AAF of The Midlands November Lunch Program Speaker Changed-New Topic: Social Responsibility in Advertising

November 13, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – November 13, 2008 – The American Advertising Federation (AAF) of The Midlands has announced that Dr. Carol J. Pardun will be speaking on Social Responsibility in Advertising at its November Luncheon Program. The program, sponsored by TPM, will be held Wednesday, November 19, at 11:45 a.m. at The Inn at USC in downtown Columbia, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Pardun is the new director of the USC School of Journalism and Mass Communications as of August 2008. She will addresses Social Responsibility in Advertising, a topic from her new book Advertising and Society.

For more information, or to reserve your spot at the AAF of the Midlands November Lunch Program, visit www.aafmidlands.com. RSVPs are required by Monday, November 17 by 12 noon. Lunch is free for AAF of The Midlands members and $25 for guests and non-members.


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.

About TPM

For over 30 years, TPM has used technology and expertise to bring greater productivity to the creative design process. The Color Lab at TPM is the Carolina’s largest provider of large-format digital graphics specializing in trade show displays, banners, vehicle/fleet graphics, indoor and outdoor signage, point-of-purchase displays, dye-sublimation fabric applications, and much more. TPM supports the entire design process, from conception and collaboration to management and support.

For more information on TPM, visit www.tpm.com.