American Advertising Federation

Welcome to the AAF-Greater Evansville home page your source for news about AAF-Greater Evansville members and programs. Get the scoop about upcoming events and find out how to get involved in Evansville’s advertising and marketing community.

Upcoming Events

    July Social Hour

    When: Thursday - Jul. 31, 2014
    5pm - 6pm
    Where: The Sports Book Bar & Grill
    701 NW Riverside Dr
    Evansville, IN 47708
    Cost: FREE for Members.
    FREE for Non-Members.
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    Join us at The Sports Book Bar & Grill after work on Thursday, July 31st for a social hour.  AAF-GE will provide FREE appetizers and great conversation so we can get know one another better.  You can learn more about members or learn more about the club.  This social hour is open to AAF-GE members and member guests so join us for a good time!

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Sound Off! – Latest Posts

  • 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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  • March 21, 2014 - Packed full of creative examples for ideas on experiential marketing that gets people's heads turning, Christy Belden presented many ideas and talked about how to use the essence of human experience to move the senses with any brand. Christy is the senior integrated marketing strategist for the Louisville Courier-Journal and adjunct professor Spalding University and serves on the executive committee for the AAF of Louisville. - Christy Belden, senior integrated marketing strategist for...


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AuktionFest

    Thursday
    Oct. 16, 2014
    5pm - 9pm

    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 Evansvilles and the organization’s mission.

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