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.

August Corporate Member Spotlight

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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. 

AAF-Cleveland Welcomes New Corporate Member

AAF-Cleveland would like to welcome Halo Media Works as a new corporate member.  Halo Media Works is a production studio focused on providing high quality CG Animation and Game Cinematic services.  You can learn more about them and see work examples here.

Meet Our Board – 1st VP, Rick Turner

Turner Headshot Sept 2017 1Rick, a 20-year veteran of the Hospitality, Culinary and Special Events industries, is an Account Executive for multi-award-winning Extraordinary Events, an experiential meeting and event agency firm headquartered in Los Angeles.

Rick is very involved with a number of civic and industry associations, including the International Live Events Association, and was instrumental in developing chapters in the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Markets.

Purple Films Wins An Emmy


Purple Films and WYKC collaborated to produce a mini-documentary that shares the story of Malieke Graham who is inspiring people to live out their dreams, even when other say they can’t.

AAFCLE Board Adds Two New Directors

The Board of Directors of AAF-Cleveland are proud to announce the addition of Jeremy Freeman, Sr. Media Planner at Wyse and Dan Hartman, Amazon Solutions Strategist at Marketplace Strategy as new directors.  Both were unanimously approved at the recent AAFCLE Board Retreat. 

Purple Films Wins A Telly


Purple_Films_logoPurple Films and Lincoln Electric collaborated to produce a documentary that shares the impact learning a trade can have in someone’s life. This film follows a class of at-risk teens on their journey through the Trade Life welding program at Boys Town, NE.

National ADDYS Awarded


The internet commercial about racial bias created for Procter & Gamble earned BBDO New York Best of Show in the American Advertising Awards national competition. In addition to a Gold ADDY Award and Best of Show in Internet commercials, the spot earned a Gold ADDY Award for copywriting.

Latest AAF Government Affairs Report

Here’s the latest from Clark Rector, EVP, Gov’t Affairs at AAF.

  • California Enacts New Consumer Privacy Law
  • AAF Comments to NTIA
  • Chairman Brady Releases Framework for More Tax Reform
  • AAF Day on the Hill Date Set

Read more here.