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2018 January Luncheon

Diversity In Action Ayanna Jackson began her professional career in 1997 at The Washington Post, having worked in both advertising and marketing departments. In 2000, she joined The New York Times advertising department, supporting various ad verticals. She was promoted to department store account manager, overseeing several of the nation’s top consumer brands. She is

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2017 December Luncheon

Geno Church is the Word of Mouth Inspiration Officer for Brains on Fire. In addition to being a former American Advertising Awards judge, Geno has a stack of awards himself, including four National Addys, two Third District Best of Shows, a Gold Effie, a Gold Transform award, four Wommys and, of course, a mound of

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2017 November Luncheon

Louisiana native Luke Carter has worked for clients such as Annie Leibovitz, Universal Studios and international editions of Vogue. This work has taken him from São Paulo, Brazil to New York. Now a productivity designer with Airbnb in San Francisco, Carter is returning to his home state to share why production design is essential to

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I Scream Social

Get ready to have the pants scared off you at the a 13th Gate! Don’t worry, we’ll be meeting at a bar beforehand to indulge in some liquid courage. Meet at Cane Land Distillery at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 12th and we will be escorted over to the 13th Gate by a “character.” From

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Brand – Bill Ivey

Billy Ivey has been an advertising professional for almost two decades. Currently, he is a brand strategist at Big Communications in Birmingham, Alabama. Each morning, Billy packs his children’s lunches and places a handwritten note in with their food. After sharing these notes on Instagram, and “Napkinisms” was born. Partnering with the Chick-fil-A Foundation in Atlanta,

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2017 AdFed 101

AdFed 101 – New Member Social Tuesday September 19th – 5:30pm – Taproom at Tin Roof Brewery Learn how to get involved in AAFBR and get the most out of your membership. Join us for our next social, AdFed 101. Located at Tin Roof Brewery, we will gather for happy hour at 5:30PM. Presentations will

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Media Auction

AAF-BR’s Media & Creative Services Auction is the city’s only fundraiser solely focused on media and advertising industry-related services. The auction is an opportunity for small businesses, media buyers and non profits to bid on media and creative services at a fraction of their normal cost. With this auction, we aim to create new business opportunities

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Storytelling – Emily Sander

Much is often made of the importance that brands produce stories. While it’s true that creatives must be able to develop compelling content that personifies a brand message, it’s often just as important to accept that you won’t always know where that story will go. Being able to pivot or allow space for uncertain outcomes

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Kickoff Social

Join us for our annual Kickoff Social at Radio Bar, where you can reconnect with fellow members, meet new ones and network over a nice beverage! This year it pays to come early. Rockit Science Agency is covering drinks during the first hour as a salute to incoming President Theresa Nguyen. Special thanks to Eye

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