AAF Events (June through December)

AAF National Conference 2007

June 7 - ­9, 2007

Louisville, Ky.

National Student Advertising Competition

June 7 - ­8, 2007

Louisville, Ky.

ADDY® Awards

June 9, 2007

Louisville, Ky.

Diversity Achievement and Mosaic Awards & Forum

September 26, 2007

New York Atheletic Club

New York, N.Y.

Student Conference

October 18 - ­19, 2007


Dulles, Va.


1101 Vermont Avenue NW

Suite 500

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."          

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 mranadive@aaf.org.

Ad Expo 2007 Exhibitors and Recruiters (as of May 15, 2007)

ACA Media Group

The Award Group

Continental Products

Cvent Inc.

Digital Highpoint

Eastern Kentucky University

Elecom Software

GM Planworks*

Goodby Silverstein & Partners*

Leo Burnett*

LexisNexis Redbooks

McQuiddy Printing

Miami Ad School*

Mutual of Omaha

Okina Sales Inc.

NeuroFocus Inc.

Paper Chain

Preferred Marketing Solutions

Skyline Exhibits

Taylor Box Company

United Mail

VCU Adcenter


Visual Image Systems Co.

Vivid Impact

West Virginia University



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


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.


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.


 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.


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 dswartz@aaf.org.


 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, jschecter@aaf.org

Jeremy Hoders, director ­ club services, jhoders@aaf.org

Caitlin Tucker, coordinator ­ club services, ctucker@aaf.org

Lucille Hill, database coordinator, lhill@aaf.org

Troy Burwell
(713) 979-0700
(713) 979-0701
Author: Troy Burwell
Phone: (713) 979-0700
Fax: (713) 979-0701
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