2003 Club Achievement Awards



Advertising Education

Awards for advertising education are given to the clubs and federations whose programs improve the skills, professionalism and standards of current and future advertising practitioners. Education programs also provide an understanding of, and confidence in, advertising and its contributions to the community and the economy.

Division I Advertising Women of New York
Division II AdClub Indianapolis
Division III South Dakota Advertising Federation
Division IV Acadiana Advertising Federation
Division V Ad2 Tampa Bay

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Wally Snyder (left) with Devon Pero, president, Ad2 Tampa Bay (Division V)
Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising Education Awards

The Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising Education Awards are presented annually to signify Saatchi & Saatchi's commitment to advancing the professionalism and high standards of the industry. Saatchi & Saatchi provides a grant for all advertising education winners. Ad2 Tampa Bay won the grant for overall excellence in advertising education.

Club Management

Awards for Club Management are given to the clubs and federations whose policies, procedures and leadership development excel and contribute to the overall operations of the organization.

Division I Advertising Federation of Louisville
Division II AdClub Indianapolis
Division III Birmingham Advertising Federation
Division IV Daytona Beach Advertising Federation
Division V Ad2 Tampa Bay

Communications

Awards for communications are given to the clubs and federations with the most effective and creative communications material.

Division I Advertising Women of New York
Division II Orlando Advertising Federation
Division III Advertising Federation of East Central Indiana
Division IV Greenville Advertising Club
Division V Ad2 Tampa Bay and Ad2 Phoenix (tie)

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Cecelia Lang, Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive (right), presents award to Cordelia Persen, Advertising Women of New York (Division I)
Sid Bernstein Communications Awards

In honor of Sidney Bernstein who was president, publisher and columnist for Advertising Age, this award recognizes the most effective communications programs among AAF clubs and federations. The sixth annual Sid Bernstein Communications Awards, sponsored by Crain Communications, furnishes grants to all first-place winners in this category.

Cultural Diversity

Awards for cultural diversity are given to the clubs and federations whose programs increase the minority representation in an individual advertising community to more closely mirror the mix of minorities in the market.

Division I Houston Advertising Federation
Division II Orlando Advertising Federation
Division III Madison Advertising Federation
Division IV Greenville Advertising Club
Division V Ad2 Tampa Bay

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AAF Chair Mark Dacey (left) presents award to Bob Pagura, Madison Advertising Federation (Division III)
Crain Diversity Awards

Recognizing the importance of diversity programs at the local club and federation level, Crain Communications honors overall excellence in this category by providing a grant for all first-place winners.

Government Relations

Awards for Government Relations are given to the clubs and federations whose projects best build effective relationships with local, state and national governments.

Division I Advertising Federation of Louisville
Division II Orlando Advertising Federation
Division III Advertising Federation of Greater Baton Rouge
Division IV Daytona Beach Advertising Federation
Division V Ad2 Phoenix

Membership

Awards for Membership are given to the clubs and federations whose programs and activities best enhance local membership recruitment, retention and involvement.

Division I Cleveland Advertising Association
Division II Orlando Advertising Federation
Division III Birmingham Advertising Federation
Division IV Tri-City Metro Advertising Federation
Division V Ad2 Tampa Bay

Programs

Awards for Programs are given to the clubs and federations whose programming efforts foster actively interested membership, well-attended meetings and membership growth.

Division I Houston Advertising Federation
Division II Advertising Federation of Lincoln
Division III Advertising Federation of East Central Indiana
Division IV Advertising Federation of Central Oregon
Division V Ad2 Los Angeles and Ad2 Phoenix (tie)

Public Service

Awards for public service are given to the clubs and federations whose projects most effectively use advertising techniques to support local, regional or national programs on behalf of the public interest.

Division I Advertising Federation of Minnesota
Division II Omaha Federation of Advertising
Division III Austin Advertising Federation
Division IV Greenville Advertising Club
Division V Ad2 Tampa Bay

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Barbara Ruser, Omaha Federation of Advertising (Division II)
G.D. Crain Jr. Memorial Awards for Public Service

To honor the chairman and founder of Crain Communications, Inc., the G.D. Crain Jr. this award was designed to encourage and stimulate high professional standards for public service advertising by AAF clubs and federations. The G.D. Crain Foundation provides a grant to each first-place winner in the public service category, and to the winners of the Ad 2 Public Service Competition.

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AAF's Howard Bell presents award to Mark Good, Austin Advertising Federation (Division III)
Jim Fish National Public Service Award

Jim Fish, an AAF founder and former marketing head of General Mills, was a proponent of advertising clubs and federations playing an active role in public service advertising. As a fitting tribute to Jim Fish, a grant is awarded to all first-place winning entries in this category.

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