American Advertising Federation of North Dakota

Upcoming Events

2018 AAF-ND Annual Student Day (formally ProAm Day)
November 20, 2018 | All Day Event | Location Announced After Registration
FREE EVENT - It’s time for The American Advertising Federation of North Dakota’s annual Student Day (the event formerly known as Pro-Am Day) — a single day our members devote to mentoring area students. The day's events include tours of creative studios in the morning and the opportunity to attend the AAF-ND Luncheon that day for free. Students - this is your chance to see the big picture of how real world marketing works and interact with seasoned professionals in...
November Professional Speaker Luncheon: Erik Brandt
November 20, 2018 | 11:30 - 1:00pm | Sanctuary Events Center - 670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102
Professor and Chair of Design, Minneapolis College of Art and Design. More info to come!
November Professional Speaker: Jason Kenyon of Goodway Group
December 18, 2018 | 3:30 - 5:00pm | Sanctuary Events Center - 670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102
Digital Media in 2019 (More info to come!) Smart Media Buying Insights Business outcomes over metrics What to look for with key industry challenges such as fraud and viewability
January Professional Speaker Luncheon: Shane B. Santiago
January 15, 2019 | 11:30 - 1:00pm | Sanctuary Events Center - 670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102
How to Make Your Creative More Courageous How can you continue to innovate in a crowded creative space? By being brave. Join Shane Santiago, President and Chief Experience Officer at Bravely share a few tips on how being courageous with your creative can make meaningful marketing. Agency Bio : Bravely is a modern creative consultancy at the intersection of storytelling, technology and experience. Or simply, "we make cool stuff for brands.” From user experience, content strategy and technology platforms through...
March Professional Speaker Luncheon: Ken Krimstein, Cartoonist, Author and Teacher
March 19, 2019 | 3:30 - 5:00pm | Sanctuary Events Center - 670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102
Ken's Bio: Ken’s cartoons have been published in the New Yorker, Barron's, The Harvard Business Review, Prospect Magazine, Punch, The National Lampoon, the Wall Street Journal, Narrative Magazine, and three of S. Gross’s cartoon anthologiesHis humor writing has been in The New York Observer’s “New Yorker’s Diary” and humor websites, including McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Yankee Pot Roast, and Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood.His series of graphic reporting appeared in The Chicago Tribune's "Printer's Row" literary magazine.
April Professional Speaker Luncheon: Steven Lance
April 16, 2019 | 11:30 - 1:00pm | Sanctuary Events Center - 670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102
50 Experts in 50 Minutes "50 Experts in 50 Minutes" is a rapid-fire review of key insights by some of the greatest minds in our business and some with a few universal truths. These are observations that have been shared with us on both a personal and professional level. And now you can enjoy three lifetimes of mentoring wrapped up in a 50-minute package.
May Professional Speaker Luncheon: Sandro Miller, Photographer
May 21, 2019 | TBD | Sanctuary Events Center - 670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102
Sandro's Bio: Sandro Miller (born 1958) is an American photographer (working professionally as "Sandro") known for his expressive images, and his close work with John Malkovich and the other ensemble members of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Waiting on confirmation.