Events

Stay involved with AAFT through monthly meetings, fundraisers, annual awards, national conferences, and our #five4fun initiative.


#Five4Fun Initiative

A way to better connect us to our club, community and culture.

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.

General Membership Meetings

Meetings take place at 11:45am at Hotel Capstone every second Thursday of the month. Click on the speaker's name for their bio.

Date Speaker Topic
September 14, 2017 Coach Patrick Murphy Marketing UA Softball: Leading in Attendance
October 12, 2017 Tommy Fell Feature & Commercial Film Production
November 9, 2017 Jay Waters Digital Advertising Trends & Issues
January 25, 2018 Kristin Scroggin Improving Communication Across Every Generation
February 23, 2018 American Advertising Awards Gala View Event Photos and Presentations
March 8, 2018 William "Isaac" McCoy Topic
April 12, 2018 University of Alabama's Bateman and NSAC Teams 2018 Presentations
May 10, 2018 Don Stayley Sports & Tourism: What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been
June 14, 2018 Chris Hastings Topic