AAFCLE Celebrates ADDY Winners

Over 325 of Cleveland’s creative class attended the 2016 AAF-Cleveland ADDY Awards the Hofbrauhaus Cleveland.  Along with great German food and drink, the attendees saw over 65 awards handed out to deserving creative services companies in numerous categories.

Three Judge’s Choice Awards and a Best in Show were awarded to the following:

Judge’s Choice #1 from Gully Flowers, RED Agency in Santa Monica, CA.  

Advertising Day on the Hill

sThe American Advertising Federation has announced that Advocacy & Action: Advertising Day on the Hill will return on March 30, 2017. During this exciting conference, advertising professionals from around the country will learn about the vital issues facing our industry and take to the halls of Congress to educate lawmakers about the vital role advertising plays in the U.S.

Honorees Announced for the 68th Annual Advertising Hall of Fame

Elected by the Advertising Hall of Fame’s distinguished Executive Committee and Council of Judges, the American Advertising Federation announced this year’s “magnificent seven”, the Class of 2017, to be inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame.

The Advertising Hall of Fame recognizes the most accomplished and legendary figures in advertising, bringing together the industry to celebrate the Biggest Night in Advertising™.

AAF Stands Up To FCC

The American Advertising Federation and other ad industry groups are denouncing the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed privacy rules for Broadband Internet Access Services “BIAS.”  Chairman, Tom Wheeler has released a fact sheet stating that the Commission is considering a proposed rule that would require opt-in consent to use and share “sensitive data,” a term that the Commission would expand to include web browsing and application use history when linked to a device alone.  

Informative Events Coming This Year

AAF-Cleveland will produce a number of informative events in our Signature Series and our Professional Development Series.  In addition, several Happy Hours and networking events will take place along with our annual ADDY Awards Show.  Don’t miss all the networking and educational opportunities at these events.

Local Shop Wins Big

Work from Little Jacket has been included in the 57th annual Communication Arts Design Annual.  The winning entry was the 2014-15 Open Doors Academy Annual Report.  This is the eighth time their work has been featured since 2006.  Congratulations Little Jacket.