Sales, CFO Magazine; Audrey Siegel, EVP, Director of Client Services, TargetCast TCM
Suzanne Silber, SVP, Group Media Director, Optimedia; Karen Spiegel, SVP, Managing Director, Communications/Marketing, R/GA; Doria Steedman, Magus, The Mind's Eye; Bonita Stewart, Managing Director, US Sales, Google; Mark Strong, EVP, Group Managing Director, Director Account Leadership Talent and Development, McCann Erickson; Matt Tepper, Director, Strategy and Analytics, Company C; Amy Wilkins, SVP Publisher, Martha Stewart Weddings; Wendy Wishnie, Creative Director, Charlie Dog Advertising; Jane Twyon, President, Jane Twyon Inc. Worldwide Media Directors; David Verklin, CEO, CaNe Ventures, LLC; Terry Alvar, Executive Style Director, Redbook; Anne Devereux, CEO, LyonHeart & TBWA WorldHealth; Cindy Curtis Nelson, VP/Director, Digitas; Richard Guest, Managing Director, New York, Tribal DDB Worldwide
To learn more about AWNY or the event, please visit: Advertising Women of New York
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