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Governor’s Update November 2015

Dear Fellow AAF D3 Colleagues, By now everyone should be well into the swing of things.  You should have a good feel for your membership numbers and with several programs under your belt, the kinks should be worked out. With the AAAwards just around the corner, the focus should be shifting toward increasing entries and the planning of a successful gala.  This year, with the category changes and the new software developed by OpenWater, there

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Governor’s Update September 2015

Dear fellow D3 AAF Colleagues, This year is off to a great start. The District 3 Board received a lot of positive feedback from many of the attendees at the D3 Leadership Conference in August, making it one of our best conferences to date. The conference committee did a great job of planning and organizing a great program that was highlighted by Andy Azula, Executive Creative Director at the Martin Agency. We had over 20 first time attendees

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Revised Categories for the American Advertising Awards Revealed

This year, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and the National American Advertising Awards Committee (N3AC) has announced major revisions to the Categories for the American Advertising Awards (AAAwards). Here are the main things you’ll need to know:   ALL key categories still remain Many great new categories added Advertising for the Arts & Sciences eliminated Public Service categories redistributed Advertising Industry Self Promotion categories redistributed The 15 categories have been narrowed down to 7 What

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2015 District 3 Leadership Conference Highlights

Another successful District 3 Leadership Conference commenced this past weekend in Bristol, VA, thanks to AAF SWVA and our D3 sponsors.  The D3 Board and all of the attendees would like to thank Photoelectric and Chris Brank Films once again for their documentation of our event and the resulting highlight reels. Day 1: Keynote Speaker and VIP Games   Day 2: Information Sessions and Saturday Night Social   Join us for the 2016 D3 Leadership

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The 2016 District 3 National Student Advertising Competition Has Begun!

The 2016 D3 National Student Advertising Competition, which will be held on April 8, 2016, requires AAF college chapter members to develop a 32-page marketing campaign and 20-minute presentation in response to a real-world case study co-authored by Snapple and the AAF Academic Division. This year’s campaign objective will be to develop a fully integrated marketing campaign for Snapple as it looks to grow household penetration. In the first round of the competition, each student

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AAF Announces 2016 National Student Advertising Competition Sponsor, Snapple

WASHINGTON, DC (July 1, 2015)—Partnering with another iconic American brand, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) is excited to announce Snapple as the corporate sponsor for the 2016 National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The 2016 NSAC will require each AAF college chapter team to develop a written integrated marketing campaign proposal and a 20-minute presentation in response to a real-world advertising challenge currently faced by Snapple.  Dr Pepper Snapple Group based in Plano, Texas, is the

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