why join aaf?

Whether you run an ad agency or you run an ad somewhere, if you have anything to do with advertising, marketing, or communications, you need to join aaf!

All AAF local clubs:

  • Serve as their market’s premier resource for advertising, marketing, and communications professionals
  • Showcase the individuals and organizations that make up the local advertising community–engaging them, teaching them and promoting them to make the local area a top-tier destination for brands and talent
  • Offer educational programs, industry connectivity, and professional growth resources, including professional education opportunities, networking luncheons, the American Advertising Awards Awards, social activities, fundraising events, and opportunities to connect with hundreds of colleagues in the market
  • Welcome members who are career-minded professionals from all areas of advertising and who are interested in supporting their local advertising community with industry knowledge and influential relationships
  • Welcome members as diverse and dynamic as the industry we represent, including:


Client Companies

Trade Organizations

Community Services

Marketing Services Suppliers

Media Firms

Marketing Research Companies

Independent Professionals

Business Owners

Agency Professionals

Production Professionals

Corporate Marketers

Marketing Professionals

Creative Professionals

PR Specialists

Media Experts

Digital/Mobile/Social Media Experts





Creative Directors

Account Managers

Media Directors

Media Sales





Web Designers