We are thrilled to announce that Steve Pacheco has accepted the role as our new AAF National President & CEO!
“I have been deeply connected to the AAF and its mission throughout my career in advertising – it has been my North Star,” said Pacheco. “It’s incredibly fulfilling to take on a role that’s so integral in setting a high standard for the values of advertising, connecting the talent that drives it, and progressing the issues that will evolve the industry for the better. I’m honored to assume the responsibility. I will continue to be passionate about advertising and the AAF in this new role.”read more
The Memphis Grizzlies are seeking a creative and strategic Copywriter to work with our Marketing team to assist in developing messaging, themes, and concepts for sales & marketing campaigns across various mediums, including radio copy & live reads, online & print ads, website content, broadcast & in-arena promotions, plus printed collateral.read more
Identifies, develops and implements strategic marketing programs for key target audiences for designated service lines and entities of BMHCC. Performs other duties as assigned.read more
We are looking for leading advertising professionals who are personally invested and committed to making our club relevant in an ever evolving creative industry. This is an opportunity for professional development and personal empowerment to steer AAF Memphis into the future.
All nominees must be members of AAF Memphis, and have been so for a minimum of one year and have current dues paid.
Please email Jen Swearingen by March 11
to nominate yourself or someone else today:
jswearingen [at] graceland [dot] com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2.24.19
MEMPHIS, TN—AAF Memphis presented its 52nd annual American Advertising Awards for creative excellence on Saturday, February 23 at the Tower Room in Clark Tower in East Memphis.
Attended by over 300 professionals from local advertising, marketing, graphic design, and media companies, the event honored 54 Gold ADDY winners, 55 Silver ADDY winners, and 7 recipients of “Best Of” awards.
A total of 473 entries were judged by creative directors from Denver, Atlanta and San Francisco.
“I had a great time in Memphis. Really. Completely honored you had me. The club should be very proud of the level of work that was in the show,” said Atlanta judge, Silver Cuellar, Associate Creative Director, Brunner. “I’m still quite impressed with the strength in design overall.”
“I am always amazed at the talent and creativity we have in Memphis and this year did not disappoint. The level of commitment our advertising community has to excellence is unmatched for our local chapter of the American Advertising Federation,” said AAF Memphis President Amy Hughes, Director of Sales at Entercom.