Advertising Week is North America's premier gathering of cutting edge communications leaders. Advertising Week's mission is to galvanize the industry by creating an entertaining, enlightening and engaging platform for disparate parts of the business. Along the way, The Week is a tangible force – moving key industry goals around talent and diversity forward via GeneratioNext, Advertising Futures and serving as the primary catalyst to create New York City's first public high school dedicated to advertising and media . . . The High School for Innovation, Advertising & Media in Canarsie, Brooklyn. Advertising Week receives no public or private subsidies or industry grants – it is a self-sustaining enterprise, privately funded by Corporate Partners led by AOL, AT&T, Billboard, Clear Channel, Electronic Arts, Facebook, Kodak, Microsoft, NBC Universal, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Panasonic, and other supporters like, Aerva, ContextWeb, GE, Interpublic, Johnson & Johnson, USA Today . . . And many more, including the members of the Advertising Week Organizing Committee.