The Young Advertising Professionals (YAP) division of the American Advertising Federation - Louisville creates an environment especially for young adults (ages 21-32) who want to learn about advertising from seasoned professionals while presenting them with the opportunity to interact with peers and keep a pulse on the ever-changing advertising industry.
YAP membership offers activities that encourage networking such as happy hour events and a career development series that can help guide you on your way to the top.
Contact the AAF-Louisville office to find out more. 502-895-2500
All seminars take place from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Registration: 5:30 p.m.
Programs: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 17, 2013 Internal Branding: Engaging Corporate Cultures. Henrietta Pepper, the pepper group, ltd. Internal brand strategy is a key component of the overarching corporate strategy. Learn how to help your company and your clients with implementation.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Why You Need a Mobile Marketing Plan Today. Christy Belden, Leapfrog Interactive. Learn the benefits of m-commerce and why strategically implementing a mobile marketing campaign is paramount.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Growing at 139: Making the Derby and Horses Matter in a Digital World. John Asher, Churchill Downs.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 What You Didn't Learn in School: Steps to Setting Up Your Own Success. Courtney Lee, Vimarc. Courtney will lead a small panel discussion on how to rise through the ranks within your company, get involved with the industry and your community and market yourself to gain success.
* All Career ADvice seminars are FREE to attend for AAF-Louisville Young Advertising Professionals Members. All other AAF - Louisville members are $10 with a $15 charge for non-members.
* Food from Jimmy Johns will be provided.
* Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP early to Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org!
* No cancellations will be accepted within 24 hours of the event.
* All no-shows will be charged $10.
Who says working in advertising is all work and no play? When it comes to having FUN, our industry knows how to live it up. Join us for social networking Happy Hours! You'll have a chance to meet other young advertising professionals, check out some local hot spots with people who understand why wearing jeans and a T-shirt is considered "professional attire" in our world. Happy Hours take place from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and often feature special guests that range from senior marketing execs to agency presidents. YAP Happy Hours are open to the entire AAF-Louisville membership so attending is a great way to meet some major players in the industry!
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2013 Dates (Locations to be announced)
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Thursday, June 6, 2013
The AAF - Louisville Hot Ten is a way of showing that young people in the advertising and marketing profession make important contributions to the economic, social and cultural landscape of Louisville. If you've ever wanted to make sure an employee, coworker, colleague or friend received long-overdue recognition, the Hot Ten award is your chance. Nominations will open in Spring 2013 and winners will be announced at our annual awards luncheon and meeting in June.