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AdReads Book Club & Happy Hour

Webinar Event (Free)

AdReads from AAF Omaha is a virtual book club and happy hour, where we talk about books about advertising via Zoom meetings.

Our second session on July 30 from 5 to 5:45 will be moderated by David Moore and Aubrey Schieuer (who couldn’t resist a book so perfectly on theme from this year’s American Advertising Awards – Nebraska). 

Join your fellow ad pros to discuss “Creative Blindness (And How to Cure It),” written by Dave Trott. Founder of four award-winning agencies, Dave is a master of persuasion and strategy. You can get the book on Amazon Kindle for about 10 bucks.

Get wildly creative ideas from this collection of short stories, where creative problem-solving is the ever-present proof in the pudding. To drink, to discuss advertising. What could be more grand?

July 30, 2020

Zoom Gathering

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AAF Omaha Webinar | Getting the Most From LinkedIn

Webinar Event (AAF Omaha Members Free | Non Members $5.00)

The Company Portraits by Jason FitzgeraldAAF Omaha Annual Meeting &
Professional Development Webinar
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
8:30 AM

“ Getting the Most From LinkedIn”
This presentation focuses on the features and capabilities in assisting people to build quality connections for business and personal development.  Larry Brantley president of Chaloner, New York City will share the tools that he uses daily to target clients and talent.  This presentation is designed to be broad enough to be of value to recent graduates entering the job market and the seasoned CEO.

Larry Brantley Bio-

Larry Brantley is the president of Chaloner. Chaloner is a national executive search firm specializing in communications, public relations and marketing recruitment. 

Larry has more than 30 years of experience in the communications, marketing and advertising fields. One of his first key jobs was as a packaging designer at Frito-Lay where he developed his networking and people skills. He eventually started the first creative staffing firm in the DFW area. Since then he has been involved in recruiting and placement of industry professionals both nationally and internationally.

Larry has worked with such firms as JCPenney, HP, EDS, Texas Instruments, Lord & Taylor, Sears, TracyLocke, Ryan Partnership, ConocoPhillips, Frito-Lay and Alcone Marketing. He has placed brand, creative, account service, interactive/web, public relations, marketing, media, traffic, production and other executive level talent.

Larry has been interviewed as a staffing industry expert by The Wall Street Journal, The Dallas Morning News, The Houston Chronicle, PROMO Magazine, Communication Arts Magazine, Dallas Men Magazine, The Dallas Business Journal and The Houston Business Journal. He is an award-winning designer through IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) and is a long-term member of AAF where he serves as a part of the executive leadership for the 10th district and Secretary/Treasurer for AAF Council of Governors on the national level.

He currently splits his time between Dallas and NYC.  He has 3 sons.

August 4, 2020

8:30 AM

Webinar | Zoom Gathering

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AAF Omaha | Noovie Trivia Virtual Happy Hour

Regular Event (Free to Members and Guests)

Our members at National CineMedia (NCM) are hosting a remote movie trivia event for AAF Omaha. AAF  Omaha members and the Omaha advertising community are welcome to attend the virtual trivia happy hour.

Disney Movie Roles, Marvel and Sports Movie Trivia Happy Hour

  • Date – Thursday, August 13th | Time – 5 to 6 PM
  • There is no cost to participate
  • Those who reserve will receive the link invite via Ring Central from our NCM hosts to join in the Trivia Happy Hour
  • Each player will need to have their own pen/paper to write down the answers to the questions shown on the screen (and read by the host for those with video issues)
  • At the end of the game, our host from NCM will reveal the correct answers
  • Prizes will be mailed to the winners – 1st and 2nd place winners will receive
  • This virtual trivia happy hour promises to be fun team building event
  • Did we mention prizes?
  • Prize for 1st and 2nd place winners include:
  •  Beach bag, Blanket, Pop socket, Wireless ear bud, Glass water bottle
    with silicone sleeve and two movie tickets.

Thanks to National CineMedia our host for this Virtual Trivia Happy Hour!

August 13, 2020

Zoom Gathering

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