Baton Rouge, LA — The American Advertising Federation Baton Rouge announces the full slate of board members for 2015-2016, as well as plans in the works for the upcoming year. Board members include expert communications professionals from diverse industries in Baton Rouge with one main purpose: to advance local programs, events and community involvement. President Becky Sadler of Emprint/Moran Printing is assuming the role after 6 years participating in leadership and membership roles with AAF-BR. Throughout her presidency Sadler aims to highlight the vitality and community that AAF-BR establishes in Baton Rouge. “We are the ideal organization for businesses wanting to expand their advertising and marketing knowledge and connections,” Sadler says. “We have some sensational volunteers giving their own time to create supportive advertising professional development.” That’s not all that AAF offers
The American Advertising Federation-Baton Rouge (AAF-BR) was named AAF District 7 Division III Club and President of the Year for the eighth consecutive year at this year’s AAF Spring Convention held Saturday, April 11 in Knoxville, Tenn. AAF District 7 includes advertising clubs from Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. At the district competition, AAF-BR received first place honors in Programs, Public Service, Diversity and Club Operations; second place honors in Student Outreach; and third place recognition in Communications, Government Relations and Membership. AAF-BR also received a first place award in Communications; second place awards in Club Operations, Diversity and Public Service; and a third-place nod for Programs at this year’s national AAF Conference entitled ADMERICA 2015. In addition, the LSU National Students Advertising Competition team competed for the national title against
Peter began his career in communications at MKG Productions, a strategic branding and experiential marketing company based in New York City. Two years later (and a brief stopover in the world of Fashion PR) Peter realized his interest was in brand marketing, but from the brand side, rather than an agency. He became the Brand Development Manager at GQ Magazine, and for four years he helped create and produce marketing programs that brought the GQ experience to life for readers and advertisers alike, across all platforms. At the end of 2013 he left GQ to join The New York Times to work in advertising sales as the Director of Luxury for integrated sales (newsprint, T Style Magazine, NYTimes.com).
Like the snazzy banner suggests, the December luncheon is all about the American Advertising Awards. Come learn how it works, the entry process, rule changes and see what it takes to win on the national level. We’ll also be revealing this year’s theme and giving you the scoop on what to expect at the award show. Reserve your spot today. Remember, the early bird not only gets the worm, they get plenty of FREE entry bags.
AAF-BR presents DesignBR Vol. 2 in partnership with Prospect.3 Baton Rouge sponsored by Cox Media. Join us on Thursday, November 13th, as we mix, mingle and reveal the Fan Favorite winner! This award goes to the poster print that sells out the fastest during the event and has the largest demand for reprints at the end of the party. So come hang out with your AAF-BR friends and buy a poster. All proceeds go to help support the AAF-BR organization and its efforts. Be sure to stay to the end to find out which poster will take home the prize! We’ll have catered appetizers, cash bar, entertainment and raffle prizes! Also, if you purchase a poster at the event you will receive a 25% discount for framing at Elizabethan Gallery! RSVP
A custom propmaker in the film and television industry in Los Angeles, James Schexnaydre takes you through his journey from Ragin’ Cajun to Hollywood propmaker. He hails his roots in Louisiana, where he earned his Visual Arts degree at UL Lafayette. James currently works at Jimmy Kimmel Live and has been involved in productions such as Captain America 2/Winter Soldier, Batman/The Dark Knight Returns, Tintin, Team America World Police, Crank Yankers and The Man Show. His props have also been featured in many national commercials. Hear the stories behind his “inventions” and the role that serendipity plays in his creative process. Also, AAFBR is partnering with the Baton Rouge Food Bank to collect food at this luncheon. We’re asking everyone to bring ONE CANNED FOOD ITEM + ONE BOXED FOOD ITEM to