Advertising Hall of Achievement

November 12, 2019 | Hilton Chicago

The Advertising Hall of Achievement, a bicoastal event, has long been the gold standard in recognizing top advertising thought leaders age 40 and younger. For over 25 years, the Advertising Hall of Achievement, remains the premier industry event to recognize young, talented individuals who are making a significant impact in the advertising industry and through philanthropic work in their communities. The impressive alumni network includes 174 members with expertise spanning the entire spectrum of the advertising industry including clients, agencies, media and tech. The event is attended by over 600 C-suite and senior level advertising and business leaders and is the second-largest fundraiser for the Federation providing a vital source of funding necessary to continue the wide range of educational, multicultural, and advocacy initiatives that are critical to our industry.

Nominations are now open for the 2019 class of the Advertising Hall of Achievement!



Tal Chalozin


Laura Correnti

Giant Spoon

Ryan Eckel

Dick’s Sporting Goods

Dhane Scotti


Evin Shutt

 Jack Avrett Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Kerry Steib





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