Nomination for Advertising Person of the Year & Vendor of the Year

Nomination for Advertising Person of the Year

This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of advertising, marketing and design in Western Virginia. The recipient of this award embodies the professionalism, dedication and creativity that are at the heart of the advertising profession. This is not a lifetime achievement award, but is designed to recognize recent accomplishments. Nominees may be in the creative, marketing, advertising management, media, or other relevant advertising fields. Membership in Roanoke Advertising Federation is not required.

The due date for nominations is February 1, 2020. A special committee of previous winners will review all applications. The recipient of the Advertising Person of the Year will be announced at the Western Virginia ADDY Awards show. For questions, contact Ananda Gilmore at

APOTY Nomination

Ad Person of the Year
  • About the Nominee

  • Accomplishments

  • About the Nominator


Nomination for Vendor of the Year

Nominees may be in media, printing, media production, information systems or other relevant advertising support fields. Membership in American Advertising Federation is not required, however nominees must have been active in the advertising industry for at least three previous years.

Please consider the qualifications when choosing your nominee(s):

  1. Excellent customer service to the advertising, marketing and/or communications industry
  2. A contributor to the betterment of the advertising industry
  3. An active participant in community service

Honorees will be chosen by a panel of previous winners.

Deadline for nomination is February 1, 2020 at 5 p.m.