January 25, 2019 John J. Dooner, Jr., McCann Worldgroup; Anne Finucane, Bank of America; Michael E. Kassan, MediaLink; Bill Koenigsberg, Horizon Media; Debra L. Lee, BET Networks; Maurice Lévy, Publicis Groupe; Indra K. Nooyi, PepsiCo; and Hector J. Orci, Orci, elected into the Hall of Fame’s 70th Class.
November 8, 2018 Executives from advertising’s biggest names gathered to select 50 exceptional undergraduate seniors for AAF program.
August 6, 2018 The NSAC tasks AAF college chapter teams to develop an integrated marketing campaign and a 20-minute presentation in response to a real-world marketing challenge facing Wienerschnitzel.
August 1, 2018 The American Advertising Federation (AAF) to Recognize Top Executives from 72andSunny, 360i, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Giant Spoon, Innovid, McCann Worldgroup, R/GA and Spotify
June 19, 2018 The University of Virginia secured 2nd place and the University of Missouri placed 3rd.
June 8, 2018 BBDO New York’s "The Talk" Wins a "Best of Show" National ADDY Award; Brigham Young University's BYU AdLab Wins "Best of Show" in the Student Division for GE's "One More Giant Leap".
May 8, 2018 American Advertising Federation Board Chair Kim Kelleher announced today that the Federation's longtime President & CEO, James Edmund Datri, has informed the Federation's officers that he will step down from his AAF post on October 10th of this year, after completing 10 years of service to the organization.
March 1, 2018 Alex Gorsky, CEO and Chairman of Johnson & Johnson, will accept the award on behalf of the company on April 24 at Cipriani Wall Street.
February 27, 2018 Levi Strauss & Co., Burrell Communications, HBO to be recognized in Chicago at the 2018 Mosaic Awards.