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Art of the Deal: What Happens in Kansas City - A night of games, glitz and generosity.

Posted on Jan. 19, 2017  /  

For one night only Ad 2 Kansas City is bringing the high stakes of Vegas to the Midwest. We’re shaking the dice up this year, hosting a casino fundraiser benefiting KC Passages at The Guild. Bet it all on red at the roulette table or put your luck...

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AAF-KC presents Lee Zelenak, Professor, School of Design at DePaul University and Senior Designer on Obama For America

Posted on Nov. 17, 2016  /  

Join AAF-KC & Art+Copy Club in welcoming Lee Zelenak to Kansas City at the Berg Event Space on November 17. Hear him share about his experience as a senior designer on the Obama campaign. 

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An evening with Brandon Rochon, Chief Creative Officer of Kastner & Partners, L.A.

Posted on Oct. 13, 2016  /  

Brandon Rochon has made a career out of producing advertising that doesn’t look much like advertising. From early on, he knew there was value in creating an extraordinary brand experience, worthy of sharing with others.

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Flaming Bag of S#!t No. 2

Posted on Sep. 22, 2016  /  

We know it's last minute, and we've sat on this project for two months, but we finally have a brief for an ad...that's due tomorrow. Sure, you're swamped, and were hoping to leave early for your birthday, but we really need to "knock it out of the park."

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Bulletproof: Art of the Hustle Videos

Posted on Sep. 20, 2016  /  AAF-KC News  /  

It ain't easy to make it in this industry. You gotta be crafty ... scrappy ... and sometimes just plain old lucky. Make no mistake, it's a hustle. You can't just break in – so we assembled a team of the best to show you the ropes.

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Ad 2 KC Virtual Agency Client Announced

Posted on Sep. 10, 2016  /  Virtual Agency  /  

We announced our partnership with KC Passages for Ad 2 KC's 15th Annual Virtual Agency! Virtual Agency is a “mini agency” comprised of volunteers working together to provide pro-bono marketing and advertising services to a local nonprofit organization.

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Art+Copy Club presents Welcome to the Jungles: A Safari Through Branded Content

Posted on Jun. 16, 2016  /  

When it comes to making branded video content, it’s not just a jungle out here. It’s multiple jungles. What production rules apply? Where? When? How much should a 2 minute video cost? What’s the objective? Do you have to make the rules up as you go along?

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2016 National AAA Winners

Posted on Jun. 10, 2016  /  American Advertising Awards  /  

Congrats to the 7 KC companies who won at the National level of the American Advertising Awards. KC companies took home 14 of the 254 national AAAs. Also, congrats to Ben Grace and Alexi Chadbourne of Avila University for their Student National AAA win

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