Monday, April 9

Portland Advertising Federation events

PAF Event PAF and present 2007 Career Jam
This is PAF's annual extravaganza of at least a dozen of Portland's best and brightest advertising professionals speaking on the latest industry trends to the region's talented new professionals. College upperclassmen along with junior ad professionals will benefit from having access to these leaders. Held in conjunction with the AAF District XI conference at the Sheraton/Airport in Portland, there will also be "speed interviews" and portfolio reviews. All students who register online before April 20 will receive an annual student membership as part of their Career Jam registration.
When: April 21
Where: Sheraton Airport
Cost: Level I: $65 per student includes lunch and breaks Saturday only // Level II: $125 per student includes NSAC lunch and breaks for Friday and Career Jam Saturday.

PAF Event Web 2.0 Branding: Boldly Going Where Millions are Right Now
At Second Life, 5+ million members have created a visually sumptuous 3D online world where you can catch a movie, flirt with strangers, and spend, spend, spend. (Users exchanged over $1.5 million yesterday alone.) No wonder they're the poster child du jour for what has been alternatively dubbed "New Media", "Social Media" and "Web 2.0". Leaders of global brands like MGM and Coca Cola are convinced that Web 2.0 is going to change the way people interact with brands -- and they are proving it with their ad budgets. How well do you understand New Media? What are you doing to be a part of it? Catch this PAF event and learn the basics about this new phenomenon. You don't have to be a techno-geek. In fact, you'll walk away able to use tools you already have to take your brand into Web 2.0's new frontier.
When: April 25, 2007; 11:30am
Where: EcoTrust, 721 NW 9th Ave; Portland
Cost: $35 members/ $50 non-members