Tagged in “kansas city”

29
Mar

Congratulations to our District 9 ADDY Award Winners!

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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The results are in and Kansas City enjoyed another big year at the annual AAF District 9 ADDY Awards! The AAF's District 9 consists of AAF-KC, AAF St. Louis, Tri-State Advertising and Marketing Professionals (Cape Girardeau/Paducah/Harrisburg), Joplin Area Advertising Federation, Mid-Missouri Advertising Federation,... Read more

21
Mar

2012 ADDY Awards Pics, Part I

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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As the 2012 Kansas City ADDY Awards fade in our collective memory -- and perhaps faded a little faster for some compared to others that night -- we wanted to give everyone the opportunity to relive the comaraderie and commendations. More photos to come but in the meantime, enjoy! Read more

20
Mar

The Kansas City Star Buzzing About "Mad Men"

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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In case you haven't seen it yet, the Kansas City Star had a great article this morning about this coming Sunday's "Mad Men" season premiere. Many thanks to AAF-KC volunteer Renee Robinson for connecting the Star with our recent "Mad Women" event speaker Jane Maas. Don't forget that this Sunday is... Read more

08
Mar

The “Mad Women” of Kansas City

Posted by Sheree Johnson
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I’m looking forward to meeting and hearing stories from Jane Maas tonight at our Mad Women event. Jane, a real-life Peggy Olson, reveals what it was like to be an ad woman on Madison Avenue in the 60s and 70s in her immensely entertaining and bittersweet memoir Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the... Read more

08
Feb

Ad Pros Included Among KC Business Magazine's 2012 "Rising Stars"

Posted by John Kreicbergs
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We received this great bit of news from our friends at KC Business magazine. Congratulations to all the extraordinarily creative and talented advertising, marketing, and communications professionals in Kansas City that made this year's list! KC Business magazine has selected 34 of the most promising Kansas Citians as... 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

11
Jan

Explore Kansas City Creativity with "Creative Feedback"

Posted by Gabriel Dorsey
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If you've been stuck underneath a heavy rock or perhaps a precariously positioned piece of office furniture then you may have missed Creative Feedback, a podcast brought to you by AAF-KC. Creative Feedback is designed to shine a light on the many amazing creative individuals working within Kansas City and surrounding areas... Read more

23
Dec

2012 Jobs Outlook

Posted by Sheree Johnson
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Here are a few insights on marketing and advertising jobs for 2012. Monster.com reminds job seekers that so much depends upon whether companies believe consumers and businesses will have the money to buy. Economic malaise may continue to limit the growth of both agencies and corporate marketing departments. But the New Year... Read more

15
Dec

Why Kansas City?

Posted by Kevin Fullerton
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I knew the answer before I asked the question. “Why Kansas City?” Why had Google chosen Kansas City over 1,100 other cities to launch it’s new Google Fiber project? What made Kansas City special? Simple. We’re Kansas City. We kick ass. (Okay, the person I asked was much more polite than that. Please... Read more

16
Nov

ad2 presents: Monday Night Football Watch Party & Happy Hour

Posted by Patrick Padley
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If you like beer, meeting new advertising folks and watching Monday Night Football then you need to attend Ad2's 4th and 1 Happy Hour Next Monday at 7PM. The Chiefs are 4-5. What better way to cheer them on to victory than hanging with your advertising peers and having a few brews. Watch the game in style at Darryl... Read more