July 25, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The American Advertising Federation (AAF) of the Midlands will host their annual Kickoff & Art Auction featuring local Midlands artists on Thursday, August 3 at the Agape Conference Center (1620 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201) from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The free event will benefit local artists and the AAF of the Midlands’ 2017-2018 programming and mission, “to protect and advance advertising interests and education.”
“The art auction is one of my favorite events of the season,” said Stephanie Owens, AAF of the Midlands 2017-2018 President. “It is a great opportunity to network with other professionals while supporting our local art scene.”
More than 15 local artists will be featured, including “That Godzilla Guy” Sean McGuiness, Tim Floyd, Melissa Ligon, Jeff Amberg, Shelby LeBlanc, Trina Jester and Olivia Rae.
Some of the programming that this event will benefit will be the organization’s monthly professional development luncheons, “Life After Work” evening networking events, an Oyster Roast which includes a media auction, and the American Advertising Awards which recognizes and honors advertising creatives in the Midlands.
For more information about the AAF Kickoff & Art Auction or to register, please visit our event page.