AAF clubs and members have the opportunity to win several different awards. Locally, we give out the Member of the Year Award, the Silver Medal and are a part of the American Advertising Awards. Click an award type below for more details.


American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Awards, formerly the ADDYs, is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club (Ad Club) competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.

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Member of the Year

The Member of the Year Award was created to recognize a member that exhibits the greatest commitment to the industry and the AAF of the Midlands through committee involvement, time and resources invested, and their positive impact on our organization.

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Silver Medal

The AAF’s Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Annually, AAF member clubs bestow this honor upon outstanding members of the local advertising community.

Past Recipients