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By joining AAF–Louisville, you also become a member of the American Advertising Federation’s national organization. AAF is 40,000+ members strong nationwide, which means somebody always knows somebody who knows somebody. Comforting, indeed, when you’re looking for anything from a job to new business. It also means there are benefits available to you on a national level, ranging from discounts on rental cars and shipping services to free whitepapers and webinars. You can find a full list of national benefits at www.aaf.org.

AAF–Louisville is one of the largest clubs in the national organization. By joining you’ll be part of a huge network of advertising agency professionals, freelancers, corporate marketers, and vendors. Our members enjoy discounts on our educational programs, events like Day at the Downs, ADDY Awards entries, listings on our wildly popular Job Shop, and the opportunity to save on group medical insurance through our association-endorsed plan from Anthem.
 

Membership Benefits


ALL AAF-LOUISVILLE MEMBERS receive the following benefits:

  • Reduced pricing for registered members at all AAF-Louisville functions
  • Discounted rates on all ADDY Awards entries
  • Access to online database of members
  • Eligibility for AAF-Louisville Board of Directors and Committees
  • Access to Group Insurance Program: AssuredPartners offers AAF-Louisville members and their companies the opportunity to save on group medical insurance through the association-endorsed plan from Anthem
  • National AAF Discounts & Savings

CORPORATE MEMBERS also receive the following benefits:

  • Reduced pricing for guests at all AAF-Louisville functions
  • Priority seating at AAF-Louisville Spring and Fall Day at the Downs
  • FREE Job Postings on the AAF-Louisville Job Shop (non-members pay $100 per posting)
  • Exclusive access to RFP Submissions
  • Opportunity to spotlight company news via the monthly club e-newsletter
  • Exposure via logo, description, and a company website link included in the online Corporate Directory database; searchable to the public by name, industry category, advertising services, and industry expertise
  • Exposure at events via logo on club promotional materials
  • AAF-Louisville Corporate Member cling decal
  • AAF-Louisville Corporate Member logo for use on websites

 

Individual Memberships


Professional

150per year

$150/year + $25 one-time initiation fee

  • $20 discount on each non-member ADDY Awards Professional entry fee
  • Half-price job postings on the
    AAF-Louisville Job Shop ($50; non-members pay $100 per posting)

 

Ad 2

90per year

(21-32 years old; date of birth required)

Initiation fees waived

  • $20 discount on each non-member ADDY Awards Professional entry fee
  • Half-price job postings on the
    AAF-Louisville Job Shop ($50; non-members pay $100 per posting)

 

Educator

65per year

(Full-time instructor, professor, or teacher from an accredited school who is teaching in advertising, marketing, communications, or public relations field)

Initiation fees waived

  • $20 discount on each non-member ADDY Awards Professional entry fee
  • Half-price job postings on the
    AAF-Louisville Job Shop ($50; non-members pay $100 per posting)

 

Student

20per year

(Full-time student from an accredited school who is pursuing a degree/career in advertising, marketing, communications, or public relations field)

Initiation fees waived

  • $5 discount on each non-member ADDY Awards Student entry fee
  • One (1) FREE ticket to a Professional Development Series event ($25 value)

 

Corporate Memberships


Corporate Platinum

4,500per year

LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE

  • UNLIMITED* individual memberships for employees ($15,000+ value)
  • Exclusive Spring & Fall Day Benefits (click here to view)
  • Executive Roundtable Invitation (meets bi-annually with club leadership)
  • Opportunity to contribute content to the club e-newsletter and/or annual Communiqué
  • $50 discount on each non-member ADDY Awards Professional entry fee
  • Twenty (20) FREE tickets to the Professional Development Series events ($500 value)

*limited to employees within your company whose job description is typically associated with the activities of the AAF

Corporate Gold

2,500per year
  • UNLIMITED* individual memberships for employees ($15,000+ value)
  • Executive Roundtable Invitation (meets bi-annually with club leadership)
  • Opportunity to contribute content to the club e-newsletter and/or annual Communiqué
  • $40 discount on each non-member ADDY Awards Professional entry fee
  • Twenty (20) half-price tickets to the Professional Development Series events ($250 value)

*limited to employees within your company whose job description is typically associated with the activities of the AAF

Corporate Silver

1,350per year
  • TWENTY (20) individual memberships for employees ($3,000 value)
  • $30 discount on each non-member ADDY Awards Professional entry fee
  • Four (4) half-price tickets to the Professional Development Series events ($50 value)

 

Corporate Bronze

550per year
  • FIVE (5) individual memberships for employees ($750 value)
  • $30 discount on each non-member ADDY Awards Professional entry fee