2021 American Advertising Awards


February 20, 2021
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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In a year where travel plans were canceled, home bandwidth capacities were tested, and virtual meetings became the new normal, things glitched. We pivoted and adjusted strategies. In other words, the advertising community did what we do best — we got creative. 

Buckle in for a wild ride. Because in a year full of glitches — the show must go on.

The American Advertising Awards are the largest and most representative advertising competition. Each year, it attracts more than 40,000 entries in local American Advertising Federation (AAF) competitions, including KC Ad Club. The competition includes both professional and student work, recognizing and rewarding creative excellence in the art of advertising.

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2021 American Advertising Awards presented by


Featuring Creative from our friends at Whiskey Design.


Thank you to our in-Kind Sponsors!

Boulevard Brewing Co. GFM Modern Recording
Industrious Kate Torline Photography KC Film Office
Made in KC Midland Paper 19 Below
Other Brother Pop Marketer
Primary Color/The Post Haus 3DHQ



*Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email [email protected].

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$25.00 Member early bird ticket - WITH swag

$35.00 Non-Member early bird ticket - WITH swag

$15.00 Member early bird ticket - WITHOUT swag

$25.00 Non-Member early bird ticket - WITHOUT swag

$10.00 Student/Faculty early bird ticket - WITHOUT swag