Events

We love a good party! We also love helping our industry connect, engage, and develop its talent.

This section contains a wealth of resources, from upcoming training courses to national conferences, as well as highlights of past events, including videos, galleries and presentations.

Featured Events

4A's The Face of Talent 2018
August 6 – 10

A catalyst for agency leaders, and their clients, to demonstrate their commitment to talent and diversity.

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4A's Strategy Festival 2018
October 9-11

Join industry leaders this fall as we reflect on the influence strategists have had over the last half century.

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4A's Agency Communications Summit 2018
October 30

Bringing together over 160 advertising agency communications and public relations professionals.

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All Upcoming Events

Note: with the launch of the 4A’s Learning Academy, the majority of our learning & development offerings are now offered in an on-demand capacity, rather than as scheduled events. Learn More

Elevated Professor Summit

What’s REALLY happening inside the four walls of an agency? Come brush up on the latest in advertising, technology, and beyond at the 4A’s First Annual Professor Summit hosted at Leo Burnett in Chicago.

4A’s Workplace Enlightenment Certification® July Info Session

The 4A’s Workplace Enlightenment Certification® recognizes that the advertising industry, and the agency workforce, is not immune to the bigotry, racism, sexism and misogyny in the headlines today. We hope you can join us for our info session on July 12 from 2-3pm EST to provide you with more details about the program.

The Face of Talent Society of Excellence Evening Reception 2018

At the 4A’s Society of Excellence Evening Reception, high potential advertising and media professionals will be honored through the Paragon Award, MAIPers to Watch and the Annual Bill Sharp Award.

The Face of Talent 2018: Diversity Career Fair + MAIP Greenhouse

The Face of Talent is a multi-day symposium that celebrates the 4A’s diversity pipeline and highlights the current year’s MAIP class. Through an interactive week long series of programing, our industry engages, challenges and hires top talent from around the country. You can register today for The Face of Talent Diversity Career Fair + MAIP […]

The Face of Talent Diversity Leadership Luncheon 2018

The Diversity Leadership Luncheon hosts 500 MAIP fellows, alumni, and industry executives who gather to welcome, acknowledge, award and engage the new face of talent into our industry. It provides an optimal platform to recognize those individuals and agencies committed to diversity, as well as honor rising stars from #MAIP2018.

4A’s Strategy Festival 2018

Join us for the 4A’s Strategy Festival 2018 to explore the new frontier in planning. We will commence with the Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence.

4A’s Agency Communications Summit 2018

Come meet the most important journalists covering the advertising, marketing and media industries today. This biennial event is targeted to professionals who generate multimedia coverage of the work done by their agencies for clients.

4A’s Data Summit 2019

The 4A’s Data Summit is a one-day event featuring a cross section of high-profile leaders discussing how big data will impact planning, creativity, media buying, strategy and talent.

4A’s Talent@2030 2019

Talent and HR Leaders join together to explore and determine a new way forward that puts humanity, social justice and a values-driven business at the core of the workplace. Register today for the 4A’s Talent@2030 in 2019.