Insights from Steve Pacheco President & CEO, American Advertising Federation

Steve Pacheco President & CEO, American Advertising Federation recently shared his insights about our diverse membership, “The AAF represents more than just advertising, it represents people who have skillsets in marketing, public relations, communications and more. We are a representation of all that is done in the industry and are here to promote, celebrate and protect it.”  

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AAF Nebraska AdBites | Inside Husker Athletics

AAF Nebraska AdBites Professional Development Keynote Speaker: Brandon Meier, Senior Associate AD of Marketing and Multimedia, Nebraska Athletic Department

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Scriptown Brewing, 3922 Farnam St, Omaha 11:30 AM Networking, 12 Noon Lunch & Program $25 to AAF Nebraska Members & Students | $30 Non-Members/Guests       

Brandon Meier joined the Nebraska Athletic Department in October of 2018 as the Senior Associate AD for Marketing & Multimedia. Meier oversees Nebraska's HuskerVision, creative & emerging media and marketing & fan experience departments.

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AAF Nebraska Professional Development Webinar

The Impact of the iOS14 Changes on Digital Advertising Keynote Speaker Mark Halstead Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 12 Noon Free to AAF Nebraska Members & Students | $10 Non-Members/Guests    Keynote: Mark Halstead, Director Digital Ad Products at Hearst Television

Halstead is the Director of Digital Ad Products at Hearst Television. He has been in the industry for many years, commencing with the Prodigy online service in the nineties. From there moved on to DoubleClick where he gained lots of experience in digital advertising technology and operations. Halstead moved on to digital advertising leadership roles at premium publishers like Viacom and CBS Local. Halstead lives in Westchester County, NY with his wife and 3 children and enjoy spending time with family and friends, playing guitar (though he says he definitely not as good as he used to be), and being outdoors.

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Mission

With more than 250 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

AAF Nebraska AdBites Professional Development

October 19, 2021

Keynote Speaker: Brandon Meier, Senior Associate AD of Marketing and Multimedia, Nebraska Athletic Department Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Scriptown Brewing, 3922 Farnam St, Omaha 11:30 AM Networking, 12 Noon Lunch & Program $25 to AAF Nebraska Members & Students | $30 Non-Members/Guests        Brandon Meier joined the Nebraska Athletic Department in October of 2018 as the Senior Associate AD for Marketing & Multimedia. Meier oversees Nebraska's HuskerVision, creative & emerging media and marketing & fan experience departments.

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AAF Des Moines Ad Day Conference

October 15, 2021

DES MOINES AD DAY Friday, October 15, 2021 Our AAF friends in Des Moines invite fellow AAF District 9 members to participate in their Ad Day. All AAF District 9 members are extended the discounted conference rate at $75 for the full day. This one-day event brings out the best in the Des Moines advertising scene to add fuel to your creative fire. Ad Day is focused on all of the creative aspects of advertising — experience keynotes full of expert advice and hear the thought process behind some of the best ad campaigns around. This conference is a chance for you to step back from your day-to-day, re-energize your knowledge base, and gain a new perspective to take back to your team. Let your imagination run wild — or at least let it free for the day.

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AAF Affinity Partner Webinar

October 7, 2021

Join AAF Affinity Partner Innovid for the next AAF webinar on October 7th at 10am CT: Future-Proofing Identity for a Privacy-First World. The promise of a free Internet is rooted in a value exchange between content and data collection, but through the past decade the power dynamic has shifted with no clear winner in sight. Tal Chalozin, Innovid Co-Founder and CTO, will dive into the response to global consumer privacy concerns (both good and bad), what to expect next, and above all, what we collectively can and should do about it.

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NEWS

Swanson Russell Wins 10 Honors at 2021 TOCA Awards

October 23, 2021

LINCOLN, Neb. (October 23, 2021) – Swanson Russell received 10 honors at the 2021 Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) Awards held September 2. The annual event recognizes outstanding marketing efforts within the green industry, and Swanson Russell received four first-place awards, four merit awards and two Gardner Awards. Read More

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Meet Kaci Waugh, AAF Nebraska Student Member

October 13, 2021

Student member, Kaci Waugh recently joined the Bailey Lauerman (BL) team as a Social Coordinator following a summer internship. A connection made at the AAF Nebraska’s Meet the Pros, is a testament to why the federation continues this two-day conference for area students. Read More

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Tracy Koeneke Wins Member Survey Gift Card

October 12, 2021

At AAF Nebraska, we are continuously working toward improving our organization through AdBites luncheons, special events, communication, AdConnect networking opportunities, AdReads book club & happy hour, webinars, community outreach, student engagement and more. We appreciate the input from the 241 members and friends of AAF Nebraska that participated in this year's Member Survey.  Read More

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