AdFed News

AdFed Suncoast Announces 2017-2018 Board Nominations

Posted Thursday, July 27, 2017

This is the official notice of nominations for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors to the AdFed Suncoast Membership. If you are interested in joining the AdFed Suncoast Board for the 2017-2018 term as an active member in either a nominated of un-nomiated position, please email us at by August 15, 2017.

2017 American Advertising Awards National Winners

Posted Monday, June 12, 2017

It was an amazing weekend of June 7th at ADMERICA 2017 in New Orleans. ADMERICA is the American Advertising Federation’s national conference on advertising where our industry comes together for education, inspiration, innovation, collaboration and celebration. ADMERICA presents a wonderful opportunity for attendees to learn and discuss the latest developments in our industry—from new digital technologies to creative content development. The conference concluded with the annual gala to announce the winners of the American Advertsing Awards.

2017 AdFed Suncoast ADDY Winners

Posted Friday, February 24, 2017

Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the local Ad Club phase is the first of a three-tier, national competition. Concurrently, all across the country, local entrants vie to win ADDY Awards - recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local ADDY winners compete against winners from other local clubs in one of 15 district competitions. District winners are then forwarded to the national stage of the American Advertising Award.

Only 30 days left to enter the American Advertsing Awards

Posted Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The American Advertising Federation conducts the American Advertising Awards, formerly known as the ADDYs. It is the industry's largest competition, attracting more than 40,000 entries every year.

American Adversting Federation Kicks off Local Awards Competition with #Tacogeddon Event

Posted Monday, November 14, 2016

Show pride in the best creative your agency or organization produced this year.  AdFed Suncoast is now accepting entries for the 2016 American Advertising Awards. The entry deadline is Friday January 13, 2017 at 6 p.m.

AdFed Suncoast and atLarge, Inc. Award Scholarship Winners

Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The Suncoast chapter of the American Advertising Federation and Sarasota-based digital innovation company, atLarge, Inc., recently announced three winners of the 2016 atLarge AdFed Scholarship: Cindy Almonte, Tyler Shea and Jose Daniel Gayosso Ramirez from Ringling College of Art and Design.  

Entry period for American Advertising Awards Closed

Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2016
SARASOTA, Fla. – February 10, 2016 – The American Advertising Awards are quickly approaching, with the Gala event on March 12 and a gallery preview night scheduled for February 12. While the entry period is closed and judging is over, anyone can check out the local competition for this year’s awards at The Clever Cup Coffee Shop from 5:00

AdFed Suncoast Gives Back with Pro-Bono Creative for MHCC

Posted Monday, October 19, 2015

SARASOTA, Fla. — The Suncoast chapter of the American Advertising Federation has recently completed its 2015 public service initiative for the Mental Health Community Centers (MHCC) of Sarasota County. As a way to give back to the community and put their advertising skills to work, a smart team of local communications professionals helped this local organization grow.