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Content Strategy

Why Content Strategy?

February 19, 2015 11:30 am

You've by now heard "content strategy" buzzing around the marketing sphere. Meghan Casey of the leading content strategy firm, Brain Traffic, will be here to fill in the gaps, giving us tips and techniques for getting the most out of our web content, with the ultimate goal of generating the greatest results. Join us as we learn how to create … [Read more...]

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12 Hour Student Design Challenge

12-Hour Student Design Challenge

February 28, 2015 8:00 am

In an effort to throw students into a real-life scenario and provide a local nonprofit with some fresh creative, the AAFCM crew is proud to announce the second annual 12-Hour Student Design Challenge! Bright and early on Saturday, Feb. 28, nine teams of four students each will be provided with a creative brief explaining the nonprofit’s mission … [Read more...]

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2014-2015 Membership is good from July 1st 2014 through June 30th 2015.

Let’s face it. You’re thinking about joining AAF of Central Minnesota because someone, somewhere told you how much fun they had at the 1×1. They raved about ADDY Awards and couldn’t stop talking about the agency crawl, the luncheon speakers and the professionals they’ve met and mingled with.

Or, you’re just looking for discounts to advertising events. We can’t blame you.

But how do you know if AAFCM is really right for you? This club’s for you if…

you’re an advertising professional or student in the sales, marketing, creative, publishing, print, radio, television, or photography industry.
you’re looking to grow professionally.
you can remember all or most of the words to the Oscar Meyer Weiner jingle.

Oh and once you’re signed up, you’ll have the privilege of enjoying the following benefits:

  • Discounts to AAFCM luncheons, ADDY registration and social events.
  • Exposure and access to local professionals in your industry.
  • Automatic membership in the American Advertising Federation (AAF).
  • Did we say exposure and access to local professionals in your industry?

How Can I Join?

About Us

AAF of Central Minnesota is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization comprised of advertising professionals in the sales, marketing, creative, publishing, print, radio, television, and photography industry. We have monthly events to entertain, educate, and to network.

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Meet The Board

  • Alison Schroeder
  • Amy Imdieke
    Gaslight Creative
  • Andrea Yurczyk
    Live Edit
    Campus/Student Relations
  • Anita Hollenhorst
    Great Theatre
    Ex-Officio/Past President
  • Britt Vander Eyk
  • Bryce Jacobson
    Meta 13
  • Carrie Hyopponen
    Anhie & Zoe
  • Dan Maciej
    Automotive Parts Headquarters
  • Erin Hermansen
    Leighton Interactive
  • Katie Sczublewski
    Vice President
  • Melissa Kenney
    DAYTA Marketing
    Campus/Student Relations
  • Melissa Mantzke
    Live Edit
  • Rebecca Backes
    Live Edit
  • Samantha Bohn
  • Sandra Theis
    Theis Design
  • Sarah Nienaber
  • Simone Haider
    Leighton Interactive
  • Tara Dickinson
    Johnson Group


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