About

About

To promote and support innovation in Austin’s communication arts industry by responding to the needs of its members through informational programs and continuing education, networking, social opportunities, and legislative advocacy.

What we’ve accomplished

  • BIG WIG WINNERS 2020

    Thank you for all that joined us at the 2020 Big Wigsand a special thanks to our wonderful sponsors.  The Biggest WigKirya Francis – GSD&M Unsung HeroYesenia Rodriguez – Third Ear Best New Business/Development RepKeith Jose – GSD&M Best Account ManagerAdrienne Strange – GSD&M Best Marketing AnalystMilica Karanfilovski – T3 Best StrategistNick Howard – GSD&M Best […]

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  • AAF Austin tackles diversity and inclusion in the advertising industry

    How do advertising agencies drive greater diversity, inclusion, and equity in their organizations?

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  • When it Comes to Ad Towns, Don’t Mess With Austin, Texas

    Home of SXSW — and the 2014 Small Agency Awards — Boasts Booming Ad Scene, Hot Tech Sector By Ashley Rodriguez. Published on June 23, 2014. Whatever hipster hub Portland, Ore., might claim, Austin, Texas, is the original “keep it weird” city. But like Portland, the city’s advertising and tech scene is on the rise. […]

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AAF History

1932

Founded

Founded in 1932 as the Men’s Advertising Club of Austin.

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2012

District conference host

Austin hosted the District 10 convention.

2012

2015

AAF Austin member agency honored

GSD&M honored with the Governor’s Award at the Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame.

2015

Board Members

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Join local Professionals and Corporations with a common interest in furthering the Advertising field in the Austin Area.

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