Agency leaders converge at Advertising Week

Ludacris, Emilio Estefan, Martha Stewart, Mira Sorvino and Bobby Shriver among 60,000+ advertising, media and marketing professionals who gathered to discuss issues confronting their industry.
September 22 2007

Now in its fourth year, Advertising Week has become the largest assembly of advertising and media agency leaders in North America, with participants from more than 40 countries, organizers said. It combines keynote speeches and panels featuring celebs and top industry CEOs with conferences and late-night music and comedic performances in a celebration of the industry's accomplishments.

Academy Award-winning actress and activist Sorvino, the International Crisis Group and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees will discuss how advertising affects the world's response to the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. There also will be panel discussions on "green" marketing as well as the breast cancer movement and the power of cause marketing.

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