Membership

Become a member of one of the oldest and largest AAF chapters in the country and start making your mark in the Kansas City advertising history books. Soon, you’ll be on the cover of Ad Age, talking about how you use your National Gold ADDY as a doorstop. You’ll tweet strategic insights and snarky quips, all to get asked personally to headline the next up-and-coming conference keynote. And you’ll turn down job offers in the big cities, knowing Kansas City advertising is the best.*

 

*We have a legal obligation to tell you this is all conjecture. But we can all dream.

 

Truthfully, this club can help you become a better advertising professional and help you network with the best of them to work on incredible campaigns and top brands.

 

As a member of AAF-KC, you’ll have a chance to do things you probably couldn’t learn at your desk, and you’ll learn them from some of the smartest people in the industry. You’ll hone your craft and create a network of talented people who are cheering for you to succeed.

 

When you join our club, you’re becoming a member of a group that says you’re not satisfied with just a job — you want a career that matters and makes an impact. And that means something.

Membership benefits:

  • Gain access to all events at a discounted price
  • Interact with local industry leaders
  • Meet your next hire, coworker or boss
  • Participate in local public service initiatives
  • Obtain access to new business prospects
  • Learn about career opportunities at area agencies
  • Gain influence in an organization that impacts the future of advertising in the local community and nationally through its AAF affiliation

Individual Memberships

Be a part of one of the most influential advertising communities around! As a member of AAF-KC, you will receive special pricing on events such as the American Advertising Awards and other programs. You’ll also benefit greatly from the opportunities to volunteer (a member only benefit) or serve on the AAF-KC Board of Directors or Ad 2 KC Council, ability to post four jobs per year at no cost to you, professional development, and networking.

*CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP - If you are part of a company with a corporate membership (check with your HR department), you do NOT need to register for an individual level of membership.

Individual AAF membership
No restrictions apply
$180/year

Individual Ad 2 membership
Ages 32 and under 
$120/year

Faculty membership
Full-Time Faculty
$60/year 

Student membership
Full-Time Students
Membership with AAF - Kansas City does not include membership with a college chapter. Membership in a college chapter is a separate membership with AAF. If students intend to compete in NSAC or participate in any AAF National College Chapter programming, students MUST join the AAF National College Chapter network through their college chapter advisor or on the official AAF website.
$60/year

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Corporate Memberships

Ensure all company associates have access to AAF-KC programming at discounted membership pricing and benefit from the volunteer and leadership opportunities, programming and peer-to-peer networking. You can also post company news and press releases on our website, as well as unlimited free job postings — talk about a great recruiting tool. 

Corporate memberships all begin on July 1. If your company joins at a different time of the year, we’ll prorate the annual amount to the next renewal date.

Corporate Membership I
100+ Employees
$2,500/year

Corporate Membership II
25-99 Employees
$1,500/year

Corporate Membership III
1-24 Employees
$500/year

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