May Lunch & Learn

Handmade Packaging Design – The importance of incorporating artisanal elements into your design work Creating handmade elements are good for the designer’s soul. It’s good for business too, as more people crave the textures, imperfections and warmth of hand-made objects, reconnecting them with the long line of artists before them and breaking out of the […]

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April Lunch & Learn

Blue Goldfish: Using Technology, Data and Analytics to Drive Differentiation and Customer Advocacy In our increasingly digital world, customer and client expectations are constantly changing, yet a recent IBM study reveals 76% of customers expect brands to understand their individual needs. Organizations that use data, technology and analytics to focus on their customers will have […]

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March Lunch & Learn

Creating (or Re-Creating) Your Brand Story If you’re not closing sales or your marketing is not working it’s probably because you’re trying to copy someone else who is successful and you think if you do exactly what they do in marketing you’ll have the same success. And this is simply not true in most cases […]

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2016 AAF-CC Winners Book

If you missed the Awards Gala Saturday, February 20 check out the Online Winners Book! 2016 AAF-CC Winners Book

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January Lunch & Learn- 2016 Call For Entries

Bob Farnsworth, Founder & President of Hummingbird Productions   Topic: Hearing is Believing – Fusing the Audio and Video Worlds to Influence Music is an immensely powerful, often subliminal, influencer. It impacts mood, motivates people, and affects our daily lives. This connection between music and emotion is integral to humanity. Join us to learn more […]

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November Lunch & Learn

Stuart Butler Topic:   “The Mobile Tipping Point: Time to Think Mobile First” Bio: Stuart, a native of Kent, England, is a 15-year marketing veteran and the Chief Operating Officer at Fuel, a digital marketing firm specializing in the hotel industry. With a degree in Physics with Space Science and Systems, and a background as a […]

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October Lunch & Learn

Ramon Nieves-Lugo, MBA The Three C’s of Connecting with the Hispanic Market: Communication, Culture and Community It is very important for a marketing director, brand manager, or community relations director to understand the changing trends in their local or regional market. In the last decade, the Hispanic market, or community, has grown and influenced every […]

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September Luncheon Presentation

Find Your Flavor Here is the presentation material from Thursday September 17 Luncheon: Jose Castillo Presentation               Jose Castillo is a seriously spicy guy. A serial entrepreneur who has launched resources like GeekSouth, Will This Float, Will This Scale, and Startup Stories to help other entrepreneurs find their own […]

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SAVE THE DATE

Make sure to save the date for our next luncheon Thursday, September 17 at 11:30am. We will be making salsa with Jose Castillo while discussing how we can each find our own uniqueness to stand out in the marketing world. Reminders: Memberships are now due. For Renewals Click Here For New Membership Applications Click Here […]

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Local Ads Win at District 3 American Advertising Awards

AAF-Coastal Carolinas is proud to announce that four winners from our local competition have taken home Silver ADDYs at the District 3 competition. Way to represent AAF-CC and the Grand Strand! Silver ADDY®: “Kuhn & Kuhn – Oops” by Adams Outdoor Advertising Silver ADDY®: “Sonic Straws” by Adams Outdoor Advertising Silver ADDY®: “Pandora October Ring […]

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