American Advertising Awards
Local Competition. National Recognition.
The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries nationwide. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. It all begins with your local club competition, hosted by AAF Triangle! Winners from the Triangle advance to the District 3 Competition (NC, SC, VA) and ultimately to the Nationals!
The AAF Triangle Competition extends as far east as Wilmington and as far west as Greensboro. This local competition has seen winners advance to win top honors at District level, as well as National level. With such great creativity in Central and Eastern North Carolina, it’s easy to see why.
Advertising’s Night On The Town
AAF Triangle presents awards to exceptional advertising students, researchers, and professionals. These awards honor influential, revolutionary, and transformative leaders and their work. They are supported by AAF Triangle through their contributions that recognize and promote excellence in advertising. As the philanthropic arm of the AAF Triangle, the AAF champions individual advertisers who are making an impact in their workplace and community. We recognize advertising visionaries who have elevated the field, and we support the next generation of advertisers who will transform the profession.
Interested in Joining?
Members of AAF have dedicated professionals who work, teach, and study in the field; and have a passion for advancing the advertising industry. As an active member, you’ll have access to AAF’s well-connected community that will help you boost your knowledge and advance your career. Plus, you can connect with advertising agencies and marketers in the Triangle through one of our professional chapters across North America.
The 2022 American Advertising Awards
Award Season is here and that means it’s time to enter the American Advertising Awards. This year, we’re headed back to the eighties, so polish off your Ray-Bans and get ready to be a star. Once again this year, all entries and judging will be digital, but we are planning a live gala. So if you’ve got what it takes to totally rock the leaderboard, grab your tokens and meet us at the arcade. It’s time to see whose work is gnarly, righteous, or totally rADical!
- Entries Due: January 14
- Gala: February 24 (Gala location and theme to be announced in January!)
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