Agenda

Miss a workshop or event?  Check out recordings of past ADMERICA  workshops and events on our Vimeo page!

ADMERICA 2020 ON VIMEO

June 5 | 3:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

American Advertising Awards Committee Meeting

Current members of the N3AC will receive an invitation to attend the annual committee meeting. By invite only.  

June 8 | 1:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Council of Governors Meeting

All current Governors, Region Chairs, Ad 2 National chair and vice chair, rising Governors and former COG Chairs should plan to attend the last COG meeting of the year. In addition to customary reports and business, this meeting will include a recap of the year, a review of on-going initiatives, the new slate will be elected and the traditional passing of the gavel to the 2020-2021 Council of Governors Chair, Mary Lee will take place. By invite only.  

June 8 | 3:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

National Board of Directors Meeting

By invite only.

June 8 | 4:30 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 30 minutes

Annual Business Meeting

Please join us for the AAF’s Annual Business Meeting to recap and celebrate the work the AAF has accomplished over the past year. AAF President & CEO, Steve Pacheco will report on the status of the Federation followed by outgoing remarks from our AAF National Board of Directors Chair, Tara Walpert Levy of Google. We'll finish by introducing our new 2020-2021 slate of National Board Members and welcome the AAF’s incoming Board of Directors Chair, Lynn Lewis of UM Worldwide. 

June 8 | 2:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 3 hours

NEEC Meeting, Part 1

By invite only.

June 9 | 2:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 3 hours

NEEC Meeting, Part 2

By invite only.

June 10 | 10:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Eastern Region Meeting

All leaders and members of states within the Eastern Region (includes Districts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7) should plan to attend the annual meeting.  

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June 10 | 1:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Central Region Meeting

All leaders and members of states within the Central Region (includes Districts 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10) should plan to attend the annual meeting. 

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June 10 | 4:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Western Region Meeting

All leaders and members of states within the Western Region (includes Districts 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15) should plan to attend the annual meeting. 

June 11
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District  Meetings

Many AAF Districts elect to conduct a final meeting each year during ADMERICA. Please review the schedule for your District’s meeting. If you do not see details noted below, either the District elected to not have a meeting, or will contact you directly with information. 

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June 11 | 9:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 2 Meeting 

June 11 | 9:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 3 Meeting 

June 11 | 10:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 5 Meeting 

June 11 | 11:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 6 Meeting 

June 11 | 11:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 7 Meeting 

June 11 | 12:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 8 Meeting 

June 11 | 3:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 11 Meeting 

June 11 | 3:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 12 Meeting 

June 11 | 4:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 14 Meeting 

June 11 | 4:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 45 minutes

District 15 Meeting

April 28 | 11:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Executive Directors Seminar, Session 1

Due to the annual meeting being held virtually, 3 sessions will be conducted. Each session is meant to better inform Executive Directors about the events, policies and expectations of the coming year. By invite only. 

June 2 | 11:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Executive Directors Seminar, Session 2

Due to the annual meeting being held virtually, 3 sessions will be conducted. Each session is meant to better inform Executive Directors about the events, policies and expectations of the coming year. By invite only. 

June 8 | 10:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 20 minutes

Club Management Roundtables: Club Operations, Financial Stability and Government Relations

Hear from club leaders who share the same challenges you confront in the day-to-day management of your association.

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June 8 | 10:30 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 20 minutes

Club Management Roundtables: Programs, Fundraising and Special Events

Hear from club leaders who share the same challenges you confront in the day-to-day management of your association.

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June 8 | 11:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 20 minutes

Club Management Roundtables: Communications, Membership Development, Membership Retention 

Hear from club leaders who share the same challenges you confront in the day-to-day management of your association.

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June 9 | 3:45 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Club Workshop: American Advertising Awards

Get a head start on the upcoming award season and become your club’s American Advertising Awards expert! Attend this dynamic workshop and hear from club leaders who have excelled in growing entries and organizing a successful gala. 

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June 9 | 11:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Rising Club Leadership Training, Session 1

Designed to better prepare Club Presidents and Board Members, the three-session event will provide insight into all aspects of local leadership including deadlines, expectations, awards and recognition opportunities, a review of policies and procedures, fiscal responsibility, succession planning, signature events and more. Plan to attend all three! 

