Ad 2 Tampa Bay is the future of advertising within our community, and we would love for you to be a part of it. In advertising, it is isn’t always about WHAT you know (although we will help you with that too) it is also about WHO you know. Ad 2 Tampa Bay will provide you with the opportunity to surround yourself with young advertising professionals in our community to make sure you have the network to get you where you deserve to be.
- Bragging Rights: Be a part of a nationally award winning organization. Ad 2 Tampa Bay has won National Club of the Year ELEVEN times! Most recently, Ad 2 Tampa Bay won 1st place Nationally for our Public Service Campaign for the 2011-12 year! We have worked hard for these achievements but we have had a great time in the process!
- Education: We pride ourselves for our innovative AdTalks programs that continue to educate our members in our ever changing industry. We know that our industry doesn’t stop evolving and progressing, and we believe as members you should be one step ahead of the game.
- Giving Back: Ad 2 Tampa Bay creates an integrated public service campaign for a non-profit client every year. Ad 2 Tampa Bay won 1st place Nationally for our own Public Service Campaign last year! This is not only a shining achievement for our organization but for the client that we helped as well. We also mentor local advertising students in their studies, we assist in internship opportunities for students and provide local AdTours of local advertising agencies, media and marketing companies within our community.
- Fun Times: Yes, our AdSocials are A LOT of fun. But we have way more fun than that! We put together the local ADDY Award after-party, we brunch, we happy hour and we create together.
As a member, you will have access to everything this organization has to offer including quality educational programs, national award-winning public service campaigns, professional interaction, member employment services, fun-filled social events and so much more. As a group, we network, we learn, we educate, we fundraise, we socialize, we build resumes and portfolios, and of course, we create! Ad 2 provides young advertising, marketing and communication professionals the contacts, education and leadership opportunities they need to become tomorrow’s industry leaders.
If you are an advertising, marketing and communication professional, then Ad 2 Tampa Bay is the organization that will allow you to grow professionally and socially within beautiful Tampa Bay.
National AAF Member Benefits
Your membership with the AAF, through your company or organization, your club or your college, connects you to the entire advertising community and provides you with great opportunities for networking, education and valuable discounts.
AAF educates members on the latest trends in advertising, marketing and government issues with a variety of annual programs. Attendance at the AAF National Conference, Joint Government Affairs Conference, Legislative Training Sessions and the Mosaic Forum provide members with the information necessary to stay current and competitive in the industry.
AAF membership allows members access to discounts on the tools that are needed to stay current and successful in the industry. Special discounts are available to AAF members for services ranging from subscriptions to trade publications to shipping to web and telecommunication services.