The American Advertising Federation is the only national advertising organization representing all industry segments through a broad-based membership. AAF has the following national membership categories:
- Clubs/Federations: Local professional advertising associations. AAF is the only national advertising organization for local professional advertising associations. Member clubs comprise the AAF grass roots, which are the industry’s most valuable resource in advancing and protecting advertising interests.
- Corporate Members: Advertiser, agency, media and advertising service companies. Corporate members pay dues based on advertising expenditures and/or billings.
- College/University Chapters: Campus organizations comprised of advertising students. AAF is the only national advertising organization with a student membership. Therefore, AAF serves as the link between the profession, academicians and future advertising professionals.
- Inter Association Council: Leaders of other trade associations which represent specific advertising segments join the AAF Inter Association Council to promote effective cooperation and coordination on industry initiatives and activity.
Collectively, AAF represents nearly 50,000 advertising professionals who join together to achieve a common purpose. Each AAF membership segment provides a unique and valuable voice for the entire industry.