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Merry Mingle Benefits Limitless Ambition

Merry Mingle Benefits Limitless Ambition

Akron Area Advertising and Marketing Associations Host Holiday Party with Heart The 5th annual holiday charity networking event, Merry Mingle, was held Nov. 30 at Waterloo Restaurant & Catering. It was hosted by AAF-Akron, the Akron/Canton Chapter of the National...

2022 Annual Meeting Recap

2022 Annual Meeting Recap

The 2022 AAF-Akron Annual Meeting was held Thursday, October 20 at the Knight Stage in downtown Akron. President Brianna Kelly presided over the annual meeting and updated members on highlights from the last year and goals for 2023. In case you missed it, here's the...

2022-2023 Applause Awards

New for AAF-Akron Members Earn points throughout the year by doing things you would do normally — attend events, enter the American Advertising Awards, and more. This friendly, point-based competition allows us to recognize and reward our members’ service and...

2023 American Advertising Award Partnerships

2023 American Advertising Award Partnerships

Connect with our creative community by being front and center at the 2023 Awards Show on Friday, February 24, 2023 at The Akron Civic Theatre. Title Partner | $5,000• “Presented By: Your Company Name/logo” in promotional materials• Onstage sponsor recognition•...

James Penfield “Penny” Seiberling

James Penfield “Penny” Seiberling

AAF-Akron's first president and charter member. Biographical Essay on the Life of JAMES PENFIELD SEIBERLING July 3, 1898-October 13, 1982 Written for the Summit County Historical Society By Harriet D. Chapman If your birthday is July 3, you share it with James...

Autumn Bland Hudson Named Penny Award Recipient

Autumn Bland Hudson Named Penny Award Recipient

Honored for her outstanding contribution AAF-Akron is pleased to announce that Autumn Bland Hudson, producer and photographer for Todd Biss Productions, is the 2022 recipient of its inaugural Penny Award. Autumn earned her BFA in photography at Myers School of Art at...

AAF-Akron Seeks Penny Award Nominations

AAF-Akron Seeks Penny Award Nominations

In it's inaugural year, the award honors an advertising professional under 40. The Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF-Akron) invites the community to submit nominations for its inaugural Penny Award. The Penny Award recognizes young...

Clever is the 2023 Design Partner 

Clever is the 2023 Design Partner 

AAF-Akron is pleased to work with Youngstown marketing agency, Clever!  As Clever as They Come Clever is a team of experienced marketing professionals creating branding, design and digital work for clients of all sizes. They believe in a simple idea that great design...

AAF-Akron Wins Four National Awards

AAF-Akron Wins Four National Awards

AAF-Akron is pleased to announce that two of its members, along with the chapter itself, won national awards at ADMERICA, AAF's national conference, held June 2–5, 2022 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, TN. Jeff (JD) Dumire at the Salute the Achievers...

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