Upcoming Events

Oct 16

Website Essentials: Your Virtual Brick and Mortar

Fill your toolbox at this workshop brought to you by the Advertising Review Council, a joint program of your Better Business Bureau and AAF-Dayton.

Oct 18

Diverging Paths: An AAF-Dayton Forum for Design Students.

This exciting panel discussion will provide advice and insight to area college students.

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The various AAF-Dayton committees have been hard at work on this year's schedule.  We will be filling in information as it becomes finalized, but for now, here are the dates so you can add them to your calendar.  We look forward to seeing you at these upcoming meetings and events!

These are the booked meetings and events.  We will be adding in some creative and production related events throughout the year.  

  • Tuesday, October 16 - Website Essentials workshop presented by the Advertising Review Councel, a joint project of AAF-Dayton and the Better Business Bureau, reservations are open.

  • Thursday, October 18 - Diverging Paths: An AAF-Dayton Forum for Design Students, reservations are open and sponsorship opportunities are available.

  • Thursday, November 1 - Meet & Eat. Speaker Ban Mittal of NKU presenting "The RARE Formula to Creating Great Advertising: A Recipe For Ads That Stick".  Reservations are open.

  • Thursday, December 6 - Meet & Eat. Speaker animator J.J. Sedelmaier will present "From Strawberry Shortcake to He Man", reservations are open.

  • Friday, January 11, 2019 - Hermes Call for Entries

  • Thursday, Feburary 7 - Meet & Eat.  Speakers are David Griner of Adweek and Allison Mertzman presenting "Where Digital Marketing is Headed", reservations are open.

  • Saturday, February 23 - Hermes Awards Ceremony

  • Tuesday, March 12 - SummitUp Marketing/Advertising/PR Conference, lunch portion is our March Meet & Eat

  • Monday, April 1 - Mercury Ballot distributed to entire list

  • Thursday, April 4 - Meet & Eat

  • April (date tba) - Pinewood Derby

  • Monday, April 8 - Mercury Ballot Deadline for entire list

  • Wednesday, April 10 - 2nd round Mercury Ballot to only AAF-Dayton Members to vote for trophy winners

  • Wednesday, April 17 - 2nd round ballot deadline

  • Tuesday, May 14 - Mercury Awards & Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony