September 2023 AAF Nebraska AdMuse Newsletter

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aaf nebraska admuse •  september 2023

Thursday, September 28
11:30 AM Doors Open, Lunch & Keynote Speaker
FREE to Students – Pre-registration required as there is limited seating for this event.

AAF Nebraska would like to invite you to our upcoming event, AdVenture+! Join us for an afternoon full of food, fun…and of course information from ad pros! If you are passionate about creating/developing brands and/or collaborating with people in the industry – this event is a perfect fit for you.   

Hear from keynote speaker, Adam Baumgartner on his AdVentures with Wells Enterprises.


Thank you to our AdVenture+ sponsor:
Network at AdConnect
Thursday, September 28, 2023 | 4:15 – 6:00 PM
Yia Yia’s | 1423 “O” Street, Lincoln

Member Perk! AAF Nebraska Members – please join us for AdConnect, a free night to help you Connect. Network. Relax. (Just $10 for non-members.)

  • Share ideas.
  • Search out career opportunities.
  • Engage with your peers in the local advertising community.
  • Network with students coming from the AAF Nebraska AdVenture+ event being held at UNL throughout the afternoon.

AAF Nebraska Members Free | $10 for Guests/Non-Members
AdConnect is a quarterly perk for AAF Nebraska members. Watch for future event dates and volunteer for the Membership Committee if you would like to help plan or host a future AdConnect.


Thank you to AAF Nebraska’s Elite Sponsors:

Thank you
ON Brand 2023
AAF Nebraska Letter from the President
Cassi Warren
AAF Nebraska Students Honored During the Federation’s Annual Meeting

Looking for new talent?
Use AAF Nebraska’s job posting service.

Did you know one of your member benefits is free unlimited job postings on aafnebraska.org? Use your AAF Nebraska membership benefits to expand your reach by sending us your job postings.


AAF has Announced Winners of the 2023 Annual Mosaic Awards

The 2023 Mosaic Awards will recognize and honor organizations and individuals that have shown commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through their creative work, advocacy, and company-wide initiatives. Included will be the launch of the inaugural Mosaic Awards Scholarship Fund to support the next generation of diverse talent. The 2023 winners will be celebrated at a gala event which will be held on September 22, 2023, at The Capitale in New York’s historic Bowery neighborhood.

AAF Full Press Release here

The Business of Who.
Your Story is Your Success!
By Don Rashid (AAF Nebraska member)

“The night before the ON Brand conference 2023, I sent LinkedIn messages to Ross Asdourian and several other presenters, a good way to meet before the buzz began.”
Full Story here

Getting Started with AI for Small Businesses

Chris LaCroix recently delivered a keynote presentation during ON Brand 2023 on the topic of “AI Driven Success: Embracing the Future of Business Today”. The presentation was well-received by attendees. This blog post aims to provide a comprehensive resource for businesses looking to venture into the realm of AI. Thanks to all who attended!.  Read more here

OBI Creative Earns Spot on Inc. 5000 List for Fastest-Growing Companies

Omaha, NE (August 24, 2023) – OBI Creative, a research-based, innovation-driven advertising agency, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The list, which is published by Inc. magazine, is based on percentage revenue growth from 2019 to 2022. Read more here

Membership Benefits

Back-to-School Ready: Save More When You Shop Online
Buying school supplies can prove costly, luckily your AAF member-only savings makes it easy for you to find good deals. Here’s how ODP makes back-to-school shopping simple: Learn more

SmartBrief | AAF Member Benefit

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Our industry is one that changes at the speed of light. There is always something new to learn. AAF makes it easy for you to stay abreast of the latest and greatest impacting our group of innovators and creators.
One of the AAF Member Benefits is SmartBrief, a weekly delivery of the industry’s news straight to your inbox. All you need to do to be in the know is enter your email address… It’s just that easy!


Basis Technologies and Audigent Empower Advertisers

New York – July 6, 2023 – Basis Technologies, a leading provider of programmatic and workflow automation software for marketing and advertising, today announced the launch of a major curated marketplace in partnership with Audigent, the leading data activation, curation and identity platform.
Read more

AAF Government Report | July/August 2023

July 27, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee passed two privacy bills aimed at teens and youth. The Children and Teens’ Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA 2.0), sponsored by Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) sponsored by Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). Both passed with broad bipartisan support.
Clark Rector’s full report: Learn more

Our Mission

With more than 300 professional and student members, the American Advertising Federation Nebraska (AAF 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.
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