American Advertising Federation

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Upcoming Events

    September Luncheon – The One That Got Away

    When: Thursday - Sep. 25, 2014
    12pm - 1pm
    Where: Tropicana Convention Center, Las Vegas Room (Las Vegas room)
    421 NW Riverside Dr.
    Evansville, IN
    Cost: FREE for Members.
    $15.00 for Non-Members.
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    NOTICE!!! Date changed for this event…it is now Thursday, September 25!

    Join us for our September Professional Development Series Luncheon – The One That Got Away with Matt Lehman.

    What do you do with all of those unused ideas? Leftover comps? Almost finished things you didn’t have the gumption to present? Little snippets of gizmos that floated off your artboard in Illustrator? Did the client kill the best logo option? Or even worse, did the client kill the entire project? Or THE ultimate worst – did the client “kill” the project only to hire someone else later? Ouch.

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Sound Off! – Latest Posts

  • August 22, 2014 - Guests at the Fall TV Preview were treated to a sneak peek of excitement, drama and comedy at the August luncheon held at Tropicana. They witnessed the line-ups from ViaMedia, WEHT/WTVW ABC, CW, WFIE NBC, WNIN, WEVV CBS, and FOX affiliates that whet the appetite of viewers. The clips left them wanting more of the new and returning series as well informing them on what to expect with changes to newscasts and station updates. - Gwen Lewis and Lori Martin - Who’s got Thursday Night Football?...


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  • June 20, 2014 - The June Membership Luncheon held at Tropicana Convention Center was full of information on the benefits and rewards of membership to the American Advertising Federation of Greater Evansville. President Lisa Verkamp passed the gavel to incoming president Andy Herbertz, advertising and public relations manager at Tropicana Evansville. Andy introduced new officers and incoming board members for the 2014-15 fiscal year that begins in July. Lisa presented a video highlighting the club achievement...


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  • May 16, 2014 - The May Luncheon was held at the Central Library in partnership with the Southwest Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Christy Gillenwater, President and CEO of the Chamber gave a sneak peek of Evansville's new logo and gave an update of the process of Evansville's brand and initiatives. Following Christy was guest speaker Jack Hess, executive director of the Institute for Coalition Building based in Columbus, Ind. Jack provided an insightful background of how the community of Columbus went from an...


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  • May 16, 2014 - Click below to access Jack Hess' presentation from our May 15 luncheon. This is a password protected document available to only attendees of our luncheon. -...


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  • April 18, 2014 - About 70 guests attended April's Awards Luncheon to congratulate Silver Medal Award recipient, our three scholarship winners and to witness a real-world branding campaign presented by USI's National Student Advertising Competition team. This year's Silver Medal award was bestowed upon Mr. Jack Pate, Publisher and President of C&P Media/ Evansville Courier & Press. Jack has spent more than 30 years working for the E. W. Scripps Company. As a former Advertising Director, Jack continues to...


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AuktionFest

    Thursday
    Oct. 16, 2014
    05:30 PM - 09:00 PM

    Auktionfest 2014

    Join us for dinner, live German music and the chance to shop for a great deal at the annual AuktionFest held at Germania Maennerchor! As your professional non-profit organization, we rely on this annual event as our biggest fundraiser of the year. You’re sure to find incredible deals on items, services and media while supporting the AAF-Greater Evansville and the organization’s mission.

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