Columbus AAF News

A Few Freelance/Solo Resources & Recommendations

On September 10th, we hosted a panel with a few solo professionals to talk about taking the leap into working for yourself. We talked about what their challenges are, what it’s like for clients to work with a solo-shop, and how they work alongside traditional agencies. They had some recommendations to share with the audience, […]

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Now Accepting Nominations: 2020 Silver Medal Award

The AAF Silver Medal Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advertising industry and who have actively furthered the industry’s standards for creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concerns. The deadline for this year’s nominations is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

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2020 Presidential Update

Our mission is to be an indispensable resource for growing, sharing, and learning to all people at the intersection of the advertising, marketing, and creative communities.  With that in mind, we are making adjustments to how AAF Columbus will operate during the 2020-21 year. Here are some new ways we intend to serve you: Virtual […]

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4 Ideas for Staying Creative While Staying at Home

Being at home has created a seismic shift in the way people think about how work gets done–and that includes the creative industry. The monotony of unchanging surroundings has the potential to push us into a rut if we don’t we find ways to fuel our creative spark. Here are four ideas for staying creative […]

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Pictures From the 2019 Silver Medal Luncheon

Thank you to everyone that joined us at our annual recognition and celebration event. We honored Bob Wiseman and Vicky Easterday for their lifetime achievements, thanked our outgoing president, Bethany Beaman, welcomed our new president, Scott Baldner, recognized our board member of the year, Jackie Robles, and welcomed in a new board chapter for 2019/2020. […]

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Now Accepting Nominations: 2019 Rising Star Award

Do you know a Rising Star in our industry? Nominate a young professional for our 2019 Rising Star Award. Deadline for nomination is 5pm on Monday, March 18, 2019 . What is the Rising Star Award? The Columbus American Advertising Federation (AAF) Rising Star Award was created to recognize young advertising and marketing professionals in Central Ohio who are […]

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Upcoming Events

The [Virtual] Pitch 2020

Oct 19
@8:00 am

Job Searching in a Pandemic: Presented by The Employment Experts at Dawson

Oct 21
@4:00 pm

Pivot: How local retail is moving forward

Nov 10
@5:00 pm

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