Make Giving a Part of Buying

Posted by patty on December 6, 2018
PromoHits is proud to announce their PromoCares initiative that will begin in 2019. For every order placed from January to June 2019, PromoHits will donate 5% of the total dollar amount of the product to area charities. To participate, clients simply choose the... [ More ]

AAF Toledo’s Mosaic Series: Promoting Inclusivity & Retaining Young Talent

Posted by patty on October 2, 2018
Join AAF Toledo for a special Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, October 17 at The Premier with Valerie Thompson of ProMedica, Jennifer Pizio from The University of Toledo, Toledo Chamber of Commerce’s Jeff Schaaf and Treva Jeffries with Toledo... [ More ]

AAF Toledo Announces The Internship Event Panelists

Posted by patty on September 4, 2018
Members of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) of Toledo, Press Club of Toledo, and Public Relations Society of America Northwest Ohio have selected their six-person panel for the upcoming 4th annual Internship Event on November 3 at the Hilton Garden Inn,... [ More ]

AAF Toledo Announces 2018-2019 Non-Profit Partner

Posted by patty on August 6, 2018
The American Advertising Federation of Toledo (AAF Toledo) is pleased to announce it will join forces with St. Paul’s Community Center to help raise funds for St. Paul’s 40th Anniversary year. After reviewing sixteen applications, St.... [ More ]

AAF Toledo Announces New Officers

Posted by patty on July 27, 2018
The American Advertising Federation of Toledo (AAF Toledo) has selected a new slate of officers who will represent the 109 year-old professional association for the 2018-2019 membership year (July 1-June 30). They are: Ryan Hall, Cooper-Smith Advertising, President; Melanie Dunn, Cuttlefish Graphics, ... [ More ]

How To Become A Panelist

Posted by patty on July 9, 2018
We are currently accepting applications to serve on the panel for this year's event. Panelists will be chosen based on the following criteria: Individual's ability to provide a unique perspective to students Professional experience (specific industry, focus, and... [ More ]

AAF Toledo Would Love to Lend a Hand!

Posted by patty on June 18, 2018
Would you like help in raising funds for your 501c3 organization? AAF Toledo is a member of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) headquartered in Washington, D.C. and part of the Fifth District (Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky). AAF Toledo... [ More ]

Toledo Community Foundation Announces Recipients of the 2018 AdClub Scholarship

Posted by patty on May 22, 2018
The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce three recipients of the Advertising Club of Toledo / AAF Toledo Scholarship: Courteney Buchanan, Audra DeLaney and Ray Silvestri. Ms. Buchanan is a 2016 graduate of Woodmore High School... [ More ]

Madhouse Wins Gold and HART, NORTH Design, and ProMedica win Silver at 5th District ADDY Judging

Posted by patty on April 27, 2018
Members of AAF Toledo have won one Gold ADDY and three Silver ADDYs in the 2018 American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) District 5 Competition held March 24 in Toledo.  325 professional entries and 63 student entries were judged by Fritz Colinet, Executive Creative Director... [ More ]

The Mosaic Series: Creating Workplaces That Work For All

Posted by patty on April 16, 2018
The American Advertising Federation of Toledo to Host a Half-Day Diversity & Inclusion Seminar Mosaic Series: Creating Workplaces That Work For All Tickets are now available for the Mosiac Series; a diversity and inclusion seminar at the Toledo Museum of... [ More ]

Designing an Interactive Experience

Posted by patty on April 4, 2018
post from Hanson's website -- We recently shared the branding we created for February's AAF Toledo ADDY Awards. This month, we had a conversation with Software Engineer David Williams and Visual Designer Christopher Hatfield about how they collaborated... [ More ]

2018 ADDY Winners

Posted by patty on February 23, 2018
Approximately 300 members of the local advertising and marketing community attended the 2018 American Advertising Federation - Toledo’s (AAF Toledo) ADDY Awards ceremony on Thursday, February 22 at the historic Valentine Theatre. Michael Seay, AAF 5th District Governor and National Board... [ More ]

Tickets On Sale Now For AAF Toledo ADDY® Awards Presentation

Posted by patty on February 2, 2018
Tickets are now on sale for the annual American Advertising Federation - Toledo’s (AAF Toledo) ADDY Awards ceremony on Thursday, February 22 at the historic Valentine Theatre in downtown Toledo. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with entry viewing,... [ More ]

The Internship Event - Meet the Panelists

Posted by patty on September 19, 2017
The Internship Event is an annual program that brings together students, professionals and potential employers. This event is designed to prepare and educate students as they begin their professional careers, helping them to find and excel in internship positions. ... [ More ]

