February 2011

28
Feb

Monday Morning Links: Beee-yootiful Day Edition

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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As a tribute to longtime Kansas City sportscaster Bill Grigsby who quietly passed this weekend, we're dedicating this week's Monday Morning Links to the "Prince of Parkville." Enjoy. Legendary KC Sportscaster Bill Grigsby Dies at Age 89: Known as a 46 year veteran of the Chiefs broadcasting family, Grigsby... Read more

25
Feb

Reflections of an AAF-KC Intern

Posted by Ann Langworthy
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For the past three months I have been slaving away for AAF-KC, the ADDYs and Kevin Fullerton for free. You all owe me big-time. After graduating last December, I recognized the internship with AAF-KC as an opportunity to meet the most involved members of the Kansas City advertising community.  From this perspective, I wasn... Read more

24
Feb

Photos: 2010 Kansas City ADDY Awards

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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Who can think of a more striking venue and stunning backdrop for the 2010 Kansas City ADDY Awards than the Midland Theatre? Many thanks to Paul Andrews Photography for capturing the evening's festivities and fun. For the complete photo set, check out our Facebook page. Until next year! Read more

23
Feb

Networking. Not just a thing you do on the Internet.

Posted by Jessi Hamilton
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Use emoticons with caution. I’m serious. You are more than your tweets. More than your blog and Facebook profile and the stuff it says about you on LinkedIn. Hopefully, all of those places are accurate representations of parts of you. If they aren’t, we need to have a discussion about personal branding and being... Read more

22
Feb

2010 AAF-KC Advertising Professional of the Year: John January

Posted by Kevin Fullerton
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This past Saturday evening at the Kansas City ADDY awards, we recognized one of the most dynamic, most generous and most ardent supporters of both our craft and our local advertising scene: John January. With regard to the selection process, John was chosen by the previous recipients of this honor, who used the following... Read more

21
Feb

Monday Morning Links: ADDY Best of Show Edition

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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Wow! What a night! Many thanks to all of you that sponsored, planned, conspired, volunteered, supported, attended and enjoyed. It certainly was a remarkable evening for our Kansas City advertising and marketing community. As we clear the cobwebs from our heads this fine Monday morning ...er... afternoon... take a few moments... Read more

20
Feb

Thank You, Kansas City!

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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A huge congratulations and thank you goes out this morning to the entire Kansas City advertising and marketing scene for making this year's ADDY Awards such an incredible success. Without the incredible work you do all year round, last night's extravanganza could not have happened. Another round of thanks goes to all... Read more

18
Feb

Everything You Need To Know About the 2011 ADDY Awards

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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The Kansas City ADDY Awards has historically been one of the largest - if not the largest - local ADDY award show in the country and this year doesn't look to be any different. Tomorrow night will be an incredible gala evening recognizing and celebrating the creative excellence of Kansas City's diverse and richly... Read more

16
Feb

ADDY Afterparty @ Liquid 9

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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The party after the party? There's only one place to be. Liquid 9 // 515 Southwest Boulevard (map) 816.960.6699 liquid9.tv free admission and drinks starts immediately following the ADDY awards show Read more

15
Feb

Five Incredibly Stupid Things That Will Make the ADDYs Show Awesomer

Posted by Aaron Cathey
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It's almost here, that glorious self-congratulatory time where we reward ourselves for doing our job. That mighty night where we validate our decision for going to art school, becoming a hack copywriter or an ad exec. It's ADDY time and I can't wait. Not because I'm excited by the scant possibility of scraping... Read more