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AAF Government Report | September 30, 2019

October 10 Free Ad Ethics Day

The AAF protects and promotes advertising at all levels of government through grassroots activities. Our nation-wide network monitors advertising-related legislation on local, state and federal levels. We put our members face-to-face with influential lawmakers while encouraging self-regulation as a preemptor to government intervention, when appropriate of course. Read More

AAF Government Report | July 31, 2019

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AAF continues to work with the Privacy for America Coalition to develop a proposed national privacy standard that will both protect consumers and allow businesses to responsibly use data to continue to provide those consumers with the services and content they want and expect. Read More

AAF National Leadership Elected

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WASHINGTON DC, July 8, 2019—The American Advertising Federation (AAF) today announced that Tara Walpert Levy, Vice President of Agency and Brand Solutions at Google will serve as Chair of the National Board of Directors, July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. Lynn Lewis, US CEO at UM Worldwide, will serve alongside Levy as the Vice Chair of the Board during this time. Read More

AAF Government Report | June 28, 2019

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Federal “Do Not Track” Bill Introduced
Multiple federal privacy bills have been introduced, including a recent one by Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., that would establish a Do Not Track registry for online data collection similar to the Federal Trade Commission’s Do Not Call list which allows people to say they do not want to receive telemarketing calls. The bill would allow consumers to opt out of companies collecting data beyond what is “necessary” for the services to run. Read More

Ithaca College Named Winner of AAF’s 2019 NSAC Competition

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WASHINGTON DC, June 11, 2019— Wienerschnitzel and the American Advertising Federation (AAF) are pleased to announce that Ithaca College is the winner of the AAF’s 2019 National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). As the official corporate sponsor/client of the competition, Wienerschnitzel provided a “real-world” marketing challenge to over 2,000 advertising and marketing college students nationwide. Read More

AAF Appoints Steve Pacheco as President & CEO

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WASHINGTON DC, June 6, 2019— The American Advertising Federation (AAF) Board of Directors announced it has appointed marketing veteran Steve Pacheco as the organization’s new president & CEO, effective immediately. The Board ratified the appointment today at the AAF’s annual national conference, ADMERICA. Read More

2019 Mosaic Award Winners Announced

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WASHINGTON DC, April 8, 2019— Today, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) announced the 2019 Mosaic Awards honorees, who will be recognized for their unwavering commitment to inclusion and for offering a voice to multicultural communities. Each year, the AAF receives entries from companies and agencies across the country that are reviewed and judged by senior industry leaders. This year, actor James Lesure, along with TBWA/Chiat Day’s Chief Diversity Officer, Doug Melville will join forces to host and celebrate the 2019 winners during the Mosaic Awards in Hollywood, Florida on June 6, 2019. Read More

New AAF Member Benefit Program

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Most Promising Multicultural Students Class Announced for 2019

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WASHINGTON, DC, November 8, 2018— The American Advertising Federation (AAF) hosted eight leading advertising industry professionals in Washington, DC to select the 2019 class of Most Promising Multicultural Students on October 24. This year’s judging panel included representation from Edelman, EnergyBBDO, HZDG, Publicis Health, Rp3agency, Wunderman, VMLY&R and Yes&. Read More

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