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Professional Development


June 7–11, 2021

The AAF’s annual conference met to enhance enthusiasm for the advertising industry and the leadership skills of our grassroots network.



Upcoming Webinar: AAF Club Services Creative Caffeine Chat

AI Advertising: The Next Era of Digital Marketing

May 27, 2021 | 10:30am ET

Join IBM Watson Advertising Brand Strategist, Grace Murphy, in a discussion about key factors driving advertising industry disruption and how brands can adapt to thrive in the next era of digital marketing.

#AAFWebinars #AAFCreativeCaffeineChat


Salute to Achievers

June 11, 2021

American Advertising Awards Gala

June 11, 2021

Recognizing the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.



For Students


July 12-16, 2021
Introduces high school students to the many facets of the advertising industry.
For Students

National Student Advertising Competiton

June 3-4, 2021
The competition's top 8 teams compete for 1st-3rd place.
#NSAC2021 sponsored by Tinder
Corporate Members

We have 50 corporate members from the nation's leading advertisers, advertising agencies and media companies partner with the AAF. 

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News Feed

The AAF today announced seven new board members and eight new corporate members including Amobee, Known, Lerma Agency, Niantic, Sony Music Group, The Atlantic, TikTok and Twitter.
Two bills taxing advertising have been introduced in the Louisiana legislature. HB 605, introduced by Representative Mark Wright (R-Covington) is a broad-based services tax that includes advertising services.
As I am sure you know, the Maryland General Assembly passed the legislation delaying implementation of the Digital Ad Tax for one year and excluding broadcasters and news media entities from the tax.
MediaVillage and have joined forces with the American Advertising Federation to expand AAF’s programs focused on advancing advertising as a career opportunity for diverse high school and college students.
The hearing on the Commercial Mail bill scheduled for April 5 was cancelled at the request of the sponsor, State Senator Monique Limon.