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ON Brand Conference Brings Together Professionals for Purposeful Conversations and Meaningful Development

OMAHA, Neb. – For the first time in two years, the local ON Brand Conference will gather hundreds of professionals for purposeful conversations and meaningful professional development focused around the event’s theme, “ON Brand. On Purpose.” Attendees are invited to Scott Conference Center on Thursday, July 21 to network, grow and get inspired. Read More

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Swanson Russell Chairman Dave Hansen Inducted into TOCA Hall of Fame

LINCOLN, Neb. (May 21, 2022) – Swanson Russell Chairman Dave Hansen was inducted into the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) Hall of Fame at their 32nd annual meeting, which took place May 3-5 in Kansas City, Missouri. The TOCA Hall of Fame recognizes the cumulative accomplishments of deserving communicators who have made outstanding contributions to the turf and ornamental industry over the years. Read More

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AAF Nebraska Awards Scholarships for 2022-2023 School Year

(Omaha, Neb. – May 19, 2022) – American Advertising Federation Nebraska (AAF Nebraska), announced winners of the 2022 AAF Nebraska Scholarships. In 1987, AAF Nebraska established two scholarship funds to honor students attending Creighton University, University of Nebraska Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Kearney. Along with these foundation funds over the next 5 years the federation will award additional scholarships.
AAF Nebraska is able to award a total of $12,600 in scholarship funds to outstanding area student members this year.
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Daryl Anderson Promoted to Vice President of Creative Services at Clark Creative Group

AAF Nebraska Congratulates Daryl Anderson!

Clark Creative Group (CCG) announces the promotion of Daryl Anderson on his promotion to Vice President of Creative Services at CCG.
Anderson recently celebrated his 20-year anniversary at CCG in November and continues to steer the creative ship with his industry veteran expertise….all while keeping up with the young crew.  Read More

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Swanson Russell Brings Home NAMA Wins

LINCOLN, Neb. (February 4, 2022) – Swanson Russell received three honors at the Region II 2022 National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Awards held January 13. The annual event recognizes outstanding marketing efforts within the agricultural industry, and the agency received one first-place award and two merit awards. Read More

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Helping the Jays take flight.

“It blows you away when you first see it.” That’s how coach Greg McDermott describes the new Creighton men’s basketball locker room at the CHI Health Center in Omaha. Their new environment combines the excitement and energy of the Creighton brand while maximizing the space to its fullest potential. Read More

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Greater Omaha Chamber Notable Community Contributors to Be Celebrated at Annual Meeting

AAF Nebraska congratulates member Janet Noll on the honor of being named the Greater Omaha Chamber Chairman’s Award of Excellence 2022 recipient.
As the Vice President of Flood Communications, Janet Noll oversees the Spanish sales operations for Telemundo Nebraska TV and KBBX Radio Lobo 97.7FM. She has contributed to the Greater Omaha Chamber’s President’s Club since December 2017. Since that time, she has sold more than 50 chamber memberships generating more than $47,000 in membership sales and retention revenue. Read More

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American Advertising Federation Nebraska Honors Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year

(Omaha, NE, November 19, 2021) The American Advertising Federation Nebraska (AAF Nebraska) announces the winners for Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year. Kelli Britten, University of Nebraska Lincoln was recognized as Ad Pro of the Year and Adam Turner, Eleven Twenty-Three was honored as Ad Rookie of the Year during AAF Nebraska’s BOOM! Roasted Awards event on November 18 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. The event also featured the roast of Jen Landis, founder of Pincurl Girls and professor at the University of Nebraska Lincoln and Patrick Stibbs owner of On The Spot Productions. Read More

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KidGlov Advertising Agency Named One of Lincoln’s Best Places to Work

LINCOLN, Nebraska (August 4, 2021) – For the third time, KidGlov, a boutique advertising agency has been named one of Lincoln’s Best Places to Work. The marketing and branding agency with offices in Lincoln and Omaha, received honors in the small business category of the awards program, sponsored by Woods Aitken LLP, along with the Lincoln Human Resource Management Association and the Lincoln Journal Star. Read More

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AAF Grass Roots Network Annual Leadership Identified

Washington, DC, July 16, 2021—Each year, the American Advertising Federation welcomes new leaders committed to furthering the mission of the organization and advertising industry. This year is no exception. Three exemplary leaders and long-time supporters have been identified and look to impact great change in the coming year. We congratulate Larry Brantley, Tina Tsang and David Campbell on their new roles and willingness to further their AAF leadership journey. Read More

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AAF Omaha Wins National Award

(OMAHA, NE, June 14, 2021) – The American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha), a professional organization of advertising agencies, marketers, media, academia, and public relations practitioners, won a national American Advertising Federation (AAF) award for Public Service. The award was presented during the national AAF annual conference ADMERICA Salute to Achievers virtual presentation on June 11, 2021. Read More

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ON Brand 2021 Virtual Conference July 15

(OMAHA, Neb. – May 14, 2021)– On July 15, 2021, local chapters of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), American Advertising Federation (AAF), American Marketing Association (AMA), and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will virtually host marketing communication professionals from across the region at ON Brand 2021. Read More

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Carina Collins Is First BL Scholarship Winner

(Omaha, Neb. – April 21, 2021) – BL congratulates UNL Ad/PR student Carina Collins, the first winner of the Bailey Lauerman Fund for Student Opportunity $5,000 scholarship which recognizes commitment to her craft and her efforts to cultivate a rich UNL campus environment by helping special needs students. Read More

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AAF Lincoln and AAF Omaha to Become American Advertising Federation Nebraska

(Omaha, NE, March 23, 2021) – Representatives from the American Advertising Federation Lincoln (AAF Lincoln) and the American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha) announced this week that the two Nebraska chapters of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) will be merging on July 1, 2021 resulting in the American Advertising Federation Nebraska (AAF Nebraska). This union is to strengthen and grow the American Advertising Federation and both clubs’ mission across the state. Read More

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American Advertising Federation Omaha Honors Silver Medal, Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year

(Omaha, NE, February 19, 2021) The American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha) announces the winners for Silver Medal, Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year. Ray and Jan Dotzler, from Dotzler Creative Arts and the Creative Center received AAF Omaha’s top honor the Silver Medal Award. The Dotzlers were honored during the virtual 2021 American Advertising Awards | Nebraska ADDYs awards show, Thursday, February 18, 2021. Read More

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Takeuchi U.S. Selects Swanson Russell as Media and Public Relations Agency

LINCOLN, Neb., (January 22, 2021) – Swanson Russell has been selected as the agency of record for Takeuchi U.S. in Pendergrass, Ga. Headquartered in Japan, Takeuchi manufactures a wide range of compact equipment, including compact track loaders, compact excavators and compact wheel loaders. Swanson Russell will handle and execute Takeuchi’s public relations and paid media strategies. Read More

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