Upcoming Events

Nov 13

An Evening with Adobe

Please mark your calendars NOW, because we’re having a very special Dayton Media meeting that you won’t want to miss!

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Dec 6

December Meet & Eat: From Strawberry Shortcake to He Man

J. J. Sedelmaier will screen a specially edited reel of his work (Geico He Man, other ads and TV animation) and discuss process.

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The various AAF-Dayton committees have been hard at work on this year's schedule.  We will be filling in information as it becomes finalized, but for now, here are the dates so you can add them to your calendar.  We look forward to seeing you at these upcoming meetings and events!

These are the booked meetings and events.  We will be adding in some creative and production related events throughout the year.  

  • Thursday, November 1 - Meet & Eat. Speaker Ban Mittal of NKU presenting "The RARE Formula to Creating Great Advertising: A Recipe For Ads That Stick".  Reservations are open.

  • Tuesday, November 13 - An Evening with Adobe.  David Helmly from Adobe will be on hand to talk about their latest software products for video and media production, as well as answer your questions and give helpful tips.  Reservations are open.

  • Thursday, December 6 - Meet & Eat. Speaker animator J.J. Sedelmaier will present "From Strawberry Shortcake to He Man", reservations are open.

  • Friday, January 11, 2019 - Hermes Call for Entries

  • Thursday, Feburary 7 - Meet & Eat.  Speakers are David Griner of Adweek and Allison Mertzman presenting "Where Digital Marketing is Headed", reservations are open.

  • Saturday, February 23 - Hermes Awards Ceremony

  • Tuesday, March 12 - SummitUp Marketing/Advertising/PR Conference, lunch portion is our March Meet & Eat

  • Monday, April 1 - Mercury Ballot distributed to entire list

  • Thursday, April 4 - Meet & Eat

  • April (date tba) - Pinewood Derby

  • Monday, April 8 - Mercury Ballot Deadline for entire list

  • Wednesday, April 10 - 2nd round Mercury Ballot to only AAF-Dayton Members to vote for trophy winners

  • Wednesday, April 17 - 2nd round ballot deadline

  • Tuesday, May 14 - Mercury Awards & Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony