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University of Virginia to represent AAF District 3 at NSAC Nationals

Congratulations to the University of Virginia who will be representing District 3 in the finals of the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) at AAF’s Admerica conference in Chicago, June 7-8. UVA won the District 3 competition in Raleigh on April 20th, competing against schools from Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. This year’s NSAC sponsor and client, Ocean Spray, provided a brief to teams across the country who put together a strategy, media budget and integrated campaign

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2018 D3 Leadership Conference Dates and Location Announced

  Great news! The dates and location for the annual D3 Leadership Conference have been announced! This year’s event will be held August 17-19 at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in Roanoke, VA. AAF District 3 Leadership Conference Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center 110 Shenandoah Avenue Roanoke, Va 24016 [Map] 540-985-5900 More details will follow. Stay tuned right here to learn more.

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2018 District 3 American Advertising Award Winners Announced

CHARLOTTE, NC – District Three of the American Advertising Federation announced the American Advertising Award winners on March 27, 2018, recognizing work in the industries of advertising, marketing, public relations, photography, graphic design and related fields from agencies, businesses and individuals doing business in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina as well as college students studying for those related fields. Judging took place in Charlotte, NC. The three out-of-market judges were: Mark Bazil, Advertising Professor, Savannah

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Fall Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Rich Stoddart Global CEO Leo Burnett Worldwide “Crash My Party: How to market in a world where participation is open to everyone.”  The ideas that get the most attention today share something fundamental: At their core, they are ideas intentionally built for people to engage with, to get people to not just think something, but do something. In other words, they inspire participation.   Stoddart, explores how agencies can create such participatory ideas while staying true to their clients’ brands.

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D3 2017-2018 Executive Leadership Nominations

At the D3 Spring Board meeting on Saturday, April 8th the following nominations were made for the upcoming 2017-2018 board year for the executive leadership positions. Nominations will remain open until Thursday, June 8 at which time they will be officially voted in at Admerica in New Orleans. D3 Officers Chris Dodd, D3 Governor AAF Roanoke Megan Telencio, D3 Lt. Governor AAF of the Midlands Danielle Salley, D3 Treasurer  AAF of the Midlands David Campbell, D3

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