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AAF Grass Roots Network Annual Leadership Identified

Washington, DC, July 16, 2021—Each year, the American Advertising Federation welcomes new leaders committed to furthering the mission of the organization and advertising industry. This year is no exception. Three exemplary leaders and long-time supporters have been identified and look to impact great change in the coming year. We congratulate Larry Brantley, Tina Tsang and David Campbell on their new roles and willingness to further their AAF leadership journey. Read More

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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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AAF National Government Report

Shortly before adjourning for the year, the Colorado General Assembly passed legislation regulating data and consumer privacy in the state. As of this writing, the measure has been sent to Governor Jared Polis (D) who is expected to either sign or let the bill become law without his signature. AAF, together with allies in the state and Washington, DC, submitted comments on the measure to lawmakers, and the AAF supported Privacy for America issued a press release stating that passage of the measure underscored the need for a uniform federal data privacy law. Because of many last minute negotiations between the House and Senate, we have not yet had the opportunity to determine how many of our suggestions were adopted. 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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AdMuse March 2021

Daryl Anderson, AAF Omaha’s president, looks forward to both organization’s leadership working together to build the AAF presence across the state of Nebraska. Anderson stated, “this union will allow more opportunities for professional development to members, advertising professionals and industry students across the state.” Anderson said, “the past year we have learned to engage members remotely and virtually allowing us to offer programming to all four corners of 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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AAF National Government Report December 2020

AAF has scheduled the 2021 Advertising Day on the Hill for Wednesday, May 19. The event will be held in conjunction with the Leadership Immersion Training for Rising Professional Club Presidents and Presidents-Elect on May 18. We are optimistic that the vaccine rollout will allow us to gather in Washington, DC so please mark your calendars and plan to join us for these important events. 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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