Upcoming Events

May 9

NAB Show Review

Find out about latest video production trends, gear and gadgets at our review of the National Association of Broadcaster's convention.

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May 16

Mercury Awards and Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony

The AAF-Dayton Mercury Awards honors advertising professionals in sales, support, vendor, media and education professions, as well as newcomers and unsung heroes. Each professional listed on a ballot will be recognized at the Mercury Awards & Volunteer A

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May 24

SummitUp: new media confab

SummitUp is the region's premier conference on social/new/digital media

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The committees of AAF-Dayton keep the organization running. They are a great way to meet and build relationships with other advertising professionals.

Below is a list of our current committees and a description of their functions. If you are interested in joining any of the committees, please indicate by checking items of interest and submitting this form. Our Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with you.

If you have any questions about any of the committees before you sign-up, please feel free to contact us.


Coordinate the flow of information for distribution within the association as well to the media and public. Help us spread the word about your professional association.

Education / Scholarship

Committee that forms the student liaison with local universities; also promotes, selects and awards GDAA scholarships.

Hermes / Addy® Awards

Annual awards program is our largest and most-prestigious event of the year. It involves collecting entries, working on the judging and then working on the show. You’ll connect with a wide range of advertising professionals.


Making everyone feel welcome at meetings and events. Sometimes, it can be intimidating attending a meeting when you don’t know anyone. This committee reaches out to attendees so they feel comfortable.


Keep up with government affairs and legislation that can affect our industry. Any advertising threat is a slippery slope.


Recruiting new members and retaining current members. It allows you to meet others in the advertising business who may be potential clients and friends.

Mercury Awards

New awards program recognizing advertising professionals in sales and support industries including ad specialists, media types and vendors – those who are not recognized by the Hermes, which is a creative competition.

Networking / Social

Plan various activities outside our normally scheduled meetings so everyone can get together in a less formal setting.

Programs / Seminars

Research and selection of our monthly speakers and the seminars presented before our meetings. Meet nationally known advertising professionals.

Public Service

Selection of non-profit partners and implementing the marketing they require. Also developing other ways people can give back through smaller projects.

Registration / Meeting Check-In

Greet folks at our regular monthly meetings and check them in. Another way to meet many of your advertising colleagues.


Secure sponsorships for our meetings and events. It gives advertisers a way to support their association and promote themselves.

Contact a Committee