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Founded in 1901, AAF-Cleveland is one of the American Advertising Federation's 400+ chapters across the United States. Our mission is to advance Northeast Ohio's advertising industry and to scaffold our members for maximum career success.


Our diverse community includes everyone from creatives to account folks, freelancers to agency employees, and students to career pivoters. We welcome anyone interested in the advertising field or related industries, such as marketing, public relations, filmmaking, photography, sales, communications and more.

Through year-round programming, we provide opportunities for education, networking and recognition at every career stage
. Hope to see you at our next event!


AAF-CLE Events

Check out our upcoming events!

American Advertising Awards

Bask in CLE's creative excellence at our American Advertising Awards show.



Access connections, resources and professional development opportunities.

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