Upcoming events

    • December 06, 2018
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Bascom's Chop House, 3665 Ulmerton Rd., Clearwater

    Space is limited. RSVP today.

    This holiday season please help support AAF Tampa Bay’s nonprofit – Pyramid Studios. We are helping make "Art of the Possible" by donating your new/used computers, tablets, and ipads to help this cause.

    About Pyramid
    Pyramid Studios is a nonprofit organization that provides services for adults with severe physical and mental disabilities. Pyramid is widely known for its arts focused programs, and using art to help meet the needs of those with disabilities. In addition to the arts, Pyramid offers a broad curriculum beyond the arts: computer training, community activities, physical management for students who use wheelchairs, behavioral assistance, education, and life-management skills training.

    • January 11, 2019
    • 11:00 AM
    • RK Bailey Studios at UT, Tampa & CMR Studios, St. Pete

    The American Advertising Awards, home of the ADDY® Award, is one of the industry's largest creative competitions, attracting nearly 35,000 professional and student entries each year through competitions offered through local AAF clubs. The mission of the American Advertising Awards is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in advertising.

    Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the local Ad Club phase is the first of a three-tier, national competition. Concurrently, all across the country, local entrants vie to win ADDY Awards - recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local ADDY winners compete against winners from other local clubs in one of 15 district competitions. District ADDY winners are then forwarded to the third tier, the national stage of the American Advertising Awards. Entry in your local Ad Club competition is the first step toward winning a national ADDY.

    IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you would like to have your entries displayed at Gallery Night on January 17th, please provide 2 physical copies of your creative work for print entries.

    Drop off Locations

    RK Bailey Studios on University of Tampa
    310 N. Blvd.
    Tampa, FL 33606
    11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    CMR Studios
    442 94th Ave. N.
    St. Petersburg, FL 33702
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Entry Fees (entries must be submitted online by 6:00 pm 1/11/2019)
    AAF Tampa Bay Members

    Single: $95.00
    Campaign: $110.00

    Single: $190.00
    Campaign: $220.00

    Student Entry Fees
    Single: $31.00
    Campaign: $51.00

    To enter, Click Here.

    Download category list and entry instructions

    Professional Rules and Categories

    Student Rules and Categories

    Local Advertising Awards Call for Entries**

    **Entries in the local only categories are not eligible to be forwarded to the
    AAF Fourth District or National ADDY competitions.** 

    Entry Fees
    AAF Tampa Bay Members: $60
    Non-Members: $100

    C2 (Core Creative): The C2 (Core Creative) advertising competition is exclusively for internal marketing and advertising departments in companies in the Tampa Bay area.  Entries are eligible for submission only in the work was done by and in-house marketing, design, creative or advertising group.  Entrants have the choice of entering in the National American Advertising Awards competition, the local competition or both.

    Tucker: These categories pay homage to the brilliant ideas that never saw the light of day.  If you had a client who didn’t recognize the brilliance of your work and decided to go with a different concept, this is an opportunity to dust off your poor rejected work and give it the recognition it deserves. .

    Step 1: Complete and print the online entry form for each entry.
    Step 2: Complete the manifest and pay for the entries.
    Step 3: Place 2 physical copies of each entry in envelope with the entry form
    (Digital and electronic entries maybe submitted entirely on-line.)
    Step 4: Drop off entries at the drop off locations listed above.

Past events

November 15, 2018 ADDY Workshop - Hillsborough
November 14, 2018 ADDY Workshop - Pinellas
November 02, 2018 AAF Tampa Bay Fall Ad Tour
October 24, 2018 "How To Stop Using The F Word"
October 10, 2018 RE:BRAND PARTY

AAF Tampa Bay is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 11812 North 56th Street, Tampa, FL  33617 

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