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CONDENSED CONVENTION PROGRAM
24th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
MARRIOTT INN, Near The Airport

TUESDAY, MAY 17
9:00 - 5:00 Registration and Information Center - Press Room Open
12:00 - 2:00 Cleveland Chapter Luncheon/Workshop on Minority Business Complimentary: Advance Registration Req'd by Friday, 5/14
2:00 - 4:00 A. Orientation: New Conference Attendees
B. Committee Meetings
4:00 - 7:30 National Board Meeting (With Dinner)
7:00 - 10:00 Get Acquainted Reception

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18
7:30 - 5:00 Registration and Information Center 
Press Room Open
8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:58 - 10:15 Opening Plenary Session
10:15 - 10:25 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Concurrent Workshops
A. EEO/Affirmative Action in Employment/Procurement
B. Creative-Service Specialists
12:00 - 12:25 Cash Bar
12:30 - 2:00 Luncheon
2:30 - 4:30 Concurrent Workshops
A. Third World Opportunities
B. Research and Advertising
4:30 - 4:45 Soft Drink Break
5:30 - 10:00 Evening on the Town

THURSDAY, MAY 19
7:30 - 5:30 Registration and Information Center
Press Room Open
8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:58 - 10:15 Opening Plenary Session
10:15 -10:25 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Concurrent Workshops
A. Media Relations
B. Urban Developments
12:00 - 12:25 Cash Bar
12:30 - 2:00 Luncheon
2:30 - 4:30 Concurrent Workshops
A. Education Workshops
B. Urban Developments
12:00 - 12:25 Cash Bar
12:30 - 2:00 Luncheon
2:30 - 4:30 Concurrent Workshops
A. Education Workshops
B. Total Socially Segmented Marketing Concepts
4:30 - 4:45 Soft Drink Break
6:00 - 7:00 Press Conference
7:00 - 8:00 VIP Reception
8:00 - 10:00 Annual Awards Banquet

FRIDAY, MAY 20
9:00 - 12:00 Annual Business Meeting: Election of Officers
Reports
12:30 - 2:00 Board Luncheon
2:30 - 6:30 Post Convention Board Meeting

Luncheon and dinner keynote speakers to be confirmed in next issue.

CONVENTION NEWS

Any convention questions should be directed to our efficient General Convention Chairman, Mr. Eugene McCullers, Coca-Cola U.S.A., P.O. Box 243, Cincinnati, Ohio 45201.

Mr. Waymon Wright, former National President has accepted the assignment of publishing NAMED's annual "Emphasis" magazine. Cleveland's long time active members and one of the founders of NAMD, Mr. Joe Williams is serving as Advertising Manager. For editorial content and editorial matters, Waymon can be reached at the National Business League, 4324 Georgia Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20011. Joe Williams can be reached at Coca-Cola Bottling, Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114.

NAMD'ers with authority to insert company ads are strongly urged to move now on placing your ads in our annual "Emphasis." Full page ads are $250; half page, $150; quarter page, $100; back cover $400; inside cover, $300. Page size is 8 1/2x11, printing area 44-66 picas, 70 pound white enamel, black ink. The cut off date hasn't been announced; however with the conference in mid-May, time is important and the more time the editor has... the better the product. Don't wait for anyone to call, this notice is that call. May they have your ad today. Support NAMD. The "Emphasis" is sent to all Black colleges around the country and other marketing and community groups. 

All convention fiscal matters will be controlled exclusively by the Convention Chairman, Treasurer and the Board Secretary. They will be assisted by the Executive Director and representatives from the Cleveland Chapter and the Cleveland Convention Bureau.

All workshops will provide at least 30 minutes to give and take discussions between audience and panelists.

The Cleveland Convention will be election year. A new streamline election process is under condition.

For money matters...National NAMD Treasurer is Mrs. Miriam Evans, Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania, One Parkway, 10th Floor, Philadelphia, Penna 19102. (She is also waiting for your annual membership dues. Still only $40 nationally, if you have no local chapter. If located in city with chapter, please pay direct. Dues vary slightly due to local programming and needs.)

The address of the Cleveland chapter is: 666 Euclid Ave., Suite 516, Cleveland, Ohio 44114.
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