COLUMBIA, SC – August 12, 2008 – The American Advertising Federation (AAF) of The Midlands annual kick off party will be August 21 from 5:30 – 7:30 at The Inn at USC. At the AAF of The Midlands kick off party, guests will to learn about the Club and upcoming monthly lunch program speakers, meet the recipient of the Club’s diversity internship, and enjoy food and drinks while mingling with members of the local advertising industry.
This year’s kick off party also features a first-time event – an Art Director’s Art Show. This special feature will allow local Art Directors to showcase their personal works. For more information on the Art Show, contact Andrew Evans at 315.2468
About AAF of The Midlands
The Columbia Ad Club was founded in 1955 and is affiliated with the American Advertising Federation (AAF), which is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 50,000 professionals in the advertising industry worldwide. By vote of the local organization’s Board of Directors, the affiliate’s name was changed in 2007 to AAF of The Midlands in order to enhance branding on a local, regional and national level. AAF of The Midlands is a member of the Third District of the AAF, which represents South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. Membership is open to any individual or company involved in any way in advertising, communications or marketing. For more information on AAF of The Midlands, visit www.aafmidlands.com.