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Addy award submissions due Jan. 6

The 52nd annual Addy Awards, recognizing the best among Birmingham’s advertising community, wants your entries.

The deadline is Jan. 6, just 3 weeks away. (Late entry deadline is Jan. 11.)

Entry fees range from $55 to $90. The entry drop-off location is Think Positive Advertising, 100 Grandview Pl., Ste. 110, Inverness [map].

Full details can be found on the Addy Awards site and the American Advertising Federation-Birmingham site.

For more information, contact Carrie Pearce at carrie@thinkpositive.tv or call 262-2832.

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American Advertising Federation holiday party and food drive

AAF Birmingham - AAF Holiday Party and Food DriveThe Birmingham chapter of the American Advertising Federation will have a holiday party and food drive next week.

  • When: 6-9 p.m. Dec. 10
  • Where: Billy Brown Photography, 2814 Linden Ave., Homewood [map]
  • Cost: Donation of canned goods and other non-perishable food items, or toiletries. Drinks and light hors d’oeuvres will be available.
  • RSVP: info@aafbirmingham.com

Scout Branding wins Peak Award

scout-branding-logoScout Branding Company won Advertising Agency of the Year Wednesday at the American Advertising Federation Birmingham Peak Awards. The competition honors top professionals in the advertising and marketing fields.

Scout Branding is a Birmingham-based advertising, branding and interactive company.

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Birmingham AAF luncheon event, Sept. 19

Tim Brunelle

The Birmingham chapter of the American Advertising Federation will tackle the future of advertising with guest speaker Tim Brunelle on Friday.

What is the future of advertising?

Perhaps the better question today is, “What is advertising?” In less than 10 years we’ve witnessed never-before-seen mutation in the marketing and advertising industries. Technology, consumer empowerment and media fragmentation are helping redefine the rules and methods of what defines an ad, how they’re made, who makes them and what kinds of impact we can expect to achieve.

Tim Brunelle thinks this state of affairs is wonderful and hopes to convince you it is, too. His presentation mashes up management consulting, philosophy, copywriting, design, interaction, strategy, media negotiations and, most important, the primacy of ideas, to help you evolve your work in this new age.

View an outline of Tim’s presentation and send him your comments, questions and feedback on his site, Useful Lunacy.

  • Who: Tim Brunelle, CEO, Hello Viking
  • What: AAF-Birmingham Luncheon
  • When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday
  • Where: Alagasco Midtown Business Center, 20 S. 20th St. [map]
  • Cost: $10, free for members
  • RSVP: E-mail bhamad@mindspring.com.