Benefits of Membership

Local Ad Clubs and College Chapters sponsor a variety of programs, including industry-related speaking events, professional development workshops, educational seminars, public service initiatives, social events and local award competitions recognizing excellence in advertising.

Ad Club Benefits

  • 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.
  • 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 Career Center, a resource for industry-related jobs.
  • Promote the value of advertising in your local community by participating in the National Club Achievement Competition.
  • Honor a fellow club member who has made outstanding contributions to advancing industry standards by nominating them for the Silver Medal Award or the Barton A. Cummings Gold Medal Award.
  • Gain recognition for your talent by entering the American Advertising Awards, the country’s most prominent creative competition.
  • Host a webinar with the AAF and reach a large network across the nation.

Ad 2 Club Benefits

Ad 2 Clubs are for professional members aged 32 or under have the unique opportunity to engage at various levels within the AAF's programming.

  • Browse AAF events for speaking opportunities that will boost your career.
  • Participate in an Ad 2 Club's Public Service Competition.
  • Grow, learn and accelerate your career with like-minded peers.  
  • Exchange ideas and make connections with networking events and professional development seminars. 
  • Mentor high school students interested in a career in advertising at AAF's summer AdCamps.

Join Your Local Ad Club or Ad 2 Club

College Chapter Benefits

The AAF provides students with opportunities to gain valuable insights into the worlds of advertising, to make connections with industry professionals, and to discover internship and job opportunities that will help propel your advertising career forward.

Join Your Local College Chapter


Affinity Partner Benefits

Members of the American Advertising Federation are also eligible for discounts on products and services through an exclusive network. Click each benefit below to learn more about the discounts you receive as a member.

AAF SmartBrief 

SmartBrief is an opt-in e-news service available to the AAF's members and delivers the most essential advertising news of the day.

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AdAge is the leading global source of news, intelligence and conversation for the marketing and media community.

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Associated Posters is the AAF’s official one-stop print shop for GRAND and w-i-d-e formats. AAF members enjoy a 5% discount.

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ASPCA Health Insurance 

Focus more on your pet’s care and less on costs with ASPCA Pet Health Insurance. Plus, you can save 10% on your base plan premium with a multiple pet discount!

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The Award Group 

The Award Group is the official provider of the of the National ADDY Award—the official trophy for the American Advertising Awards.

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Brooks Brothers 

Enroll for a complimentary Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership Card and receive an everyday 15% savings on full-price merchandise.

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Career Center 

The AAF Career Center offers professional services to help professionals build and manage their career.

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With Communo, you have the opportunity to do the kind of work you most desire, collaborate with industry experts, grow your team and your business.

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Constant Contact 

Members get 10% off—awe-inspiring templates, easy-to-use editor, powerful list-building tools, expert advice and live support.

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Experian is the leading provider of customizable mailing lists, market research reports and online print and mailing services.

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GE Appliances 

GE Appliances, the leader in premium finish choices, is offering discounts on their entire product line of high-quality appliances.

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Receive special car rental savings from Hertz, plus, enjoy bonus coupons and free travel perks when signing up for Hertz Gold Plus Rewards.

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Lenovo, a global leader in the PC marketplace, is offering discounts on their entire product line of PC products.

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Office Depot 

The American Advertising Federation has partnered with Office Depot to bring you a national discount program.

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SoFi is offering members special discounts on student loan refinancing and personal loans.

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Save up to 34% on a broad portfolio of shipping services, plus, get 50% off UPS Next Day Air, UPS Next Day Air Saver, UPS Worldwide Express export, UPS Worldwide Saver export, and UPS Worldwide Expedited export shipments for up to four weeks after you enroll.  

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WordStream Advisor is the only software designed specifically to help small and medium-sized businesses maximize results from their online advertising.  

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