Member Benefits

PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS

  • Automatic membership in the American Advertising Federation (AAF) which represents all facets of the advertising industry, is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and acts as the Unifying Voice for Advertising.
  • Professional and personal interaction with local industry leaders through AAF-Louisville programs and events.
  • An online membership roster and monthly e-newsletter.
  • Benefits generated from the AAF's participation in the industry's only grassroots legislative network, providing an effective lobbying coalition that opposes taxes and restrictions on advertising.
  • Timely information on local and national advertising issues including government relations, public service, self-regulation and education.
  • Participation in a local, regional and national recognition program which honors excellence in advertising.
  • Professional development through AAF-Louisville programs and events.
  • Recognition and honor for industry accomplishments and contributions.
  • Participation in public service initiatives that directly impact the well-being of the community and enhance the public's perception of the advertising industry.
  • Participation in programs that encourage high industry standards and elevate the consumers' perception of the advertising industry.

DISCOUNTS & SAVINGS

Local

  • Free Job Posting on the AAF-Louisville Job Shop: Non-members must pay to post company job openings.
  • Group Insurance Program: Hartfield Company of Kentucky Medical Insurance offers substantial savings on group medical insurance for AAF-Louisville members and their companies. Call (800) 246-9728 for insurance coverage options and rates for group life, health, disability, dental and workers' compensation.
  • Miller Insurance Services: Save up to 45% on Long-Term Care insurance. A++ rated company in business since 1851. Your permanent discount is available exclusively to you and your family including parents, grandparents, in-laws and grandchildren. For a confidential appointment call Dave Miller, Miller Insurance Services (est 1991) 458-4272 or email dcmillerinsuranceservices@gmail.com. Protect Your Future...Now
  • Sign-A-Rama Downtown: 909 E. Market Street. 10% off any purchase (excluding electrical signs) of full-service sign production and design, including large format digital printing and vinyl graphics. Contact Maggie Harlow at (502) 585-4099.
  • Mary Kay Products: 10% discount on product offers OR free shipping; receive a free gift with $40 purchase. For complimentary facial, color makeover, or skin care class, call Darlen Davenport at 502-937-2607 or email darlenedav@bellsouth.net

 

