It’s More Than Just Southwest Virginia
The American Advertising Federation (AAF), the nation’s oldest national advertising trade association, and the only association representing all facets of the advertising industry, is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and acts as the “Unifying Voice for Advertising.”
The AAF is comprised of:
- Fifteen district operations, each located in and representing a different region of the nation
- Nearly 100 blue chip corporate members comprising the nation’s leading advertisers, advertising agencies, and media companies
- A national network of nearly 200 local federations, representing 40,000 advertising professionals, located in ad communities across the country
- More than 200 AAF college chapters, with over 6,500 student members.
The AAF operates a host of programs and initiatives including the Advertising Hall of Fame, the American Advertising Awards, the National Student Advertising Competition, the Mosaic Center on Multiculturalism, and summer Ad Camps for high school students in Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C.
AAF SWVA is in District 3, which includes all AAF clubs in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. The District has an executive board and a governor who represent our district on the national Council of Governors. There are opportunities to network with the leadership of these clubs by way of the District 3 Leadership Conference each year. There is further opportunity to network on a national level by way of ADMERICA!, AAF’s national conference each year.