The American Advertising-Baton Rouge is currently accepting entries for the 2011 ADDY® Awards. With more than 60,000 entries annually, the ADDY® Awards are the world’s largest and arguably toughest advertising competition. The ADDY® Awards represent the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing the best advertising of all types, sizes and levels from entrants around the globe. Categories include: interactive campaigns, outdoor, web design, print, radio and television among others. A student competition containing similar categories is also included. The deadline for entries is Monday, January 10, 2011. For additional information, please visit

AAF-BR is also pleased to announce that the Pinnacle Awards are part of the 2011 ADDY® Awards event. These awards recognize outstanding accomplishments within our profession not directly related to traditional “creative” advertising (copywriting, graphic design, etc.), and will be presented during The ADDY® Award Show. The Pinnacle Awards include nine categories: Industry Account Executive, Media Sales Representative, Printing/Paper Company Sales Representative/Account Executive, Sales Manager, Media Director/Buyer, Marketing Director, Industry Newcomer, Industry CEO/President of the Year and Client of the Year. The deadline for Pinnacle Awards entries is Friday, January 7, 2011. The nomination form can be found at

The winners will be recognized at The ADDY® Award Show on February 19, 2011. Visit for all the details!