AAF Sacramento Issues American Advertising Awards Call for Entries


SACRAMENTO, CA, August 2017—The AAF Sacramento has issued its Call for Entries for the 2018 American Advertising Awards Competition.

The annual competition recognizes exceptional advertising created in the greater Sacramento metropolitan market. The American Advertising Awards honor advertising excellence in all media including online, non-traditional, print, broadcast and out-of-home. It is the first level of a three-level national competition that is the advertising industry’s largest.

All entries must be received by 6PM on Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 9940 Business Park Dr #120, Sacramento, CA 95827. Entry fees are $110 per single entry and $150 for a campaign for members of the AAF SAC, $250 per single entry and $300 for a campaign for non-members of the AAF SAC and $45 for a single entry and $60 for a campaign for student entries. Entries will be judged the weekend of February 17, 2018 by a panel of advertising creative executives, who will select the winners from an anticipated 200+ entries. Only new creative work created in the Sacramento market and published or aired between January 1 and December 31 of 2017 is eligible for consideration in the professional competition. Work created by college students is eligible for the competition’s student track.

The AAF Sacramento Advertising Club’s winners of ADDY Awards will be honored during a black-tie dinner gala on Friday, March 9, 2018 at The Hyatt Regency, Sacramento, CA. Work winning awards at the local level is then eligible to compete in the second level of competition, the District 14 American Advertising Awards, conducted in March. District winners are then eligible for entry in the National American Advertising Awards. National winners are honored at the American Advertising Awards celebration during the American Advertising Federation’s ADMERICA.

The Sacramento market competition is sponsored by the AAF Sacramento Advertising Club, a member association comprised of advertising and media professionals. Proceeds from the ADDYS help support the AAF Sacramento Ad Club’s educational and mentorship programs, public service projects including FREETHINK and proactive government relations efforts.

For more information on how to enter please contact Allie Gutierrez, American Advertising Awards Co-Chair, at 530-723-4191 or addys@aafsacadclub.com, or visit http://bit.ly/2dCaq5E