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AAF Pensacola

AAF Pensacola is the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), within the AAF 4th District. We’re dedicated to serving members by protecting and advancing advertising interests, including the freedom to truthfully advertise legal products. AAF Pensacola fulfills set goals through effective government relations, professional development, public education, advertising standards, community service and recognition of excellence.

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January Luncheon – Finding Success in Freelancing

Join us for our January luncheon featuring Casey Ligon, Hand Lettering and Illustration Artist. Casey will share with us her journey to full-time freelance work for big-name clients – such as Publix, Shoe Carnival, LUNA Bars, Magnum, Alexia and Clorox – as well as explain how social media helped her get there. In addition, she will share her creative process and show some of her latest work.
Date: Thursday, January 26
Time: 11:30am – 1pm
Location: Pensacola Bay Center 201 E Gregory St., Downtown Pensacola
$15 for members & students; $20 for non-members/walk-ins
Register here!

December Luncheon: ADDY Entry Workshop

Learn all things ADDYs this year! Even if you’re an ADDY veteran, many things change from year to year. We’ll update you on the must-know details of prepping and entering your work for the 2017 ADDY Awards. Also at this luncheon:
• Pick-up your entry envelopes
• Learn how to enter online
• Q&A Session
Presented by: Ashley Simmons, ADDY Entry Chair
Date: Thursday, December 8
Time: 11:30am – 1pm
Location: Pensacola Bay Center 201 E Gregory St., Downtown Pensacola
$15 for members & students; $20 for non-members/walk-ins
Register here!

2016 Media Auction

Join us at Seville Quarter on October 12 for the American Advertising Federation Pensacola Chapter’s 2016 Media Auction.

For Small Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations this event offers great opportunities for you to expand your marketing plan with great deals, the AAF Pensacola media auction allows you bid on various media services without a contract commitment. It is an ideal way to try new advertising ideas and outlets or secure deals on favorite tried-and-true tactics!

For Media Outlets or Service Providers this event provides optimal opportunities or emerging media outlets or firms to expand their client base, the media auction allows your services to be seen by many potential clients.

Proceeds support scholarships for advertising students and allows AAF Pensacola to expand professional development opportunities. The event includes the media and services silent auction and networking opportunities with advertising professionals from across the Pensacola Bay area.

September Luncheon – Join the Discussion: We’re Talking Internships!

Join us for a discussion on internships led by a panel comprised of employers who offer internship programs and local educators who see to it that students are prepared for such opportunities. While the panel will lead the majority of the conversation, input and questions from the group will be strongly encouraged. 

Panel will include: 

Kurt Wise, Professor and Chair, Department of Communication, University of West Florida
Namrata Advani, Senior Art Director, Lamar Graphics
Krist Lien, District Academic Department Head, Visual Arts, Pensacola State College
Paul Stadden, Program & Production Director, NewsRadio 1620, and Producer of Pensacola Right Now

Moderator: Ashley Simmons, Internship Coordinator, Department of Communication, University of West Florida

Date: Thursday, September 22
Time: 11:30am – 1pm
Location: Pensacola Bay Center 201 E Gregory St., Downtown Pensacola

$15 for members & students; $20 for non-members/walk-ins

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Spring Fundraiser Announced! We’re going Disco Bowling at Cordova Lanes on June 23! Grab your team and register here.

*You can also register as an individual bowler to be placed on a team.




Now accepting 2016-2017 Board Members!

If you enjoy marketing and advertising, meeting new people, and building a better industry community, you are  a perfect fit for the AAF Pensacola Board of Directors. 

Check out the Available Board Position Descriptions by clicking here.




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