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21st Ad Wars - Just add tequila

Posted on Jun. 20, 2019  /  

Join us at the Ad Wars Cantina on Thursday, June 20 at Drexel Hall for a night of chip dippin’ and drink sippin’ while we battle for the epic title of champion.

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4 Kansas City agencies win AAF National awards

Posted on Jun. 11, 2019  /  American Advertising Awards  /  

The winners of the AAF National American Advertising Awards have been announced — and four Kansas City agencies were named as some of the best in the country, winning seven total awards.

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Meet your 2019-2020 AAF-KC & Ad 2 KC Board!

Posted on Jun. 3, 2019  /  AAF-KC News, Ad 2 KC News  /  

We are thrilled to introduce our club’s newest leaders. With a mix of familiar faces, fresh new thinking, and some boomerangs, this year is sure to be an exciting one.

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Kevin Fullerton wins 2019 Pat Martin Excellence in District Leadership Award

Posted on May. 22, 2019  /  AAF-KC News  /  

The Pat Martin Excellence in District Leadership Award is designed to honor the legacy of the late Pat Martin and will be awarded to a member of the AAF who exemplifies Pat’s work by making outstanding contributions to his or her District.

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Important Update from the AAF-KC President

Posted on May. 16, 2019  /  AAF-KC News  /  

In the mid-90's the Art Director's Club of Kansas City ceased operations and AAF-KC seized the opportunity to absorb this group, its members, and mission into our larger, long-tenured organization.

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Social Growth Tactics on a Budget for the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

Posted on May. 15, 2019  /  

“How can we make social media work harder for us?” Have you gotten that question from a client, supervisor or random seatmate on a plane?

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Meet the 2019 Journey Awards Winners

Posted on Apr. 30, 2019  /  Journey Awards  /  

On April 25, 2019, AAF-KC, Ad 2 KC and Art+Copy Club honored four of Kansas City’s best and brightest advertising professionals. The award winners shared stories from their advertising journeys, and we heard from the people who knew the winners best.

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2019-20 Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

Posted on Apr. 30, 2019  /  AAF-KC News  /  

One of the most unique things about AAF-KC is our Foundation, which has existed for over 30 years thanks to the stewardship of our club’s leaders at that time. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you to all the mentors volunteering their time.

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2019 Journey Awards

Posted on Apr. 25, 2019  /  

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s the journey, not the destination.” Sometimes the advertising journey can seem more like a “Choose Your Own Adventure” book: Unexpected delays. Budget cuts. Promotions. Challenging clients. Pitches gone wrong...

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Bob Hoffman: The Ad Contrarian in the Flesh

Posted on Apr. 15, 2019  /  

We’re serving lunch, a copy of Bob’s new book and a presentation from "the most provocative man in advertising." Your brain will explode. Your belly will laugh. All this and an opportunity to network with agency people from across the county for just $55.

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