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...

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...
How to Build a Career that Serves Your Whole-Self Recap

How to Build a Career that Serves Your Whole-Self Recap

In case you missed Liz Mayer’s inspiring presentation on How to Build a Career that Serves Your Whole-Self, here are a few key takeaways to think about: We need unconditional confidence and trust in ourselves. Truly love yourself.Your thoughts about yourself are your...
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...