AAF 2022 News Archive

Adjunct Instructor Daniel John Petek will be honored as the 2022 recipient of the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) annual award for excellence in advertising education.
On behalf of the advertising industry, we oppose HB 987 as currently drafted, because the bill is out of step with other existing state privacy laws.
The American Advertising Federation (AAF) will induct eight industry luminaries into the Advertising Hall of Fame at a gala in New York City on April 26.
The "Biggest Night in Advertising" will take place on Tuesday, April 26 at Cipriani Wall Street. On that night, the AAF will induct eight individuals into the Advertising Hall of Fame. IBM will also be inducted as a corporate honoree.
AAF partners with Universal McCann and Vox Media to carve out a new path of entry for people of color into the ad industry with "Breaking Media"—a 9-week program designed to educate students on topics from media planning to personal branding.
Clark Rector, EVP, government affairs at American Advertising Federation, on a day to demonstrate to lawmakers the power and passion of the advertising industry’s grassroots network.
As you may know, privacy legislation is making its way through the Florida legislature. It has passed the House and has been sent to the Senate. AAF believes the legislation is flawed and being unnecessarily rushed through towards passage.
Good news. The Representative Petrie, Chairman of the Appropriations and Revenue Committee and author of HB 8 has removed the ad tax from the bill. It would appear that lawmakers heard loud and clear from the industry that an ad tax is a bad tax.
State RepresentativeJason Petrie (R-Elkton) Chair of the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee introduced HB 8, which would expand Kentucky’s 6% gross receipts sales and use tax base to 39 new services.
AAF Board Chair, Tiffany R. Warren of Sony Music, discusses ways the Most Promising Multicultural Students program has helped solve the industry’s DEI talent challenges.