Membership

By joining AAF Columbus, you also become a member of the American Advertising Federation’s national organization.* AAF is 40,000+ members strong nationwide, which means no matter where you go, you can find other members to connect with. This can be extremely helpful when you’re looking for anything from a job to new business. It also means there are benefits available to you on a national level, ranging from discounts on rental cars and shipping services to free whitepapers and webinars. You can find a full list of national benefits at www.aaf.org.

Members enjoy discounts on our educational programs and events, American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) entries, and access to post jobs to our job board. See the levels below for more details.

So, what are you waiting for? Join the network of agency professionals, freelancers, corporate marketers, and vendors in the Columbus area today!

Not sure which level is right for you, want to discuss other options, or want to meet to learn more about AAF Columbus and what we do? Reach out to our membership committee at membership@aafcolumbus.org.

National Level Memberships

Young Professional

$97/year

(Must be under 35 years of age)

  • Premium Networking with Industry Professionals and Creatives
  • Member rates for members at all AAF Columbus functions
  • Access to Online Member Directory
  • Discounted Entry to American Advertising Awards (ADDYs)
  • Access to member-only events
  • National Membership
  • Discounts on AdAge and ADWEEK, Nationwide Insurance, and FedEx
  • Individual membership

Professional

$190/year

  • Premium Networking with Industry Professionals and Creatives
  • Member rates for members at all AAF Columbus functions
  • Access to Online Member Directory
  • Discounted Entry to American Advertising Awards (ADDYs)
  • Access to member-only events
  • National Membership
  • Discounts on AdAge and ADWEEK, Nationwide Insurance, and FedEx
  • Individual membership

Corporate

$620/year

(18.42% savings per membership)

  • Up to 4 individual members included (additional members available at request)*
    *People within the company can be substituted
  • Premium Networking with Industry Professionals and Creatives
  • Member rates for members at all AAF Columbus functions
  • Access to Online Member Directory
  • Ability to post job opportunities included
  • Discounted Entry to American Advertising Awards (ADDYs)
  • Access to member-only events
  • National Membership
  • Discounts on AdAge and ADWEEK, Nationwide Insurance, and FedEx
  • Access to Recruiting Opportunities (mock interviews, portfolio reviews, etc.) at Central Ohio schools

Corporate Gold

$1,300/year

(31.58% savings per membership)

  • Up to 10 individual members included (additional members available at request)*
    *People within the company can be substituted
  • Premium Networking with Industry Professionals and Creatives
  • Member rates for members at all AAF Columbus functions
  • Access to Online Member Directory
  • Ability to post job opportunities included
  • Discounted Entry to American Advertising Awards (ADDYs)
  • Access to member-only events
  • National Membership
  • Discounts on AdAge and ADWEEK, Nationwide Insurance, and FedEx
  • Access to Recruiting Opportunities (mock interviews, portfolio reviews, etc.) at Central Ohio schools

Local Level Memberships

*Please note that local memberships do not include national membership or discounted American Advertising Award (ADDY) entries.

Social

$65/year

  • Premium Networking with Industry Professionals and Creatives
  • Member rates for members at all AAF Columbus functions
  • Access to Online Member Directory
  • Access to member-only events
  • Individual membership

Student

$35/year

(Must be full-time student from an accredited school who is pursuing a degree/career in advertising, marketing, communications, or public relations field)

  • Premium Networking with Industry Professionals and Creatives
  • Student rates for members at all AAF Columbus functions
  • Access to Online Member Directory
  • Discounted Entry to American Advertising Awards (ADDYs)
  • Access to member-only events

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