Programs & Events

The AAF hosts a variety of events throughout the year to help further members' careers, honor their work and engage them in all aspects of advertising.
Mosaic Awards

Mosaic Center Events & Programs

The Mosaic Center for Multiculturalism implements all of the AAF's multicultural and diversity initiatives and is an established leader on multicultural marketing/advertising and inclusion issues.

ADMERICA National Conference

ADMERICA is the AAF’s national conference on advertising where our industry comes together for education, inspiration, innovation, collaboration and celebration.
National Student Advertising Conference

National Student Advertising Competition

The NSAC is the premier college advertising competition that provides college students the real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising/marketing/media campaign for a corporate client.

Mosaic Career Fair and Conference  

The Mosaic Career Fair and Conference allow college students to learn about internships and career opportunities from recruiters representing some of the nation’s top advertising, marketing and communications companies.


This summer program introduces high school students to the many facets of advertising through hands-on learning activities, a real client campaign, and interaction with ad industry professionals.

Student Advertising Career Conference

The Student Advertising Career Conference is a two-day event where students learn about advertising, discover what trends are developing and network with knowledgeable advertising professionals.
Alpha Delta Sigma

Alpha Delta Sigma

The Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society is a national honor society sponsored by the American Advertising Federation that recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement in advertising studies.

Advertising Day on the Hill

Advertising professionals from around the country will learn about the vital issues facing our industry and take to the halls of Congress to educate lawmakers about the vital role advertising plays in the U.S. economy.

Ethics Workshops & Certifications

The Institute for Advertising Ethics offers workshops and certification around the U.S. for individuals and educational institutions and businesses of all sizes.


From college students to advertising legends and outlandish creatives to brilliant media buyers, we proudly honor all of them through our advertising awards.