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AAF Dallas Announce the 2020 American Advertising Awards Best of Show

Last night, we had the best time celebrating the amazing creativity coming out of Dallas!  We had so much fun working with Johnson & Sekin with the Must Love Ads theme for this year. The did a phenomenal job bringing this theme to life! If you missed the show, check out their groovy theme videos here. The Richards Group took home the Best of Show for their "Snapple X Old Town Road" in the social media campaign category. Other special awards went to:

  • Lerma, The Mosaic Award for "PRxPR Case Study" in the  Pro Bono Campaign category.
  • Launch Agency, Judge's Choice for "So Much Better TV" in the TV Campaign category.
  • ATK PLN, Judge's Choice for "Arli and the World of Wonderful" in the Animation, Special Effects or Motion Graphics/CGI category. 
  • The Richards Group, Judge's Choice for "Save Jane" in the Pro Bono Ambient Media category.
  • Lerma, Judge's Choice for "#StopGunViolence" in the Pro Bon Pro Bono Campaigns category.
  • Anna Rose Corell and Gaelle Gachelin at Southern Methodist University,  Student Best of Show for "P3 - Good Things Come in Threes" in the Poster category.
  • Client of the Year - TOYOTA, Josh Hoffmann
  • Agency Media Strategist/Planner of The Year - Nicole Cappellino, Publicis Media
  • Agency Media Buyer/Investor of The Year - Katie Brown, Goodway Group
  • Media Sales Rep of The Year - Laura Garcia, Viant
  • Agency Account Executive of The Year - Samer Salfiti, The Integer Group
  • Creative Production Partner of The Year - Courtney Love, Shoptology
  • Agency Support of The Year - Jonathan Ogle, The Infinite Agency
  • Educator of the Year - Douglas May, UNT
  • Young Professional of the Year - Kyla Jones, RAPP

To see who won Gold, Silver and Bronze, check out our 2020 winners book here. If you were a winner and would like to purchase trophy duplicates for your clients or teams, order here through March 21.

This year, the American Advertising Awards Gala was the largest of the year with 604 attendees. We have likely outgrown the venue and are looking forward to the future of this program! Proceeds from the American Advertising Awards gala go directly back into the development of our industry through AAF's Education Initiatives, Public Service, Diversity and Multiculturalism Programming, Public Service and Professional Devleopment. Thank you to all who attended and made this a historic evening to remember! Follow us on Social Media for the full gallery of photos which wil be available in 2-3 weeks. 

Highlights from the 2020 American Advertising Awards 

AAF Dallas is proud to announce The Richards Group won Best of Show for Snapple X Old Town Road for their client Dr. Pepper Keurig (Snapple). Photo Credit goes to Cinthia Jaimes. 

Best of Show Richards

Lerma accepting the 2020 Mosaic Award for their PRxPR Case Study Campaign painted by Mariell Guzman. Photo Credit goes to Cinthia Jaimes. 

MOSAIC AWARD

 

Chris Smith, Emcee for the evening. Photo Credit goes to Cinthia Jaimes. 

Chris Smith drawn like a french girl

The Bomb Factory was packed. Photo Credit goes to Cinthia Jaimes. 

The Sponsors

Creative Partners

Johnson & Sekin is the official American Advertising Awards Creative Partner for AAF Dallas Charlie Uniform Tango logo

Program Sponsor

Blanks, Long Time AAF Dallas Program Sponsor

 

Drink Sponsor

Shoptology is a proud gold sponsor of the american advertising awards.

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Shoptology is a proud gold sponsor of the american advertising awards.

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83 Creative is A proud sponsor of the American Advertising Awards

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Saatchi and Saatchi proud sponsor of AAF Dallas

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StudioTribe Drink Sponsor

Mosaic Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsor
3 Headed Monster is a proud sponsor of the American Advertising Awards


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StudioTribe Drink Sponsor

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Temerlin Advertising Institute

 


Behind the Scenes Sponsor


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