• presenting the 2018

    AAF American Advertising Awards

  • Blood, sweat and whisky-infused tears.

    Brought to you by celebrates the people, processes and endearing personality traits that make award-winning advertising possible. So, here’s to you, revision number 17, right on time at 5:45 Friday.

  • Covering for lazy writers for decades

    The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting more than 40,000 entries every year. The mission of the competition is to recognize and reward the creative sprit of excellence in the art of advertising. (That, and the inspiration that comes with knowing your client meeting was moved up a day.) Here's how to win.

  • Happily collecting self-affirming awards locally and nationally.

    • 1) AAF of Des Moines

      Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the local Ad Club phase is the first of a three-tier, national competition.

    • 2) District 9

      At the second tier, local ADDY winners compete against winners from other local clubs in one of 15 district competitions.

    • 3) National AAAs

      District ADDY winners are then forwarded to the third tier, to compete on the national stage of the American Advertising Awards.

  • Pricing

    Member Single Entry: $70

    Member Campaign Entry: $80

    Non-Member Single Entry: $100

    Non-Member Campaign Entry: $110

    Student Entry: $30

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    • Drop off deadline: December 15, 2017

    • Noon - 5p

    • Screenscapes Studios

    • 4800 Corporate Dr. West Des Moines, IA 50266

    Entries not dropped off December 15 must be delivered by December 31, 2017, directly to Jess Kennedy. Contact Jess at jkennedy@zlrignition.com to set up a time.

  • (The kind that comes with a trophy)

    Join us for the 2018 AAA Advertising Awards Show

    February 24

    6pm Social

    7:30p Awards Ceremony

    Des Moines Embassy Club Downtown

    666 Grand Avenue

    Des Moines, IA 50309

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