American Advertising Awards Creative Nebraska Entry Open Now

Entries now open for the 2023 AAF Creative Nebraska Awards! We are excited to welcome entries for next year’s awards show now through January 11th, 2023. Reminder that we want all types of creative companies to participate – advertising agencies, design shops, freelance, internal agencies and students. Award categories have remained the same from last year and we want to remind you of two Nebraska-only categories, the Mosaic award and the Creative Nebraska award. See website for entry details, deadlines and fees. Early bird deadline: December 9, 2022 Deadline: January 6, 2023 Late deadline: January 11, 2023 Please see contact page for questions.

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AAF Nebraska Holiday Party

"Mingle All the Way" | Wednesday, December 7, 2022 | 4:30 - 7:00 pm Field Club of Omaha | Early Bird Registration Discount Deadline is November 23! Each year, the American Advertising Federation Nebraska (AAF Nebraska), hosts a holiday party and silent auction to benefit a worthy, local non-profit organization and AAF Nebraska’s mission.  Raffle prizes during the event and a silent virtual auction open online November 28th closing during the event on December 7th. This year, AAF Nebraska is supporting the Omaha Academy of Ballet.

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AAF Nebraska Announces Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year

AAF Nebraska announces the winners for Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year. David Moore, Co-founder, and Creative Director with Kingswood & Palmerston will receive the Ad Pro of the Year award and Johnny Shea, Designer at Daake will be honored as Ad Rookie of the Year during AAF Nebraska’s BOOM! Roasted Awards event on November 17 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. The event will also feature the roast of Laura Spaulding, Corporate Communications Director at Bozell in Omaha, NE and Fred Knight, Marketing Director at T.O. Haas Tire in Lincoln, NE.

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AdReads with Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk

AdReads from AAF Nebraska is a virtual book club and happy hour, where we talk about books about advertising via Zoom meetings. Our 11th session on January 12th from 5 to 6:00 pm will be moderated by David Moore and Aubrey Schieuer with guest authors Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk presenting. Authors: Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk will be joining us for the book discussion

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AAF Nebraska Named AAF Club of the Year & President of the Year Division III

Congratulations to our members, board members and president Ann Woodford! On June 5th during ADMERICA in Nashville, TN, AAF Nebraska was named the AAF National Division III Club of the Year led by President of the Year Ann Woodford. Thank you to our members for your support throughout the year. Not currently a member? Find out more about AAF Nebraska today.

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Mission

With more than 275 professional and student members, the American Advertising Federation Nebraska is the unifying voice for advertising throughout Nebraska and Western Iowa. AAF Nebraska offers an organization to educate, inspire and bring an inclusive sense of community to the advertising professionals of Nebraska so that we, and future generations, can continue to do the work we love.

EVENTS

AdReads with Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk

January 12, 2023

AdReads from AAF Nebraska is a virtual book club, happy hour, and professional development hour where we talk about books about advertising via Zoom meetings.  Our eleventh session on January 12th from 5 to 6:00 pm will be moderated by David Moore and Aubrey Schieuer with Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk presenting. Authors: Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk will be joining us for the book discussion Book Title: Darling You Can't Do Both and other Noise to Ignore on You Way Up

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AAF Nebraska Holiday Party "Mingle All the Way"

December 7, 2022

AAF Nebraska Holiday Happy Hour "Mingle All the Way" |  Wednesday, December 7, 2022 | 4:30 - 7:00 pm |  Field Club of Omaha | 3615 Woolworth Ave |  Early Bird Registration Discount Deadline is November 23! Each year, the American Advertising Federation Nebraska (AAF Nebraska), hosts a holiday party and silent auction to benefit a worthy, local non-profit organization and AAF Nebraska’s mission. This year the holiday party will take place on December 7th at the Field Club of Omaha. The AAF Nebraska Membership team is hard at work, creating a fun and engaging event for all. We'll will have raffle prizes and a silent virtual auction open online November 28th.  This year, AAF Nebraska is supporting the Omaha Academy of Ballet.

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BOOM! Roasted

November 17, 2022

AAF Nebraska BOOM! Roasted Thursday, November 17, 2022 6pm Social Hour | 7pm Program Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 12750 Westport Pkwy, La Vista  Join your friends at AAF Nebraska for BOOM! Roasted - an uproarious event hosted by AAF legend-in-his-own-mind Michael Johnson, featuring the roasts of the corporate communication great, Laura Spaulding from Bozell and the tire marketing king of Nebraska, Fred Knight from Sun Auto Tire & Service. Both Laura and Fred are past AAF presidents! We'll also be honoring the 2023 Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year - both to be announced soon. Seating is limited, so register soon. Food service and beverages will be available at the Alamo Drafthouse on your own.

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NEWS

Membership Board Leaders Spotlight

December 1, 2022

Meet AAF Nebraska Board leaders to learn more about club activities and join us soon for an upcoming professional development program or event. Our leaders along with Bridgid and Christina are busy engaging our advertising community. AAF Nebraska binds together mutual interests of corporate advertisers, agencies, marketing and media services, suppliers and academia. Read More

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November 2022 AAF Nebraska AdMuse

November 30, 2022

AAF Nebraska exists to unite and prosper advertising, marketing, communications and public relations professionals throughout the state of Nebraska. Read the lasted issue of AdMuse with upcoming events, programs and industry news. Read More

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New Member Spotlight | November 2022

November 23, 2022

AAF Nebraska welcomes new member Noah Kenoyer the Marketing and National Account Manager at ReBath Omaha. ReBath Omaha is a locally owned and operated franchise redefining the effortless bathroom remodel, from start to stunning. Kenoyer joined ReBath Omaha this summer after coming from Drake University in Des Moines. Read More

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