Advertising Hall of Fame

October 5, 2020 | Cipriani Wall Street | New York

Due to continued uncertainty around coronavirus and spread of COVID-19 in the U.S., the American Advertising Federation has decided to postpone the 71st Annual Advertising Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies. The Gala has been rescheduled to Monday, October 5, 2020 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City from its original date on April 28, 2020.  Read the full statement here >>>

The Advertising Hall of Fame celebrates industry legends, who, throughout their trailblazing careers, have distinguished themselves with outstanding, nationally- and globally-recognized professional achievements; remarkable innovations that have changed our industry and our culture; and exceptional philanthropic work both within the advertising industry and in their communities. Since its inception in 1949, over 250 advertising legends and eight iconic global companies have been elected to the Hall. The event is among the advertising industry’s biggest and most prestigious of the year, attended by nearly 1,000 C-suite and senior level executives from the world’s largest brands, advertising agencies, media and tech companies and is the largest fundraiser for the Federation providing a vital source of funding necessary to continue the wide range of educational, multicultural, and advocacy initiatives that are critical to our industry. 

2020 INDUCTEES


Annie Leibovitz

Photographer
President’s Award for Special Lifetime Contributions to Advertising


Nina DiSesa

McCann


Richard Edelman

Edelman

Judy McGrath

MTV Networks

Wenda Harris Millard

MediaLink
David Bell Award for Industry Service

J. Melvin Muse

Muse Communications

Andrew Robertson

BBDO Worldwide

Michael I. Roth

The Interpublic Group

IBM

Corporate Inductee

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