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June 16 | 11:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Rising Club Leadership Training, Session 2

Designed to better prepare Club Presidents and Board Members, the three-session event will provide insight into all aspects of local leadership including deadlines, expectations, awards and recognition opportunities, a review of policies and procedures, fiscal responsibility, succession planning, signature events and more. Plan to attend all three!

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June 23 | 11:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Rising Club Leadership Training, Session 3

Designed to better prepare Club Presidents and Board Members, the three-session event will provide insight into all aspects of local leadership including deadlines, expectations, awards and recognition opportunities, a review of policies and procedures, fiscal responsibility, succession planning, signature events and more. Plan to attend all three!

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June 30 | 11:00 am
Live via Zoom
Duration: 2 hours

Executive Directors Seminar, Session 3

Due to the annual meeting being held virtually, 3 sessions will be conducted. Each session is meant to better inform Executive Directors about the events, policies and expectations of the coming year. By invite only.

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June 5 | 12:00 pm
On-Demand
Duration: 20 minutes/presentation

NSAC Finals (9 Presentations)

Presented by Adobe, the National Student Advertising Competition is the premier college advertising competition that provides more than 2,000 college students the real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising/marketing/media campaign for a corporate client. Students develop a marketing plan and then pitch their work to advertising professionals at the district, semi-final and national levels.

June 7 | 1:00–6:00 pm
Live via Facebook
Duration: 5 hours

Ad 2 Public Service Virtual Competition

For more than 40 years, Ad 2 National chapters from around the country have donated holistic advertising and marketing campaigns for those doing meaningful work for important causes and changing lives. Each year chapters select a client, research the clientʼs needs, and use their professional expertise to create and execute a complete, strategic marketing plan tailored to that client’s goals. Ad 2 chapters then compete in the Ad 2 Public Service Competition, pitting the local campaigns against one another as a way to inspire each other and continually improve upon our work. Participating clubs submit a written report about their campaign, followed by an oral presentation. A select panel of industry judges evaluates the campaigns and selects the best among that yearʼs work.

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Support Ad 2 National! Buy 10 Raffle Tickets for $20 Dollars!
Your purchase enters you for a chance to win up to $250 in Amazon Gift Cards or tickets to the digital 3% Conference. We will draw and notify winners on Sunday, June 21 and will accept entries until Sunday, June 21 at 12 pm ET.  Ad 2 National’s goal is to reach $2,500 to support leadership development within the AAF. Ad 2 National is a 501c(6) which means your purchase is not tax deductible when you file your taxes with the IRS next year. We do appreciate your continued support of Ad 2 National digitally!

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June 7 | 8:00 pm
Live via Facebook
Duration: 1 hour

Ad 2 Public Service Virtual Competition Winner Announcement

Find out who won the 2020 Ad 2 Public Service Competition!

WATCH THE ANNOUNCEMENTWATCH THE WINNING PRESENTATION

June 8 | 12:00 pm
On-Demand
Duration: 20 minutes

NSAC Winners Announcement

Find out who won the 2020 National Student Advertising Competition, sponsored by Adobe!

WATCH THE ANNOUNCEMENT

June 8 | 12:30 pm
On-Demand
Duration: 15 minutes

Distinguished Advertising Educator Award

An interview with the 2020 recipient, Kevin Kelly of Brigham Young UniversityThe Distinguished Advertising Educator Award honors an educator who has been a consistent mentor to students, has supported the success of the advertising industry through research, teaching and advocacy, and has been engaged in the advancement of the mission of the AAF through activism within the organization. 

WATCH THE INTERVIEW

June 8 | 12:30 pm 
On-Demand
Duration: 45 minutes

College Chapter Awards

Interviews with the advisors of the  2020 Largest Chapter, the University of Illinois, and the 2020 chapter with the Largest Growth, Texas State University.

