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AdMuse June 2021

Our mission is to advocate, educate, inspire and bring an inclusive sense of community to the advertising professionals of Nebraska so that they, and future generations, can continue to do the work they love. We educate members, policymakers, the media and the public on the value advertising brings to our community. The federation fosters the highest standards of practice and cultivates leaders. Read More

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Membership Minute

As we start moving out of virtual everything and into more “normacy” like in-person events and meeting people for lunch, insights have been gained from the new virtual world. One of those insights is the power of online tools. Read More

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AAF Omaha Wins National Award

(OMAHA, NE, June 14, 2021) – The American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha), a professional organization of advertising agencies, marketers, media, academia, and public relations practitioners, won a national American Advertising Federation (AAF) award for Public Service. The award was presented during the national AAF annual conference ADMERICA Salute to Achievers virtual presentation on June 11, 2021. Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Takeuchi U.S. Selects Swanson Russell as Media and Public Relations Agency

LINCOLN, Neb., (January 22, 2021) – Swanson Russell has been selected as the agency of record for Takeuchi U.S. in Pendergrass, Ga. Headquartered in Japan, Takeuchi manufactures a wide range of compact equipment, including compact track loaders, compact excavators and compact wheel loaders. Swanson Russell will handle and execute Takeuchi’s public relations and paid media strategies. Read More

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AdMuse December 2020

Each Year, AAF Omaha hosts a holiday party and silent auction to benefit a worthy, local non-profit organization. This holiday season, AAF Omaha is supporting the Refugee Empowerment Center as the federation’s 2020-2021 Public Service partner. Read More

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AdMuse October 2020

As advocates for the rights of advertisers, we educate policy makers, the media and general public on the value advertising brings to the well being of our community. We foster the highest standards of practice and cultivate the industry’s present and future. Read More

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AdMuse September 2020

The American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha) is the unifying voice for advertising in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area. AAF Omaha offers an organization to educate, inspire and bring an inclusive sense of community to the advertising professionals of Omaha so that we, and future generations, can continue to do the work we love. Read More

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Local Marketers Join Together to Address the Diversity Hiring Gap within Their Industry

Omaha, Nebraska – Eleven local marketing agencies joined together to take the first step toward reducing the diversity hiring gap within the advertising industry. In an effort to cultivate more Black marketers and creatives in Omaha, the American Advertising Federation of Omaha (AAF Omaha) and Bozell, a locally owned mid-size agency, created the ADvance Omaha Fund. Read More

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AdMuse July 2020

AAF Omaha has focused on how we can best support our members and the Omaha advertising community during the pandemic. We consider our organization essential to our advertising, marketing and communication professionals. Our leadership continues to develop relevant content, virtual programming, and valuable tools to support our community. Read More

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AAF Omaha Officers and Board of Directors Election

AAF Omaha is led by a board of directors elected by AAF Omaha members. It is time to officially elect our 2020-2021 Officers and Board members who will guide the direction of the organization and plan events that promote, celebrate and bring the Omaha advertising community together in 2020-2021. Read More

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AdMuse June 2020

The American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha) is the unifying voice for advertising in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area. AAF Omaha offers an organization to educate, inspire and bring an inclusive sense of community to the advertising professionals of Omaha so that we, and future generations, can continue to do the work we love. Read More

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