Recognizing Young Professionals in the ad community

The Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF-Akron) invites the community to submit nominations for its Inaugural Penny Award. The AAF-Akron Penny Award recognizes young professionals, under 40 in the Greater Akron area who have made outstanding contributions to the local advertising community. Nominations may be submitted at The deadline is 09/01/2022.

NomiNate An Exceptional Candidate

An AAF-Akron special committee will select the winner among all submissions during a closed session vote in Mid-September 2022.

The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, September 1, 2022. To nominate a candidate please fill out the form below.

Award criteria include:

Contribution To Their Company

Must have achieved success in one of the following areas of work: advertising agency, advertiser, media, or advertising service.

Creative Ability

Must have shown a consistent, high degree of original thinking in their field.

Contributions to the Community

Should be active in other groups dedicated to human or social welfare in their community.

Nomination Form