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August 2019

2019 Kickoff & Art Auction

August 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Save the Date - AAF is back for the 2019 – 2020 year! You may still be posting your beach trip pictures to Instagram, but believe it or not – the annual AAF Kickoff & Art Auction is right around the corner! Mark your calendars for Thursday, August 22 to join us at City Market in the Vista! This silent auction features local artists from around the Midlands, so stop by to expand your art collection while you expand your…

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September 2019

September Lunch & Learn: Jennifer Sutton, BRIGHT + CO Marketers

September 17, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of the Midlands, 1818 Blanding Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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Jennifer founded her company, BRIGHT+CO, a full-service marketing and advertising agency in 2013. Prior to 2013, Jennifer and BRIGHT+CO's other principal, Andy Mendelsohn, both worked at big, global agencies on big, global brands. They did well, worked their way up and gained enormous experience. So much experience, in fact, that they realized there was a better way. Come hear about Jennifer’s journey on starting BRIGHT+CO, its unique business model, and the growth plan she created for the company. Local, regional…

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October 2019

Advertising Ethics Certification Webinar

October 10, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that AAF National is offering our members, and the advertising industry at-large, a FREE 90-minute certificate course presented by the Institute for Advertising Ethics' Wally Snyder. The course will provide insight into the importance of creating ethical advertising in a competitive business environment. From consumer privacy rights and creating cultural value systems to affirmative disclosures and the regulations behind truth and transparency, this course will cover a wide variety of information geared to educate participants…

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November 2019

AAF of the Midlands 2019 Oyster Roast & Auction

November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Carolina Haven, 807 Bluff Road
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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AAF of the Midlands is hosting our annual Oyster Roast & Auction on Thursday, November 7! We will have our signature live media auction, in addition to a silent lifestyle auction. We will post a preview of the items closer to the event! Tickets are free for members and $25 for non-members. Tickets are $35 at the door regardless of member status. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.

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Life After Work: Meet the Board

November 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Graduate Columbia, 1619 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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Want to get to know your fellow AAF member? How about the Board? Then meet us at Graduate Columbia to catch up before the bustle of the holidays begins! There will be a 10% discount off happy hour prices. Right in the heart of downtown Columbia on the scenic campus of the University of South Carolina, Graduate Columbia blends historic grandeur with pops of prep for a stay that feels like home. See you there!

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January 2020

January Lunch and Learn Featuring Yeosh Bendayan, Push Button Productions

January 21 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of the Midlands, 1818 Blanding Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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Our last four luncheons have been SOLD OUT, so get your tickets today! The Future of Audio Where is audio headed? Yeosh will talk about everything from devices like Alexa and Google Home to digital streaming services like Pandora and Spotify,to the future for broadcast radio, podcasts and more! About Yeosh Bendayan The year: 1983. The place: Miami. Isaac and Maria Bendayan, an adorable couple who had recently arrived in the States, were in for a surprise… they were expecting…

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February 2020

American Advertising Awards Preview Party

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Bar, 1211 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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See You at the Preview Party! Want to see awesome creative work from the American Advertising Awards early? You're in luck - we're having a preview party! Join us at Art Bar on Thursday, February 6 to see all the amazing entries before the winners are announced. Check out the creative, mingle with other members and enjoy happy hour drink specials. This is a FREE event, but please let us know you're coming! American Advertising Awards Preview Party Art Bar…

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AAF February Lunch & Learn: Tiffany Andrews, Myrtle Beach Convention Center

February 18 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of the Midlands, 1818 Blanding Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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Have you Googled your business lately? Tiffany Andrews, Sales & Marketing Coordinator with the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, will explain why you shouldn’t be neglecting your “Google My Business” listing and talk about the latest trends in digital search and more! The charismatic Tiffany Andrews joined Myrtle Beach Convention Center in fall of 2003. A marketer for 17 years, Tiffany has a BA in English Literature with a Minor in Communications from Fayetteville State University. She strives to push the…

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American Advertising Awards Gala

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come celebrate the best of local advertising and communications with the American Advertising Awards Gala! Join us on Saturday, February 22 at 1208 Washington Place to find out the winners of the 2020 American Advertising Awards. Black tie optional. General Entry: 7 p.m. VIP Access: 6 p.m. VIP access includes early access to event for one hour, including bar, hors d’oeuvres and exclusive access to the Speakeasy at beginning of event. Please note the Speakeasy is 21+. About the American…

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August 2020

Kickoff Mask-erade

August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Steel Hands Brewing, 2350 Foreman Street
Cayce, 29033 United States
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Quarantine got you feeling a little tired of being in the house? Join us for a safe, social-distancing, mask-erade style kickoff (see what we did there? 😉). You've heard it once, but we will say it again - this year looks completely different for all of us and we are doing our best to resume some sense of normalcy. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 26 to join us at Steel Hands Brewing in Cayce! Stop by to learn about…

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