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October
8-9 MIPCOM Junior
Eleventh edition of the youth program screenings held in conjunction with MIPCOM 2003. Hotel Martinez, Cannes, France. Information: Margot Gardett, 33-01-41-90-45-59 or margot.gardett@reedmidem .com; or www.mipcom.com.
13 RTNDA Awards Dinner
Black-tie dinner honoring winners of the Edward R. Murrow Awards and the RTNDA/ UNITY Awards. CBS News President Andrew Heyward will deliver the keynote address and will accept his network’s Murrow Award for Overall Excellence. Presented by the Radio-Television News Directors Association, at the Grand Hyatt, New York. Information: www.rtnda.org.
14-17 NAB Satellite Uplink Operators Training Seminar
Sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters, at the NAB Executive Conference Center, Washington. Information: Cheryl Coleridge, 202-429-5346 or ccolerid@nab.org; or www.nab.org.
15 NTA New York Drop-in Luncheon
Rob Prazmark, IMG Olympic, and Gary Zenkel, NBC, discuss the negotiations and sponsorships behind the scenes of the 2004 Athens Olympics and New York’s bid for the 2012 games. Sponsored by the New York Chapter of the National Television Academy, at Shelly’s New York Restaurant. Information: Bill Sobel, bill@sobel.com
16 2003 LEA Awards
Honoring cable executives exemplifying leadership, education and advocacy. Sponsored by Women in Cable & Telecommunications, Southern California Chapter, at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles. Information: Gaye Jacobs, Bob Gold & Associates, 310-320-2010, or gaye@bobgoldpr.com.
16 Courage in Journalism Awards-New York
Sponsored by the International Women’s Media Foundation, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York. Information: Mindy Cohen, Evergreen Partners, 908-322-1100, or mcohen@evergreenpr.com; or www.iwmf.org/press/7514.
17-19 Broadcast Leadership Training Program
Sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters, at the NAB Executive Conference Center, Washington. Information: Heather Birks, 202-775-2559 or hbirks@nab.org; or www.nabef.org/blt.
19-21 NAB European Radio Conference
Sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters, at the Hilton London Metropole. Information: Mark Rebholz, 202-429-3191 or mrebholz@ nab.org; or www.nab.org/ meetings/europe.
21 Courage in Journalism Awards-Los Angeles
Sponsored by the International Women’s Media Foundation, at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, Calif. Information: Lauran Huff at Levy, Pazanti, 310-201-5033 or lauran@lpaevents.com; or www.iwmf.org/press/7514.
27-29 The Folio:Show
Hilton New York. Information: www.folioshow.com.
29-30 Ninth Entertainment Technology Alliance Summit
Bringing together the entertainment industry and the high-tech community, at the Bryant Park Hotel, New York. Information: 310-229-8915, info@etaexpo.com or www .etaexpo.com.
30 SkyForum
Sponsored by the Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association in partnership with SkyTrends, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York. Information: 800-541-5981 or www.sbca.org.
November
14-16 Broadcast Leadership Training Program
Sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters, at the NAB Executive Conference Center, Washington. Information: Heather Birks, 202-775-2559 or hbirks@nab.org; or www.nabef.org/blt.
24 31st International Emmy Awards Gala
Sponsored by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Hosted by Bob Costas, at the New York Hilton Hotel. Information: www.iemmys.tv.
December
2 CTAM Pre-Western Show Luncheon: HDTV (We’re Watching)
“HDTV One Year Later,” sponsored by the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing, in Anaheim, Calif. Information: Seth Morrison, 703-549-4200, or www.ctamconferences.com.
2-5 The Western Show
Anaheim (Calif.) Convention Center. Information: www.broadbandplus.org.
9 NAMIC New York 10th Annual Holiday Benefit Gala
Celebrating a Decade of Excellence, at Capitale, New York. Information: 212-969-8622 or gala@namicnewyork.com.
12-14 Broadcast Leadership Training Program
Sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters, at the NAB Executive Conference Center, Washington. Information: Heather Birks, 202-775-2559 or hbirks@nab.org; or www.nabef.org/blt.
January 2004
18-20 NATPE 2004
Sponsored by the National Association of Television Program Executives, at the Venetian Hotel and Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas. Information: www.natpe.org.
February 2004
1-4 CTAM Research Conference
Sheraton Hotel & Marina, San Diego. Information: 703-549-4200 or www .ctamconferences.com.
3-4 ACTA 2004 Annual Meeting
Sponsored by the Arizona Cable Telecommunications Association, at Airport Marriott Hotel, Phoenix. Information: Susan Bitter Smith, 602-955-4122.
5-7 ROI 2004: Television New Business Conference
Sponsored by Eckstein, Summers & Co., at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, Naples, Fla. Information: 732-530-1996, conference@ ecksteinsummers.com or www.ecksteinsummers.com.
5-8 RAB 2004
Sponsored by the Radio Advertising Bureau, in Dallas. The largest gathering of sales and management professionals in the radio industry. Nancy Vaeth-Dubroff, senior VP, regional manager, Susquehanna Radio, will serve as chairwoman. Information: 800-722-7355 or www.rab2004.com.
9-10 2004 Media Summit New York
Presented by The McGraw-Hill Cos., sponsored by Business Week and Standard & Poor’s and produced by Digital Hollywood, at the McGraw-Hill Building, New York. Information: info@ digitalhollywood.com or www.digitalhollywood.com.
21 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards
Sponsored by the Writers Guild of America, West and East. Information: www.wga.org or www.wgaeast.org.
March 2004

9-12 CTAM Digital Conference
Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles. Information: 703-549-4200 or www .ctamconferences.com.
April 2004
19-22 NAB 2004
Sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters, at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Las Vegas Hilton. Exhibitor information: 877622-3947, 202-595-2051 or exhibit@nab.org. Attendee information: 800-342-2460, 202-595-2052 or register@ nab.org. General information: www.nab.org/conventions.
May 2004
2-5 The National Show
Annual show sponsored by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, in New Orleans. Information: www.thenationalshow.com.
16-18 The BCFM/BCCA Annual Conference
Sponsored by the Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association and the Broadcast Cable Credit Association, at the Hyatt Regency, Atlanta. Information: 847-296-0200.
June 2004
9 2004 Radio-Mercury Awards Luncheon & Ceremony
Honoring the best radio commercials at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York. Information: Renee Cassis, VP, corporate marketing, 212-681-7205, or renee@rab.com.
July 2004
18-21 CTAM Summit
Hynes Convention Center, Boston. Information: www.ctamconferences.com.