Barton Cummings

Barton A. Cummings Gold Medal Award


Nomination Criteria

Nominees for the Barton A. Cummings Gold Medal Award may come from any one of three of the AAF's member classifications: Advertisers, Advertising Agencies, and/or Media Companies. They must have contributed significantly as a volunteer to the advancement of advertising at the national level. In addition, the honoree should meet the following criteria:

  • Honoree should demonstrate an understanding of and support for the local clubs, Districts and Council of Governors structures
  • Member should exhibit exceptional leadership in one or more of the AAF's activities, including but not limited to: the advancement of advertising education, government relations, governance, industry recognition, public service, self-regulation or other services important to the AAF
  • While the candidate need not have completed his or her primary career, the breadth of contributions should indicate a long-term commitment to the AAF through volunteer service and achievement
  • The candidate may be living or deceased.

Nomination deadline is March 20, 2017