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Conferences (General)
AAF's National Student Advertising Competition

2018-19 Meetings

Date Speaker Topic
August 9, 2018 Stephen Black The Importance of Staying Connected & Creative Problem Solving
September 13, 2018 Amy Echols
October 8, 2018 Maree Jones
November 8, 2018 Greg Byrne Leadership
December 10, 2018 December Social At Loosa Brews Board Sign-up
January 13, 2019 Buddy Palmer Branding Create Birmingham
February 2019 American Advertising Awards Gala View Event Photos and Presentations
March 21, 2019 Jimmy Hart Data-driven Decision Making
April 18, 2019 University of Alabama's Bateman and NSAC Teams RSVP
May 9, 2019 Joint Meeting with PRCA
June 13, 2018 Jeff Powell, Tuscaloosa National Airport Get Tickets

Public Service

AAFT strives to provide members with public service opportunities to impact our community, as well as contributing through public service advertising campaigns. To suggest an opportunity, contact Tasha Washington at

Event Date(s) AAFT Contact Volunteer
Habitat For Humanity Women's Build 10 November 2018 Rebecca Royen
Tinsel Town Tree Decoration 14 November 2018, 10AM Tasha Washington Volunteer Sign-Up Here
Jack & Jill Breakfast with Santa 1 December 2018 Tasha Washington Volunteer Sign-Up Here
Junior Achievement Various Tasha Washington Requires a 1 hour training class (training times TBA). Can choose the 6hr JA in a day option or teach the course over a few weeks.

Step 1: Complete 5 Activites Each Month

  1. Eat at a new (to you) Restaurant
  2. Watch a new Movie (theater, or new release)
  3. Attend a Live Arts event (musical, play, dance, art gallery, etc.)
  4. Attend a Sporting event (pro, college, high school)
  5. Read a Book (new fiction/non-fiction, non-business book)

Step 2: Share Your Experiences

  1. Follow @aaftuscaloosa on instagram
  2. Capture images of your #five4fun
  3. Share them in an instagram post
  4. Use the #five4fun hashtag and tag @aaftuscaloosa
  5. See what other members are doing and get suggestions on our social media accounts

Step 3: Share & Win at Meetings

  1. Fill out the #five4fun card with your activities at the meetings
  2. Door prizes will be drawn from those who did 5/5, 4/5, 3/5, etc.
  3. Door prizes will be drawn from those who posted on social media
  4. 60 second recap of one member's experiences
  5. Most months will feature a speaker representing a marketing angle on a #five4fun area.


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