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June 8 | 2:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Transparency Builds Trust: Inaugural Symposium

A discussion of How and Why we must build trust and transparency with our consumers and business partners. It is critical in the competitive digital marketplace where consumers expect to be treated truthfully and fairly and have the online power to respond positively and negatively. The ethical and legal cases for building trust through transparency merge and both are essential. The symposium will begin with a "data & ethics roundtable," with executives from sparks & honey, SafeGuard Privacy, Microsoft, the American Advertising Federation, BBB National Programs, and MasterCard. Moderated by Wally Snyder of the Institute for Advertising Ethics. This will be followed by specialized Leadership Conversations with leaders from GEC Risk Advisory, the Software & Information Industry Association, sparks & honey, CNBC, Northwestern University, Davis & Gilbert, and The Fund. Presented by the AAF's Institute for Advertising Ethics.

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Data & Ethics Roundtable Panelists:
Kendra Clarke, VP, Data Science & Product Development, sparks & honey
Wayne Matus, Co-Founder, SafeGuard Privacy 
Jeff Nienaber, Senior Director, Microsoft 
Steve Pacheco, President & CEO, American Advertising Federation 
Lee Peeler, Former Executive Vice President, BBB National Programs 
JoAnn Stonier, EVP, Chief Data Officer, MasterCard 
Moderator: Wally Snyder, Executive Director, Institute for Advertising Ethics

Leadership Conversation Participants:
Andrea Bonime-Blanc, CEO & Founder, GEC Risk Advisory
Linda Thomas Brooks
, Interim Managing Director, SIIA; Corporate Fellow, GOOD and Upworthy
Kendra Clarke
, VP, Data Science & Product Development, sparks & honey 
Megan Graham, Technology Reporter, CNBC 
Kent Grayson, Associate Professor of Marketing, Northwestern University; Creator, Trust Project
Gary A. Kibel, Partner, Digital Media, Technology & Privacy, Davis & Gilbert
Raina Kumra, Partner, The Fund; CEO, Juggernaut
Joe Mandese, Editor-in-Chief, MediaPost 

 

NEW DATE!
June 12 | 2:00 pm
On-Demand
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Salute to AAF Achievers

Presentation of Club Achievement Awards, American Advertising Awards Incentive Program Winners, the Betty Riehl Excellence in Service Award, the Chic Davis Memorial Award, and the Pat Martin Excellence in District Leadership Award.

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June 26 | 5:00 pm
On-Demand
Duration: 3 hours

American Advertising Awards

Join us as we celebrate the creative spirit of excellence in advertising! The American Advertising Awards is one of the industry’s largest creative competitions, attracting nearly 35,000 professional and student entries each year through local club competitions.

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June 7 | 1:00–6:00 pm
Live via Facebook
Duration: 5 hours

Ad 2 Public Service Virtual Competition

For more than 40 years, Ad 2 National chapters from around the country have donated holistic advertising and marketing campaigns for those doing meaningful work for important causes and changing lives. Each year chapters select a client, research the clientʼs needs, and use their professional expertise to create and execute a complete, strategic marketing plan tailored to that client’s goals. Ad 2 chapters then compete in the Ad 2 Public Service Competition, pitting the local campaigns against one another as a way to inspire each other and continually improve upon our work. Participating clubs submit a written report about their campaign, followed by an oral presentation. A select panel of industry judges evaluates the campaigns and selects the best among that yearʼs work.

WATCH NOW

Support Ad 2 National! Buy 10 Raffle Tickets for $20 Dollars!
Your purchase enters you for a chance to win up to $250 in Amazon Gift Cards or tickets to the digital 3% Conference. We will draw and notify winners on Sunday, June 21 and will accept entries until Sunday, June 21 at 12 pm ET.  Ad 2 National’s goal is to reach $2,500 to support leadership development within the AAF. Ad 2 National is a 501c(6) which means your purchase is not tax deductible when you file your taxes with the IRS next year. We do appreciate your continued support of Ad 2 National digitally!

GET YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS

June 7 | 8:00 pm
Live via Facebook
Duration: 1 hour

Ad 2 Public Service Virtual Competition Winner Announcement

Find out who won the 2020 Ad 2 Public Service Competition!

WATCH THE ANNOUNCEMENTWATCH THE WINNING PRESENTATION

June 9 | 8:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Ad 2 National Board of Directors Meeting

By invite only

June 16 | 8:00 pm
Live via Zoom
Duration: 1 hour

Ad 2 Incoming Leaders Forum

By invite only