AdFed News

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.

Elizabeth's Eternal Reef

Posted Friday, July 17, 2015
We are deeply saddened to learn about the loss of one of our most dedicated members, Elizabeth Blair. Elizabeth was a mother, friend, internet trailblazer, technology champion, exceptional spirit and everything in between. She touched many lives through her dedication to further the creative community and we are Saddened by our loss. AdFed Suncoast offers

Adfed Suncoast Welcomes 2015-2016 Board with special June Event

Posted Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The Suncoast chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) is welcoming a new board this in conjunction with a presentation by Sarasota-local Jim McCampbell from Ringling College. At Gold Coast Eagle Distributors on June 17, McCampbell will speak about the latest technology in immersive media. Ad and tech geeks alike are welcome to enjoy brews, bites, discussion and meet the new Board.

Local Ad Professionals & Students Score Big in Regional Awards

Posted Friday, May 8, 2015

AdFed Suncoast is pleased to share the winners of the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Fourth District American Advertising Awards. AAF District Four is made up of nearly 1,500 professionals located across the State of Florida and the Caribbean. 80 Gold and 165 Silver ADDY Awards were presented at the District Four American Advertising Awards Gala, Saturday, May 2, in Orlando. AdFed Suncoast’s 2015 American Advertising Award winners competed with a total of 1,495 winners from other chapters in District Four.

Adfed Suncoast Welcomes National Advertising Professionals to Sarasota

Posted Monday, March 16, 2015

The Suncoast chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) is welcoming three advertising industry professionals to Sarasota on March 19th for an evening of discussion, drinks and refreshments. At Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch, the judges from the recent local Advertising Awards will be joining the local organization to speak about their experiences in a panel discussion about the role of creativity in digital media.

AdFed Suncoast presented the 2015 ADDY®

Posted Friday, March 13, 2015

More than 118 Professional ADDY Awards were presented to Southwest Florida creative agencies and businesses, including 3 Judge’s Choice awards and 14 AMY Awards for the highest scoring entry in each major professional category.

Adfed Suncoast Accepting Entries for American Advertising Awards

Posted Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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.