Advertising and Government

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Join us September 11, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. to hear from American Advertising Federation’s Executive VP of Government Relations Clark Rector, who will be sharing The Buzz from Capitol Hill. Clark will share the latest on what you need to know about advertising and government today.

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Speaker: Clark Rector
Speaker Clark Rector
As executive vice president-government affairs, Clark Rector oversees and directs the lobbying efforts of the American Advertising Federation’s grassroots network of 40,000 advertising professionals in some 200 local advertising clubs and federations nationwide. Together, they have defeated ad tax proposals and other threats to advertising in Congress, nearly every state ...

As executive vice president-government affairs, Clark Rector oversees and directs the lobbying efforts of the American Advertising Federation’s grassroots network of 40,000 advertising professionals in some 200 local advertising clubs and federations nationwide. Together, they have defeated ad tax proposals and other threats to advertising in Congress, nearly every state and numerous cities and counties.


In his role as chief public policy advocate for the Federation, Rector meets with lawmakers and regulators to educate them about advertising and represent the industry’s position on important legislative and regulatory matters.  He has testified for the AAF before the U.S. Senate and Federal Trade Commission, as well as numerous state legislatures and city governments.


Prior to joining the AAF in 1988, Rector spent two years on Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant for Congressman Tom Luken of Ohio.  He also spent three years working in local television in Austin, Texas.


Rector is a graduate of the University of Texas and received a Master of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa.

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Organizer Troy Burwell

When?

Thu, Sept. 11, 2014
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Where?

Houston Federal Reserve Bank
1801 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019
United States