AAFCLE 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.

AAF Gov’t Report

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Republican Tax Reform Proposal Released 

Senior Congressional and Administration officials have released their Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code. The so-called “Big 6” (Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, House Speaker Paul Ryan, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin BradySenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch) have been negotiating the details of the plan for weeks.

Former AAF President Howard Bell Passes Away

It is with tremendous sadness that I inform you of the passing of Howard Bell, who served as President of the American Advertising Federation for 24 years. In passing he follows his beloved wife Chan, known affectionately to many AAFers as “Ma Bell”, to whom Howard was married for 61 glorious years.

August Corporate Member Spotlight

AAF-Cleveland is proud to highlight the many creative service companies in NE Ohio that make up our corporate member roster.  Corporate membership in AAF-Cleveland is a great way to get your entire team involved with NE Ohio’s premier advertising and marketing professional growth organization. 

5 To 9 – Greg Wereb, Billy Likes Soda

AAF_5to9Feature_v1-page-001AAF-Cleveland exists to shine a light a light on the individuals and organizations that make up the region’s advertising community. And we know that the brilliant, strategic work coming out of Cleveland is just the tip of the iceberg. Our 5 to 9 posts will feature work from members of the Cleveland advertising community that has been created outside of office hours.

Think Media Studios Wins Emmy

The Think Media Studios team attended the 48th Annual Emmy Awards gala this past Saturday night held at the Hilton in downtown Cleveland.  It was a night full of anticipation waiting to see if our work would stand out among the best the television of our region.  

Local Shops Win Silver At National ADDYS

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Congratulations to 4 local shops for winning Silver ADDYs at the recently held American Advertising Awards Gala in New Orleans.  This is the 3rd and final leg of the American Advertising Awards process.

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Flourish – Cleveland, Ohio
Vitamix Corporation – Vitamix Brand Promotion Box

Illustration Series
The Adcom Group – Cleveland, Ohio
The Ridge Tool Company (“RIDGID”) – 2017 RIDGID Calendar Illustrations

Photography Campaign
Keith Berr Productions, Inc.