Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 408 N 6th St, Columbus, OH 43215

    An opportunity to see old friends, make new friends, talk a little shop, or just catch up. Platform Beer Co. & AAF Columbus will host our monthly happy hour for industry professionals. Join us.

    • Friday, November 03, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    The Pitch is a competition focused on advertising and its associated disciplines. Students will receive hands-on experience by working at a Columbus advertising agency on a real-world project with a local non-profit organization. 

    The first part of the program is a one-day challenge in one of several agencies. 

    After the first phase, the local non-profit will select a winning team who will be recognized at a future AAF program.

    Registration closes October 20th!

    Why should you get involved with AAF Columbus as a student?

    AAF provides opportunities for you to explore and learn about the advertising industry.

    - Build Your Portfolio through The Pitch and NSAC
    - Be on the Forefront of Our Fast-Moving Industry
    - Discover Opportunities for Your Career Path
    - Attend Networking Events and Find a Mentor
    - Grow Your Network of Recommendations & Referrals
    - Attend Networking Events and Find a Mentor
    - Attend Ongoing Educational Events
    - Meet Industry Thought Leaders
    - Discover Job Opportunities

    Interested in joining AAF or learning more? Contact Liz Dickey (liz@hotchickentakeover.com) or Angela Petrie (apetrie@blueandco.com)

    • Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Dawson, 1114 Dublin Road Columbus, OH 43215

    The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is a global event for those working in the creative communications, advertising and related fields.

    The November 14th happy hour event will feature a reel of this year’s Lions winners.  This year's viewing of the Cannes reel will be held at Dawson.

    Event Sponsors

    Dawson & NCM

    Join us for an evening of inspiration.


    Jeff Tritt, Chief Talent Officer, IBM iX (Resource/Ammirati) 
    Dave Sonderman, Chief Creative Officer, GSW. 


    5:30-6:00- Networking 
    6:00-6:30- Chat with Cannes Attendees (in auditorium)
    6:30-6:45- Seating / Announcements / The Pitch Winners
    6:45-7:45- Reel

Past events

Thursday, October 19, 2017 Breweries and Branding: Giving Customers an Immersive Experience
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Beers with your Peers: BrewDog
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Creating Virtual Reality Experiences at Resource/Ammirati, An IBM Company
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Rooftop AdFun
Friday, May 19, 2017 2017 Silver Medal Luncheon
Thursday, April 27, 2017 Industry Night: How Data is Shaping Advertising
Thursday, March 09, 2017 2016 American Advertising Awards Show
Wednesday, February 08, 2017 2017 The Big Game Ad Review
Friday, January 20, 2017 Perspectives on Programmatic Video
Thursday, January 12, 2017 ADDY Entry Late Drop-Off
Friday, January 06, 2017 ADDY Entry Early Drop-Off
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 2016 Holiday Happy Hour
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 2016 Cannes Film Reel at Dawson
Thursday, October 27, 2016 The Making and Marketing of 'Rejected Princesses'
Friday, September 16, 2016 2016 September Luncheon with Barry Chandler
Thursday, August 25, 2016 August 2016 AdFun at Post House
Thursday, July 28, 2016 July 2016 AdFun at Square One Salon

AAF Columbus

629 N High St. Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: 614.866.9099


Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software