[Past Event Recaps]

20/20 Creative Vision Nebraska ADDYs Recap

On Saturday, February 22, 2020 the Nebraska advertising community came together to celebrate the best advertising created in Nebraska during the American Advertising Awards | Nebraska ADDYs Show 20/20 Creative Vision. This year in Nebraska the American Advertising Awards competition had more than 500 professional and student entries. Read More

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2019 BOOM! Roasted Recap

You can always say something nice, but it’s more fun to ROAST ‘em.
On November 7th AAF Omaha hosted the seventh annual “BOOM! ROASTED.” The event gave attendees the chance to be a little less-than-nice to Omaha’s Mr. Nice Guy Mike Compton, Executive Vice President at Renze Display. Read More

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AdConnect | May 9, 2019 Recap

Thank you to our corporate members from OBI Creative for hosting AdConnect or as we called it on May 9th Nueve de Mayo Thirsty Thursday. Our Membership team plans AdConnects quarterly. AAF Omaha invites you to attend these networking events to Connect. Network. Relax. with our members and area advertising professionals.
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AdBites Professional Development Program | April 16, 2019

Ryan Soutter
Director of Sales Engineering, Verzion Media
ACT – Ad Creative Tech

With several emerging technologies furthering the advancement of immersive experiences in advertising, the creative possibilities for marketers are endless. On April 16th Verizon Media’s Ryan Soutter took us for a journey through the new reality of XR and how to prepare for the fourth industrial revolution as we approach the 5G era. Read More

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Meet the Pros 2019 Event Recap

AAF Omaha celebrated 58 years of hosting Meet the Pros on February 18 & 19. With loads of new content for attendees we presented new speakers this year along with more professionals from more categories, plus internships and scholarships for students to apply for. Meet the Pros 2019 was where aspiration met inspiration. Read More

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May 8, 2018 AdBites Recap

n Tuesday, May 8th AAF Omaha welcomed Ashton Gary from Goodway Group. Ashton spent nearly 10 years working in digital media planning and strategy for dozens of brands. Now as a director of account strategy at Goodway Group, he helps agency clients at all levels – from multinational to hyperlocal – leverage the right campaign touch points based on their needs. Read More

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Congratulations Bozell 2018 AdWars Champions

AdWars hosted on April 5th was a fun and fact filled event. This team competition tests your knowledge of advertising practices, terminology and trivia. It’s anything but trivial (just ask someone from the 2018 AAF Omaha AdWars championship team from Bozell). It’s a brutal display of seemingly useless terms and acronyms. It’s a grueling and treacherous evening of famous jingles and tag lines. Most of all it’s always fun!
After four rounds of trivia questions and one creative round Bozell was crowned with the new traveling trophy. Read More

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2018 Bowl-A-Rama

Each January, ad professionals polish off their bowling shoes and start throwing strikes in hopes of attaining the vaunted AAF Omaha Bowl-A-Rama trophy. Lanes fill up fast and not surprising this year the event sold out again! Read More

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Legislative Reception February 7, 2018 Event Recap

The event met AAF Omaha and AAF Lincoln expectations, welcoming Nebraska lawmakers and AAF members. The reception consisted of a brief presentation from Ryan Horn, AAF Omaha Legislative Issues Team Member, and an update from Andy Ruback, CEO of Flood Communications. Handouts from AAF Omaha were presented to each Senator and legislative staff members detailing the economic impact of advertising in the state of Nebraska.
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Meet the Pros 2018 Event Recap

This year AAF Omaha celebrated 57 years of hosting Meet the Pros on February 1 & 2. With loads of new content for attendees we presented new speakers this year and more professionals from more categories, plus internships and scholarships for students to apply for. Meet the Pros 2018 was where aspiration met inspiration. Read More

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Dodge & Burn 2017

The Special Events team would like to thank members and friends of AAF Omaha for their participation in the 2017 Dodge & Burn event. We hope all enjoyed this year’s tournament and we look forward to seeing you at the next AAF Omaha event! Read More

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2017 Bowl-A-Rama

Kerry Heinrich from H&A Media and her team took home the Bowl-A-Rama traveling trophy for highest average team score for the second year in a row. Team members included Kerry, Diane Mumford, Tom Hoffman, Tiffany Yakes-Starr and Jim Starr. Read More

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Public Service Chairs Send Thanks!

The AAFO Public Service Committee thanks all of the AAFO members who generously gave of their time and talents to help us develop the new Heartland Hope Mission website, banner and materials for their Open House event to celebrate their new building on 21st & U Street. Please check out the neAAFO AT HHM Flowersw website at HeartlandHopeMission.org! Read More

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2014 BOOM! Roasted

You can always say something nice, but it’s more fun to ROAST ‘em On November 6th AAF Omaha hosted the second annual “BOOM! ROASTED.” The event gave attendees the chance to be a little less-than-cordial to Omaha ad man Mark Carpenter, Partner & VP of Creative Strategy & Production Services at SKAR Advertising, also known to some as “Uncle Fester”. The causal dinner and roast event was also a chance to toast this year’s Ad Pro Michael Johnson, Senior Copywriter at Bozell ...

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