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 Agency Communications Summit
October 30, 2018

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

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4A's CreateTech
February 5, 2019

A gathering of creative technologists and leaders in advertising to begin a discussion of a new “Innovation Imperative”.

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4A's Talent@2030
February 28 – March 1, 2019

Talent and HR leaders come together to offer a candid perspectives about the significant impact of the business of people and culture.

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Discover videos, presentations, and articles from past 4A’s events.

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

4A’s Workplace Enlightenment™ Certification October 25th Info Session

The 4A’s launched a unique, far-ranging program aimed at creating safe work environments that eliminate behaviors of discrimination, harassment, bullying, intimidation and retaliation. The program, called 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.

2019 MAIP Student Application

We’re excited to open the application process for the 2019 MAIP class. Application deadline is Friday, October 26, 2018.

4A’s Agency Communications Summit 2018

The 4A’s Agency Communications Summit 2018 is a great opportunity to meet and get to know the leading journalists covering the advertising, marketing and media industries today. Come join in the conversation about where we are going. This event is held just once every other year for marketing and agency communications pros.

New York State Council presents Accelerate Upstate: Thriving in the Age of Disruption

4A’s New York State Council presents an evening with Greg Stern and John Butler, Founders of Butler Stern Shine & Partners, the 2018 Ad Age National Small Agency of the Year winners. We will also hear from special guest, Ian Shafer, former CEO and founder of Deep Focus, an influential global agency.

Also with Marla Kaplowitz, 4A’s President & CEO.

Launch for Leaders in Los Angeles

Designed to develop the next generation of leaders, Launch for Leaders is a 2-day immersive workshop that provides managers an opportunity to build critical skills to become an effective agency leader.

4A’s Creativity Forum

The heart of any agencies’ work is effective storytelling brought on by enriched experiences.

MAIP Summit 2019

Join MAIP alumni on January 14, 2019 in New York City for a day of adaptive leadership workshops and skills-based learning at the third annual #MAIPSummit.

4A’s CreateTech 2019

4A’s CreateTech is now 8! This conference has always brought information and conversation about the creative possibilities of advancing digital technologies and platforms. Creative technologists and leaders in advertising, their clients and other domains will gather together to begin a discussion of a new “Innovation Imperative” on February 5, 2019 at the Convene – 32 Old Slip, New York, NY 10005.

4A’s Talent@2030 2019

Don’t miss the 4A’s Talent@2030 on February 28 – March1, 2019 at the InterContinental Times Square. Those running agencies and leaders from across the disciplines that make up HR will come together for meaningful discussion about the business of people & culture.