The ADVERTISING Club of New York

September 27, 2010 18:30 ET

What Do Danny Meyer, Tim Armstrong, David Jones, Linda Kaplan, and Jerry Della Femina Have in Common? They're All Up for Bid in the Big Ad Club All Access Auction

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 27, 2010) -  The ADVERTISING Club's All Access Auction has begun! The ONLINE auction went LIVE on Monday, September 27th at until bidding closes on Monday, October 4th (11 am EDT).

The All Access Auction provides the opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with some of the biggest names in advertising and marketing for new business connections, networking and lots of fun. From agency heads to media mavens and some of the most influential creatives in the industry, the Auction has something for everyone to enjoy. 29 executive offerings enable bidders to have a cool New York experience that includes ball games, private clubs, four-star restaurants, and other exciting activities. Opening bid for each is $500.

All proceeds of the Auction go to the AD Club Foundation, which supports educational initiatives for students looking to enter the business... so it's all for a great cause. A valuable experience -- and a unique gift, too.

"The auction gives people the opportunity to gain access they may not ordinarily have to top tier executives leading some of the most prominent companies and organizations in our business," says Gina Grillo, President & CEO, The ADVERTISING Club. "We hope that everyone takes advantage of this fundraiser as an opportunity to spend personal time with an industry star to support the next generation of advertising talent."

The Club thanks the All Access Event Committee for their support in making this initiative possible: Joanne Davis, Joanne Davis Consulting; Michael Duda, Consigliere.; Ron Fierman, Digital Pulp; Valerie Graves; Brad Jakeman, Activision; Jacki Kelley, UM; Alan Krinsky, Alan Krinsky Associates; Mari Kim Novak, Microsoft Advertising; Ian Parmiter, Discovery Networks; Laurel Rossi, Strategy Farm; and Jerry Shereshewsky,

The ADVERTISING Club is the premier organization for all communications professionals in New York. The Club, founded in 1896, offers its members a forum to exchange ideas, make connections and honor excellence. The Club's Foundation provides students numerous educational outreach programs that give back to build a stronger and more diverse advertising and marketing community.

For information, go to or call: 212-533-8080.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Gayle Taryn
    212-533-8080 x211