Conference Schedule

EVOLVE - 2020 AAF District 3 Leadership Conference

Conference Schedule

Each event has a max attendance of 100 participants. Please register in advance for each session you wish to attend to reserve your space. A recording of each session will be available after the conference. 

Click the session name below for more details and a link to register.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

By invite only. Attendees will include Governor, Lt. Governor, Treasurer, Chair, NC State Governor, SC State Governor and VA State Governor.

Duration: 1 hour (By Invite Only)

Speakers: District 3 State Governors

Required session for all club presidents. Vice-Presidents/President-Elects are also highly encouraged to attend. Learn what to prepare for as an incoming or returning club president to ensure your year is successful.

 

Duration: 45 Mins (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Keynote Speaker: Steve Pacheco (CEO of the American Advertising Federation)

Join us for our official opening event for the 2020 D3 Leadership Conference. This event will include a welcome from our Governor, Tiffany Andrews followed by a special keynote presentation from AAF CEO, Steve Pacheco.

Duration: 1.25 Hours (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Speaker: John Howard (AAF Charlotte)

The future of large events is uncertain, so what does that mean for the American Advertising Awards? And if companies continue to restrict travel – how can we still conduct judging? John Howard will be sharing tips and tricks for how clubs can plan for this scenario. Come prepared to learn and brainstorm with fellow leaders for possibly making our biggest event of the year… virtual!

Duration: 45 Mins (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Speakers: Jeff Lawler, Kevin DeLoach and Valerie Russell (AAF of the Midlands)

Last year AAF of the Midlands was able to grow their membership by about 30%. How does an advertising club in Columbia, SC continue to have a membership of over 100 members? Join us and hear from the Midlands leaders who had an instrumental role exceeding their goal and continue to see their rosters grow.

Duration: 45 Mins (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Join us for a virtual happy hour and a game of AAF Trivia. Lets see how much you really know about the AAF and the Advertising industry! Details to come!

Duration: 1 Hour (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Friday, August 7, 2020

Required District 3 Board of Directors and at least two voting members from each club. All attendees welcome and encouraged to attend. Agenda and financials will be sent out prior to meeting.

 

Duration: 1-1.5 hours (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Speaker: David Campbell (AAF of the Midlands)

We know this year’s budget is going to be a hard one to plan. Join us as David Campbell teaches you not only how to run your club like a business, but how to prepare a budget that will work best for a virtual heavy year.

 

Duration: 45 Mins (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Keynote Speaker: Yeosh Bendayan (Founder and Partner at Push Button Creative Audio; Immediate Past Chair, AAF Council of Governors)

Creating engaging branded content has always been a tough nut to crack.  Not only is it costly to produce, but walking the line between informing and selling can be tricky.  Enter the branded podcast, a way for brands to create authentic content in an easily digestible format that consumers are looking for. Whether it’s storytelling, informational, or entertainment-focused, creating a branded podcast could be another weapon in your client’s 2020 arsenal.  Yeosh will give you some ideas, tips, and tricks for developing concepts and pitching your podcast ideas to your clients. He’ll break down the process developed by his company, Push Button Creative Audio, and share promotional, audio branding, and measurement tools to help you along the way.  

Duration: 1 Hour (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Speaker: Vivian Kisstoth (AAF Greenville), John Howard (AAF Charlotte) and Hugh Firebaugh (Triangle AdFed)

How can we offer the most value to our membership with virtual events? And whenever we can have in-person events what does that look like? Join District leaders in an open discussion about how clubs can evolve their programming. We want clubs to share ideas, tips and tricks for their 2020-2021 events. 

Duration: 45 Mins (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Join us for a panel discussion with members of the AAF Council of Governors to learn how clubs can utilize all AAF resources National has to offer.

Duration: 45 Mins (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Join us Live on Facebook for a special video where we salute the accomplishments of District 3 clubs and leaders and announce the winners of the 2020 Quality Club of the Year competition.

Duration: ~15 Mins (Live via Facebook)

Facebook Live @ 4PM

Monday, August 10, 2020

Speaker: Jamal Millner (AAF Roanoke)

District 3 Quality Clubs Chair, Jamal Millner, will go over the rules and prizes for the 2020-2021 competition and help all club leaders learn how they can become the next District 3 Quality Club winner.

 

Duration: 45 Mins (Max 100 Attendees)

Register Now

Note: Schedule may be subject to change.

Thank you to our conference sponsors

In-Kind Sponsors