Professional Membership

Local AAF Professional and Ad 2 clubs are the lifeblood of the American Advertising Federation, giving us roots in hundreds of geographic pulse points, a powerful voice in local business communities and state legislatures. Get the most out of your membership by taking advantage of all the AAF has to offer. Our professional Ad Club and Ad 2 Club members have an array of resources at their fingertips, both at the local and national levels. 

Professional Members

  • Build relationships with professionals from all facets of the advertising industry – clients, agencies, production companies and the media – by participating in workshops, professional development seminars and attending events. Find your local Ad Club here or Ad 2 Club here
  • Connect with top names in the advertising industry and fellow club members from across the country during ADMERICA, the Advertising Hall of Achievement and the Advertising Hall of Fame.
  • Advance in your career or grow your business by taking advantage of the AAF's Job Bank, a member-only resource for industry job searches. 
  • Honor a fellow club member who has made outstanding contributions to advancing industry standards by nominating them for the AAF Silver Medal Award 
  • Gain recognition for your talent by entering the American Advertising Awards , the country’s most prominent creative competition. 
  • Share your ideas and become a contributor to the AAF's blog. Contact Dawn Reeves with topic ideas or to learn more.
  • Host a webinar with the AAF and reach a large network across the nation.

Ad 2 Members

Professional members aged 32 or under have the unique opportunity to engage at various levels within the AAF's programming. In addition to the opportunities listed above, Ad 2 club members can get involved with their membership in the below ways.

  • Browse College Chapter programs and events for speaking opportunities that will boost your career.
  • Participate in an Ad 2 Club's Public Service Initiative and National Competition. 
  • Propel your startup or brand and partner at one of the AAF's upcoming events.
  • Mentor high school students interested in a career in advertising at one of this year's summer AdCamp events.

Brands and Companies

One of the great benefits of being a member of the AAF is the unique opportunity you have to connect with corporate brands and agencies across all facets of the industry. Take advantage of your network with the AAF and connect with our corporate members to partner on an upcoming event, local awards and more! View corporate members here, login and search the AAF Engage directory to connect.


Member Benefits

We thank you for being a part of our organization and welcome you to discover all that your membership has to offer. Learn more about your member perks here and take the next steps in advancing your career.