4A's Chief Blasts Nets For No Show At Conference.

The American Association of Advertising Agencies is about to get underway with its annual shmooze. And CEO, O. Burtch Drake took a swipe at TV network executives for blowing off the conference.
David Kiley

The American Association of Advertising Agencies is about to get underway with its annual shmooze. And CEO, O. Burtch Drake took a swipe at TV network executives for blowing off the conference. "The surprising thing about this conference is who's not there: the TV networks," Mr. Drake told Ad Age in an interview. "It blows my mind, particularly given the pressure they're under and how [alternative media] are chipping at them."

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