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March 2019

Creative Connections 2019

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Roanoke Times, 201 Campbell Ave. S.W.
Roanoke, VA 24014
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AAF Roanoke is teaming up with the VCU Brandcenter to offer an afternoon of professional development and networking for advanced undergraduate students and young professionals interested in marketing, advertising, public relations, communications and graphic design. Seats are limited, so reserve your spot now! We’re planning sessions on: Strategy and creative problem-solving How to make ads that don’t suck Innovation in an era of Diversity & Inclusion    

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May 2019

Remote Control

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
CoLab, 1327 Grandin Road, SW
Roanoke, VA 24015 United States
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$25

Please join us as we welcome Erika Lovegreen for a discussion on remote work and freelancing opportunities for marketing and advertising professionals. As Director of Strategy for social media management agency ICUC, Erika manages a team across the globe and occasionally works with independent contractors. She has great insight into this world and how to land remote work opportunities. Time: 5:30 - 6:30 discussion, 6:30 - 7:30 networking at The Village Grill Price: $25, $5 for Members. Includes a drink…

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July 2019

Advertising BINGO!

July 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 N Jefferson St
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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It's part professional development, part networking, and a whole lot of fun. Challenge your co-workers or cross-town creative peers to a game of Advertising Bingo over a cold beverage. Prizes from AAF Roanoke include a free American Advertising Awards entry, AAF Awards Gala ticket, Deschutes swag, and more. You don't have to be an AAF member to attend, but all 2019-20 paid members will get a beer ticket at the door. Sign up on-site and your first drink is on…

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September 2019

State of Advertising 2019

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 N Jefferson St
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Panelists from across the region will talk about trends, jobs and hiring, and what they expect the industry to look like in the coming year. Panelists from agency, in-house, nonprofit, higher ed, and B2B teams. When: Sept 18, noon-1:30 p.m. Where: Roanoke Higher Education Center, Room 212 Cost: $25 members/$35 nonmembers (Lunch Provided, register below) Meet the Panelists Todd Marcum, Access Advertising & Public Relations Connie Stevens, United Way of Roanoke Valley Phyllis Weber, The Roanoke Times Renee Alarid, Moss…

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October 2019

Free Ad Ethics Day

October 10 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
CoLab, 1327 Grandin Road, SW
Roanoke, VA 24015 United States
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Free

While free, this certification is only awarded to participants that are registered using the link below. *Note: CoLab space is available for the 12:30pm and 3:00pm sessions. While free, this certification is only awarded to participants that are registered. *Note: CoLab space is available for the 12:30pm and 3:00pm sessions.

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