Membership Committee Update – March 2019

BobMancusoSubmitted by Bob Mancuso

AAF Omaha Membership Team Co-Chair

AAF Omaha Membership Team Chairs: April Clark, Paula Steenson and Bob Mancuso

Membership Committee Members: Kelly Sohns, Shannon Garner, Juli Jackson and Sandy Barnhart

Each year AAF Omaha participates in AAF’s National Club Achievement Competition. The Club Achievement Competition is designed to recognize outstanding accomplishments of AAF affiliated advertising clubs across the country and to showcase the programs and projects clubs undertake each year. AAF Omaha enters in all eight categories of the competition. The Membership Club Achievement Binder was completed and is a great recap of our year in membership! Let’s keep the momentum going!

Meet The Pros was very successful and brought in over a hundred students. The luncheons brought together industry professionals and the students for very interesting conversations. Read the Meet the Pros recap.

The Meet the Pros AdConnect event went well in the face of the oncoming blizzard on Feb 19 at The Legends on Pacific from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Members and guests had good food, good times and good networking!

Some upcoming events for you to take full advantage of your AAF membership:

March 28 – The Learning Hour | 1 in 60
Guest speaker Andy Ruback, CEO of Flood Communications will discuss the topic: Does Hispanic Marketing Stress You Out? at DJ’s Dugout – 777 N 114th St, 6:00 p.m.

April 11 – AdWars
6:00 p.m. at DJ’s Dugout Downtown – 1003 Capitol Ave. Enter a team today!

April 16 – AdBites Luncheon
Hear from Ryan Soutter from Verizon – at 11:30 a.m. at Beacon Hills in Aksarben Village

May 9 – AdConnect.
5:00-7:00 p.m. at OBI’s new digs in Millard. Beer & wine bar provided by our friends at OBI, great finger food provided by AAF Omaha, and fantastic networking opportunities provided by you! Bring your business cards, smile and enjoy conversation. Sign up quickly, this is going to be a popular event.

I would like to remind AAF Omaha members to watch for your membership renewal notice. Renew quickly so you don’t miss one minute of AAF Omaha programming and events at member pricing! You may also be the recipient of an awesome member perk from one of our sponsors when you attend AAF Omaha events.

Please help us get the word out about AAF Omaha to the marketing professionals you meet and invite them to our events. Tell them about the benefits AAF Omaha has to offer and that membership in the unifying voice of advertising helps everyone in the industry.

The AAF Omaha membership benefits include the following:

  • Access to professional development events discussing the latest trends in our industry.
  • Access to discounts for club events, luncheons and the American Advertising Awards. Plus, you are eligible for special discounts on shipping, car rentals, insurance and more.
  • Fun networking events throughout the year including: Ad Wars, Bowl-a-Rama, Ad Connect, AAF Open Golf and the Holiday Luncheon.
  • Opportunity to network, share ideas and discuss marketing challenges.
  • Local AAF Omaha membership also gives you AAF National membership which plays a significant role in supporting charities, legislation, and issues that affect your business.

Apply online for membership, or call 402-561-6625.



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