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AAF-KC President's Letter

Posted on Aug. 7, 2017  /  AAF-KC News  /  

We just recently kicked off our new board year, and we’re looking forward to a very exciting 2017-2018 term! I first want to thank our members for electing me to a new term on the AAF-KC board, and to that board for electing me as President...

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2017 National American Advertising Award Winners

Posted on Jun. 18, 2017  /  American Advertising Awards  /  

AAF-KC is thrilled to announce multiple National American Advertising Award winners within the Kansas City advertising community. Congratulations to VML, Barkley, and Whiskey Design for taking home GOLD...

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Kansas City Ad Wars: Crossroads of the World

Posted on Jun. 15, 2017  /  

Kansas City Ad Wars is back and bigger than ever. The sharpest minds in advertising will once again go head-to-head in an evening of trivia, networking, and libations. The theme of this year is Kansas City World’s Fair...

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AAF-KC Gas Can Creative Conference 2017

Posted on May. 19, 2017  /  

What fuels creatives? It’s the challenge. It’s the self-expression. It’s the 3 a.m. epiphanies, the finished product and the next Big Idea. Our relentless passion unites us. It’s why we’re one of the fiercest communities in the country.

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Meet the 2017-2018 Board and Councils

Posted on May. 16, 2017  /  AAF-KC News, Ad 2 KC News  /  

The ballots are in, the votes have been tallied and we're pretty sure a ransomware attack had nothing to do with the results (see, we can be topical). Without further ado, meet your elected 2017-2018 AAF-KC board and Ad 2 & Art+Copy Club councils!

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Bulletproof: Everyone has a Story

Posted on Apr. 20, 2017  /  

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AAF-KC and Ad 2 KC Win National Club Recognition

Posted on Apr. 15, 2017  /  AAF-KC News, Ad 2 KC News  /  

The AAF Club Achievement Competition is designed to recognize outstanding accomplishments of its affiliated advertising clubs and to showcase the programs and projects that these clubs undertake each year.

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Alyssa Murfey & Marianne Gjerstad Represent On the Hill

Posted on Apr. 13, 2017  /  Ad 2 KC News  /  

Every few years, the American Advertising Federation hosts Advertising Day on the Hill. This year, we were happy to have two Kansas City representatives – Alyssa Murfey, Ad 2 KC President (VML) and Marianne Gjerstad, Ad 2 National Chair (Barkley).

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Celebrating the 2017 Journey Award Winners

Posted on Apr. 3, 2017  /  Journey Awards  /  

On March 30, 2017, many AAF-KC members and friends honored KC's best and brightest ad professionals at the first annual Journey Awards. The Journey Awards includes three different awards that allow AAF-KC to celebrate three generations of leaders...

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The 2017 Journey Awards: Three Different Awards, One Club, All Generations.

Posted on Mar. 30, 2017  /  

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s the journey, not the destination.” And considering we’re all in the covered wagon to Advertising Crazy Town together, let’s celebrate the trip. The Journey Awards honor Kansas City’s best and brightest ad professionals...

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