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AAF Dallas & Ad 2 Dallas Receive National Honors

The American Advertising Federation, a national trade association, announced Wednesday, April 17, 2019, club awards throughout the fifteen AAF national districts. AAF Dallas is part of the AAF Tenth District which is comprised of Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Texas.

Advertising clubs are divided into five divisions based on membership size:

Division I     500+ members 
Division II    250–499 members 
Division III  100–249 members 
Division IV   Up to 99 members 
Division V    Ad 2 Clubs
 
AAF Dallas received second place for the highest national award, Division 1 AAF National Club of the Year. With more than 200 AAF clubs, this is a true honor to place 1st or 2nd in each National category. With First Place awards for Club Operations, Membership Development, and Diversity & Multicultural Initiatives. Dallas awards included Second Place for Public Service, Advertising Education, Communications, Government Relations, and Programs. In 2018, AAF Dallas received first place for the Division 1 AAF National Club of the Year.
  
Ad 2 Dallas received six awards including first place for Government Relations, second place for Diversity & Multicultural Initiatives, Membership Development, and Public Service, along with third place awards for Club Operations, Communications, and Programs.
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AAF Dallas: Division I recipient of highest ADDY entry increase.
In addition, annually the American Advertising Federation recognizes clubs which have participated in the AAF American Advertising Awards and had substantial increases in entries.  The club in each AAF division with the greatest percentage increase year-over-year in total number of entries will have their AAF annual dues 100% waived for the following year, and receive special recognition at the annual conference, ADMERICA in Hollywood, Florida in June 2019.  Division I recipient is AAF Dallas. 

Collectively, the American Advertising Federation Tenth District clubs will be recognized with thirty awards.
Other Tenth District National Recognition:
AAF Austin, AAF Houston, AAF Amarillo, AAF Fort Worth, AAF-Rio Grande Valley, AAF Northeast Arkansas, AAF Shreveport Bossier and Ad 2 Austin.
 
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The American Advertising Federation protects and promotes the well-being of advertising.  We accomplish this through a unique, nationally coordinated grassroots network of advertisers, agencies, media companies, local advertising clubs, and university chapters.  Headquartered in Washington, DC, the American Advertising Federation is the “Unifying Voice for Advertising.”  The AAF has more than 200 local clubs across the country representing nearly 40,000 advertising professionals, and clients.