AAF-Cleveland Announces 4 Under 40 Class of 2019

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Each year, AAF-Cleveland recognizes four outstanding young professionals who’ve made an impact on the local advertising and communications industry, have given back to the community, and have demonstrated a commitment to mentorship and education.

AAF-Cleveland is proud to recognize this year’s worthy recipients of the 4 Under 40 Award:

Diana Prodan, Digital Marketing Specialist at Knox Marketing

Jeff Culliton, Sr.

AAF-Cleveland Names Annual Industry Impact Award Winner

Picture1AAF-Cleveland is proud to announce the winner of its annual Industry Impact Award, Colette Jones, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Destination Cleveland. Serving in this role since 2012, Ms. Jones has been instrumental in the impact that Destination Cleveland has had on making Cleveland a visitor destination regionally and nationally.

Latest AAF Government Affairs Report

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Here is the latest from Clark Rector, Senior Vice President, AAF National.

California Consumer Privacy Act Update

California regulators in the state Attorney General’s office continue their efforts to make the Californian Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) ready for implementation by the January 1, 2020 deadline. 

AAFCLE Announces Advertising Hall of Fame Class of 2019

The AAF-Cleveland is proud to announce the addition of three new members to its Advertising Hall of Fame. This year’s class includes Rick Turner Jr., Sharon Toerek, and Lane Strauss. The AAF-Cleveland Hall of Fame honors marketing and advertising executives who have made substantial and lasting contributions to the advertising industry.

Student Connection Scholarship Winners Announced

studentconnectionlogoThe AAF-Cleveland Student Connection board is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Scholarship Program.  We want to thank our donors Rob Spademan, Sheila Wyse, Think Media Studios and Marcus Thomas LLC for their continued support of this program.

VictoriaHeadShotThe winner of the Marc Wyse Memorial and Marcus Thomas LLC scholarships is Victoria Schurr from the University of Akron. 

Cleveland Shops Do Well At District ADDYS

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AAF-Cleveland would like to congratulate the following on winning ADDY Awards at the District 5 competition.

FACTION Pictures –  Gold ADDY for “Wake Up Call” in the Public Service Online Film, Video and Sound category.  Work done for Alkermes.
FACTION Pictures – Silver ADDY for “Kinnect” in the Public Service Online Film, Video and Sound category. 

Ad Camp Atlanta

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Are you a high school student preparing for the next phase in life but are unsure of what career you’d like to pursue? If you are interested in design, writing, project management or even creative expression in general, advertising might be something to consider further.

Big Night At The ADDYS

Over 300 of Cleveland’s creative class gathered at Music Box Supper Club to celebrate all of the great creative work being produced in our city.  AAF-Cleveland was proud to award over 90 awards to more than 25 local companies producing award-quality work.