AAFO News

Honest Ads: 50 Years in Advertising Industry Self-Regulation

On May 18, 1971, the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the American Advertising Federation, and the Association of National Advertisers, in partnership with the Council of Better Business Bureaus, joined to create a mechanism of independent self-regulation for advertising in the U.S.  Read More

ON Brand 2021 Virtual Conference July 15

(OMAHA, Neb. – May 14, 2021)– On July 15, 2021, local chapters of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), American Advertising Federation (AAF), American Marketing Association (AMA), and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will virtually host marketing communication professionals from across the region at ON Brand 2021. Read More

Carina Collins Is First BL Scholarship Winner

(Omaha, Neb. – April 21, 2021) – BL congratulates UNL Ad/PR student Carina Collins, the first winner of the Bailey Lauerman Fund for Student Opportunity $5,000 scholarship which recognizes commitment to her craft and her efforts to cultivate a rich UNL campus environment by helping special needs students. Read More

AdMuse April 2021

AAF Omaha and AAF Lincoln the two local Nebraska affiliates of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), a national organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. representing more than 30,000 advertising professionals across the United States will unite in July and become AAF Nebraska. Read More

AAF Omaha Awards Scholarships for 2021-2022 School Year

(Omaha, Neb. – April 19, 2021) – American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha), announced winners of the 2021 AAF Omaha Scholarships. In 1987, AAF Omaha established two scholarship funds to honor students attending Creighton University, University of Nebraska Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Kearney. Read More

Renze Promotes John Kestner and Hires Tim Grutsch

April 19, 2021 (Omaha, NE) — RENZE, a 126-year-old provider of exhibits, branded environments, event graphics and point-of-purchase solutions, has promoted John Kestner to Graphics Dept. Manager and has hired Tim Grutsch as Preflight Designer. Read More

AAF Lincoln and AAF Omaha to Become American Advertising Federation Nebraska

(Omaha, NE, March 23, 2021) – Representatives from the American Advertising Federation Lincoln (AAF Lincoln) and the American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha) announced this week that the two Nebraska chapters of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) will be merging on July 1, 2021 resulting in the American Advertising Federation Nebraska (AAF Nebraska). This union is to strengthen and grow the American Advertising Federation and both clubs’ mission across the state. Read More

AdMuse February 2021

The American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha) announces the winners for Silver Medal, Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year. Read More

American Advertising Federation Omaha Honors Silver Medal, Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year

(Omaha, NE, February 19, 2021) The American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha) announces the winners for Silver Medal, Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year. Ray and Jan Dotzler, from Dotzler Creative Arts and the Creative Center received AAF Omaha’s top honor the Silver Medal Award. The Dotzlers were honored during the virtual 2021 American Advertising Awards | Nebraska ADDYs awards show, Thursday, February 18, 2021. Read More

AAF Omaha Legislative ALERT

Nebraska State Senator Tom Briese (R) has introduced legislation to lower the sales tax rate and expand the base to include all services, including advertising. The bill is similar to one the Senator introduced last year. That measure was the subject of a hearing, but never advanced out of committee. Read More

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