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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  /  Journey Awards  /  

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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2019 AAF District 9 ADDY winners

Posted on Apr. 8, 2019  /  American Advertising Awards  /  

Kansas City agencies Callahan, Signal Theory (nee Sullivan Higdon & Sink), MBB Agency, Barkley, Osborn Barr, Garmin, KJO Media, and Whiskey Design all won gold at this year’s district competition.

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Wednesday Acceleration - Underexposed: Putting KC in the Filmmaking Spotlight

Posted on Mar. 16, 2019  /  

Why did Netflix choose to film 'Queer Eye' in Kansas City? Why did National Geographic rate Kansas City, MO as one of the "Best Trips" to take in 2019? Steph Scupham will share how she helped bring these projects to Kansas City...

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Congratulations 2019 Kansas City ADDY winners

Posted on Feb. 20, 2019  /  American Advertising Awards  /  

With bursts of celebrations, sparkles and laughter, the 2019 American Advertising Awards showcased the best creative work in Kansas City this past Saturday night. Congratulations to all the winners!

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2019 American Advertising Awards

Posted on Feb. 16, 2019  /  American Advertising Awards  /  

2019. The city is pulsing. Everyone’s heard of the adventurous advertisers and their spectacular work. What if, for one night, we embrace our community — filled with a colorful spectrum of the greatest creative minds of our time ...

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Vote Now for the 2019 Members and Volunteer of the Year

Posted on Feb. 1, 2019  /  American Advertising Awards  /  

Nominations have been made for the AAF-KC, Art+Copy Club and Ad 2 members of the year and volunteer of the year. Now it's up to you to decide which candidate from each group will receive the official club ADDY awards.

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Creative Tech KC

Posted on Jan. 17, 2019  /  

As the technology revolution continues, the importance of great creative and a seamless user experience have become expected if not mandatory. Join us at the KC Creative Tech Conference at VMLY&R on January 17th for cutting-edge demonstrations...

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Three Mizzou Students Chosen for AAF’s Multicultural Students Program

Posted on Jan. 8, 2019  /  AAF-KC News  /  

The AAF Most Promising Multicultural Students Program connects the advertising industry with the nation’s top multicultural college seniors. We’re honored to introduce the three Mizzou students selected for this prestigious program.

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