Benefits of Membership
AAF Jacksonville strives to offer the local advertising, marketing and public relations community the best in education, competitions and networking. We know you work hard, so we work to reward those efforts, help you stay on top of industry advancements, network with your peers and unwind a little. Members receive discounts on nearly everything we do. Some of the things you can look forward to include:
- Educational Programs and Workshops
- Annual ADDY® Awards and Gala
- Annual Media Auction
- Open Discussions with Expert Panels
- Social Networking Events
- Local Public Service Opportunities
- and more!
National AAF Affiliation
The American Advertising Federation (AAF) is the only national association representing all segments of the advertising industry. By joining AAF Jacksonville, you are automatically affiliated with this national organization, which to date represents more than 50,000 advertising professionals, 215 local advertising federations and 200 college chapters.
Primary Objectives of the AAF
- TO PROMOTE a better understanding of the functions of advertising and its values among the public
- TO RECOGNIZE outstanding accomplishments in furthering the advertising profession and in its service to the community
- TO ENCOURAGE young people to enter advertising as a career, and to advance educational programs designed to strengthen the skills of advertising practitioners
- TO REFLECT industry views and concerns on public issues affecting advertising at the state and federal levels.
How to Join
If you are a person of good standing in the community, engaged in buying, selling, or creating advertising, or are connected with a business closely related to advertising, we invite you to join AAF Jacksonville. Also, any student currently enrolled at any institute of higher learning, who is actively pursuing a career in a field related to advertising is welcome to become a member.
Individuals interested in AAF Jacksonville membership can join at any time. Membership expires one year from the date you join.
Annual Dues are as follows:
- Individual Membership – $120
- Group Membership (Five Members) – $500
- Corporate Membership (Ten Members) – $1000
- Silver Medal Winners – $60
- Student Membership – $50