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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.



Webinar: AAF Club Services Creative Caffeine Chat

AI Advertising: The Next Era of Digital Marketing

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.

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

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News Feed

Sony Music Group Exec Succeeds Outgoing Board Chair Lynn Lewis, US CEO, UM Worldwide. Carter Murray, CEO FCB Global, Named Vice Chair of Board.
The American Advertising Federation proudly announces Steve Hall as the 2021 Barton A. Cummings Gold Medal Award recipient.
Distinguished Advertising Educator Award Recognition Goes to John H. Murphy of The University of Texas at Austin Professor Emeritus Murphy will be honored as the 2021 recipient of the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) annual award for excellen
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.