Tag Archives: American Advertising Federation

Barrera To Serve On AAF District Board

A.B. Barrera

Local advertising and communications professional A.B. Barrera has been named to serve as a member of the American Advertising Federation District 10’s board of directors. As a member of the board’s executive committee, Barrera will serve as the district chair for Conferences and Conventions.  District 10 encompasses the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. The District 10 board of directors also oversees 19 American Advertising Federation chapter clubs within…

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Local Advertising Professor Recognized

Kimberly Selber

UTRGV professor Kimberly Selber was recently awarded the 2021 Outstanding Advertising Educator of the Year Award. The accolade comes from the American Advertising Federation District 10. The award recognizes AAF members who have made contributions to both the growth and improvement of advertising through the academic process. “I’m humbled to have my career in education recognized and it has been an honor to have had the opportunity to teach and…

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I Smell Funny: Use and Misuse of Humor in Advertising

I Smell Funny

Robert Campbell, creative director of 808inc, presents “I Smell Funny” at the American Advertising Federation luncheon. “I Smell Funny” will highlight the use (and misuse) of humor in advertising, and dive deep into the ever changing landscape of the ad world. Campbell has created memorable, award-winning advertising for a variety of national and regional clients. His writing includes those for print, web, broadcast, outdoor, bathroom walls — and has directed…

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ADDY Award Nominations Open

One of the advertising industry’s largest creative competitions kicks off locally with the American Advertising Federation Rio Grande Valley currenly accepting entries for the 2018/2019 ADDY Awards. Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation, the local phase is the first of a three-tier, national competition. On the RGV front, entrants vie to win awards in recognition as the very best in the local market. Awards are given for both professional…

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Deep Shift Coming to McAllen

Colin Gaul

Advertising leaders and delegates will converge in McAllen in September as the American Advertising Federation – Rio Grande Valley hosts Deep Shift, the 2018 AAF District 10 summit. Advertising industry professionals and local business owners may attend, as well as students considering an advertising career path. The summit serves primarily as a leadership conference for AAF. For all attendees, it also features topics from professional to personal development. Featured speakers…

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Chemical Brain Freeze: How to Stay in the Game During Difficulty and Stress

Chuck Inman

“Chemical Brain Freeze” is a fast-paced dynamic program, presented by the American Advertising Federation – Rio Grande Valley, which explores what happens when we get stressed out and how we can handle situations more productively. Chuck Inman, a leadership and emotional intelligence specialist, combines the latest research with years of business expertise, world travel and knowledge as he teaches this subject matter. The program demonstrates: • What you can do…

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RGV ADDY Awards Feb. 23

ADDYs honor local advertising and marketing The American Advertising Federation – Rio Grande Valley chapter hosts its 2017 Rio Grande Valley ADDY Awards Feb. 23, celebrating the creative genius of the Rio Grande Valley. The evening also honors supporters of the group’s media auction, as well as The Advertiser of the Year and Member of the Year. The ADDY Awards begin at 6:30 p.m, with cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and…

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