Month: April, 2012

NC AAF Clubs to Meet with State Legislature

The combined AAF chapters of Raleigh, Charlotte and Greensboro/Winston Salem are participating in an event to engage with state legislators.

The event will kickoff 7 pm Monday, April 30th (with “unofficial” cocktails beginning at 6 pm) at with a dinner featuring Speaker, Mark Prak with Brooks Pierce, counsel to NC Association of Broadcasters. (If you’d like to attend, please call one of the numbers below for location information.)

Tuesday morning, Speaker of the House, Representative Thom Tillis (R-Mecklenburg) will join everyone for breakfast at 8:45am in the 13th Floor Conference Room of the Wells Fargo Building.

After breakfast, the group will call on legislators from 9:30am – 1pm.

If you have questions about this event or would like to attend, contact:
Kip Krady – Charlotte – 704-714-9444
Harris Vaughn – 919-616-5791
Frank Manson – 919-414-4717

Deadline Drawing Near for Proposed SC Sales Tax Exemption Law

The deadline is drawing near for a watered down bill in the SC House Ways and Means Committee that would eliminate many of the state’s sales tax exemptions. A few of these that affect the advertising industry are postage for mail marketing, audio video masters, and mail advertising from chambers of commerce.

Click here for a more complete list of exemptions.

For more on the news article please click here.

The 2012 District 3 NSAC Results

April 20th, 2012 at The Blake Hotel in Charlotte, NC

The AAF District 3 National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) was held on April 20th 2012 in Charlotte, NC. The national client was NISSAN. University of Virginia took top honors.

North Carolina
Appalachian State University
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

South Carolina
Clemson University
University of South Carolina

Art Institute o Washington DC*
James Madison University
Liberty University
University of Virginia
Washington and Lee University

* Denotes a new chapter for the 2012 NSAC competition.

© AAF District 3