AAF Toledo Announces New Officers

Posted by patty on July 17, 2017
The American Advertising Federation of Toledo (AAF) has selected a new slate of officers who will represent the 108 year-old professional association for the 2017-2018 membership year (July 1-June 30). Casey Pogan, Franklin Park Mall, has been elected President; Ryan Hall, Cooper-Smith... [ More ]

Moms: Good enough is good enough

Posted by patty on June 2, 2017
This article was originally posted on LinkedIn by Esther Fabian, senior account executive at Hart. An article in the May 8, 2014, issue of the New Republic, Mia Frazier wrote, “Today, no stock character is as ubiquitous in advertising as... [ More ]

Facebook Introduces “New” Post Options

Posted by patty on May 19, 2017
Originally posted on LinkedIn by Laura Hanley, Director of Content Marketing at Concentrek Group You may or may not have noticed "new" post options being presented on your Facebook Page. The truth is, many of these options aren't... [ More ]

Mike Hart Invests in Hylant Building; Agency Plans Move to Downtown

Posted by patty on May 12, 2017
Originally posted by Hart on their website. MAUMEE, Ohio, May 9, 2017 – Hart, a full-service marketing and advertising agency, is returning home to downtown Toledo, and the agency’s CEO will invest in the city’s revitalization. Mike... [ More ]

Toledo Museum of Art and Madhouse Win Gold at 5th District ADDY Judging

Posted by patty on April 3, 2017
Members of AAF Toledo have won two Gold ADDYs in the 2017 American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) District 5 Competition held March 25 in Columbus, OH.  Fifth District consists of AAF clubs in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. Local winners... [ More ]

Get to know our March 15 presenter - Hope Sowders, Mohawk

Posted by patty on March 14, 2017
interviewed by:  Mallory Tarr 1. What led you to the fine paper industry?  A recruiter got me into the industry right out of college. I've worked for both paper merchants and mills selling various products. There were several... [ More ]

Creativity Worth Celebrating

Posted by patty on February 14, 2017
By Mallory Tarr and Sally Stearns Local agencies in the Toledo area hone their skills throughout the year to deliver the highest quality creative for their clients. Each year, AAF hosts a special night to recognize and celebrate the best... [ More ]

The Magic of Holiday Advertising

Posted by patty on December 19, 2016
It’s the holiday season and that got us thinking … What makes a really great holiday advertising campaign? Some ads use humor while others tug on your heart strings. But one thing we know for sure is that... [ More ]

The Summit Show - November 11

Posted by patty on September 26, 2016
How do you turn inspiration and passion into success? Join American Advertising Federation Toledo for The Summit Show, hosted by Tom Cole, on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 9-11 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons. Tom has over 20... [ More ]

AAF Toledo Announces New Officers and Board of Governors

Posted by patty on June 30, 2016
July 1, 2016 – The American Advertising Federation of Toledo (AAF) has selected a new slate of officers and board members who will represent the 107 year-old professional association for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Matt Rubin, Hart, has been elected President; Casey Pogan,... [ More ]

Hart Wins National Award

Posted by patty on June 14, 2016
June 8, 2016 - News - Hart Hart, a full-service, Ohio-based marketing and advertising agency, received a Silver National ADDY award for the ProMedica Urgent Care Integrated “We Treat You Well” Campaign. The award was announced Tuesday, June 7, at the... [ More ]

How to Submit a Guest Blog Post to AAF Toledo

Posted by patty on February 18, 2016
The ideal length for a post is between 850 and 1,000 words and must not have been previously published. Come up with a great idea. To be considered, AAFTOL blog topics should be related to advertising, marketing and communications. Write something... [ More ]


ADDY Awards - CALL FOR ENTRIES

FJ WESTCOTT - 1425 Holland Road, Suite B, Maumee, OH 43537

January 4, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Toledo’s ADDY Show is the centerpiece of our organization and the culmination of the year of local creativity. Call For Entries - enter early --- deadline to enter...

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Lunch & Learn

The Premier ~ 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, OH 43614

January 16, 2019 - 11:30 am

Silver Medal Award Panel "My Story" Judy McFarland Joe Pinciotti Greg Shapiro Looking forward by looking back. Find out how they have become successful in their careers as they share...

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ADV: is the monthly newsletter for AAF Toledo. The newsletter contains a letter from the club president, monthly program information, company profile, member profile, calendar of events, new members, committee updates, and more.

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AAF Toledo

7230 Sawmill Run
Holland, OH 43528
Phone: 419.866.4199
Fax: 419.868.3746
Email: director@aaftoledo.org

Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide programs and social activities that further the professional development of members in the practice of their craft, and make contributions to the community through public service and educational programs.