Spark KC 2020


September 24, 2020
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Ignite a Spark.

Register now for Spark KC 2020, Kansas City's student advertising networking event! Spark KC is a half-day, virtual conference hosted by AAF-KC’s Ad 2 club. Students are invited to connect with local advertising experts, learn about marketing trends, the industry itself, and hear advice from keynote speakers. Maybe you’re set on a career in media buying, deciding between copywriting and account management or honestly have no idea – no matter what, you’ll find value in meeting professionals in the industry and connecting face-to-face about their experiences and potential opportunities. Plus, get set up for job and internship success with a one-on-one portfolio and/or resume review. For college students of any age, this is a can’t-miss event.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the topics—stay tuned to see the rest of the agenda!

Natalie Kim, Founder of We Are Next

Learn about her journey to create an open resource for students and jr. talent starting their advertising + marketing careers. We Are Next is making sure the next generation of talent is better prepared, more informed, and more diverse.

Covid-19 Impact on the Industry

Hear from top advertising professionals on how the Covid-19 pandemic has directly impacted the local advertising and marketing industry. Learn about what changes agencies and professionals need to make to stay on top and the future of advertising.

Resume and/or Portfolio Reviews

Resume and/or portfolio reviews will look a little different this year. Once registration ends on Tuesday, September 22nd, students will receive an email survey to fill out their top three position interests (i.e. Art Direction, Copywriting, Strategy), due Friday, September 25th. Students will then be assigned a reviewer based on their interest and will be notified on Monday, September 28th via email. Students are responsible for reaching out to their reviewer and scheduling a 10-15 minute session with them via video or phone call. All sessions should be completed by Friday, October 10th.


Be one of the first 50 attendees to register and grab an Early Bird Discount!


*Registration ends 9/22 5 PM


About Ad 2

Ad 2 Kansas City is a community of ambitious, up-and-coming advertising professionals. As a part of AAF-KC, Ad 2 KC members embody the next generation in creativity, innovation and out-of-the-box thinking. Catering to both students and young professionals already in advertising, Ad 2 KC provides opportunities to get your foot in the door at top agencies and further your skills to create continued success in this industry.

Final Online Registration: Unless otherwise noted, online registration will close the day before an event. If it’s a morning event, registration will close at Noon the day before. If it’s an evening event, registration will close at 5 p.m. the day before.
Cancellation, Refund and Ticket Transfer Policy: Pre-registered attendees not canceling reservations to attend Club functions prior to 7 days before an event shall be responsible for payment of the cost of that event. To request a cancellation or refund, please contact us at [email protected] Event tickets are non-transferable.
Accessibility and Dietary Restrictions: If disability accommodations (e.g., communication access, alternate formats) are needed to participate fully in this event or if you have any dietary restrictions, please contact [email protected] at least 48 hours prior to the event start time in order for us to accommodate. If not contacted prior to 48 hours, we cannot guarantee accommodation.