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Welcome to the AAF Omaha Chapter Monthly Newsletter!










AAFOpen Putt-Putt Golf Tournament | June 11
Teams of four are forming now for this annual competition at Boulder Creek on June 9, 2016. Your team could take home the coveted AAFOpen Blazer or other raffle or hole prizes.


Volunteers Wanted for OAX 2016 | September 22
Committees are forming now to make the third annual Omaha Advertising Expo (OAX) an interesting and informative event for local business owners and marketing and advertising professionals.


May AdBites: The Continued Evolution of Data & Media Measurement May 17 
As technology and viewing trends evolve, media measurement has become more complex. Add to that the fact that Omaha's not a large market, and it's quite the challenge to marketers. Director of Research, David Gustafson, will walk us through some of the options today, as well as best practices.



New Members Elected: AAF Board of Directors

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) announced the election of four new members to its Board of Directors earlier today. The announcement was made in conjunction with one of the industry’s most prestigious events, the Advertising Hall of Fame induction ceremonies and gala dinner, which is being held at the Waldorf Astoria New York. 



2016 AAF Club Achievement Winners Announced

The 2016 Club Achievement Award winners were selected earlier this month, awarding 46 of the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) member clubs across eight categories of entry. 



AAF Government Report

According to a new study published in the journal Obesity, rates of childhood obesity in the United States haven’t declined in any age group for the past 15 years. The researchers say they used the most recent CDC National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data to study childhood obesity rates from 1999 to 2014, and concluded there hasn’t been a significant drop—even among children. 



Membership Committee: Competition Makes Us Stronger; Collaboration Makes Us Better

As the Membership Committee continues to focus on what matters most: you, our members, we’re committed to providing you the most value for your membership.



Five Things You Didn't Know About Greg Ahrens

I am a creative director at SKAR Advertising. I’ve been here for 21 years. I worked at a couple agencies before I landed here. I’ve been involved with AAF Omaha for a number of years – serving as president, on the board and helping out on several committees.



Legislative Update

The second session of the 104th Legislature adjourned sine die April 20.



In Case You Missed It - To Foster Diversity In Advertising, Challenge Unconscious Bias Difference is not deficit.

Lisa Sherman, President & CEO of the Ad Council, posted a column titled 'To Foster Diversity In Advertising, Challenge Unconscious Bias'.



ADMERICA at Disneyland | AAF National Conference

Nearly 800 of the AAF’s grassroots members representing all industry segments—agencies, media companies, clients and suppliers—gather together every year for ADMERICA, AAF’s national conference.



Swanson Russell Adds Gerber as New Client

Gerber Gear has selected Swanson Russell to lead strategic marketing efforts for an exciting new product. Based in Portland, Oregon, Gerber is a leading producer of knives, multi-tools and outdoor gear.



AAF Omaha Remembers Lifetime Member Cal Kirshen

AAF Omaha lifetime member Kevee Kirshenbaum (Cal Kirshen) passed away on April 14, 2016 at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home in Omaha.




2016 AdWars Winner Crowned

On Thursday, April 14, 2016 at DJ’s Dugout Downtown after 3 rounds of tricky advertising trivia questions and one creative challenge, the 2016 AdWars Champion emerged.









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