AAF News

6/8/2021 
Sony Music Group Exec Succeeds Outgoing Board Chair Lynn Lewis, US CEO, UM Worldwide. Carter Murray, CEO FCB Global, Named Vice Chair of Board.
5/19/2021 
The American Advertising Federation proudly announces Steve Hall as the 2021 Barton A. Cummings Gold Medal Award recipient.
5/17/2021 
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
5/3/2021 
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.
4/16/2021 
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.
4/15/2021 
As I am sure you know, the Maryland General Assembly passed the legislation delaying implementation of the Digital Ad Tax for one year and excluding broadcasters and news media entities from the tax.
4/14/2021 
MediaVillage and AdvancingDiversity.org have joined forces with the American Advertising Federation to expand AAF’s programs focused on advancing advertising as a career opportunity for diverse high school and college students.
4/7/2021 
The hearing on the Commercial Mail bill scheduled for April 5 was cancelled at the request of the sponsor, State Senator Monique Limon.
4/5/2021 
As you know, the Digital Ad Tax is now Maryland law. However, there is still a great deal of uncertainty – within the business community and government – as to what that means.
4/5/2021 
Google’s Covid-19 vaccine ad says farewell to “virtual,” “lockdown” and more. The search bar reframes life as if it’s going back to normal.