AAFCLE Industry Quick Links – News From Around The Industry

Each week, AAF-Cleveland will post Quick Hits on our Portfolio blog.  Our goal is to give our members a snapshot of the people, shops and brands that are making news in a concise format.  You’ll be able to keep up on your industry without going to multiple places on the web.

AAFCLE Ad Addicts To Tackle Data Visualization

Joe Hannum, Director of Analytics at The Adcom Group and Jeremy Freeman, Sr. Media Planner, at Wyse will be discussing data visualization and how advertisers are using data to tell stories.  Find out more about the event in this video.

You can register for this event here.

AAFCLE Student Connection Scholarship Applications

studentconnectionlogoThe AAF-Cleveland Student Connection is now accepting applications for its scholarship program through February 8, 2019.  The Student Connection has given away over $370,000 in scholarship dollars to deserving MarCom students.  In order to apply you must:

Be attending an Ohio college or university, either 2 or 4 year school
Be majoring in a MarCom discipline
Be graduating in 2019 or 2020
Have a minimum 3.0 GPA

Download the application here

New This Year To The ADDYS

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We’ll be open for submissions on November 1, 2018 but we strongly suggest you read through the 2018-19 ADDY Rules and Categories which can be downloaded here.  There are a few new and updated rules and categories for this year:

New Categories

Public Service
22B – Campaign

Blogs & Digital Publications
44A – Digital Publication – Single
44B – Digital Publication – Campaign

Film & Video
85A – Cinematography – Single
85B – Cinematography – Campaign

Sound
88C – Music With/Without Lyrics – Campaign
90A – Sound Design – Single
90B – Sound Design – Campaign

Rules Changes

Elements of Advertising
Digital entries can be uploaded and will not require a physical entry

Apps, Games & Virtual Reality
Apps and Virtual Reality entries will be judged using a digital (video) summary of 3 minutes or less, which must be digitally uploaded by the entrant (not a URL). 

2018-19 ADDY Rules & Categories

750x350addy-logoThe 2018-19 AAF ADDY Rules and Categories have been released.  If you’re planning on entering this year, please take a minute to familiarize yourself with them.  You can download the PDF here.  Entries will be accepted beginning November 1, 2018.

AAF-Cleveland Launches New Programs

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For over 110 years, AAF-Cleveland has served the advertising community of Northeast Ohio with educational programs, networking opportunities and of course the ADDYS.  Our industry has changed drastically, and AAF-Cleveland is striving to better serve our members with invigorated programming, membership benefits and community building.