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Connect with our Creative Community!

Connect with our Creative Community!

2024 American Advertising Awards Sponsorships Available
Awards Show: Friday, March 1, 2024 at The Akron Civic Theatre

 Title Partner | $5,000• “Presented By: Your Company Name/logo” in promo materials
• Onstage sponsor recognition
• 3-minute onstage...

Merry Mingle Benefits Kosich Fund

Merry Mingle Benefits Kosich Fund

AAF-Akron and NSME hosted their sixth annual Merry Mingle on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at Waterloo Restaurant & Catering. This year, Merry Mingle coincided with GivingTuesday—a global day of giving where people all over the world come together to support their favorite...

2023 Annual Meeting Recap

2023 Annual Meeting Recap

The 2023 AAF-Akron Annual Meeting was held Thursday, October 19 at the Knight Stage in downtown Akron. President Brianna Kelly presided over the annual meeting and updated members on highlights from the past year and recognized our honorees. AAF-Akron President...

HigH Five Award Winners

HigH Five Award Winners

The inaugural High Five Awards recognize those advertising and marketing professionals in our area (Summit, Stark, Portage, Wayne, Mahoning Counties) that go above and beyond the 9-to-5 workday in big and small ways. Congratulations to the following 2023 High Five...

Carla Davis Named 2023 Silver Medal Recipient

Carla Davis Named 2023 Silver Medal Recipient

Honored for her outstanding lifetime contribution to the advertising field AAF-Akron is pleased to announce that Carla Davis, Marketing Communications Director at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, is the 2023 recipient of its distinguished Silver...

Akron Wins National Awards

Akron Wins National Awards

L-R: Emily Richmond, Brianna Kelly, Ryan Pritt Pritt Entertainment Group Wins National ADDY AAF-Akron is proud to announce that Pritt Entertainment Group won a National Silver ADDY for the 2022 Open Video done for the Seattle Kraken! They attended the American...

Happy Father’s Day!

In celebration of Father’s Day, meet Tom and Jacob Scott, a father and son duo who share a passion for photography and for AAF! In 1977, Tom started working in the photography industry as a teenager. His first job was developing color and b&w film/prints for...

2023 Membership Benefits

2023 Membership Benefits

Take advantage of your membership benefits! You have both local (ADvantage Card) and national benefits. THE AAF-AKRON ADVANTAGE CARD Be sure to take it with you everywhere you go. It’s packed full of valuable discounts from area businesses and...

Congrats to our 2023 District 5 Winners!

Congrats to our 2023 District 5 Winners!

Giganto's Mediocre Golf Sponsorship campaign for Royal Docks Brewing Co. Five Professionals and Three Students Win District ADDYs! AAF-Akron is pleased to announce that Akron American Advertising Award entrants won ADDYs at the Fifth District American Advertising...

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AAF is a national organization connecting you to 40,000 members of more than 200 clubs nationally. AAF National advocates for advertisers and protects your rights. Your AAF-Akron membership – whether it be individual or through your company, organization or college – connects you to the entire advertising community and provides you with great opportunities for networking, education and valuable discounts.