Meet your 2019-2020 AAF-KC & Ad 2 KC Board!

Posted on Jun. 3, 2019  /  KC Ad Club News, Ad 2 KC News  /  

We are thrilled to introduce our club’s newest leaders. With a mix of familiar faces, fresh new thinking, and some boomerangs, this year is sure to be an exciting one.

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Kevin Fullerton wins 2019 Pat Martin Excellence in District Leadership Award

Posted on May. 22, 2019  /  KC Ad Club News  /  

The Pat Martin Excellence in District Leadership Award is designed to honor the legacy of the late Pat Martin and will be awarded to a member of the AAF who exemplifies Pat’s work by making outstanding contributions to his or her District.

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Important Update from the AAF-KC President

Posted on May. 16, 2019  /  KC Ad Club News  /  

In the mid-90's the Art Director's Club of Kansas City ceased operations and AAF-KC seized the opportunity to absorb this group, its members, and mission into our larger, long-tenured organization.

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Social Growth Tactics on a Budget for the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

Posted on May. 15, 2019  /  

“How can we make social media work harder for us?” Have you gotten that question from a client, supervisor or random seatmate on a plane?

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Meet the 2019 Journey Awards Winners

Posted on Apr. 30, 2019  /  Journey Awards  /  

On April 25, 2019, AAF-KC, Ad 2 KC and Art+Copy Club honored four of Kansas City’s best and brightest advertising professionals. The award winners shared stories from their advertising journeys, and we heard from the people who knew the winners best.

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2019-20 Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

Posted on Apr. 30, 2019  /  KC Ad Club News  /  

One of the most unique things about AAF-KC is our Foundation, which has existed for over 30 years thanks to the stewardship of our club’s leaders at that time. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you to all the mentors volunteering their time.

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2019 Journey Awards

Posted on Apr. 25, 2019  /  Journey Awards  /  

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s the journey, not the destination.” Sometimes the advertising journey can seem more like a “Choose Your Own Adventure” book: Unexpected delays. Budget cuts. Promotions. Challenging clients. Pitches gone wrong...

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Bob Hoffman: The Ad Contrarian in the Flesh

Posted on Apr. 15, 2019  /  

We’re serving lunch, a copy of Bob’s new book and a presentation from "the most provocative man in advertising." Your brain will explode. Your belly will laugh. All this and an opportunity to network with agency people from across the county for just $55.

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2019 AAF District 9 ADDY winners

Posted on Apr. 8, 2019  /  American Advertising Awards  /  

Kansas City agencies Callahan, Signal Theory (nee Sullivan Higdon & Sink), MBB Agency, Barkley, Osborn Barr, Garmin, KJO Media, and Whiskey Design all won gold at this year’s district competition.

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Wednesday Acceleration - Underexposed: Putting KC in the Filmmaking Spotlight

Posted on Mar. 16, 2019  /  

Why did Netflix choose to film 'Queer Eye' in Kansas City? Why did National Geographic rate Kansas City, MO as one of the "Best Trips" to take in 2019? Steph Scupham will share how she helped bring these projects to Kansas City...

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