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Inspiration from our members, District

Monday, March 30, 2020

We've been spying on our members' social media feed so that we can convey inspiration during these trying times. Studio BCC (pictured above) takes the cake for overall creativity, fun, staying productive, and diligently providing factual information to their followers in a crisis. Sarasota Memorial provides the most timely and pertinent healthcare information. Take a look at their online flair and a selection of other members' posts. 

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AdFed Suncoast selects judges for the American Advertising Awards

Monday, January 7, 2019

Their rooms are reserved. The flights are booked. Each year, we at AdFed Suncoast select three judges from outside the region we serve, so there's no familiarity and no bias with the work they come to critique.

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ADDY 77 Event Celebrates The 2018 American Advertising Award Winners

Thursday, March 8, 2018

A disco ball never sparkled so bright as it shined on the local stars of advertising at AdFed Suncoast's ADDY 77 - American Advertising Awards Gala at Cinebisto, in Sarasota, Florida. It was an especially groovy crowed that gathered to celebrate the 2018 ADDY winners on Sunday, February 25th.

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What should I wear to the ADDYs?

Friday, February 9, 2018

After answering dozens upon dozens of questions about how to enter the competition; “What category does this belong in?” come Gala time I get hit with the really hard question. What should I wear to the ADDYs?

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ADDY 77 is coming soon

Monday, November 27, 2017

Whether you write copy for the Rebel Alliance in a galaxy far, far away… or design promotions for vacations on Fantasy Island… if you’re in business, you ARE in advertising.

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Digital Days & Boogie Nights

Sunday, August 20, 2017

It's been a long, hot Summer my friends. So, after you put that ad campaign to bed why not go out for a night of boogie with AdFed Suncoast?

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The Night Advertising Stood Still

Thursday, February 23, 2017

February 23rd was a big night for the advertising industry on Florida’s Suncoast as entrants from Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee and Collier Counties congregated at the Cinébistro Theater in Southgate, Sarasota to attend the 2017 American Advertising Awards.

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Monday, July 4, 2016

Founded in 1951, as a club we have reached 65! I am honored to be your president for the upcoming year and proud to be among those who have served in the area of leadership - and - along with your board look forward to advancing the club in the weeks and months ahead.

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Lee Gaines and Larry Kelleher

Leave The Money On The Nightstand

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

It was a long night, a year actually, as your club president. Hopefully, you’re happy, or at least satisfied, with my performance. The time from July to June was both fast and slow, but overall I feel as though I accomplished what needed to be accomplished...

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AdFed Board 2015-2016

ADDYs, Scholarships and Programs Can't Happen Without You!

Thursday, March 31, 2016

As president of AdFed Sunocast I humbly ask all members of AdFed Suncoast and the local advertising community take a moment and consider getting more involved in the day to day management of your local AAF chapter.

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