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An AAF membership, through your company or organization, your club or your college, connects you to the entire advertising community and provides opportunities for networking, education, and valuable discounts. Aside from being a part of something greater, you also get a ton of great benefits for being a part of AAF NEPA, including discounts to the local American Advertising Awards (formerly the ADDY® awards) and all ad club events, plus discounts with national companies such as FedEx, Hertz and Adweek – as well as member to member and local discounts.
Your AAF NEPA Membership includes:
Social/Networking AAF NEPA Events // Never pay retail for AAF NEPA events. Various activities are held throughout the year to encourage networking in enjoyable settings with other advertising professionals. These activities include the annual Meet the Board of Directors Event, 20 minutes and a Beer series, The Stretch Creativity Conference, our annual holiday party and more!
American Advertising Awards (formerly the ADDY® Awards) // The annual American Advertising Awards Competition is designed to recognize and reward creative excellence in advertising. The Northeast Pennsylvania’s local competition is the first tier in a three-tiered national competition conducted annually by the AAF. It is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence and members can enter at special rates with trophy-winning entries forwarded onto the District 2 level competition at no extra charge. Members also receive discounted rates to the Annual Awards dinner.
Job Bank Postings on aafnepa.org // The source for the latest ad industry jobs and internships in Northeastern PA. These listings include full time, part time, and consulting positions in advertising and marketing communications and members receive unlimited free job postings. AAF NEPA will also include your job posting in our monthly e-newsletter update and also promote on our social properties: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
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Silver Medal Award Eligibility // The AAF’s Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Annually, the AAF NEPA bestows this honor upon one outstanding member of the local advertising community who is a part of AAF NEPA.
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Business Promotion // New Client? Won an Award? New Staff? Upcoming Event? Let us know! The AAF NEPA is here to drive your company to success and we have several outlets to feature your big news: our monthly e-blast, our news page on aafnepa.org, and our social properties. So, send us your big news and we’ll be sure that you get noticed in Northeast PA. Free of charge of course, just for being an AAF NEPA member.
→ Submit your big news to email@example.com or be sure to put us on your media distribution list.
Member to Member Discounts // We encourage our members to do business with other AAF NEPA members. Our Member to Member discount Program allows members to save money on products and services. Offering a Member to Member discount also provides free exposure for your company on the aafnepa.org website with additional announcements throughout the year on our social properties: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
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Local Benefits and Discounts // We encourage local businesses that are not AAF NEPA members to offer additional discounts and services to our members for items we know are of value to you on a daily basis such as, restaurants, dry cleaning services, printing services, and more. All AAF NEPA members receive these discounts from our participating businesses.
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AAF National Discounts // Aside from being a part of something greater, you also get a bunch of great benefits for being a part of the AAF NEPA, from The National AAF Chapter, which includes discounts with national companies such AAF SmartBrief – an opt-in e-news service, AdCases.com – Portfolio, Presentation and Shipping Cases, New York Times, Advertising Age, and Adweek, subscriptions, Custom Awards, FedEx Services, Hertz, Mutual of Omaha insurance, Professional liability insurance, and more!
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