AdFed Blog

December Member Spotlight - Brittany Sutton

Thursday, December 12, 2013

After joining as a member this year, Brittany jumped right in and volunteered on the Programs Committee, regularly attending meetings and contributing ideas. Her efforts were especially helpful in preparing for our November AdBites luncheon on Marketing to Millennials.

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AdLibs - Season 1, Episode 5 featuring Cal McAllister

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Missed our AdNites event in October? Check out this episode. Cal McAllister, CEO and Creative Director of the Wexley School for Girls, drops some knowledge about creative thinking, slowing down to get better ideas and developing experiences for brands.

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November Member Spotlight - Chris Laney

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Chris was recently a panelist at our AdBites luncheon on September 19th and educated our members about the exciting trends in emerging media, specifically in the realm of augmented reality. Chris has also been instrumental in creating a bridge between AdFed Suncoast and the Sarasota Young Professionals Group. Plans are in the works to do a joint event between the two clubs in 2014. 

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Renew or upgrade your membership by Dec 1st for exclusive savings!

Monday, November 18, 2013

Based on your feedback, the Board of Directors has created a New Membership Structure to provide discounts for Individual Members who renew on time, increase the exclusive benefits for our Corporate Members and provide a discounted membership option for our local Non-Profits.

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AdLibs - Season 1, Episode 4 featuring George Zwierko

Monday, November 11, 2013

George Zwierko, Owner/Partner of Rumbo Cultural Marketing + Branding, discusses the challenges and opportunities of multicultural marketing including language barriers, understanding cultural nuances and building relationships with niche markets. 

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Advertising Deductibility Issue Still Looming

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

At the risk of using scare tactics, I must unfortunately report that the risk of legislation being introduced that will alter businesses’ ability to fully deduct their advertising cost is still quite real.

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Announcing our 2013-14 Public Service Client

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

AdFed Suncoast is pleased to announce that the Suncoast Center for Independent Living is the recipient of a public service campaign designed to heighten awareness of the Centers for Independent Living as a resource for individuals with disabilities to help them create independent lifestyles. 

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October Member Spotlight - Gabe Hernandez

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Gabe is currently a valuable member of the Video Committee, helping to shoot and edit the club's monthly AdLibs videos. Over the past 2 years, Gabe has also used his phenomenal photography skills to document our monthly professional development and networking events, the ADDY Awards and our Dodgeball Tournament Fundraiser.

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Ad Tax Threat - How You Can Help!

Monday, September 30, 2013

There are serious discussions in Congress about decreasing or altering the ability of businesses to fully deduct expenses they incur for advertising or marketing. We’re hearing from multiple sources that this is more than just talk; it is expected that legislation will soon be introduced in the House Ways and Means Committee.

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September Member Spotlight - Sam Stern

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Sam has generously agreed to sponsor the AdFed Suncoast Ad Student of the Year Scholarship fund for 2014 - 2015 and is also offering the next two scholarship winners a valuable internship at his agency.

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