Help AAF-Gainesville unify our industry

 

Your membership with the AAF, through your company or organization, your club or your college, connects you to the entire advertising community and provides you with great opportunities for networking, education and valuable discounts.

AAF educates members on the latest trends in advertising, marketing and government issues with a variety of annual programs. Attendance at the AAF District Conferences, AAF National Conference and Government Affairs Day in Tallahassee provides members with the information necessary to stay current and competitive in the industry.

Greetings From Our New President

Welcome to a new and exciting year for AAF Gainesville.

AAF Gainesville is affiliated with the only organization that includes members across all disciplines and career levels in advertising. You can build your connections and celebrate this ever-changing, amazing industry we work in.

AAF Gainesville has been an active part of the Gainesville business community for well over 25 years. Our members include advertising agencies, television and radio stations, print publications, small businesses, non-profits and more. AAF Gainesville is affiliated with the American Advertising Federation (AAF) 4th District Florida/Caribbean. This vast network is a wonderful resource for professional opportunities and recognition, both locally and throughout the District.

We hold monthly educational meetings, social gatherings, the annual ADDY Awards, participate in legislative efforts, and host fundraising projects including the inaugural Lazy River 5K Fun Run and River Float at Ginnie Springs to support The Florida Springs Institute preservation efforts. Membership entitles you to free attendance at all programs and socials, not including the ADDY awards banquet.

If by chance you are not a member – now is the time to join! Membership levels are available for individuals, businesses of all sizes, as well as for students. Join now to get the best rate when entering the upcoming ADDY Awards competition. This acclaimed advertising contest, judged by industry professionals, can possibly bring your business local, district and even national recognition.

And, AAF Gainesville is more than just a professional organization. Many Gainesville members have been a part of this organization for decades forming lifelong friendships.

Need to know more? Information is available on memberships, ADDY entries as well as discounts from the national AAF organization. Renew or become a member today and get ready to take your career to the next level.

Thanks for your commitment as we embark on a new AAF Gainesville adventure. Join me for a fun and exciting year!

Nita

 

AAF Gainesville and AIGA Tailgate

Gator_HelmutSaturday, September 16 at 11:30 a.m.
231 Architecture Building Stadium Road

Join your fellow AAF Gainesville members and members of the American Institute of Graphic Arts Gainesville Chapter for a tailgating event before the UF vs. Tennessee game.

 

Participants can enjoy barbeque ribs, sliders and chips and salsa from Gators Dockside

Free for members/$5 for non members

Check back for updates.

Join us for lunch with James Bates!

 

MAY 2017 LUNCHEON

Thursday, May 18th
Sweetwater Branch Inn

11:30am – 1:00pm

Join AAF Gainesville and our friends at FPRA Gainesville for our May Luncheon!

Our speaker will be former Gator football player James Bates. He is a Fox Sports football broadcaster, teaches a play by play/TV host class at UF’s College of Journalism and Communications and paints portraits at his studio Batesy Paintwww.b8sypaint.com. You can read more about him in this ESPN article at http://es.pn/2pmvhkX.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

ADDY Gala SOLD OUT!

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SOLD OUT!

February 24, 2017
Blue Gill Quality Foods
1310 SW 13th St.
Gainesville, FL 32601?

ADDY Entry Deadline

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2700 S.W. 13t Street from Noon to 5 p.m.

Friday, January, 13, 2017

January Special Event

Friday, Jan. 20 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Gainesville Country Club
“Attain Anything”with Best-Selling Author Peter Voogd

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AAF Gainesville Holiday Social on Dec. 14

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Wednesday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Blue Gill Quality Food
1310 SW 13 Street

Join AF Gainesville members to kick off the holiday season. Enjoy beverages and great appetizers.

We will have ADDY Entry Packets and register to win 2 tickets to the Peter Voogd Speaking Engagement on Jan. 20.

ADDY 2017 Entry Packet Pick-up

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ADDY® SEASON IS HERE!

Join us this Friday, December 9 at the CYM Coffee Co. front patio to collect your ADDY entry packets. We’ll be available to answer any questions you may have about the entry process, dates, and categories!

 

Friday, December 9
5 p.m.

CYM Coffee Co.
5404 NW 8th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32605

Joint Meeting: AAF Gainesville and FPRA – Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

tylers-hopeThe November joint meeting will feature a presentation by Tyler’s Hope. Tyler’s Hope is a national non-profit organization that raises money and awareness about the debilitating movement disorder, dystonia. The presentation will focus on the marketing and public relations challenges for running a national charity organization for a disorder that is not widely understood.

Sweetwater Branch Inn | 625 E. University Avenue | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Networking: 11:30 a.m.
Lunch and Presentation: 12 – 1 p.m.

Ticket Information:
$18 – Members
$22 – Future Members

Register Now:


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