National

  • AAF SmartBrief: An opt-in e-news service available FREE to AAF members - delivers the most essential advertising news of the day. Visit www.smartbrief.com/aaf today to view a sample issue and sign up.
  • AdCases.com: The advertising industry’s one-stop online source for portfolios, presentation and shipping cases offers AAF members a 15% discount on all items in their online store at www.AdCases.com. Contact sales @AdCases.com or call Rose Bennett at (800) 688-4745 to receive the AAF member discount code to use at check out.
  • Ad-ology: Affordable consumer oriented research that is used by over 2,000 advertising agencies, media properties, economic gardening programs and corporate marketing departments. AAF members can save 15% on any Ad-ology PRO subscription package or single report purchase. To save on single reports enter discount code AAF.ORG in the Research Store at www.ad-ology.com. For PRO subscriptions, contact Tim Londergan at (877) 423-6255 ext. 124 or tlondergan@ad-ology.com.
  • AdverGuard: A display advertising management and tracking service that provides agencies and businesses with the ability to change ad creative in one place and push to all publishers instantly. AAF members get a 30% discount from normal rates. 30 day free trials are available.
  • Adweek: The definitive source of news and information for advertising executives. AAF members receive a substantial subscription discount. Call (800) 684-1873 and mention the reference code of 585-AAF.
  • Advertising Age: Save 25% on your Advertising Age subscription. The AAF member price on renewals and new subscriptions is only $74.00, a $25.00 savings off the published subscription price of $99.00. Call (800) 678-9595, ask for Advertising Age circulation and identify yourself as an AAF member to take advantage of the discount.
  • The Award Group: The official awards company of the AAF who design and manufacture the National ADDY Awards. Log onto www.theawardsgroup.com/addy to see all the awards that are available.
  • Business Wire: Business Wire and the AAF have developed a strategic relationship that provides AAF members with access to Business Wire's worldwide media distribution services and preferred benefits and member services. Business Wire electronically delivers full-text news releases directly to editorial desktops in newsrooms worldwide. The agreement provides AAF's corporate members and regional club members with cost-saving pricing options as a benefit of association membership. To take advantage of this offer as an AAF member, contact Gregg Castano, SVP-global sales, Business Wire, at (888) 381-WIRE (9473) or gregg.castano@businesswire.com.
  • Electronic Data Payment Systems: If you currently accept credit cards or have thought about implementing a credit card program, the AAF Member Credit Card Processing Program can provide you with tremendous savings. There are no enrollment fees, no monthly minimums and a variety of low priced equipment solutions. In addition to cost effective processing, you also have access to toll-free customer support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Additional services are also available to AAF members, including Internet Payment Gateway and Check Guarantee and Conversion services. Explore the savings available through this exciting program by faxing your most recent processing statement to (866) 528-3854. Visit us online for more information or to chat with an enrollment specialist live today!
  • Events in America: Find the Best Trade Shows and Events for Your Clients and Your Agency, FREE!—Get detailed information on over 12,000 business trade shows, events, symposia, conferences and annual meetings in 15 major categories and 100-plus sub-categories at EventsInAmerica.com. Quickly build lists of preferred events and schedules by geography, industry, attendance figures and other criteria. No more need for labor-intensive research. No more need to purchase big, expensive trade show directories. EventsInAmerica.com has what you need and is free for all to use. Ideal for client research, sales prospecting for your own business, experiential marketing, industry awareness and more. If you're looking for business, we've got business! www.EventsInAmerica.com
  • Experian: The American Advertising Federation has entered into an agreement with Experian as a direct marketing list provider for the AAF. All AAF members will receive a 15% discount on direct marketing data and services from Experian. Experian is the leading provider of customizable mailing lists, market research reports, and online print and mailing services that help small businesses target and engage with more than 210 million consumers, 110 million households and 14 million active U.S. businesses — so they can attract the customers most likely to buy their products and services. Click here and receive 15% off your order!
  • FedEx: Save up to 25% on select FedEx® services, Save up to 25% on select FedEx Express® U.S. shipping, Save up to 18% on select FedEx Express international shipping, Save up to 12% on select FedEx Ground® shipping, Save up to 20% on select FedEx Office® services. Sign up for the discounts online or call (877) 269-0605.  Be sure to provide passcode 58R5R113.
  • HERTZ: AAF members receive up to a 20 percent discount at participating locations in the U.S. and around the world. Visit www.hertz.com, fill in your reservation information and indicate that you have a "discount, coupon or other offer." On the next page, enter CDP# 1570434 in the discount plan number field. Or call the Members Only Reservations Line at (800) 654-2200 or your travel agent.
  • JobBound: AAF has partnered with JobBound, the leading career consulting company for advertising professionals. JobBound offers resume writing, mock interviewing, career coaching, and everything that you need to get ahead in the advertising industry. When you work with a JobBound career consultant, you work one-on-one with a former Recruiting Director from the communications field. Learn more about how JobBound can position you for career success at www.jobbound.com.
  • Mutual of Omaha Insurance: Disability, Life and Business Overhead Expense coverages are available to AAF members through the Mutual of Omaha Companies. Most plans feature reduced premiums. Call (800) 624-5554, and identify yourself as an AAF member. There is no cost or obligation. For more information, visit  www.mutualofomaha.com/aaf/index.
  • The New York Times: Now the convenience of New York Times delivery is available to AAF members at a special discount! Save 50% for 6 months when you subscribe now to home delivery.  As a home delivery subscriber, you get an All Digital Access package free. It includes unlimited access to NYTimes.com, *plus full access to the NYTimes app for your smartphone and tablet. Nonsubscribers will need a digital subscription for unlimited access to these services. *Mobile apps are not supported on all devices. Does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. Other restrictions apply. Click here to take advantage of the special offer. This offer is available only in areas served by The New York Times Home Delivery Service and to individuals who have not had home delivery of The Times within the past 90 days and who are not currently subscribers. Your credit card will be automatically billed in advance for each four-week billing period.
  • Office Depot: Click here to find all of the information you need to get up to an 80% savings on office supplies. You will be able to download your own discount card and use it whenever you shop at Office Depot. 
  • Premiere Global Services: Significant saving to members on conferencing and other managed virtual meeting solutions from Premiere Global Services. Choose audio, video, Web or Webcast solutions. Comprehensive programs bring you seamless, turnkey events reinforced by exceptional customer service and support. Contact Member Services toll free at (877) 488-2666 or visit us at www.commpartners.com/AAF, or e-mail members@commpartners.com, to set up your account today!
  • PSAV® Presentation Services: As a leader in the industry, PSAV® Presentation Services invests in the newest technology and offers a full line of projection, lighting, staging and audio equipment; plus numerous meeting support essentials. The state-of-the-art gear is maintained and operated onsite by dedicated event technology experts, so you can rely on their expertise to successfully deliver your messages and meet your event goals. Learn more about PSAV® Presentation Services at http://connect.psav.com/AAF. As an AAF member you’ll receive a very nice discount.  Book PSAV® Presentation Services for your next event by contacting Jay Kirk at jkirk@psav.com, or (828) 236-0924.
  • Translate Media: An award-winning translations agency with offices in London, Paris, New York, Brussels, Hong Kong and Munich; the company specializes in translations for multinationals and organizations in both the private and public sectors and employs more than 5000 translators covering over 80 languages and multiple specialties. Use promo code ‘AAF’ and receive a 9% discount off of all TranslateMedia’s services.