AAF National Conference 2007
June 7 - 9, 2007
National Student Advertising Competition
June 7 - 8, 2007
June 9, 2007
Diversity Achievement and Mosaic Awards & Forum
September 26, 2007
New York Atheletic Club
New York, N.Y.
October 18 - 19, 2007
1101 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005-6306
Phone: (800) 999-2231
Fax: (202) 898-0159
As a member of your local advertising club you are also a member of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the industry's largest and most representative organization of the advertising industry. Our membership represents corporate members, local advertising clubs and federations and college chapters. AAF is truly the "unifying voice for advertising."
AAF NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2007
When: June 7 - 9, 2007
Where: Louisville Marriott Downtown in Louisville, Kentucky
‹ Register online!
‹ View the conference schedule.
Conference Must-Attend Events and Workshops:
* AAF/Advertising Federation of Louisville Golf Tourney at Persimmon Ridge: June 6
* Advertising Forum: "Digital Innovations and Social Networking": June 7
* National Student Advertising Competition: June 78
* Ad Expo 2007, the advertising industry's premier tradeshow: June 7 - 8
* Advertising Forum: "New Financial Paradigms for the Digital Age: A Wake-Up Call": June 8
* An Afternoon at the Races at Churchill Downs: June 8
* Club Management Roundtables and Workshops: June 9
* AAF Salute to Achievers Luncheon: June 9
* ADDY Awards Gala: June 9
AD EXPO 2007, JUNE 7 - 8
Booths are still available for the Ad Expo 2007. There's no better way to showcase your products and services to the movers and shakers of the advertising industry! Join Leo Burnett, LexisNexis Redbooks, Cvent Inc., and many more to make this year's expo the best one yet. For more information and to reserve your space, visit www.aaf.org/adexpo or contact Meara Ranadive at (800) 999-2231 or email@example.com.
Ad Expo 2007 Exhibitors and Recruiters (as of May 15, 2007)
ACA Media Group
The Award Group
Eastern Kentucky University
Goodby Silverstein & Partners*
Miami Ad School*
Mutual of Omaha
Okina Sales Inc.
Preferred Marketing Solutions
Taylor Box Company
Visual Image Systems Co.
West Virginia University
NATIONAL STUDENT ADVERTISING COMPETITION (NSAC)
Eighteen finalists will vie for national honors when they present their integrated marketing plans to this year's sponsor, the Coca-Cola Company, and industry executives at the AAF National Conference 2007.
2007 NSAC Winning Teams:
District 1: Quinnipiac University
District 2: Baruch College
District 2: Syracuse University
District 3: University of Virginia
District 4: Florida State University
District 5: Marshall University
District 6: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
District 6: University of Michigan
District 7: Savannah College of Art and Design
District 8: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
District 9: Webster University
District 10: Texas Christian University
District 11: Portland State University
District 12: The Art Center Design College Tucson
District 13: Chaminade University of Honolulu
District 14: California State University, Chico
District 15: University of Southern California
Wild Card: University of Texas at Austin
NATIONAL AD 2 RAFFLE
Ad 2 is a nationwide network of clubs whose members are employed, or interested, in advertising and its related fields and are 32 years of age or younger. Part of Ad 2's mission is to serve the community through charitable events and activities in cities where there are Ad 2 chapters. In order to finance these projects, Ad 2 holds its only fundraiser every year at the AAF National Conference. This year, Ad 2 is planning a raffle. Tickets will be sold at the National Ad 2 booth as well as throughout the conference by Ad 2 members and will be $25.00 for one or six for $125. Winners will be contacted by mail shortly after the conference by National Ad 2.
AN AFTERNOON AT THE RACES
June 8, 3:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Join the Advertising Federation of Louisville for an afternoon of racing and networking at the world famous Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby. Official conference business will wrap up early, so you'll have plenty of time for this exciting event.
The afternoon will include:
* A delicious buffet
* Transportation (Buses will run every 20 minutes.)
* Admission to the Kentucky Derby Museum and gift shop
* A Mystery Betting Voucher that will buy you at least one lucky bet, some worth $50 of betting fun!
* A "Win for Losin'" drawing after each race.
Don't miss this afternoon of fun, games, racing, and special surprises just for you. Proceeds benefit the Louisville AdFed Scholorship Fund. To buy your ticket, click here.
AAF/ADVERTISING FEDERATION OF LOUISVILLE GOLF TOURNEY
June 6, 11:30 a.m.
The Advertising Federation of Louisville, with underwriting from Hilliard-Lyons, has arranged a best-ball golf tourney with individual and team prizes at Persimmon Ridge.
Persimmon Ridge is an Arthur Hillsdesigned golf course currently rated number two in Kentucky behind the nearby Jack Nicklaus Course at Valhalla (site of the 2008 Ryder Cup). Arthur Hills and Associates have designed courses in all parts of the United States as well as Europe and the Far East. Big Horn in Palm Desert is one of the more famous designs in California.
Box lunches will be distributed before a shotgun start at one p.m. A driving range and a practice putting green will be available for all participants.
Please complete the golf registration form and fax it to the Advertising Federation of Louisville at (502) 582-2446. The entry fee for Louisville AdFed members is $99. For all other players, the price is $125, which includes round-trip bus transportation from the Louisville Marriott Downtown. If you have any questions, please call the AdFed of Louisville at (502) 582-2444.
ADVERTISING HALL OF ACHIEVEMENT
Nominate a Superstar!
Call for Nominations‹Deadline: June 29, 2007
The Advertising Hall of Achievement is the industry's premier award for outstanding advertising professionals age 40 and under. If you would like to nominate a client or colleague for the Advertising Hall of Achievement 2007, please visit www.aaf.org/ahoa, or contact Dee Dee Swartz at (800) 999-2231 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AAF MEMBER BENEFITS
Mutual of Omaha Insurance
Disability, Life and Business Overhead Expense coverages are available to AAF members through the Mutual of Omaha Companies. Most plans feature reduced premiums. Simply call (800) 624-5554, and identify yourself as an AAF member. There is no cost or obligation. For more information, visit www.mutualofomaha.com/aaf.
The club services department of the American Advertising Federation is here to assist you with leadership and club management questions, securing resources and information on AAF programs. Please call (800) 999-2231 or e-mail the following individuals:
Joanne Schecter, EVP club services, email@example.com
Jeremy Hoders, director club services, firstname.lastname@example.org
Caitlin Tucker, coordinator club services, email@example.com
Lucille Hill, database coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org