10 Reasons to Join

  1. History & Legacy: AAF is the oldest and largest advertising trade association in the nation.
  2. All Inclusive Membership: Brings advertisers, agencies and media together in one place.
  3. Advocacy for the Rights of Advertisers: Protects and promotes advertising as an essential industry.
  4. Government Affairs: Efforts range from grassroots mobilization to national lobbying.
  5. Professional Development: Education in leadership, technology, creative and marketing.
  6. Advertising Excellence: Awards honoring achievement in our industry (ADDY® Awards, The Silver Medal Award, Advertising Hall of Achievement and Advertising Hall of Fame).
  7. Multi-cultural Initiatives: Actively supporting diversity and multi-cultural marketing.
  8. Public Service: Applying skills of members to help solve community concerns.
  9. Student Outreach: Through member volunteering, we promote advertising to students at the university, community college and high school level.
  10. Discount Perks: Discounted fees for the AAF National Conference and American Advertising Awards (entries and gala tickets).