Honorees Announced for the 69th Annual Advertising Hall of Fame

Kenneth I. Chenault, American Express Company; Beth Comstock, GE; Daisy Expósito-Ulla, d expósito & Partners; Steve Hayden, Ogilvy & Mather; George Lois, Good Karma Creative; Paul Polman, Unilever; Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., The New York Times Company; and Lois Wyse (1926-2007), Wyse Advertising, elected into the Hall of Fame’s 69th Class.

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.

Why Entering Your Creative into the ADDYs Makes Your Business a Rockstar

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It’s that time of year again where creative is due for awards shows, and your agency is weighing the pros and cons of entering. Advertising awards are a great opportunity to highlight your company’s successes throughout the year, not to mention, who doesn’t want to see their hard work highlighted in the bright lights?

February 22 Is Our Biggest Event Of The Year

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Remember, February 22nd is our biggest event of the year, The Addy’s!  Below, we’re giving you an inside look into our 2017/2018 Addy Award venue, the Music Box Supper Club.

See the Virtual Supper Club tour here.
See the Virtual Concert Hall tour here.

AAFCLE Names New Director

Nina Rossi HeadshotsmallThe AAF-Cleveland Board of Directors is happy to announce the addition of Nina Rossi, Production Manager at Goldfarb Weber Creative Media, as a new director.  Nina brings a wealth experience to the board and has already spearheaded our Women In Advertising initiative. 

AAFCLE ADDY Sponsorships

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It’s ADDY season and here’s your chance to support your club and reach Cleveland’s creative class.  A sponsorship of the 2017-18 AAF-Cleveland ADDY Award Show.  This year the show will be held at the Music Box Supper Club on Thursday, February 22, 2018. 

AAFCLE Adds New Director

Turner Headshot Sept 2017 1The board of AAF-Cleveland is proud to announce that Rick Turner has joined as a new director.  Rick has extensive background in marketing and event planning and will be a valuable asset to the board.  Rick is an account executive with Extraordinary Events out of Los Angeles. 

AAFCLE ADDY Team Secures Judges

The AAF-Cleveland ADDY Planning Team is proud to announce the judges for this year’s competition.  Judging will take place January 19-20, 2018.  Let’s meet the judges:

EMRoutson_headshotErin Routson – Art Director, Hatchbeauty, Los Angeles, CA

Erin M. Routson is an art director, designer and writer based in Los Angeles.

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.