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  • AAF of the Midlands to Host Annual Local Art Auction

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    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 […]

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  • Calling All Midlands Artists!

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    The American Advertising Federation of the Midlands is excited to host its annual Kickoff & Art Auction again this year! Each year we ask local artists to participate in our art auction and showcase their artwork. Participating artists will receive 50-percent of the proceeds; the other 50-percent will go to AAF of the Midlands to […]

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  • AAF Announces 2018 National Student Advertising Competition Sponsor, Ocean Spray Cranberries

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    WASHINGTON DC, June 28, 2017—Partnering with another global, iconic brand, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) is excited to announce Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. as the corporate sponsor for the 2018 National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The 2018 NSAC will require each AAF college chapter team to develop a written, integrated marketing campaign proposal and a 20-minute […]

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  • Johnson & Wales University Wins 2017 AAF NSAC

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    The team’s integrated marketing campaign took 1st place, beating out over 160 teams from across the country. NEW ORLEANS, LA, June 10, 2017—Charged with generating excitement and buzz in the frozen foods category while making the Tai Pei brand more relevant to younger millennial consumers, Johnson & Wales University’s insights and creativity pushed the team […]

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  • 2017 Advertising Hall of Achievement Inductees Announced

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    The American Advertising Federation (AAF) to Recognize Top Executives from Beats by Dr. Dre, BBDO SF, JP Morgan Chase, Kimberly-Clark, STORY, Twitter and UM/J3 WASHINGTON, DC, June 13, 2017—Marking 25 years of celebrating outstanding achievements in the advertising industry, the AAF Advertising Hall of Achievement’s distinguished Council of Judges elected seven new industry superstars for […]

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  • 2017-2018 Slate of Officers

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    Below is the 2017-2018 Slate of Officers for AAF of the Midlands. Please email questions, comments or suggestions to Stephanie Owens. President, Stephanie Owens (Riggs Partners) President Elect, Lenza Jolley (Keenan Suggs) Ex Officio, Skot Garrick (SC Education Association) Treasurer, Joey Wallace (United Way of the Midlands) Programs Co-Chair, Lauren Elliott (Cyberwoven) Programs Co-Chair, Stephanie Hooker (UCI […]

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  • AAF of the Midlands Garners Honors in Four Club Achievement Categories

    Local advertising/pr/media organization secures four Club Achievement distinctions as recognition of its commitment to providing quality membership value and community service. (Columbia, S.C.)- The American Advertising Federation of the Midlands (AAF) is pleased to announce it has garnered four Club Achievement Awards for the 2016-2017 year. AAF of the Midlands merited 1st Place in Public Service, […]

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  • 2017 District 3 American Advertising Award Winners Announced

    COLUMBIA, SC – District Three of the American Advertising Federation announced the American Advertising Award winners on April 1, 2017, recognizing work in the industries of advertising, marketing, public relations, photography, graphic design and related fields from agencies, businesses and individuals doing business in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina as well as college students studying […]

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  • AAF of the Midlands Announces Call for Public Service Applications

    AAF of the Midlands Announces Call for Public Service Applications Local Advertising Organization Seeks Nonprofit Client for 2017-2018 Public Service Campaign Media Contact: Lauren Elliott laurkraw@gmail.com 203-232-9162 COLUMBIA, S.C. – The American Advertising Federation (AAF) of The Midlands has announced they are accepting applications from nonprofit organizations to become the club’s public service client for […]

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  • Creative Minds/Mentors Needed for CreateAthon@USC

    Do you have 24 hours to give back for a great cause? CreateAthon@USC 2016 is looking for communication professionals to mentor students for our 4th annual pro bono creative marathon. On October 21-22, nearly a hundred students will work around the clock conceiving, writing, and designing advertising and marketing communications for eight deserving non-profits. Eight […]

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