AAF Creative Caffeine Chat Series Webinar

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 8 - 9:15 AM Central Time Allison Arden, Elements of Us Founder & CEO If you were fortunate enough to join Allison’s session during ADMERICA, then you know you don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn additional insights and share in this active engagement exercise. Allison is primed to deliver a hands-on experience designed to help each participant set new goals and reach beyond limitation.

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AAF Nebraska Honors Ray & Jan Dotzler 2021 Silver Medal Winners

Ray and Jan Dotzler have been a part of the Omaha advertising community for more than three decades. Ray was the president and chief operating officer of the Creative Center and Jan an instructor at the design school. Jan and Ray performed a service for the local and regional advertising community that was totally unique – developing the next generation of thoroughly trained creative talent. Although we were saddened when we learned the last class of Creative Center students would be graduating this past June, we know Ray and Jan will continue to mentor advertising students for many years to come and we wish them well in the next phase of their careers. Ray and Jan worked on the American Advertising Awards | Nebraska committee for countless years sharing their talents. They included participation in AAF events and programs into the curriculum at the Creative Center, allowing AAF to engage with their students year after year. AAF Nebraska congratulated and honored Jan and Ray Dotzler, our 2021 Silver Medal Winners on September 2nd.

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AAF Nebraska Honors Bob Mancuso 2021 Ad Pro of the Year

Bob Mancuso, the Director of Mid-America Expositions, has been an active AAF member for many years. Bob was honored on September 2nd during AdConnect as AAF Nebraska's 2021 Ad Pro of the Year. Bob’s company Mid-America Expositions is dedicated to the highest quality of shows bringing business and people together. For more than 50 years, Mid-America has kept products rolling and people strolling through Omaha’s numerous indoor and outdoor venues with events like the Farm and Ag Expo, Omaha Home & Garden Expo, Taste of Omaha, and the Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival just to name a few of the events that have become long-standing traditions, drawing families from all over the Midwest. Bob started his AAF volunteer leadership track in 2016 serving on the AAF Omaha Board of Directors, co-chairing the Public Service committee for two years. The next two years Bob served as the Membership co-chair and this past club year Bob co-chaired the Legislative Issues committee. We thank Bob for his commitment to AAF.

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AAF Nebraska Honors Aubrey Schrieuer 2021 Ad Rookie of the Year

Aubrey Schrieuer is an amazing example of an AAF student member turned young professional member. She started volunteering with AAF soon after attending Meet the Pros in February of 2018. Aubrey has a long list of projects she has volunteered for as a Student Ambassador and an young professional members. She was a Student Ambassador for ON Brand 2018, served on the Public Service Committee, is a Holiday Party volunteer, Meet the Pros volunteer, American Advertising Awards Committee member and she co-leads our AdReads virtual book club. Aubrey is a conversion-focused web copywriter. She is experienced with writing for conversation rate optimization, creating a consistent user experience and telling powerful stories through video. Aubrey has been with Nebraska Medicine since February of 2020. We thank Aubrey for embracing AAF programs and projects and for her leadership. AAF Nebraska honored her in-person on September 2nd during AdConnect.

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AAF Affinity Partner | UPS Webinar

Hispanic Heritage Month with J. Balvin, September 23 | 12 PM Central Time Join AAF Affinity Partner UPS for the next VIP webinar installment as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music superstar J Balvin. Learn about how he remains true to himself and his brand in every arena of his life. Watch. Learn. Implement. Latinx Superstar J. Balvin Lives His Brand #BeyondSavings

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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

Affinity Partner Webinar

September 23, 2021

Join AAF Affinity Partner UPS for the next VIP webinar installment as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music superstar J Balvin. Learn about how he remains true to himself and his brand in every arena of his life.  #BeyondSavings

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AAF Creative Caffeine Chat Series

September 23, 2021

AAF National Creative Caffeine Chat Series Thursday, September 23, 2021 8 AM Central Time Allison Arden, Elements of Us Founder & CEO. Allison will share insights and actionable ideas from her research-based, visional toolset to foster well-being, improve team dynamics, and create better outcomes for people organizations, and society.

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AdReads Book Club & Happy Hour

October 7, 2021

AdReads from AAF Omaha is a virtual book club and happy hour, where we talk about books about advertising via Zoom meetings. Our sixth session on October 7 from 5 to 5:45 will be moderated by David Moore and Aubrey Schieuer. Author: Andrew Boulton Book Title: "Copywriting Is…: 30-or-so Thoughts on Thinking Like a Copywriter" AdReads is Free to Members and Guests

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NEWS

Inclusive Communities Announces Third Cohort of LeadDIVERSITY Advocates

August 24, 2021

July 28, 2021 (Omaha, NE) – Inclusive Communities is proud to announce the 2021/22 class of  LeadDIVERSITY advocates. LeadDIVERSITY, is a year-long program designed to build a network of  leaders (referred to as Advocates) dedicated to creating opportunities and solutions related to  diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Midwest region. Read More

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2021 AAF District 9 Leadership Conference | August 28

August 23, 2021

The 2021 D9 Leadership Conference is quickly approaching on Saturday, August 28. Registration is FREE to all district AAF members. Read More

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Flood Communications Makes Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America

August 19, 2021

(NORFOLK, Neb., Aug. 18, 2021) – Flood Communications, which reaches more than 500,000 homes as one of the largest news operations in Nebraska, announced today it has secured a place on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in America. Read More

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