Upcoming Events

Sep 13

September Meet & Eat: How to Make Your Creative More Courageous

Speaker Shane Santiago of Braverly has brought big ideas to world-renowned brands like Disney, the NBA, Daytona International Speedway, Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures, to name a few.

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Oct 1

October Meet & Eat : Learning, Loving & Leading - 10 Simple Lessons That Have Had A Profound Impact on My Life and Career

Speaker Jeff Jones, CEO & President of H&R Block. He was previously with Uber, Target, and agencies working with Coca-Cola and Gap.

Oct 11

AAF-Dayton Pedal Wagon Event

Join AAF Dayton for a fun evening of cardio and networking on Dayton’s Pedal Wagon! Seating limited to the first 15

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2018-2019 MEETING & EVENT DATES

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.  

  • Thursday, September 13 - Meet & Eat. Speaker Shane Santiago of Braverly will present "How to Make Your Creative More Courageous" 

  • Monday, October 1 (please note date change) - Meet & Eat.  Speaker Jeff Jones, President & CEO of H&R Block will present "Learning, Loving & Leading - 10 Simple Lessons That Have Had A Profound Impact on My Life and Career"

  • Thursday, October 11 - Peddle Wagon

  • Thursday, October 18 - Education Panel event

  • Thursday, November 1 - Meet & Eat

  • Thursday, December 6 - Meet & Eat. Speaker is animator J.J. Sedelmaier who will bring his reel and discuss his process, including the Geico He Man ads.

  • 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"

  • Saturday, February 16 - 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