January 2012

31
Jan

Bickford Blows Away CHILLYs Competition

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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Lured by the scent of fresh chili powder and kidney beans, over one hundred people attended the CHILLYs this past Thursday. This no-holds-barred chili cook-off featured fifteen of the finest chili chefs north of the Mason-Dixon Line, all competing for the coveted first place Chili Pepper. Congratulations to Austin Bickford... Read more

30
Jan

Muller Bressler Brown: Notes from the Move

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A quick note from MBB regarding their recent move and new Leawood digs... Muller Bressler Brown started off 2012 in a brand new office space in Leawood’s Park Place development, where we’ve been busy unpacking, arranging, rearranging, finding more boxes to unpack…and getting to know our new neighborhood. Now... Read more

27
Jan

New Additions to the T2 + Back Alley Team

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The T2 + Back Alley Films team is thrilled to announce the addition of three new members to their esteemed crew. So next time you're in the neighborhood, please stop by and say "hello"! Read on... Jane "JZ" Zander Editor Knowing that the :30 spot is still alive and well, we've added Jane "JZ... Read more

26
Jan

Vote Now for Member of the Year!

Posted by AAF-KC Director
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AAF-KC Member of the Year, ad2 Member of the Year and Art+Copy Member of the Year nominations have been made. Now it will be your turn to vote on which of the three deserving individuals from each group should win this annual recognition to be awarded at the ADDYs on Saturday, February 18.   Rules for Voting: You must... Read more

25
Jan

Ad Age Recognizes VML as Standout Shop in 2012 Ad Age A-List Program

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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The annual Advertising Age Agency A-List program is an important industry benchmark identifying the top agencies in North America. VML has been selected as a 2012 Ad Age A-List Standout Shop. The Ad Age A-List program considers all agencies, regardless of size, specialty or focus including advertising, digital, creative,... Read more

24
Jan

The CHILLYs: Meet the Chefs, Part Five

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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Good chili is easy to make. Great chili is a little tougher. But award-winning chili is an achievement only few can lay claim to. Let’s see who makes the best chili in the KC ad community, at the CHILLYs. Fifteen contestants will fight bowl to spoon to win the most coveted prize next to an ADDY. We've already... Read more

23
Jan

2012 AAF-KC Kickball

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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As the sun starts to set on yet another NFL season and we collectively turn our hope towards the spring and summer to come, yet another extraordinary volunteer opportunity has come for an adventurous AAF-KC member to step up to the plate (pun intended). Our intrepid AAF-KC kickball league commissioner Matthew Collins ("the... Read more

20
Jan

2012 ADDYs: Call for Volunteers

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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Now that ADDY Judging is behind us, it's time to start getting the winning entries ready for display at the big show! Gallery hanging will take place all in one weekend this year on January 28 and 29, and we need your help! If you’d like to volunteer your time and get a sneak peek at the winning entries, email... Read more

19
Jan

CHILLYs Competition Heating Up // REGISTER NOW!

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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Good chili is easy to make. Great chili is a little tougher. But award-winning chili is an achievement only few can lay claim to. Let’s see who makes the best chili in the KC ad community, at the CHILLYs. Fifteen contestants will fight bowl to spoon to win the most coveted prize next to an ADDY. Why should you attend? It... Read more

19
Jan

2012 ADDY Awards: The Stage is Set

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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The judging for the 2012 ADDY Awards took place this past weekend and the stage has been set for what is sure to be another stellar showcase of the creative firepower of the Kansas City advertising and marketing community. The ADDY Awards is the world's largest advertising competition with over 50,000 entries annually.... Read more