The Power of the Podcast with Yeosh Bendayan

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 11:30am - 1:00pm (Past Event)

Yeosh Bendayan, a partner at Push Button Creative Audio, will talk about using the power of a podcast to reach the right audience. Learn tips and tricks about this growing medium that has taken over popular culture as well as become an effective platform for marketing.  

About Yeosh: 

Yeosh is the owner of Push Button, a firm of internationally recognized creative content developers with a special focus on audio. You can catch Yeosh at Push Button’s new studios in Orlando, speaking to advertisers/marketers around the nation about audio brands/podcasting/creative, or hiking/running/traveling. 

We’ll be raffling off a $200 Lensrentals gift certificate.

Advanced tickets available for $15/member and $25/non-member. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE. A limited number of free tickets for students are available. Contact Nikii(aafmemphis [at] gmail [dot] com) for details.

Thanks to event sponsors Geiger Promotional Products and Lensrentals along with DCA for the creative. 

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Spend the Evening with an Icon.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 5:30pm (Past Event)

The century's most influential PR figure - PRWeek
Founder of the largest public relations firm in the world.
Has his own exhibit at the Museum of Public Relations in NYC.

Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime event with Memphian and PR Pioneer, Harold Burson. The 98-year-old industry legend will answer your questions about his storied career and how he shaped modern-day Public Relations. Introduction by Cynthia Ham, CEO, Bridges. Q&A with Mary Helen Randal, EVP, Burson Cohn & Wolfe.

Purchase today before they sell out. Each ticket includes a cocktail on us and light appetizers. A limited number of VIP tickets are available, which include reserved seating in the first two rows of the orchestra, a copy of Mr. Burson's book and access to the VIP meet and greet book signing after the show on the second floor.

Purchase tickets today.

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September 2019 Luncheon with Alfonso Cuesta at High Cotton

Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:30am - 1:00pm (Past Event)

Good ideas can come from anywhere. But how do you keep your brainstorming sessions on track and as productive as possible? Alfonso Cuesta, creative director & co-founder at Salta With Us, is here to help you get the most out of brainstorming sessions. By establishing roles and acknowledging certain behaviors, this talk should help creative leaders reflect on how their own process works and adopt tips to make sessions more successful and more fun. Plus there'll be delicious High Cotton beer available for purchase. 

Enter your business card at the event for a drawing to win a pair of Apple(R) AirPods, a $199.00 value, courtesy of our lead sponsor FastPay.

Advanced tickets available for $15/member and $25/non-member.  A limited number of free tickets for students are available. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:

About Alfonso:
Half Puerto Rican, half Spaniard and totally accustomed to creating international and multicultural campaigns that target the most diverse audiences —  from millennials living in DC to car enthusiasts living in Mexico City, LA or God knows where. Alfonso loves the opportunity to energize marketing and advertising pros by opening minds and possibilities.

Thanks to FastPay as our title sponsor, EM Printing as supporting sponsor, and Hemline for the creative.

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August 2019 Lunch with Kristin Lueke at Caritas Village

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 11:30am - 1:00pm (Past Event)

The world needs more good, don’t you agree? The folks often taking on the vital, impossible task of driving social change tend to have the fewest resources. That’s why Kristin Lueke will be sharing how and why Firebelly Design founded Grant for Good, which supports organizations that make the world a better place. Kristin will talk about the trials and tribulations of giving away good work, teaching clients to fish and learning — always learning — how to do it better next year.

Jeff Hulett, Caritas board member, will also talk a little about the work being done at Caritas Community Center and Cafe

Advanced tickets available for $15/member and $25/non-member. Purchase here:

A limited number of free tickets for students are available. Contact Nikii(aafmemphis [at] gmail [dot] com) for details. 

About Kristin:

Kristin is the Strategic Director at Firebelly, a full-service branding studio with a focus on Good Design for Good Reason™. She’s a poet, Virgo and whole-hearted believer that the quality of our work reflects the quality of our conversation. As one part of an uber-collaborative, tiny team, she works closely with clients and co-conspirators to develop positive, powerful brand and communication strategies for mission-driven organizations of every size, from Planned Parenthood and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Chicago Freedom School and the TDC.

Thanks to Harvest for the creative & directFX for their sponsorship.

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June 2019 Luncheon with Kerry Feuerman at Beale Street Landing

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 11:30am - 1:00pm (Past Event)

Selling your work and selling yourself. It’s vital to winning pitches and getting the green light from clients. Creative Director Kerry Feuerman is a presentation master who’s sold more than a billion dollars in advertising work in 40+ countries. He’ll be right here in Memphis. So whether you need a refresher or an overhaul, he’ll help boost those presentation/selling skills.

Advance tickets available for $15/member and $25/non-member. Purchase tickets here:

Special thanks to Archer Malmo for providing the creative for this luncheon!

About Kerry: 

A former helicopter pilot, Kerry’s entree into advertising came as a copywriter — a self-proclaimed not-so-great copywriter. Thirty years later he’s won more than 200 industry awards for creative excellence.

He’s been Vice Chairman of The Martin Agency, Creative Director of Fallon Minneapolis and Global Creative Director on Saab, Seiko and Infiniti.

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April 2019 Luncheon with Josh Loebner at Loflin Yard

Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 11:30am - 1:00pm (Past Event)

Does your messaging accurately reflect the diverse makeup of your audience? Chances are, the answer is no. Josh Loebner will share ideas and strategies on how to increase connections and inclusion with often overlooked minorities, particularly people with disabilities.

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About Josh:

Josh serves as Director of Strategy at Designsensory and shares conversations across the country on diversity and inclusion in advertising. He is earning his PhD from Clemson University focusing on advertising and disability is also adjunct faculty at the University of Tennessee and King University. He is partially blind and visually impaired, which gives him a unique perspective and he always clearly sees the best in everyone.


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