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2008 Advertising Law & Business Affairs Conference

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The ANA Advertising Law and Business Affairs Conference sets the standard for comprehensive legal and business-driven conferences, bringing together in-house and outside counsel, regulators, and business executives. Presented by the world's leading advertising trade association and co-chaired by Doug Wood, ANA's General Counsel and Partner at Reed Smith LLP and Dan Jaffe, ANA's Executive Vice President for Government Relations, it will cover critical developments in advertising and marketing law, advertiser and advertising agency business affairs management, future trends, and risk management.

Must attends include in-house and outside legal counsel, advertiser and advertising agency business affairs and product managers, state and federal regulators, and advertising industry consultants and suppliers from production companies, Internet service providers, talent payroll companies, and agency search consultants.

New York CLE will be available through our association with ALI-ABA. CLE in other jurisdictions will also be available.


Monday, Feburary 11 - 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Reed Smith LLP, 22nd Floor Conference Center, 599 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY 10022

The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance will host a special pre-conference event free to all registered attendees for the Association of National Advertisers Advertising Law & Business Affairs Conference. This session will take a look at broad legal and business issues faced by marketers in doing business in Europe, Asia and South America, presented by leading legal practitioners from all over the world. Topics will include:

  • Connecting Through Contracts: Innovative Relationships Between Advertisers, Agencies and Media.
  • It's Not You; It's the EU: Preparing for Dysfunctional International Laws and Regulations that Impact Creativity.
  • Star Struck: Dealing with celebrities, egos and all.

And if there is a topic you'd like covered, just email Stacy Bess at sbess@reedsmith.com.

Extensive time will be set aside for Q&A and a cocktail hour will follow, allowing everyone time to network.

For those in New York the day before the ANA Advertising Law & Business Affairs Conference, this is a terrific bonus session. Seating is limited so you should confirm your attendance as soon as possible.

Begins:Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 7:30am
Ends:Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 5:00pm

The New Yorker Hotel
481 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10001

ANA has negotiated a special room rate of $209; the cut off date to make reservations is January 31st. Please call the hotel directly at (800) 764-4680 or go online at newyorkerhotel.com. When reserving a room, please mention group code CGANA. The New Yorker Hotel is currently SOLD OUT!

Other suggested hotels:
Milford Plaza, 45th Street and 8th Avenue - 800-664-6835
Paramount, 46th Street and Broadway - 800-444-6835
Broadway Plaza Hotel, 27th Street and Broadway - 877-504-6835