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Women in Advertising Breakfast


The Power Panel

A women in advertising event


AAF Nashville presents a morning of insight and inspiration from some of today's leading women in advertising. Join us as we discuss the state of the industry, achieving the work-life balance, and how women can use their voices today to create stronger opportunities for tomorrow.


Our powerful panel includes: 

Dawnyell Bowen: SVP, Group Brand Director at The Buntin Group. 
Dawnyell is an 18-year marketing and advertising veteran who hails from Chicago, Bowen's career experience includes providing brand strategy services to clients such as General Motors, Kraft Heinz, Coca-Cola, Dunkin’ Donuts, Kellogg’s and P&G.


Ashley Northington: Agency Director, Denor Brands & Public Relations. 
Ashley Northington is an award-winning marketing communication strategist, social policy leader, and entrepreneur. The founder of DENOR Brands + Public Relations, she leverages strategic communications as a tool to battle social inequities through the lenses of high-quality public education and entrepreneurship.


Neely Tabor: Group Creative Director, GS&F 
Neely is a passionate Group Creative Director with a demonstrated history of challenging conventional thinking to achieve breakthrough creative work. She is responsible for all creative operations for a specific group of accounts and maintains the agency’s standards of creative excellence, timeliness and profitability.


Laura Hutfless: Partner, FlyteVu 
Laura is the founding Partner at FlyteVu and has led FlyteVu in creating award winning campaigns for clients including Enterprise, Bumble, Spotify, Victoria's Secret PINK, Cracker Barrel, Dell, American Red Cross, ClassPass and more including multiple Cannes Liones nominations, Clio Awards, and a prestigious Grammy Award.


Perri duGard Owens: President & CEO, duGard Communications. 
Perri brings experience in developing media relations initiatives and launching major brands. She has served in leadership roles that include developing public relations, social media and community relations strategies for clients such as National Museum of African American Music, Nashville Major League Soccer and Let’s Move Nashville/Metro’s Transportation Solution.

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Past Events


March 27, 2020

Get the Job Virtual Conference

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Virtual Event

March 23, 2020

Working Hard From Home vs. Hardly Working From Home

11:30 am - 12:30 am @ Online Webinar

March 10, 2020

Women in Advertising Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:30 am @ Sambuca

February 29, 2020

55th Nashville Advertising Awards Gala

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm @ Music City Center

February 28, 2020

PANEL: Makin' That Bread

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ FoxFuel Creative

February 27, 2020

PANEL: Talent & Brand Partnerships

8:30 am - 9:30 am @ FlyteVu

February 25, 2020

Student ADDY Awards Celebration

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Play Dance Bar

February 23, 2020

February 4, 2020

Super Bowl Ad Breakdown

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ OBP (Paramore)

January 31, 2020

Student ADDY Entry Deadline

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ FoxFuel Creative

January 10, 2020

ADDY Entry Deadline

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

January 3, 2020

January 3, 2020

December 19, 2019

Holiday Mixer

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Zehnder Communications

November 12, 2019

November Luncheon

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ redpepper

October 22, 2019

Trivia Night

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Novatech

October 9, 2019

September 17, 2019

September Luncheon

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Sambuca

June 11, 2019

Ad Night with Burger King

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Zehnder Communications

May 14, 2019

May Luncheon: Freelance Like A Boss

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Sambuca